BERLIN. FC Union Berlin overcomes Borussia Dortmund 2-0 after J. Haberer scores a double.
The match was played at the Stadion An der Alten Försterei stadium in Berlin on Sunday and it started at 5:30 pm local time. In front of 22,012 spectators. The referee was Tobias Stieler with the assistance of Christian Gittelmann and Eduard Beitinger. The 4th official was Florian Exner. The weather was clear. The temperature was pleasant at 16.5 degrees Celsius or 61.74 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 68%.
- ! 23 Ball Possession 77
- 16 Total 13
- 5 On Target 6
- 11 Off Target 7
- 2 Shots blocked 2
- 66 Attack 151
- 27 Dangerous attack 47
- 69 Ball safe 77
- 0 Penalties 0
- 5 Corners 8
- 15 Total 5
- 1 Yellow Cards 2
- 0 Double Yellow 0
- 0 Red Card 0
- 4 Substitutions 6
Borussia Dortmund was in firm control of the ball 77% while FC Union Berlin was struggling with a 23% ball possession.
Attitude and shots
Borussia Dortmund was putting more pressure with 47 dangerous attacks and 13 shots of which 6 were on target. Anyhow, FC Union Berlin was able to find the solution to win this match.
FC Union Berlin shot 16 times, 5 on target, 11 off target. Regarding the opposition, Borussia Dortmund shot 13 times, 6 on target, 7 off target.
FC Union Berlin received 1 yellow card (T. Baumgartl). Talking about the opposition, Borussia Dortmund received 2 yellow cards (S. Ozcan and N. Schlotterbeck).
After this match, FC Union Berlin will have 23 points to sit in the 1st place. Talking about the opposition, Borussia Dortmund will stay with 16 points like Borussia Mönchengladbach and FC Köln to hold in the 8th place.
In the next match in the Bundesliga, FC Union Berlin will host TSG Hoffenheim on the 21st of January with a 2-2 head to head record.
Borussia Dortmund will host FC Augsburg on the 22nd of January with a 14-3 head to head in favor of Borussia Dortmund (6 draws).
FC Union Berlin – Formation
FC Union Berlin adopted the 3-5-2 line-up (3-5-2).
The manager Urs Fischer decided to play with the following team: Frederik Rønnow, Timo Baumgartl , Robin Knoche , Diogo Leite , Christopher Trimmel , András Schäfer , Rani Khedira , Janik Haberer , Julian Ryerson , Sheraldo Becker and Jordan Siebatcheu .
The home team had on the bench: Lennart Grill, Niko Giesselmann, Danilho Doekhi, Morten Thorsby, Kevin Behrens , Miloš Pantović, Sven Michel, Jamie Leweling and Paul Seguin.
FC Union Berlin made 4 changes: J. Haberer for M. Thorsby (63′), J. Siebatcheu for K. Behrens (68′), A. Schafer for M. Pantovic (88′) and S. Becker for J. Leweling (88′).
Best player: Janik Haberer
As per our analysis, the most impressive player for FC Union Berlin was Janik Haberer.
His rating iswith 2 goals, 11 passes (36% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 1 duel out of 5. He performed 1 cross.
Borussia Dortmund – Formation
Also Borussia Dortmund adopted the 3-5-2 line-up (3-5-2).
Edin Terzic played with: Gregor Kobel, Niklas Süle , Mats Hummels , Nico Schlotterbeck , Thomas Meunier , Jude Bellingham , Emre Can , Salih Özcan , Raphaël Guerreiro , Karim Adeyemi and Youssoufa Moukoko .
These were the players on the bench: Alexander Meyer, Felix Passlack, Giovanni Reyna, Marco Reus, Julian Brandt , Thorgan Hazard , Antonios Papadopoulos, Donyell Malen and Tom Rothe.
Borussia Dortmund made 5 changes: S. Ozcan for M. Reus (46′), T. Meunier for D. Malen (46′), K. Adeyemi for J. Brandt (46′), N. Sule for T. Hazard (71′) and E. Can for G. Reyna (83′).
Best player: Mats Hummels
Following our analysis, the most impressive player for Borussia Dortmund was Mats Hummels.
His rating iswith 109 passes (89% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 7 duels out of 10. He performed 1 cross.
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Bundesliga.
- FC Köln – FC Augsburg – 3-2
- FC Union Berlin – Borussia Dortmund – 2-0
- FC Bayern München – SC Freiburg – 5-0