SC Freiburg

SC Freiburg

2nd in German Bundesliga

Will Japan's plethora of Bundesliga players be the secret weapon for FIFA World Cup clash with Germany? Will Japan's plethora of Bundesliga players be the secret weapon for FIFA World Cup clash with Germany?

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Freiburg thrash Union 4-1 with Vincenzo Grifo Grifo hat trick Freiburg thrash Union 4-1 with Vincenzo Grifo Grifo hat trick

Freiburg's Vincenzo Grifo scored the earliest Bundesliga hat-trick in 31 years to lead his team to a 4-1 victory over 10-man Union Berlin on Sunday.

Vincenzo Grifo slots home penalty goal vs. FC Union Berlin Vincenzo Grifo slots home penalty goal vs. FC Union Berlin

Vincenzo Grifo slots home penalty goal vs. FC Union Berlin

Michael Gregoritsch nods home header vs. FC Cologne Michael Gregoritsch nods home header vs. FC Cologne

Michael Gregoritsch nods home header vs. FC Cologne

Vincenzo Grifo's brace leads Freiburg to win over Schalke Vincenzo Grifo's brace leads Freiburg to win over Schalke

Vincenzo Grifo scores two goals, leading SC Freiburg to the 2-0 win over Schalke.

Freiburg overcome St. Pauli in 119th minute Freiburg overcome St. Pauli in 119th minute

Michael Gregoritsch's last-gasp header in the 119th minute gives SC Freiburg a 2-1 victory over St. Pauli in the German Cup.

Hislop: Bundesliga taking shape nicely Hislop: Bundesliga taking shape nicely

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Bayern leapfrogs Freiburg after 5-0 hammering Bayern leapfrogs Freiburg after 5-0 hammering

Bayern Munich puts 5 past Freiburg to jump back above them in the Bundesliga table.

Five-star Bayern demolish Freiburg to move into second spot Five-star Bayern demolish Freiburg to move into second spot

Bayern Munich blasted five goals past hapless Freiburg in a 5-0 Bundesliga demolition job on Sunday to leapfrog them into second place.

Kevin Schade goal 78th minute Hertha Berlin 2-2 SC Freiburg Kevin Schade goal 78th minute Hertha Berlin 2-2 SC Freiburg

Kevin Schade goal 78th minute Hertha Berlin 2-2 SC Freiburg

SC Freiburg hold onto victory against Mainz SC Freiburg hold onto victory against Mainz

SC Freiburg go to the top of the Bundesliga table after 2-1 win against Mainz.

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Ritsu Doan puts Freiburg back in the lead Ritsu Doan puts Freiburg back in the lead

Ritsu Doan nets in third goal of the game for SC Freiburg and puts them back in the lead against Leverkusen.

Freiburg join Bayern on top with 1-0 home win over Bochum Freiburg join Bayern on top with 1-0 home win over Bochum

Freiburg edged visitors VfL Bochum 1-0 on Friday to provisionally join Bayern Munich on nine points at the top of the Bundesliga.

Vincenzo Grifo goal 48th minute SC Freiburg 1-0 VfL Bochum Vincenzo Grifo goal 48th minute SC Freiburg 1-0 VfL Bochum

Vincenzo Grifo goal 48th minute SC Freiburg 1-0 VfL Bochum

Vincenzo Grifo taps in goal to put SC Freiburg on the board Vincenzo Grifo taps in goal to put SC Freiburg on the board

Vincenzo Grifo's goal puts SC Freiburg on the board vs. VfB Stuttgart.

The stuff of dreams: Ambitious Ritsu Doan still has plenty he wants to achieve in his career The stuff of dreams: Ambitious Ritsu Doan still has plenty he wants to achieve in his career

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Dortmund stage late comeback to claim 3-1 win at Freiburg Dortmund stage late comeback to claim 3-1 win at Freiburg

Borussia Dortmund scored three times in 11 minutes late in the second half through three substitutes to come from behind and beat hosts Freiburg.

Punching above their weight: Flying start in Bundesliga proves why Ritsu Doan and Freiburg are a perfect match Punching above their weight: Flying start in Bundesliga proves why Ritsu Doan and Freiburg are a perfect match

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Vincenzo Grifo curls in a stellar free kick for Freiburg Vincenzo Grifo curls in a stellar free kick for Freiburg

Vincenzo Grifo nets a sublime goal to pad Freiburg's lead vs. Augsburg.

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Freiburg secure extra-time comeback win, Schalke, Gladbach also advance Freiburg secure extra-time comeback win, Schalke, Gladbach also advance

Bundesliga club Freiburg came from a goal down to beat second division Kaiserslautern 2-1 in extra time on Sunday and advance to the German Cup seco

Bundesliga Standings

# TEAM GP GD PTS
1 Bayern Munich 15 +36 34
2 SC Freiburg 15 +8 30
3 RB Leipzig 15 +9 28
4 Eintracht Fran.. 15 +8 27
5 1. FC Union Be.. 15 +4 27
6 Borussia Dortm.. 15 +4 25
7 VfL Wolfsburg 15 +4 23
8 Borussia Monch.. 15 +4 22
9 Werder Bremen 15 -2 21
10 Mainz 15 -5 19
11 TSG Hoffenheim 15 0 18
12 Bayer Leverkus.. 15 -1 18
13 FC Cologne 15 -8 17
14 FC Augsburg 15 -8 15
15 Hertha Berlin 15 -3 14
16 VfB Stuttgart 15 -9 14
17 VfL Bochum 15 -22 13
18 Schalke 04 15 -19 9
Full Standings

Team Leaders

Top Scorers

# Player Goals M A
32 Vincenzo Grifo 9 15 2
38 Michael Gregor.. 6 15 3
28 Matthias Ginte.. 2 15 1

Top Assists

# Player Assists M G
38 Michael Gregor.. 3 15 6
32 Vincenzo Grifo 2 15 9
42 Ritsu Doan 2 15 2