Hertha 2-2 Freiburg: The Old Lady held at the Olympiastadion by Breisgau Brazilians
On Sunday, Hertha and Freiburg played out a 2-2 draw at the Olympiastadion. Hertha arrived with the intention of improving their league position after a 1-1 draw against Hoffenheim. Freiburg were coming off the back of a 2-1 win against Mainz. Hertha are now in 14th place on the table and have 8 points while Freiburg sit in 1st with 18 points after 9 matches.
Breisgau Brazilians found the net first, when Daniel-Kofi Kyereh gave them the lead, 22 minutes in. However, their celebrations were kept brief, as Dodi Lukebakio equalised for Hertha, 34 minutes in, ending the first half 1-1.
The Old Lady took the initiative in the second half, thanks to a goal from Suat Serdar, 61 minutes in. In the end though, their lead was short-lived, as Kevin Schade equalised for Freiburg in the 78th minute, to level the score at 2-2.
Substitutions for Hertha included Marco Richter, Davie Selke and Kevin-Prince Boateng for Chidera Ejuke, Stevan Jovetic and Suat Serdar, respectively. Freiburg brought on Nils Petersen, Kevin Schade, Woo-yeong Jeong, Yannik Keitel and Lucas Holer, to replace Michael Gregoritsch, Vincenzo Grifo, Daniel-Kofi Kyereh, Maximilian Eggestein and Ritsu Doan.
There were bookings for Agustin Rogel and Jonjoe Kenny from Hertha. For Freiburg, Ritsu Doan saw yellow.
|Hertha:||Oliver Christensen, Jonjoe Kenny, Marc Kempf, Agustin Rogel, Marvin Plattenhardt, Lucas Tousart, Ivan Sunjic, Suat Serdar (Kevin-Prince Boateng, min.84), Stevan Jovetic (Davie Selke, min.78), Chidera Ejuke (Marco Richter, min.58) and Dodi Lukebakio|
|SC Freiburg:||Mark Flekken, Kiliann Sildillia, Philipp Lienhart, Matthias Ginter, Christian Gunter, Ritsu Doan (Lucas Holer, min.86), Daniel-Kofi Kyereh (Woo-yeong Jeong, min.76), Maximilian Eggestein (Yannik Keitel, min.76), Nicolas Hofler, Vincenzo Grifo (Kevin Schade, min.70) and Michael Gregoritsch (Nils Petersen, min.70)|
|Goals:||Daniel-Kofi Kyereh (0-1, min. 22), Dodi Lukebakio (1-1, min. 34), Suat Serdar (2-1, min. 61) and Kevin Schade (2-2, min. 78)|