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Exclusive: SC Freiburg and Australia winger Brandon Borrello reveals renewed ambitions and improvements for the second half of Bundesliga campaign, eulogizes Christian Streich’s philosophy

SC Freiburg and Australia winger, Brandon Borrello, who has registered seven appearances this term for the Breisgau-Brasilianer with 298 minutes played overall, revealed to FOX Sports Radio 96.9FM/1340AM in an exclusive interview about SC Freiburg’s primary expectations and ambitions for the pivotal second half of the current Bundesliga season.

The 24-year-old Australia international, formerly of 1. FC Kaiserslautern, has been deployed five times on the left wing and twice out wide on the right of midfield for SC Freiburg in the 2019/2020 campaign; Borrello has registered seven shots at goal this term for SC Freiburg.

In four of the prior seven matches this season for SC Freiburg, Borrello featured in the starting line-up. Of the seven games which Borrello featured, SC Freiburg won two games.

The Australia international winger, who made his debut for the Socceroos in a 1-0 defeat against South Korea in June 2019, featured in SC Freiburg’s previous Bundesliga encounter in a 2-2 draw against FC Schalke 04 on December 21, 2019. Borrello was introduced into the game against FC Schalke 04 as a substitute and played 14 minutes.

Borrello registered eight individual touches against FC Schalke 04 and furthermore logged eight tackles during his 14 minutes of action; Borrello won three out of eight challenges against FC Schalke 04 and covered an overall distance of 2.3km throughout 14 minutes. The Australian also had a total of five sprints.

SC Freiburg, currently eighth in the Bundesliga, faces 1. FSV Mainz 05 in their forthcoming encounter on January 18 at the Opel Arena.