Freiburg beats Hoffenheim 5-3 in Bundesliga


BERLIN (AP) -Former Germany goalkeeper Tim Wiese endured another miserable afternoon when Freiburg came from behind to beat his Hoffenheim side 5-3 in the Bundesliga on Sunday.

Matthieu Delpierre fired Hoffenheim ahead in the second minute, but poor defending allowed Karim Guede to equalize in the 17th and Max Kruse to put Freiburg in front 10 minutes later.

Boris Vukcevic equalized in the 57th, only for Fallou Diagne to beat two defenders to a corner and head beyond the stranded Wiese in the 68th.

Takashi Usami pulled Hoffenheim level again with a sharp turn and powerful shot in the 76th, but Wiese failed to deal with another corner allowing Cedric Makiadi a simple tap-in in the 84th.

Sebastian Freis rounded the unfortunate goalkeeper to seal the result three minutes later.

Eintracht Frankfurt was hosting Hamburger SV later, with Rafael van der Vaart making his debut on his return for the visitors.

Wiese has conceded 15 goals in five competitive games for Hoffenheim since his offseason move from Werder Bremen, including four to fourth-tier side Berliner AK in the first round of the German Cup.

Hoffenheim's fourth loss in a row across all competitions - its seventh including last season - leaves the side bottom of the Bundesliga and Markus Babbel in danger of being the first coaching casualty of the season.

"Some goals were scored that should not have been scored," said Babbel, who refused to criticize Wiese. "We have to keep working."

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