Robin Koch (Freiburg) hits the crossbar with a rebound from just outside the box.
A cross from a mid-range free kick, taken by Freiburg, is intercepted by one of the defenders.
Ivo Ilicevic (Nurnberg) gets a yellow card.
Markus Schmidt blows his whistle for a foul after Roland Sallai (Freiburg) hacks down one of his opponents.
Timothy Tillman (Nurnberg) shoots from outside the box, but his effort is blocked.
Christian Gunter (Freiburg) looks to break free, but an opposing player clears the ball away.
The attendance for today's match is 24000.
Lucas Holer (Freiburg) joins the action as a substitute, replacing Vincenzo Grifo.
The ratio of the ball possession is 65:35.
Roland Sallai (Freiburg) looks up on the edge of the box and rifles in a screamer of a shot that flies just over the bar.
Another attempt to send the ball beyond the defence by Christian Gunter (Freiburg) is thwarted and cleared to safety.
Marco Terrazzino just cannot continue due to injury and has to be substituted. Roland Sallai (Freiburg) replaces him.
Marco Terrazzino (Freiburg) is writhing in pain and can now receive medical treatment after the referee decides to stop play.
The referee allows time for a substitution. Mikael Ishak will be replaced by Torless Knoll (Nurnberg).
Freiburg quickly take a corner kick with a short pass.
Absolutely fantastic goal! Eduard Lowen (Nurnberg) hits a perfect volley from far out and the ball flies into the top right corner. Take a bow.
Christian Streich has decided to make a change. Amir Abrashi (Freiburg) replaces Mike Frantz.
This corner kick is taken with a short pass by Christian Gunter (Freiburg).
Here comes a substitution. Sebastian Kerk is given a rest as he is replaced by Ivo Ilicevic (Nurnberg).
Spectacular goal! Vincenzo Grifo (Freiburg) brilliantly darts into the box to latch on to a cross and buries the ball into the bottom left corner, leaving the goalkeeper stunned!
What a wonderful finish! Nils Petersen (Freiburg) latches on to an inch-perfect cross into the box and smashes the ball inside the left post. There are not enough superlatives to describe that goal.
Goal! Nils Petersen (Freiburg) picks up the ball from a rebound and from the edge of the box he unleashes a shot inside the left post. It's 3:0.
Freiburg will have a chance to score from a corner kick.
The resulting set piece from Nurnberg is comfortably intercepted by one of the defending players.
Christian Gunter (Freiburg) serves up a nice cross, but Christian Mathenia punches the ball away.
Boris Schommers makes a half-time substitution. Timothy Tillman (Nurnberg) comes on in place of Simon Rhein.
The half-time break is over and the second half is about to start.
The referee blows his whistle for half-time, bringing to a close the first 45 minutes of the match.
The ball is behind the touchline and Nurnberg will take a throw-in.
Christian Gunter (Freiburg) sends a cross into the box, but the opposition's defence clears the ball to safety.
Patrick Erras (Nurnberg) attempts to score as he rises near the penalty spot and heads the ball to the right side of the goal. Mark Flekken displays brilliant reflexes and pulls off a comfortable save to stop the ball from hitting the net.
Pascal Stenzel (Freiburg) was too forceful with his tackle and Markus Schmidt interrupted the game to signal a free kick.
Gian-Luca Waldschmidt (Freiburg) scores a very lucky goal with a knuckleball of a shot from outside the penalty area after the ball changes direction in the air and results in the goalkeeper making a complete howler!
Freiburg hold the ball and display nice passing from player to player.
A yellow card for a tackle by Pascal Stenzel (Freiburg). Markus Schmidt doesn't hesitate at all to make this decision.
Mikael Ishak (Nurnberg) hits a shot towards the bottom left corner from the edge of the box, but it's a weak attempt and is easily saved by Mark Flekken.
Markus Schmidt shows a yellow card to Dominique Heintz (Freiburg), who isn't surprised as the tackle was really hard and late.
Marco Terrazzino (Freiburg) tries to pass the ball into the penalty area but it's blocked.
Freiburg take the corner, but their hopes of scoring a goal end with a nice clearance by the defence.
Gian-Luca Waldschmidt (Freiburg) is unlucky with a goal-bound effort from the edge of the box. Some classy goalkeeping by Christian Mathenia stops the ball out of the bottom right corner. The referee and one of his assistants signal for a corner kick to Freiburg.
Rough tackle by Sebastian Kerk (Nurnberg). The referee blows his whistle for a foul.
Patrick Erras (Nurnberg) launches himself at the ball from the free kick and produces a header which lacks accuracy, sending it just wide of the right post.
Marco Terrazzino (Freiburg) trips an opposition player and Markus Schmidt signals a foul. A free kick has been awarded to Nurnberg.
Freiburg are ruled offside.
Vincenzo Grifo (Freiburg) sends over a free kick from long range but the defence is alert.
Eduard Lowen (Nurnberg) should know this behaviour is beyond the rules. He was too careless with his challenge and left Markus Schmidt no option but to blow his whistle.
Sebastian Kerk (Nurnberg) tries to send a pass but it's blocked.
Vincenzo Grifo (Freiburg) blasts the ball from just outside the box, but his attempt is blocked by the defender.
Nurnberg didn't take advantage of the corner and score as the opposition's defence was alert and averted the threat.
Dominique Heintz (Freiburg) gives away a foul for a clumsy challenge. Referee Markus Schmidt saw the whole situation.
Nurnberg hold possession of the ball and display neat passing from player to player. They are waiting for the right moment to open up the opposition's defence to hit them swiftly on the break.
Marco Terrazzino (Freiburg) is in the right place at the right time and perfectly hits a rebound into the bottom left corner.
Christian Gunter (Freiburg) produces a dangerous lofted cross into the box which is intercepted. The linesman signals a throw-in for Freiburg.
The free kick from long range, taken by Nurnberg, is intercepted by one of the defenders.
Dominique Heintz (Freiburg) creates himself some space in front of goal and connects with the resulting free kick. His header is slightly mistimed and sails inches wide of the right post.
Markus Schmidt couldn't ignore the rough tackle by Tim Leibold (Nurnberg) and blew his whistle.
The first half has started.
Nurnberg will kick the game off.
Markus Schmidt was nominated as the referee for this game.
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