Bayer 04 Leverkusen destroys FC Union Berlin 5-0 showing huge dominance. HIGHLIGHTS

LEVERKUSEN. Bayer 04 Leverkusen wipes out FC Union Berlin 5-0 with goals of

Bayer 04 Leverkusen destroys FC Union Berlin 5-0 showing huge dominance. HIGHLIGHTS

LEVERKUSEN. Bayer 04 Leverkusen estinguishes FC Union Berlin 5-0 with goals of R. Andrich (47′), M. Diaby (56′), M. Diaby (58′), A. Hlozek (68′) and M. Bakker (76′). Bayer 04 Leverkusen took advantage of its better ball possession (59%).

The match was played at the BayArena stadium in Leverkusen on Sunday and it started at 3:30 pm local time. The referee was Robert Schröder with the support of Jan Clemens Neitzel and Philipp Hüwe. The 4th official was Aarne Aarnink. The weather was rainy. The temperature was cold at 10.4 degrees Celsius or 50.67 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 73%.​

Match Statistics​

  • 59 Ball Possession 41
Shots
  • 11 Total 7
  • 8 On Target 1
  • 3 Off Target 6
  • 1 Shots blocked 2
  • 121 Attack 93
  • 24 Dangerous attack 37
  • 97 Ball safe​ 79
  • 0 Penalties 0
  • 1 Corners 5
Fouls
  • 11 Total 16
  • 1 Yellow Cards 4
  • 0 Double Yellow 0
  • 0 Red Card 0
Other
  • 5 Substitutions 5

Ball possession

Bayer 04 Leverkusen had a superior ball possession 59% while FC Union Berlin was struggling with a 41% ball possession.

Attitude and shots

FC Union Berlin had a more offensive attitude with 37 dangerous attacks and 7 shots of which 1 were on target. Nonetheless, Bayer 04 Leverkusen found a way to find the solution to win this match.​

Bayer 04 Leverkusen shot 11 times, 8 on target, 3 off target. On the opposite side, FC Union Berlin shot 7 times, 1 on target, 6 off target.

Cards

Bayer 04 Leverkusen received 1 yellow card (N. Amiri). On the opposite side, FC Union Berlin received 4 yellow cards (R. Khedira, J. Siebatcheu, M. Thorsby and D. Leite).

Match Timeline

N. Amiri- Yellow
20'
24'
R. Khedira- Yellow
26'
J. Siebatcheu- Yellow
41'
M. Thorsby- Yellow
R. Andrich(goal)K. Demirbay
47'
E. Palacios- sub ->K. Demirbay
55'
M. Diaby(goal)
56'
M. Diaby(goal)M. Bakker
58'
60'
S. Michel- sub ->S. Becker
60'
P. Seguin- sub ->M. Thorsby
62'
K. Behrens- sub ->J. Siebatcheu
A. Hlozek(goal)N. Amiri
68'
69'
M. Pantovic- sub ->R. Khedira
J. Tah- sub ->E. Tapsoba
70'
A. Adli- sub ->M. Diaby
70'
75'
T. Skarke- sub ->J. Haberer
M. Bakker(goal)A. Hlozek
76'
C. Hudson-Odoi- sub ->A. Hlozek
78'
T. Fosu-Mensah- sub ->J. Frimpong
78'
85'
D. Leite- Yellow

Standings

After playing this match, Bayer 04 Leverkusen will have 12 points to sit in the 14th place. Regarding the opposition, FC Union Berlin will stay with 26 points to sit in the 3rd place.

Next matches

In the next match in the Bundesliga, Bayer 04 Leverkusen will play away against FC Augsburg on the 3rd of February with a 16-2 head to head statistic in favor of Bayer 04 Leverkusen (7 draws).

FC Union Berlin will host FSV Mainz 05 on the 4th of February with a 4-1 head to head stats in favor of FC Union Berlin (2 draws).

