Freiburg finished last season in the 13th position in the Bundesliga but they already got knocked out of the DFB Cup in the round of the last 32 against Holstein Kiel. However, Christian Streich is heading into his ninth consecutive season at Freiburg with an incredibly good squad.
They just lost Florian Niederlechner who joined Augsburg and Vincenzo Grifo who was on loan at Freiburg and now returned to Hoffenheim. Although they did sign some interesting players at which we will look in this analysis.
This season preview in the form of a tactical analysis will also look at their whole squad and uses their pre-season friendlies against Stuttgart and Cagliari to predict how Freiburg might play this season.
Squad and formation
The Breisgauer currently have got 30 players in their squad with an average age of 25.6 years. They signed the four players Luca Itter who is a 20-years-old left-back, Jonathan Schmid who already played for Freiburg between 2011 and 2015, the 19-years-old talent Woo-yeong Jeong from Bayern Munich and another South Korean called Chang-hun Kwon.
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