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Impuls Arena (ATT 28,453) 14th September 2013 - Kick off 14:30 Ref: Bastian Dankert

FC Augsburg FC Augsburg vs SC Freiburg Freiburg

FC Augsburg 2

H Altintop (62)
T Werner (89)


Freiburg 1

A Mehmedi (46)

Augsburg leave it late

Last Updated: 14/09/13 6:37pm

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Halil Altintop celebrates his goal

Halil Altintop celebrates his goal

Augsburg left it late to take all three points against Freiburg and set a new club record in the Bundesliga with a third consecutive win.

Halil Altintop and Tobias Werner supplied the goals for Markus Weinzierl's men, who came from behind to clinch a 2-1 victory after Admir Mehmedi gave Freiburg the lead moments after taking to the field.

Defeat leaves Freiburg in trouble at the foot of the Bundesliga and is hardly the best preparation for their return to Europe this week.

Raphael Holzhauser wasted the first chance of the game in the sixth minute when he lost his nerve in a one-on-one situation with Oliver Baumann, the Freiburg goalkeeper coming out on top.

That was about it as far as goalmouth action in the first half was concerned and it was hardly surprising that Freiburg coach Christian Streich brought on two fresh faces at the start of the second half.

One of them was Mehmedi, who picked up possession immediately, dribbled his way past two Augsburg defenders before sending an unstoppable shot past Alexander Manninger.

The goal gave Freiburg hope, but after weathering the storm, Augsburg regained the ascendancy, levelling through Altintop after an hour's play.

He was teed up by Holzhauser with Sascha Molders not getting in the way as the Turkey international left Baumann no chance.

It was Augsburg's turn to attack with confidence and they built up a head of steam as Freiburg retreated.

Time was ticking down, though, and it did not look like Augsburg were going to get the goal they were searching for until Werner pulled the trigger from outside the penalty area to spark scenes of joy in the Augsburg Arena, and dismay on the Freiburg bench.

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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