Scorer of one of the two goals Bayern Munich defeated SC Freiburg by, in latest Bundesliga home match, 26-year old German international midfielder Leon Goretzka stated:
"We played a good team, it was a top game. And they came here to win. It was incredibly important that we doubled our lead, because you can always concede a goal. Our aim was to win, no matter what, especially with the international break coming up now".
Heavily linked to a move outside Bayern ranks during last spring and summer, before extending for Bavarian titans until June 2026, former Schalke 04 playmaker, fending for Die Roten since 2018/19, has so far capped 310 times in official club games, scoring 50 goals therein.