Freiburg 3 – Augsburg 0: Bad day for visitors at the Schwarzwald-Stadion

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Freiburg enjoyed a mesmerising home victory against Augsburg at the Schwarzwald-Stadion on Sunday. Freiburg arrived with the intention of increasing their league score after a scoreless draw against Mainz in their previous match. Augsburg had been hopeful of extending their winning run, after a 1-0 victory against B Mönchengladbach. Following today’s result, Freiburg are in 5th place on the table and has 12 points while Augsburg sit in 15th with 5 points after 6 matches.

Breisgau Brazilians found the net first, with Lukas Kubler opening the rout after only 6 minutes. Freiburg looked to have the game under control when they scored again and incerased their lead, thanks to a goal from Lucas Holer at the 25 minute mark to establish a 2-0. They then scored again, increasing their advantage thanks to a goal from Vincenzo Grifo in the 33rd minute. The score at half time was 3-0. The second half ended with little further action at either end and goalless.

For Freiburg, Yannik Keitel, Roland Sallai, Nils Petersen, Ermedin Demirovic and Janik Haberer, came on for Nicolas Hofler, Manuel Gulde, Woo-yeong Jeong, Lucas Holer and Maximilian Eggestein. Augsburg replaced Andi Zeqiri, Carlos Gruezo, Arne Maier, Fredrik Jensen and Sergio Cordova with Andre Hahn, Raphael Framberger, Niklas Dorsch, Florian Niederlechner and Ruben Vargas.

The referee booked one player from Augsburg, Jeffrey Gouweleeuw.

Augsburg and Freiburg will next play away to Borussia Dortmund and BSC respectively.

Technical card:
SC Freiburg: Mark Flekken, Manuel Gulde (Roland Sallai, min.71), Nico Schlotterbeck, Philipp Lienhart, Lukas Kubler, Maximilian Eggestein (Janik Haberer, min.86), Nicolas Hofler (Yannik Keitel, min.61), Christian Gunter, Vincenzo Grifo, Woo-yeong Jeong (Nils Petersen, min.71) and Lucas Holer (Ermedin Demirovic, min.71)
Augsburg: Rafal Gikiewicz, Robert Gumny, Jeffrey Gouweleeuw, Reece Oxford, Raphael Framberger (Carlos Gruezo, min.46), Daniel Caligiuri, Niklas Dorsch (Arne Maier, min.72), Andre Hahn (Andi Zeqiri, min.46), Mads Pedersen, Florian Niederlechner (Fredrik Jensen, min.72) and Ruben Vargas (Sergio Cordova, min.88)
Stadium: the Schwarzwald-Stadion
Goals: Lukas Kubler (1-0, min. 6), Lucas Holer (2-0, min. 25) and Vincenzo Grifo (3-0, min. 33)