3rd placed Freiburg will host 2nd placed Union Berlin in the Bundesliga held at Europa-Park on Sunday, November 13 (Nov 13).
Freiburg suffered their first defeat in four games of the week with a 3-1 loss to RB Leipzig. Lucas Kubler halved the deficit in the second half but Emil Forsberg restored Leipzig’s two-goal lead as Freiburg suffered their third defeat of the season.
Berlin, on the other hand, are four points behind first-placed Bayern as they have not won their last two matches. After beating Bayer Leverkusen 5-0 on Sunday, they drew 2-2 against Augsburg earlier in the week.
Sheraldo Becker returned the scoring and Kevin Behrens added a second goal midway through the first half. A first-half goal from Florian Niederlechner helped Augsburg share the spoils.
Freiburg are unbeaten in all home competitions since August and have failed to score in 5 of their 9 matches. During this time, they did not concede more than one goal. On the other hand, Berlin have lost 3 of their last 4 Bundesliga matches and scored 2 goals.
However, they had a good experience against Freiburg in their recent game. Given the recent run of both teams, a lower scoreline could be a draw.
The two teams have had the horn 12 times in different contests. The three matches ended in a draw, with the home team taking a slight lead at 5-4. Despite their overwhelming dominance, Freiburg have recorded 1 win, 3 losses and 2 draws in their 6 Bundesliga matches against Berlin. Berlin are unbeaten with 2 wins and 1 draw in their last 4 matches against Freiburg.
Berlin have won their last two league games at Freiburg, including 4-1 last season. Freiburg have scored over 2.5 goals in 6 of their last 7 home games against Berlin in all competitions.
Freiburg predicted starting lineup:
Eggestein, Hofler; Doan, Jeong, Grifo; Gregoritsch, Flekken; Kubler, Ginter, Lienhard, Gunter.
Union Berlin predicted starting lineup:
Thorsby, Seguin, Haberer, Ryerson; Siebatcheu, Becker, Grill; Baumgartl, Knoche, Leite; Trimmel.
Conclusion – Draw
Goals – Under 2.5
Freiburg to score first – Yes
One to be scored in the second half – Yes
Michael Gregoritsch scores or assist any time – Yes
Where to watch
Match is streamed on Voot.