FC Union Berlin tops VfL Bochum 1848 3-2

BERLIN. FC Union Berlin overcome VfL Bochum 1848.

FC Union Berlin tops VfL Bochum 1848 3-2

BERLIN. FC Union Berlin overcome VfL Bochum 1848. VfL Bochum 1848 lost this match even if it was better in terms of ball possession (57%).

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. The referee was Marco Fritz who had the assistance of Dominik Schaal and Marcel Pelgrim. The 4th official was Florian Badstübner. The weather was clear. The temperature was pleasant at 20.2 degrees Celsius or 68.43 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 52%.​

Match Statistics​

  • 43 Ball Possession 57
Shots
  • 16 Total 6
  • 11 On Target 4
  • 5 Off Target 2
  • 2 Shots blocked 0
  • 93 Attack 114
  • 46 Dangerous attack 37
  • 81 Ball safe​ 94
  • 1 Penalties 0
  • 1 Corners 3
Fouls
  • 12 Total 7
  • 3 Yellow Cards 2
  • 0 Double Yellow 0
  • 0 Red Card 0
Other
  • 5 Substitutions 4

Ball possession

VfL Bochum 1848 had a strong ball possession 57% while FC Union Berlin was struggling with a 43% ball possession.

Attitude and shots

FC Union Berlin was putting more pressure with 46 dangerous attacks and 16 shots of which 11 were on target. This is one of the reasons why FC Union Berlin won the match​.

FC Union Berlin shot 16 times, 11 on target, 5 off target. Talking about the opposition, VfL Bochum 1848 shot 6 times, 4 on target, 2 off target.

Cards

FC Union Berlin received 3 yellow cards (S. Michel, C. Trimmel and T. Awoniyi). On the opposite side, VfL Bochum 1848 received 2 yellow cards (R. Tesche and A. Losilla).

Match Timeline

G. Promel(goal)G. Haraguchi
5'
S. Michel- sub ->S. Becker
19'
24'
R. Tesche- Yellow
T. Awoniyi(penalty)
25'
28'
A. Losilla- Yellow
S. Michel- Yellow
44'
A. Voglsammer- sub ->S. Michel
46'
46'
E. Lowen- sub ->R. Tesche
55'
S. Zoller(goal)D. T. Soares
65'
G. Holtmann- sub ->A. Bella-Kotchap
A. Schafer- sub ->G. Haraguchi
66'
C. Trimmel- Yellow
75'
79'
E. Lowen(goal)T. Asano
80'
T. Bonga- sub ->T. Asano
L. Oztunali- sub ->J. Ryerson
83'
K. Behrens- sub ->R. Khedira
83'
T. Awoniyi(goal)
88'
T. Awoniyi- Yellow
89'
89'
L. Hartwig- sub ->S. Zoller

Standings

After playing this match, FC Union Berlin will have 57 points to hold in the 5th place. Regarding the opposition, VfL Bochum 1848 will stay with 42 points like Eintracht Frankfurt and VfL Wolfsburg to sit in the 13th place.

Next matches

FC Union Berlin – Formation

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: .

FC Union Berlin could not rely on the presence of S. Michel (injured).

Substitutions

FC Union Berlin made 5 changes: S. Becker for S. Michel (19′), S. Michel for A. Voglsammer (46′), G. Haraguchi for A. Schafer (66′), J. Ryerson for L. Oztunali (83′) and R. Khedira for K. Behrens (83′).

VfL Bochum 1848 – Formation

VfL Bochum 1848 started with a 3-4-1-2 line-up (3-4-1-2).

Thomas Reis played with: .

Substitutions

VfL Bochum 1848 made 4 changes: R. Tesche for E. Lowen (46′), A. Bella-Kotchap for G. Holtmann (65′), T. Asano for T. Bonga (80′) and S. Zoller for L. Hartwig (89′).

Results of the day

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