FC Union Berlin beats TSG Hoffenheim 3-1 after recovering from a 0-1 deficit. HIGHLIGHTS

BERLIN. FC Union Berlin found a way to reverse the scoreline against TSG Hoffenheim.

FC Union Berlin beats TSG Hoffenheim 3-1 after recovering from a 0-1 deficit. HIGHLIGHTS

BERLIN. FC Union Berlin was able to reverse the score against TSG Hoffenheim. It was TSG Hoffenheim to score first with a goal from Ihlas Bebou. Nonetheless, later FC Union Berlin found the way to turn the tables scoring 3 consecutive goals with D. Doekhi (73′), D. Doekhi (90′) and Jamie Leweling (90′).

Jordan didn’t convert a penalty (24′) for FC Union Berlin.​

The match was played at the Stadion An der Alten Försterei stadium in Berlin on Saturday and it started at 3:30 pm local time. In front of 21,747 spectators.​ The referee was Robert Hartmann with the collaboration of Christian Leicher and Jonas Weickenmeier. The 4th official was Patrick Ittrich. The weather was snow. The temperature was quite cold at 2.2 degrees Celsius or 35.91 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 82%.​

Match Statistics​

  • 52 Ball Possession 48
Shots
  • 21 Total 10
  • 5 On Target 2
  • 16 Off Target 8
  • 6 Shots blocked 3
  • 108 Attack 109
  • 40 Dangerous attack 26
  • 92 Ball safe​ 80
  • 1 Penalties 0
  • 9 Corners 4
  • 1 Off Sides 1
Fouls
  • 11 Total 13
  • 2 Yellow Cards 1
  • 0 Double Yellow 0
  • 0 Red Card 0
Other
  • 4 Substitutions 5

Ball possession

There was not much difference in terms of ball possession. FC Union Berlin was in possession of the ball for 52% of the time vs. TSG Hoffenheim that controlled the ball for 48% of the time.

Attitude and shots

FC Union Berlin was more aggressive with 40 dangerous attacks and 21 shots of which 5 were on target. This is one of the reasons why FC Union Berlin won the match​.

FC Union Berlin shot 21 times, 5 on target, 16 off target. On the other side, TSG Hoffenheim shot 10 times, 2 on target, 8 off target.

Cards

FC Union Berlin received 2 yellow cards (Niko Gießelmann and Paul Seguin). Regarding the opposition, TSG Hoffenheim received 1 yellow card (Ozan Kabak).

Match Timeline

Jordan Siebatcheu- missed penaltyJordan
24'
42'
Pavel Kadeřábek- sub ->Kevin Akpoguma
43'
Ihlas Bebou(goal)
Niko Giesselmann- Yellow
45'
45'
Ozan Kabak- Yellow
Kevin Behrens- sub ->Jordan
63'
Paul Seguin- sub ->Genki Haraguchi
63'
67'
Kasper Dolberg- sub ->Ihlas Bebou
67'
Andrej Kramarić- sub ->Tom Bischof
Danilho Doekhi(goal)
73'
77'
Ermin Bičakčić- sub ->Ozan Kabak
Jamie Leweling- sub ->S. Becker
88'
Levin Öztunali- sub ->Janik Haberer 
88'
Danilho Doekhi(goal)Christopher Trimmel 
90'
Jamie Leweling(goal)Levin Öztunali
90'
Paul Seguin- Yellow
90'

Standings

After this contest, FC Union Berlin will have 30 points like Eintracht Frankfurt and SC Freiburg to sit in the 4th place. On the opposite side, TSG Hoffenheim will stay with 19 points to remain in the 13th place.

Next matches

In the next match in the Bundesliga, FC Union Berlin will host Schalke 04 on the 19th of February with a 1-1 head to head statistic.

TSG Hoffenheim will host Borussia Dortmund on the 25th of February with a 13-7 head to head record in favor of Borussia Dortmund (11 draws).

