BERLIN. Hertha BSC defeats FC Köln with a 2-0 win with a goal from W. Kanga (9′) and a goal from M. Richter (54′).
The match was played at the Olympiastadion Berlin stadium in Berlin on Saturday and it started at 3:30 pm local time. The referee was Christian Dingert assisted by Benedikt Kempkes and Timo Gerach. The 4th official was René Rohde. The weather was clear. The temperature was cold at 9.6 degrees Celsius or 49.24 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 84%.
None of the teams had a clear upper hand in terms of ball possession. Hertha BSC was in possession of the ball for 47% of the time vs. FC Köln that controlled the ball for 53% of the time.
Attitude and shots
Hertha BSC was putting more pressure with 43 dangerous attacks and 14 shots of which 6 were on target. This is one of the reasons why Hertha BSC won the match.
Hertha BSC shot 14 times, 6 on target, 8 off target. Talking about the opposition, FC Köln shot 9 times, 2 on target, 7 off target.
Hertha BSC received 3 yellow cards (M. O. Kempf, A. Rogel and D. Lukebakio). Talking about the opposition, FC Köln received 1 yellow card (E. Skhiri).
After this contest, Hertha BSC will have 14 points like VfB Stuttgart to hold in the 15th place. On the opposite side, FC Köln will stay with 17 points to hold in the 13th place.
In the next match in the Bundesliga, Hertha BSC will play away with Eintracht Frankfurt on the 4th of February with a 11-9 head to head statistic in favor of Hertha BSC (9 draws).
FC Köln will host RB Leipzig on the 4th of February with a 5-2 head to head stats in favor of RB Leipzig (4 draws).
Hertha BSC – Formation
Hertha BSC started with a 4-2-2-2 line-up (4-2-2-2).
The manager Sandro Schwarz decided to play with the following team: Oliver Christensen, Jonjoe Kenny , Agustín Rogel , Marc-Oliver Kempf , Marvin Plattenhardt , Lucas Tousart , Ivan Šunjić , Jean-Paul Boëtius , Marco Richter , Dodi Lukebakio and Wilfried Kanga .
The home team had on the bench: Davie Selke, Filip Uremović, Peter Pekarík, Tjark Ernst, Chidera Ejuke, Kevin-Prince Boateng, Maximilian Mittelstädt , Myziane Maolida and Suat Serdar.
Hertha BSC made 5 changes: M. Plattenhardt for M. Mittelstadt (24′), D. Lukebakio for C. Ejuke (68′), J. Boetius for S. Serdar (84′), W. Kanga for D. Selke (84′) and M. Richter for K. Boateng (84′).
Best player: Wilfried Kanga
Following our analysis, the most impressive player for Hertha BSC was Wilfried Kanga.
His rating iswith 1 goal, 20 passes (60% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 5 duels out of 10. He performed 2 crosses.
FC Köln – Formation
FC Köln started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).
Steffen Baumgart played with: Marvin Schwäbe, Benno Schmitz , Timo Hübers , Luca Kilian , Jonas Hector , Ellyes Skhiri , Eric Martel , Linton Maina , Ondrej Duda , Florian Kainz and Sargis Adamyan .
These were the players on the bench: Timo Horn, Nikola Soldo, Kingsley Schindler, Jan Thielmann , Mathias Olesen, Julian Chabot, Kristian Pedersen, Denis Huseinbašić and Steffen Tigges .
FC Köln made 4 changes: B. Schmitz for K. Schindler (50′), S. Adamyan for J. Thielmann (56′), O. Duda for D. Huseinbasic (57′) and E. Martel for S. Tigges (70′).
Best player: Ellyes Skhiri
The player that probably impressed the most for FC Köln was Ellyes Skhiri.
His rating iswith 39 passes (87% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 5 duels out of 6. He performed 1 cross.
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Bundesliga.