Bundesliga: SC Freiburg defeats SpVgg Greuther Fürth 3-1

FREIBURG IM BREISGAU. SC Freiburg tops SpVgg Greuther Fürth 3-1.

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FREIBURG IM BREISGAU. SC Freiburg overcomes SpVgg Greuther Fürth 3-1. SC Freiburg got an early 2-0 lead with 2 goals from S. Asta (20′) and N. Hofler (39′). SpVgg Greuther Fürth tried to recover with a goal from J. Leweling (74′). However, the match was closed by a penalty (78′) scored by V. Grifo for SC Freiburg.

The match was held at the MAGE SOLAR Stadion Stadium in Freiburg im Breisgau on Saturday and this began at 1:30 pm local time. The referee was Felix Brych who had the assistance of Mark Borsch and Stefan Lupp. The 4th official was Christof Günsch. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold around 10 degrees Celsius or 49.91 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 92%.​

Match Statistics

There wasn’t much of a difference in ball possession. SC Freiburg was in possession of the ball for 52% of the time vs. SpVgg Greuther Fürth that controlled the ball for 48% of the time.

SpVgg Greuther Fürth was more aggressive with 45 dangerous attacks and 8 shots of which 2 were on target. Even so, SC Freiburg was capable to find the solution to win this contest.​

SC Freiburg shot 13 times, 6 on target, 7 off target. On the opposite side, SpVgg Greuther Fürth shot 8 times, 2 on target, 6 off target.

Cards

No yellow cards were issued to SC Freiburg. On the opposite side, SpVgg Greuther Fürth received 2 yellow cards (J. Green and M. Christiansen).

After playing this match, SC Freiburg will have 19 points to stay in the 3rd place. On the other side, SpVgg Greuther Fürth will stay with 1 points to stay in the 18th place.

Match Events

  • 20'
    20'

    S. Asta (OG)

  • 39'
    39'

    N. Hofler

    V. Grifo

  • 41'
    41'

    J. Green

  • 42'
    42'

    M. Christiansen

    S. Griesbeck

  • 49'
    49'

    M. Christiansen

  • 63'
    63'

    A. Barry

    N. Viergever

  • 74'
    74'

    J. Leweling

  • 75'
    75'

    E. Demirovic

    Jeong Woo-Yeong

  • 75'
    75'

    J. Haberer

    N. Hofler

  • 76'
    76'

    T. Tillman

    J. Willems

  • 76'
    76'

    L. Itter

    J. Green

  • 78'
    78'

    V. Grifo (Penalty)

  • 83'
    83'

    Y. Keitel

    M. Eggestein

  • 83'
    83'

    N. Weisshaupt

    K. Schade

  • 90'
    90'

    K. Schlotterbeck

    L. Holer

Next match

In the upcoming Bundesliga match, SC Freiburg will play away against Bayer 04 Leverkusen on the 14th of May with a 11-4 head to head record in favor of Bayer 04 Leverkusen (7 draws).

SpVgg Greuther Fürth will play away with FC Augsburg on the 14th of May with a 1-0 head to head in favor of FC Augsburg (1 draw).

SC Freiburg: Formation and Lineups

SC Freiburg started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).

The manager Christian Streich chose to play with the following team: Mark Flekken (7.0), Lukas Kübler (6.4), Philipp Lienhart (7.0), Nico Schlotterbeck (6.8), Christian Günter (6.9), Maximilian Eggestein (6.4), Nicolas Höfler (7.8), Kevin Schade (6.6), Woo-Yeong Jeong (7.3), Vincenzo Grifo (8.3) and Lucas Höler (7.3).

Substitutes

SC Freiburg made 5 changes: Jeong Woo-Yeong for E. Demirovic (75′), N. Hofler for J. Haberer (75′), M. Eggestein for Y. Keitel (83′), K. Schade for N. Weisshaupt (83′) and L. Holer for K. Schlotterbeck (90′).

Top player: Vincenzo Grifo

The player who no doubt impressed SC Freiburg the most was Vincenzo Grifo.

His rating is (8.3) with 1 goal, 40 passes (90% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 11 duels out of 20. He performed 2 crosses.

SpVgg Greuther Fürth: Formation and Lineups

SpVgg Greuther Fürth started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).

On the opposite side, Stefan Leitl played with: Marius Funk (6.4), Simon Asta (6.3), Hans Nunoo Sarpei (6.8), Nick Viergever (6.1), Jetro Willems (6.4), Paul Seguin (6.5), Sebastian Griesbeck (6.9), Julian Green (6.8), Jamie Leweling (7.4), Cédric Itten (6.6) and Branimir Hrgota (7.2).

Substitutes

SpVgg Greuther Fürth made 4 changes: S. Griesbeck for M. Christiansen (42′), N. Viergever for A. Barry (63′), J. Willems for T. Tillman (76′) and J. Green for L. Itter (76′).

Top player: Jamie Leweling

Probably the most impressive player in SpVgg Greuther Fürth was Jamie Leweling.

His rating is (7.4) with 1 goal, 10 passes (50% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 3 duels out of 10. He performed 4 crosses.

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