After the impressive victory over Olympiacos in the Europa League in midweek, SCF had to settle for a 0-0 draw with Hoffenheim on Sunday evening. This result makes it two goalless draws in two Bundesliga games for Streich’s side.
SC Freiburg secured a second Europa League win in as many games and took overall lead of their group. The 3-0 win against Olympiakos in Piraeus was secured by Nicolas Höfler (5’) and a brace from Michael Gregoritsch (25’, 52’).
Following the positive start to their UEFA Europa League season, SC Freiburg travel to Greece for their first away game of the Group Stage. They will face Olympiakos on Thursday (18:45 CEST).
An end-to-end game at the Europa-Park Stadion saw SC Freiburg and Borussia Mönchengladbach play out an entertaining 0-0 draw. There were chances for both sides, but a lack of precision in the final third prevented any goals.
A storming start to the match and two goals from Vincenzo Grifo (7') and Ritsu Doan (15') in the opening 15 minutes saw SC Freiburg secure a 2-1 win against Azerbaijani side Qarabag FK in the first Europa League game of the season.
Ahead of the first home game in the UEFA Europa League (Thursday, 21:00 CEST), the anticipation at SC Freiburg is something bigger than tension.