Like a defeat: frustration

It was as if someone had in the middle of the party the music and the light turned out. It would almost have been the perfect week for SC Freiburg. But after the late 3: 3 (0: 2) against Borussia Mönchengladbach, all euphoria was initially gone.

“We are very dissatisfied with the result,” said coach Christian Streich after the spectacle. The Bundesliga club had done two more points in the fight for the Champions League qualification.

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So there was frustration in the fifth in the table at the end of the festive season. However, he wants to get back to the Baden duel at TSG Hoffenheim on April 30th.

“Saumichig bitter”

“It feels extremely like a defeat,” said SC captain Christian Günter at Sky. “It hurts so that we did not reward ourselves for catching up.” A week after the well-deserved 3-0 against VfL Bochum and four days after their first moving into the DFB Cup final, the Freiburg against Borussia on Saturday after a quarter of an hour, had turned back 0: 2, then turned the game and in the Needing time still let the victory bring. “Gladbach didn’t want anything anymore, the thing was as good as through,” said Günter. “Then a flank, a header, bitters.”

Lars Stindl was the party crasher who scored 3: 3 in the 93rd minute. Previously, Rami Bensabaini had the goals for the Gladbacher, Vincenzo Grifo (49./Foulelfmeter), Günter (61.) and Philipp Lienhart (80.) through a questionable penalty (3rd) and Breel Embolo (13.) Fighting Breisgauer achieved. The hosts were the better team in the first round, but had missed the precision. After the break, they played into a real frenzy – which, however, ended with a hangover.

“We can still create great”

The disappointment of the Freiburg obes the setback says a lot about them. In the past, it might have been smaller. But this season is different. Even if it ended without a cup victory and qualification for the premier class, it would have been exceptionally well for the SC. But now that they are tangible, the historical opportunities that may not come so quickly are to be used. “Of course we can still do a lot,” said midfielder Nicolas Höfler. “The goal must be that we don’t lose any space and still make up for one.”

Their strong morality should help the Freiburgers. Coach Streich was enthusiastic about the courageous appearance of his players in the second half against Gladbach. “If I had been a spectator now and this team would stay together, I think I would have bought a season ticket for the next two years,” he said. It distinguishes his troop as it comes back after setbacks. “That’s why she plays so good football this season.”

It is all the more important to properly classify things in the crucial phase. Performance and mentality were “madness” against Gladbach, emphasized Streich. Only the result didn’t fit. “Now we see that we will bring a lot of energy on the pitch again in the next game.” To find out in the celebration mode.

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