Frankfurt - Freiburg

Germany: Bundesliga
Frankfurt A. Silva (35), D. Kamada (79), T. Chandler (82)
Freiburg V. Grifo (28), N. Petersen (67), L. Höler (69)

Adi Hütter:
'It was a very lucky draw for Freiburg'

By Laura Brandt

Eintracht Frankfurt were 1-3 down against Freiburg, but made a late comeback to earn a 3-3 draw. After the game, both coaches agreed that Freiburg were lucky to take a point despite having been two goals up.

Adi Hütter.
Adi Hütter.Photo: Дмитрий Голубович,, CC BY-SA 3.0

Eintracht Frankfurt coach Adi Hütter believed his side was unlucky not to win Tuesday's encounter with Freiburg at Commerzbank-Arena.

Hütter was delighted to see his side come back to salvage a draw after they found themselves down 1-3 in the second half, although he felt Frankfurt could have taken more from the game if they had been more ruthless in front of goal.

"All in all, we had enough chances to win several times over. Three goals is too many to concede, I'm not happy about that. Looking at the 90 minutes as a whole, it was a very lucky draw for Freiburg. We wanted to give ourselves a bit of breathing space, which the team deserved. I always judge by the performance and that was very tidy. The lads kept pushing even after going 3-1 down – the team is alive," Hütter said after the game.

Freiburg coach Christian Streich was disappointed to see his team squander a two-goal lead, but admitted that Frankfurt were the better side and praised goalkeeper Alexander Schwolow for making some impressive saves throughout the game.

"It was a crazy game. We started out well, but didn't win enough duels, so we allowed Frankfurt to create far too many chances," Streich said at the post-match press conference and added:

"In the end you have to say that it was a lucky point, although we were 3-1 up. Alexander Schwolow was our best player, there's no question about that. He was brilliant."

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