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Hoffenheim gives up hilarious unwalled free kick goal (video)

Bayern Muenchen v TSG 1899 Hoffenheim - Bundesliga

MUNICH, GERMANY - NOVEMBER 05: Goalkeeper Oliver Baumann of TSG Hoffenheim gestures during the Bundesliga match between Bayern Muenchen and TSG 1899 Hoffenheim at Allianz Arena on November 5, 2016 in Munich, Germany. (Photo by Boris Streubel/Getty Images)

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Judging by this play alone, you’d wager Hoffenheim was a relegation candidate and not a European tournament participant.

Hamburg’s second goal in its 3-0 win over Hoffenheim on Sunday came in hilarious fashion, a comedy of errors by field players and goalkeeper Oliver Baumann which lifted the hosts out of relegation danger for the week.

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Filip Kostic earned his second goal in three matches with this strike, which had to feel a bit like target practice.

Quickly taken? Sure. But for Hoffenheim’s players to be nowhere near a wall and Baumann’s fault is multi-faceted.

USMNT forward Bobby Wood played most of the win for Hamburg.

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