Bayer 04 Leverkusen – Formation

Bayer 04 Leverkusen
G
L. Hrádecký 1.Finland
7.0
D
E. Tapsoba 12.Burkina Faso
7.0
70'
D
K. Odilon 6.Côte d'Ivoire
6.7
D
P. Hincapié Reyna 3.Ecuador
6.9
M
J. Frimpong 30.Netherlands
7.5
78'
M
M. Bakker 5.Netherlands
8.4
Goals76'
M
K. Demirbay 10.Germany
7.2
55'
M
R. Andrich 8.Germany
8.1
Goals47'
F
N. Amiri 11.Germany
7.0
20'
F
M. Diaby 19.France
8.6
70' Goals56', 58'
F
A. Hložek 23.Czech Republic
7.5
78' Goals68'
Substitutes
G
A. Lunev 40.Russia
D
J. Tah 4.Germany
6.2
70'
D
T. Fosu-Mensah 24.Netherlands
6.6
78'
M
B. Sertdemir 29.Denmark
M
E. Palacios 25.Argentina
6.9
55'
M
A. Azhil 32.Morocco
M
C. Hudson-Odoi 17.England
6.2
78'
F
A. Adli 21.France
6.2
70'
F
K. Bellarabi 38.Germany

Bayer 04 Leverkusen started with a 3-4-2-1 line-up (3-4-2-1).

The manager Xabier Alonso Olano decided to play with the following team: Lukáš Hrádecký (7.0), Odilon Kossounou (6.7), Edmond Tapsoba (7.0), Piero Hincapié (6.9), Jeremie Frimpong (7.5), Kerem Demirbay (7.2), Robert Andrich (8.1), Mitchel Bakker (8.4), Moussa Diaby (8.6), Nadiem Amiri (7.0) and Adam Hložek (7.5).

The home team had on the bench: Andrey Lunev, Jonathan Tah (6.2), Timothy Fosu-Mensah (6.6), Amine Adli (6.2), Zidan Sertdemir, Exequiel Palacios (6.9), Karim Bellarabi, Ayman Azhil and Callum Hudson-Odoi (6.2).

Substitutions

Bayer 04 Leverkusen made 5 changes: K. Demirbay for E. Palacios (55′), E. Tapsoba for J. Tah (70′), M. Diaby for A. Adli (70′), A. Hlozek for C. Hudson-Odoi (78′) and J. Frimpong for T. Fosu-Mensah (78′).

Best player: Moussa Diaby​

Following our analysis, the most impressive player for Bayer 04 Leverkusen was Moussa Diaby.

His rating is (8.6) with 2 goals, 23 passes (73% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 4 duels out of 5. He performed 1 cross.

FC Union Berlin – Formation

FC Union Berlin
G
L. Grill 37.Germany
4.9
D
R. Knoche 31.Germany
6.2
D
T. Baumgartl 25.Germany
5.9
D
D. Leite 4.Portugal
6.4
85'
M
C. Trimmel 28.Austria
6.2
M
J. Ryerson 6.Norway
5.8
M
R. Khedira 8.Germany
6.4
69' 24'
M
J. Haberer 19.Germany
6.3
75'
M
M. Thorsby 2.Norway
6.1
60' 41'
F
S. Becker 27.Netherlands
6.7
60'
F
T. Siebatcheu 45.France
6.2
62' 26'
Substitutes
G
J. Busk 12.Denmark
D
P. Jaeckel 3.Germany
D
N. Gießelmann 23.Germany
M
M. Pantović 32.Serbia
6.4
69'
M
T. Skarke 21.Germany
6.7
75'
M
P. Seguin 14.Germany
6.6
60'
M
G. Haraguchi 24.Japan
F
S. Michel 11.Germany
6.8
60'
F
K. Behrens 17.Germany
6.8
62'

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

Urs Fischer played with: Lennart Grill (4.9), Timo Baumgartl (5.9), Robin Knoche (6.2), Diogo Leite (6.4), Christopher Trimmel (6.2), Morten Thorsby (6.1), Rani Khedira (6.4), Janik Haberer (6.3), Julian Ryerson (5.8), Jordan Siebatcheu (6.2) and Sheraldo Becker (6.7).

These were the players on the bench: Sven Michel (6.8), Miloš Pantović (6.4), Tim Skarke (6.7), Paul Jaeckel, Kevin Behrens (6.8), Niko Giesselmann, Jakob Busk, Paul Seguin (6.6) and Genki Haraguchi.

Substitutions

FC Union Berlin made 5 changes: S. Becker for S. Michel (60′), M. Thorsby for P. Seguin (60′), J. Siebatcheu for K. Behrens (62′), R. Khedira for M. Pantovic (69′) and J. Haberer for T. Skarke (75′).

Best player: Sven Michel​

As per our analysis, the most impressive player for FC Union Berlin was Sven Michel.

His rating is (6.8) with 11 passes (63% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 2 duels out of 3. He performed 1 cross.

His performance was remarkable also because he started the match from the bench before entering the filed in the 60′.

Results of the day

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