Freiburg, Germany (SportsNetwork.com) - Sebastian Kehl's second-half tally held up as the winner on Sunday as Borussia Dortmund came away with a narrow 1-0 victory over Freiburg at the Mage Solar Stadion.
Coming off a comfortable 3-0 win over Nurnberg last weekend, Dortmund hoped to continue their positive form in the Bundesliga. They lost the possession battle to Freiburg, but created several scoring chances before finally finding the match winner in the 58th minute.
After accepting a pass from Kevin Grosskreutz in midfield, Kehl took a few touches, looked up and launched a left-footed strike from distance into the roof of the net, leaving Freiburg goalkeeper Oliver Baumann with little chance for a save.
Following the goal, Freiburg continued to struggle as the mustered 10 attempts, but none on goal as the club suffered its 13th loss of the Bundesliga campaign to remain in the relegation zone with 19 points.
The result was Dortmund's second consecutive victory in league play, but they remain a distant second to Bayern Munich, trailing the defending champions by 20 points.
Also in Germany on Sunday, Adrian Ramos netted his 15th goal of the season in the 51st minute to give Hertha Berlin the lead, but Maxim Choupo-Moting answered with a penalty kick in the 65th minute for Mainz as the clubs played to a 1-1 draw at the Coface Arena.