German Regionalliga Südwest match report: Freiburg II 0-1 Homburg; Freiburg’s wait to secure promotion goes on

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◾️ 0.87 expected assists
◾️ 22 pressured touches
◾️ 7 carries
◾️ 23/25 completed passes
◾️ 2 through balls

Foden’s xG was higher than Haaland’s. ⤵️

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🔥 Erling Haaland has outscored his xG by almost 100% so far this season:

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🔹 7.221 xG
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After 8 games, his xG is higher than Romelu Lukaku had throughout the entire 2021/22 season.

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#LUFC have been one of the most intense teams in the @premierleague so far this season. But they’re also technically strong.

Players with successful most passes between the lines:

🔹 Marc Roca: 35
🔹 Adams: 22
🔹 Kristensen: 18
🔹 Harrison: 17
🔹 Struijk: 16

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Freiburg fail to secure promotion

Freiburg’s wait to be crowned champions of the Regionalliga Südwest was delayed by another few days as they were beaten 1-0 by Homburg.

The shock defeat was their first in 15 games and meant their promotion party will have to wait.

A run of 12 wins from their previous 14 games has put them clear at the top of the table and in pole position for promotion.

They could have secured promotion with a win but they were denied as the visitors took all three points.


First half

Homburg started well and hit the post in the opening few minutes after a shot by Damjan Marceta. The hosts then started to dominate proceedings and went close when Kevin Schade poked a shot over the bar.


Second half

Schade had more opportunities in the second half and was thwarted by goalkeeper David Salfeld. He also saved well from substitute David Nieland. But Homburg were a threat on the counter and they scored the decisive goal with just under 20 minutes remaining.

After a foul wasn’t given on the halfway line, Homburg broke with numbers. Philipp Schuck was found in space on the left wing, and his cross was turned in Marceta.

Philipp Schuck sends in a cross from the left that is turned in by Marceta. (Credit: Homburg)

What does it mean?

The hosts then piled on the pressure as Nieland and Emilio Kehrer had chances to equalise. Freiburg were beaten for the first time since March, but they can secure promotion without playing if Elversberg fail to beat TSV Steinbach Haiger.

If Elversberg win then Freiburg can go up with a draw or win against their rivals on Saturday. Homburg rose to seventh in the table with the win.

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✨ Phil Foden vs. #ManUnited yesterday:

◾️ 3 goals
◾️ 6 shots/4 on target
◾️ 0.99 expected goals
◾️ 0.87 expected assists
◾️ 22 pressured touches
◾️ 7 carries
◾️ 23/25 completed passes
◾️ 2 through balls

Foden’s xG was higher than Haaland’s. ⤵️

#MCIMUN | #MCFC

🔥 Erling Haaland has outscored his xG by almost 100% so far this season:

🔹 14 goals
🔹 7.221 xG
🔹 6.779 goals over expected

After 8 games, his xG is higher than Romelu Lukaku had throughout the entire 2021/22 season.

#MCIMUN | #MCFC

🌪️ These 10 running backs have picked up the most rushing yards over expected in the #NFL so far, according to @NextGenStats.

⚡️ No surprise to see #Giants’ @saquon topping the list. Also check out #Jets’ rookie Bryce Hall making an appearance.

#TogetherBlue #TakeFlight

#LUFC have been one of the most intense teams in the @premierleague so far this season. But they’re also technically strong.

Players with successful most passes between the lines:

🔹 Marc Roca: 35
🔹 Adams: 22
🔹 Kristensen: 18
🔹 Harrison: 17
🔹 Struijk: 16

#LEEAVL

The #NFL has come to the UK! 🇬🇧

🔥 The first of three London games sees the most aggressive QB in the league – @Saints’ Jameis Winston – take on the @Vikings.

⚡️ Will Cousins, Jefferson, Cook & co. have too much for the Saints defense?

#MINvsNO #Vikings #Saints

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