Hertha BSC tops FC Köln 2-0 on Saturday

BERLIN. Hertha BSC prevails over FC Köln with a 2-0 win with a goal from W. Kanga (9') and a goal from M. Richter (54').

Hertha BSC tops FC Köln 2-0 on Saturday

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%.​

Match Statistics​

  • 47 Ball Possession 53
Shots
  • 14 Total 9
  • 6 On Target 2
  • 8 Off Target 7
  • 7 Shots blocked 3
  • 121 Attack 108
  • 43 Dangerous attack 42
  • 105 Ball safe​ 92
  • 0 Penalties 0
  • 10 Corners 5
  • 2 Off Sides 3
Fouls
  • 15 Total 10
  • 3 Yellow Cards 1
  • 0 Double Yellow 0
  • 0 Red Card 0
Other
  • 5 Substitutions 4

Ball possession

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.

Cards

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).

Match Timeline

W. Kanga(goal)M. Plattenhardt
9'
M. Mittelstadt- sub ->M. Plattenhardt
24'
50'
K. Schindler- sub ->B. Schmitz
M. Richter(goal)
54'
56'
J. Thielmann- sub ->S. Adamyan
57'
D. Huseinbasic- sub ->O. Duda
M. O. Kempf- Yellow
62'
A. Rogel- Yellow
66'
D. Lukebakio- Yellow
67'
C. Ejuke- sub ->D. Lukebakio
68'
70'
S. Tigges- sub ->E. Martel
74'
E. Skhiri- Yellow
S. Serdar- sub ->J. Boetius
84'
D. Selke- sub ->W. Kanga
84'
K. Boateng- sub ->M. Richter
84'

Standings

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.

Next matches

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
G
O. Christensen 1.Denmark
7.4
D
M. Plattenhardt 21.Germany
7.4
24'
D
M. Kempf 20.Germany
6.9
62'
D
J. Kenny 16.England
6.5
D
A. Rogel Paita 3.Uruguay
7.1
66'
M
J. Boëtius 10.Netherlands
6.5
84'
M
I. Šunjić 34.Croatia
7.5
M
L. Tousart 29.France
6.6
M
M. Richter 23.Germany
7.5
84' Goals54'
F
D. Lukebakio 14.Belgium
6.8
68' 67'
F
A. Kanga 18.France
7.6
84' Goals9'
Substitutes
G
T. Ernst 12.Germany
D
F. Uremović 5.Croatia
D
P. Pekarík 2.Slovakia
D
M. Mittelstädt 17.Germany
7.5
24'
M
K. Boateng 27.Ghana
84'
M
S. Serdar 8.Germany
84'
F
D. Selke 7.Germany
84'
F
C. Ejuke 40.Nigeria
6.8
68'
F
M. Maolida 11.France

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 (7.4), Jonjoe Kenny (6.5), Agustín Rogel (7.1), Marc-Oliver Kempf (6.9), Marvin Plattenhardt (7.4), Lucas Tousart (6.6), Ivan Šunjić (7.5), Jean-Paul Boëtius (6.5), Marco Richter (7.5), Dodi Lukebakio (6.8) and Wilfried Kanga (7.6).

The home team had on the bench: Davie Selke, Filip Uremović, Peter Pekarík, Tjark Ernst, Chidera Ejuke (6.8), Kevin-Prince Boateng, Maximilian Mittelstädt (7.5), Myziane Maolida and Suat Serdar.

Substitutions

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 is (7.6) with 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
G
M. Schwäbe 20.Germany
7.3
D
B. Schmitz 2.Germany
6.8
50'
D
T. Hübers 4.Germany
6.2
D
L. Kilian 15.Germany
6.4
D
J. Hector 14.Germany
7.1
M
F. Kainz 11.Austria
7.3
M
O. Duda 18.Slovakia
6.0
57'
M
E. Skhiri 28.Tunisia
7.4
74'
M
L. Maina 37.Germany
6.1
M
E. Martel 6.Germany
7.1
70'
F
S. Adamyan 23.Armenia
6.1
56'
Substitutes
G
T. Horn 1.Germany
D
N. Soldo 5.Croatia
D
J. Chabot 24.Germany
D
K. Pedersen 3.Denmark
M
K. Schindler 17.Germany
6.4
50'
M
J. Thielmann 29.Germany
6.9
56'
M
M. Olesen 47.Luxembourg
M
D. Huseinbasic 8.Germany
6.3
57'
F
S. Tigges 21.Germany
6.9
70'

FC Köln started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).

Steffen Baumgart played with: Marvin Schwäbe (7.3), Benno Schmitz (6.8), Timo Hübers (6.2), Luca Kilian (6.4), Jonas Hector (7.1), Ellyes Skhiri (7.4), Eric Martel (7.1), Linton Maina (6.1), Ondrej Duda (6.0), Florian Kainz (7.3) and Sargis Adamyan (6.1).

These were the players on the bench: Timo Horn, Nikola Soldo, Kingsley Schindler (6.4), Jan Thielmann (6.9), Mathias Olesen, Julian Chabot, Kristian Pedersen, Denis Huseinbašić (6.3) and Steffen Tigges (6.9).

Substitutions

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 is (7.4) with 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.​