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Bundesliga: Akpoguma Missing In Freiburg, Hoffenheim’s Five-Goal Thriller

Bundesliga: Akpoguma Missing In Freiburg, Hoffenheim’s Five-Goal Thriller

Super Eagles defender, Kevin Akpoguma was missing in action as Freiburg defeated Hoffenheim 3-2 in Saturday’s Bundesliga game.

The Nigerian international has made 10 appearances and bagged five yellow cards this ongoing season.

Freiburg took the lead in he 37th minutes through Holer’s goal before Grifo extended their lead in the 55th minute to the delight of the home supporters.


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However, Hoffenheim reduced the scoreline to 2-1 after Weghorst netted for the away side before Beier leveled parity in the 77th minute to silence the home supporters.

Bu then, despite going one man down, Freiburg scored the winner thanks to Sallai’s brilliant finish in the 85th minute to send the crowd into frenzy.

The win means Freiburg sit 7th on 28 points while Hoffenheim sit 8th on 24 points on the league table.

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  • Ololo 5 months ago

    Akpoguma’s career is deteriorating! I remember when he had the chance to play in the Last Afcon but rejected it seeking assurance to start all games even without first coming for training..

    Ajayi accepted in his place and at a time his career was nothing to write home about but look at ajayi today and compare him with akpoguma..

    Humility is important in football..

    • Aptly captured. I love the way Ajayi kept his head down and has steadily grown and fine-tuned his game, metamorphosing into a rock-solid defender with aerial threats in set pieces. He knew how tough the competition was but developed the right attitude and grit to break in and slowly cement a starting 11 shirt in a quality-laden Super Eagles

      Humility pays.

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