Osnabrück - Freiburg

Germany: DFB Pokal
Osnabrück L. Gugganig (90), S. Klaas (108), B. Simakala (117)
Bremer Brücke[2-3]2-2
Freiburg V. Grifo (33), K. Schlotterbeck (120)
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Freiburg survive scare to beat Osnabrück in shootout

By Rune Gjerulff

3. Liga outfit VfL Osnabrück nearly pulled off a major upset in the DFB-Pokal as they took Freiburg to penalties.

Freiburg coach Christian Streich.
Freiburg coach Christian Streich.

Freiburg survived a scare to beat 3. Liga side VfL Osnabrück on penalties away from home in the second round of the DFB-Pokal on Tuesday evening.


It looked like Christian Streich's troops would go through via a narrow 1-0 win, but Lukas Gugganig's scored in the eleventh hour to cancel out Vincenzo Grifo's first-half opener and send the game into extra time.

The hosts then made it 2-1 through Sebastian Klaas with 108 minutes played, but failed to hold on to their lead after Ba-Muaka Simakala was sent off as Keven Schlotterbeck kept Freiburg alive with a goal in the 120th minute.

Freiburg ultimately prevailed in the following shootout, winning 3-2 on penalties after Andrew Wooten missed the final kick for Osnabrück.



Hertha BSC, Hoffenheim, RB Leipzig, 1860 München, Borussia Dortmund, Hamburger SV and Mainz also booked their ticket to the next round yesterday.


Osnabrück
(4-3-3)
22Philip Kühn
23Haktab Traorè ↩74
33Timo Beermann
18Maurice Trapp
3Florian Kleinhansl
13Lukas Kunze ↩60
8Ulrich Taffertshofer ↩87
6Sven Köhler
30Aaron Opoku ↩87
20Marc Heider (C)
17Felix Higl ↩73
Bench
1Tim Wiesner
9Andrew Wooten ↪87
11Ba-Muaka Simakala ↪73
4Lukas Gugganig ↪87
7Sören Bertram
16Ulrich Bapoh
26Sebastian Klaas ↪60
28Tim Möller
29Davide Itter ↪74
Freiburg
(3-4-3)
1Benjamin Uphoff
3Philipp Lienhart ↩27
31Keven Schlotterbeck
4Nico Schlotterbeck
17Lukas Kübler ↩109
19Janik Haberer ↩82
8Maximilian Eggestein
30Christian Günter (C)
11Ermedin Demirović ↩65
9Lucas Höler
32Vincenzo Grifo ↩109
Bench
26Mark Flekken
20Kevin Schade ↪65
33Noah Weißhaupt ↪109
45Nishan Burkart
5Manuel Gulde ↪27
23Dominique Heintz
25Kiliann Sildillia ↪109
27Nicolas Höfler
29Jeong Woo-Yeong ↪82

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