Leipzig secured their place in the UEFA Champions League quarter-finals after beating last season’s runner’s up Tottenham Hotspur 3-0.
Freiburg ended a three-match winless run to beat Union Berlin 3-1 making it the first time the Black Forest side had scored three goals.
Leipzig: Gulacsi – Klostermann, Konate, Halstenberg – Adams, Sabitzer, Laimer, Angelino – Nkunku, Werner – Schick
Freiburg: Schwolow – Gulde, Koch, Heintz – Schmid, Haberer, Höfler, Günter (c) – Waldschmidt, Petersen, Grifo
- Leipzig had won two of their previous seven Bundesliga matches before the break making it into a five-point deficit from the leaders.
- Freiburg have won all three of their home meetings with Leipzig, but lost all three of their clashes at the Red Bull Arena.