Bayern Munich further extended their lead at the top of the Bundesliga with a 2-0 win over Freiburg, although it came at a cost with Medhi Benatia and Xabi Alonso limping off injured.
Arjen Robben and Thomas Muller netted the goals which earned Bayern their next win on the way to what looks like another unchallenged Bundesliga title, but the sight of Benatia holding his hamstring and Alonso leaving the field early dampened the spirits.
A firework and laser display ended the evening for the defending...
Freiburg and Hamburg remain in the midst of a Bundesliga relegation battle after sharing a 0-0 draw at the Dreisamstadion.
Freiburg paid the price for missing an early penalty through Vladimir Darida in the second minute as they were held at home.
Hamburg's coach Josef Zinnbauer said before the game that he would be happy with a draw since that would keep his team ahead of their hosts - and that is exactly what he got with his team showing little in attack.
Freiburg could have taken the lead within...
University of Maryland sophomore goalkeeper Zack Steffen will skip his last two college seasons to sign with SC Freiburg of the German Bundesliga, the university said on Friday.
The 19-year-old Steffen, a member of the U.S. U-20 team, spent two years as the Terps' starting goalkeeper. He is the first player since Robbie Rogers in 2005 to leave the program for an overseas opportunity. Other Maryland standouts to sign internationally immediately following their time at Maryland include Taylor...
Elias Kachunga snatched a late yet deserved equaliser as Paderborn and Freiburg played out a 1-1 draw in east Westphalia.
Vladimir Darida gave the visitors the lead from the penalty spot in the 18th minute, but their attempts to defend their lead for the remainder of the game were denied in the dying seconds when Kachunga struck.
His goal keeps Paderborn in mid-table and still at a safe enough distance from the relegation zone.
Freiburg were still reeling from a heavy 4-1 defeat at home to Stuttgart...