Nkunku spins inside the area to take a shot that Flekken saves well from below.
Start the second half!
The first half ends. Freiburg 1-0 Leipzig.
The referee adds a minute to the first period.
Final stretch of the first half. Leipzig have possession, but cannot advance with any real impact.
Orban’s powerful shot is well saved by Flekken.
We reached the half hour mark. Leipzig is still looking for a draw.
On the line! Gulde combs the ball for Nkunku’s shot, but the Freiburg captain saves almost at the goal line to prevent the equalizer.
FRIBORG GOAL! Annotated by Eggenstein.
Nkunku! Leipzig’s first arrival with a rebound from Flekken that ends at Nkunku’s feet, but there is a deflection and there is a corner kick.
Great opportunity for Freiburg with a pass to the area where Kubler cuts, makes too many moves and misses the danger with a rebound from the defense.
First minutes of the game and Freiburg is more involved in the game.
The match has started!
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How did you do in the Bundesliga?
Freiburg finished its season in the local league in sixth place, a position that will allow it to play in the Europa League next season. Leipzig, on the other hand, finished fourth in the Champions League.
For this match, Freiburg will be without Schade and Weihaupt, both due to injury. Leipzig, on the other hand, will have a full squad for the final.
In the most recent matches between these two teams, the balance is in favor of Leipzig with 6 wins, 4 draws and 4 wins for Freiburg. The last meeting between the two clubs took place last March in the Bundesliga where they played tied at one goal.
We are less than an hour away from the start of the DFB Pokal final at the Olympic Stadium in Berlin. Both Freiburg and Leipzig seek to bring joy to their fans by winning the first official title in the history of both clubs. Who will be crowned champions? Follow our coverage on VAVEL USA.
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Key player Leipzig
Freiburg key player
Last lineup Leipzig
Gulacsi, Willi Orban, Marcel Halstenberg, Lukas Klostermann, Kevin Kampl, Amadou Haidara, M. Sabitzer, Tyler Adams, Christopher Nkunku, Forsberg, Dani Olmo.
Last lineup Freiburg
Mark Flekken, Lukas Kübler, Günter, Nico Schlotterbeck, Lienhart, Eggestein, Vicenzo Grifo, Nicolas Höfler, Roland Sallai, Jeong Woo-Yeong, Lucas Höler.
Who will be the referee and his assistants?
The central referee for this Freiburg vs Leipzig match will be Sascha Stegemann; Mike Pickel, front row; Frederick Assmuth, second row; Robert Schroder, fourth assistant.
Leipzig: a great season
Freiburg: Surprise against the favorites
The match will be played at the Olympic Stadium in Berlin.
The Freiburg – Leipzig The final match will be played at the Berlin Olympic Stadium, in Berlin, Germany. Kickoff is scheduled for 2:00 pm ET.
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