Freiburg (dpa / lsw) - SC Freiburg will start the group phase of the Europa League on Thursday (9 p.m. / RTL) with a home game against Karabakh Agdam. Coach Christian Streich warned against the duel with the Azerbaijani champions, after all, they have been regulars in international competition for years. Freiburg have to do without offensive man Roland Sallai. The Hungarian, who sustained a fracture to the floor of his left eye, will also be absent from the upcoming Bundesliga match against Borussia Mönchengladbach on Sunday. Defender Manuel Gulde, who has complained of an ankle problem, could be back against Agdam.