FC Union Berlin – Formation

FC Union Berlin
G
Frederik Rønnow 1.Denmark
6.9
D
Robin Knoche 31.Germany
7.2
D
Paul Jäckel 3.Germany
7.3
D
Danilho Doekhi 5.Netherlands
7.2
Goals73', 90'
M
Christopher Trimmel 28.Austria
7.6
M
Niko Giesselmann 23.Germany
7.6
45'
M
Genki Haraguchi 24.Japan
6.6
63'
M
Rani Khedira 8.Germany
6.7
M
Janik Haberer 19.Germany
6.6
88'
F
Sheraldo Becker 27.Netherlands
7.4
88'
F
Jordan Siebatcheu 45.France
6.1
63'
Substitutes
G
Lennart Grill 37.Germany
D
Timo Baumgartl 25.Germany
M
Paul Seguin 14.Germany
6.2
63' 90'
M
Levin Öztunali 7.Germany
88'
M
Miloš Pantović 32.Serbia
M
Tim Skarke 21.Germany
F
Kevin Behrens 17.Germany
6.8
63'
F
Jamie Leweling 40.Dominica
88' Goals90'

FC Union Berlin started with a 3-5-2 line-up (3-5-2).

The manager Urs Fischer decided to play with the following team: Frederik Rønnow (6.9), Paul Jaeckel (7.3), Robin Knoche (7.2), Danilho Doekhi (7.2), Christopher Trimmel (7.6), Genki Haraguchi (6.6), Rani Khedira (6.7), Janik Haberer (6.6), Niko Giesselmann (7.6), Sheraldo Becker (7.4) and Jordan Siebatcheu (6.1).

The home team had on the bench: Aljoscha Kemlein, Lennart Grill, Timo Baumgartl, Kevin Behrens (6.8), Paul Seguin (6.2), Levin Öztunali, Miloš Pantović, Jamie Leweling and Tim Skarke.

Substitutions

FC Union Berlin made 4 changes: Jordan for Kevin Behrens (63′), Genki Haraguchi for Paul Seguin (63′), S. Becker for Jamie Leweling (88′) and Janik Haberer  for Levin Öztunali (88′).

Best player: Niko Giesselmann​

Following our analysis, the most impressive player for FC Union Berlin was Niko Giesselmann even if he didn’t score any goal.

His rating is (7.6) with 46 passes (65% accurate) and 4 key passes. He was won 4 duels out of 8. He performed 12 crosses.

TSG Hoffenheim – Formation

TSG Hoffenheim
G
Oliver Baumann 1.Germany
6.8
D
Kevin Akpoguma 25.Germany
7.0
42'
D
Stanley N'Soki 34.France
6.7
D
Ozan Kabak 5.Turkey
7.0
77' 45'
M
Angeliño 11.Spain
6.8
M
Dennis Geiger 8.Germany
6.5
M
Angelo Stiller 13.Germany
6.2
M
Robert Skov 29.Denmark
7.1
F
6.8
F
Tom Bischof 39.Germany
6.1
67'
F
Ihlas Bebou 9.Togo
6.9
67' Goals43'
Substitutes
G
Luca Philipp 37.Germany
D
Pavel Kadeřábek 3.Czech Republic
6.4
42'
D
Ermin Bičakčić 4.Bosnia and Herzegovina
77'
M
Finn Ole Becker 20.Germany
M
Muhammed Damar 35.Germany
M
Sebastian Rudy 16.Germany
F
Munas Dabbur 10.Israel
F
Kasper Dolberg 19.Denmark
6.2
67'
F
Andrej Kramarić 27.Croatia
6.2
67'

TSG Hoffenheim started with a 3-4-2-1 line-up (3-4-2-1).

André Breitenreiter played with: Oliver Baumann (6.8), Kevin Akpoguma (7.0), Ozan Kabak (7.0), Stanley N’Soki (6.7), Robert Skov (7.1), Dennis Geiger (6.5), Angelo Stiller (6.2), Angeliño (6.8), Tom Bischof (6.1), Christoph Baumgartner (6.8) and Ihlas Bebou (6.9).

These were the players on the bench: Luca Philipp, Munas Dabbur, Pavel Kadeřábek (6.4), Kasper Dolberg (6.2), Finn Ole Becker, Andrej Kramarić (6.2), Muhammed Damar, Sebastian Rudy and Ermin Bičakčić.

TSG Hoffenheim could not rely on the presence of Ermin Bicakcic (injured).

Substitutions

TSG Hoffenheim made 4 changes: Kevin Akpoguma for Pavel Kaderabek (42′), Ihlas Bebou for Kasper Dolberg (67′), Tom Bischof for Andrej Kramaric (67′) and Ozan Kabak for Ermin Bicakcic (77′).

Best player: Robert Skov​

As per our analysis, the most impressive player for TSG Hoffenheim was Robert Skov.

His rating is (7.1) with 30 passes (76% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 4 duels out of 8. He performed 1 cross.

Results of the day

These are the results of the day in the Bundesliga.​