Stefan Bell salvaged a last-gasp point for Mainz to end Freiburg's recent revival with a 2-2 draw at the Coface Arena.
Mainz took the lead through Junior Diaz, but Jonathan Schmid and Admir Mehmedi turned the game in Freiburg's favour.
Bell had the final say, though, salvaging a point in the 88th minute when it looked more likely that Freiburg would add a third.
After going eight games unbeaten at the start of the season, Mainz had not won in their last three coming into this game.
Freiburg, after a...