The ÖFB striker put Freiburg on the road to victory. Karim Onisiwo became the match winner for Mainz.
The SC Freiburg is also thanks to goalscorer Michael Gregorich a dream start in the German Soccer Bundesliga succeded. The ÖFB striker brought Christian Streich’s team on Saturday with a header in a sovereign 4-0 (0-0). FC Augsburg in the lead just 15 seconds after the restart. For the FSV Mainz 05 advanced Karim Onisiwo with a brace at 2: 1 (1: 1) at VfL Bochum meanwhile to the match winner.
Gregoritsch scored in his first Bundesliga game for Freiburg against his former club Augsburg. Barely 105 seconds later, Vincenzo Grifo made it 0:2 with a free kick worth seeing. Returnee Matthias Ginter increased after Gregoritsch-Assist by volley (61st), Ritsu Doan scored the final score (79th).
Mainz’s away win in Bochum was marked by two ÖFB legionnaires. Onisiwo first gave the guests the lead with a header (26′), which was equalized by ex-Mainz player Kevin Stöger, whose cross swooped down into the Kreuzeck (39′). In the second half, Onisiwo scored the winning goal again (77′).
Promoted Werder Bremen shared the points with VfL Wolfsburg at 2: 2 (2: 1) at the start. The “wolves” set the first call sign of the game. After a great assist from Patrick Wimmer, who was playing his first Bundesliga game for VfL, Lukas Nmecha took the lead (11′). Niklas Füllkrug and Leonardo Bittencourt turned the game around with a double strike (21st, 23rd) before the break. In an uneventful second half, Josuha Guilavogui equalized in the 84th minute. Marco Friedl captained Werder and played through.
In the 3-1 (1-1) between Borussia Mönchengladbach and TSG Hoffenheim, Stefan Posch turned the game upside down early on. The Hoffenheim player saw a yellow-red card after 19 minutes due to a foul play and caused the first red card of the new season. Outnumbered, TSG took the lead through Robert Skov (25′), which was equalized by Ramy Bensebaini with an overhead kick (42′). It wasn’t until the 71st minute before Marcus Thuram deservedly put the superior Gladbachers on the road to victory. Nico Elvedi increased to 3: 1 (78th).
In the Berlin derby, Union celebrated a clear 3-1 (1-0) home win over city rivals Hertha BSC. Jordan Siebatcheu (32nd) as well as Sheraldo Becker (50th) and Robin Knoche (55th) ensured clear conditions. Dodi Lukebakio only managed the consolation goal (85th). Union captain Christopher Trimmel played through.