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2021-22 German Bundesliga
  • Jesper Lindstrom (34')
  • Filip Kostic (43')

Freiburg suffer second defeat in a row against Frankfurt

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Frankfurt blanks Freiburg 2-0 (2:02)

Jesper Lindstrom and Filip Kostic each score in Frankfurt's 2-0 win vs. Freiburg. (2:02)

Surprise packages Freiburg suffered a second consecutive league defeat with a 2-0 home loss to Eintracht Frankfurt on Sunday as they stayed third in the Bundesliga and missed the chance to close on leaders Bayern Munich.

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Freiburg, who had suffered their first league loss of the season in their last game against Bayern, are on 22 points, with Borussia Dortmund on 27 in second and Bayern, who lost 2-1 to Augsburg, on 28.

It was Eintracht's second win in a row and the Eagles had a bit of luck on their side when Jesper Lindstrom benefited from a bad clearance to take the lead in the 34th minute.

Freiburg had had the better chances but they were even unluckier in the 42nd minute when Filip Kostic whipped in a an awkward free kick that sailed past half a dozen players with none making contact before sailing in at the far post as keeper Mark Flekken looked on.

German Bundesliga Standings

POS Team GP GD PTS
1 Bayern Munich 14 +30 34
2 Borussia Dortmund 14 +13 30
3 Bayer Leverkusen 14 +16 27
4 TSG Hoffenheim 14 +8 23
5 1. FC Union Berlin 14 +2 23
6 SC Freiburg 13 +6 22
7 Mainz 14 +6 21
8 VfL Wolfsburg 14 -5 20
9 FC Cologne 14 0 19
10 VfL Bochum 14 -7 19
11 RB Leipzig 14 +7 18
12 Borussia Monchengladbach 13 0 18
13 Eintracht Frankfurt 14 -2 18
14 Hertha Berlin 13 -14 14
15 VfB Stuttgart 13 -5 13
16 FC Augsburg 14 -11 13
17 Arminia Bielefeld 14 -10 10
18 SpVgg Greuther Furth 14 -34 1