SC Freiburg were victorious against FC Schalke 04 in Match Day 29 of Bundesliga, with an impressive 4-0 scoreline. SC Freiburg’s M. Gregoritsch opened the scoring at the 7th minute and scored again at the 35th minute to give his team a commanding 2-0 lead by halftime. The second half saw SC Freiburg continue to dominate, with L. Holer adding another goal at 52 minutes and M. Ginter finishing off the match with a fourth goal in the 82nd minute. It was a comprehensive win for SC Freiburg, who will be looking to carry this momentum forward into their next matchday fixture against Hoffenheim on April 23rd 2021.
Mark Flekken (rating 7.2)
FC Schalke 04
Alexander Schwolow (rating 7.5)
N. Petersen (M. Gregoritsch, 73)
FC Schalke 04
L. Greiml (M. Jenz, 46)
The match between SC Freiburg and FC Schalke 04 was an intense one, with possession split almost evenly between the two teams. SC Freiburg were more active in terms of shots on target, making 25 compared to Schalke’s 9. However, Schalke had better accuracy in their shooting, with 3 shots on goal to Freiburg’s 12. Michael Gregoritsch was the most active shooter for Freiburg while Michael Frey had the best accuracy for Schalke. Ultimately, it was a close game that came down to a few key plays.
Philipp Lienhart of SC Freiburg had an impressive passing accuracy of 94% in the 39 passes he made. Marcin Kamiński from FC Schalke 04 was not far behind, completing 88% of his 62 passes. Christian Günter from SC Freiburg was especially creative with 6 key passes while Alex Král from FC Schalke made 1. It’s clear both teams had good passing performances during the match.
SC Freiburg had the most interceptions this season, with a total of 8. Matthias Ginter led all players with 2 interceptions. FC Schalke 04 was second in terms of interceptions, having 7 overall. Henning Matriciani was their leader with 1 interception. SC Freiburg had 4 total interceptions, and Lukas Kübler had the most for them with 1. Lastly, FC Schalke 04 had 3 overall interceptions, and Marcin Kamiński led them with 1 interception.
Vincenzo Grifo of SC Freiburg and Leo Greiml of FC Schalke 04 have something in common: they both lead their respective teams when it comes to face-to-face fights for the ball. Both have tallied a total of 8 fights, making them the top contenders in their respective teams. It’s clear that these two players have the grit and determination to seize control of the ball in any situation, a valuable asset on any team.
- Y. Keitel (SC Freiburg) at 87 minute
- J. Uronen (FC Schalke 04) at 45 minute
- D. Latza (FC Schalke 04) at 90 minute
The last five games (including this match):
- SC Freiburg – WWLDW
- FC Schalke 04 – LWLLD
Top 5 Bundesliga scorers:
- Niclas Füllkrug (16, Werder Bremen)
- Marcus Thuram (13, Borussia Monchengladbach)
- Randal Kolo Muani (13, Eintracht Frankfurt)
- Vincenzo Grifo (13, SC Freiburg)
- Christopher Nkunku (12, RB Leipzig)
- SC Freiburg will play with FC Koln. April 29 at 13:30 (UTC), on RheinEnergieStadion.
- FC Schalke 04 will play with Werder Bremen. April 29 at 16:30 (UTC), on VELTINS-Arena.