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Dreisamstadion (ATT 22,900) 9th March 2013 - Kick off 14:30 Ref: M Schmidt

Freiburg SC Freiburg vs Wolfsburg Wolfsburg

Freiburg 2

M Kruse (2)
J Flum (65)


Wolfsburg 5

C Makiadi (og 7)
Vieirinha (16)
I Olic (22, 49)
Diego (90+3)

Five-star Wolves sink Freiburg

Last Updated: 09/03/13 5:52pm

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Ivica Olic scored two goals for Wolfsburg

Ivica Olic scored two goals for Wolfsburg

Wolfsburg pulled away from the Bundesliga relegation zone with their biggest away win of the season as they made Freiburg suffer.

Max Kruse put Freiburg ahead in the second minute, but an own goal from Cedric Makiadi and fine strikes from Vieirinha and Ivica Olic turned the game on its head within 20 minutes.

Olic's second gave Dieter Hecking's side an even more comfortable lead after the break before Johannes Flum scored a second for the home team, who dropped out of the top six as a result of their loss.

Diego added a fifth Wolfsburg goal with the last kick of the game as they opened a nine-point cushion over the relegation zone.

Kruse gave Freiburg a flying start with a spectacular strike from an angle in the second minute, but it sparked the Wolves into action.

Five minutes later, Ricardo Rodriguez's free-kick was met by the head of Makiadi, who in trying to beat Simon Kjaer to the ball only managed to direct it into his own goal.

Wolfsburg were in the ascendancy and Vieirinha gave them the lead with a stunning volley from long distance into the top right corner.

Olic topped that with an acrobatic overhead kick to give the visitors a two-goal advantage, and score the fourth goal of the game after just 22 minutes of play.

The Croatian striker could have made it 4-1 but was denied by Oliver Baumann in a one-on-one situation as the attacks kept flowing from one end to another.

Unsurprisingly, a fifth goal arrived four minutes into the second half with Olic reeling away in celebration once again after heading in Wolfsburg's fourth from Fagner's cross.

Freiburg refused to throw in the towel, however, and Flum reduced the arrears again in the 65th minute, tapping the ball in from Makiadi's excellent assist.

The home team tried to find another reply but Diego finished them off in the last minute with Wolfsburg's fifth, coolly beating Baumann.

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German Bundesliga

German Bundesliga
Pos Team P Pts
1 Bayern Munich 26 64
2 Wolfsburg 26 54
3 Borussia Monchengladbach 26 47
4 Bayer Leverkusen 26 45
5 Schalke 26 39
6 FC Augsburg 26 38
7 Hoffenheim 26 37
8 Eintracht Frankfurt 26 34
9 Werder Bremen 26 34
10 Borussia Dortmund 26 33
11 Mainz 26 30
12 Cologne 26 30
13 Hertha Berlin 26 29
14 Hannover 96 26 27
15 SC Freiburg 26 25
16 Hamburg 26 25
17 SC Paderborn 07 26 24
18 Stuttgart 26 23