Bundesliga: FC Union Berlin beats SC Freiburg 4-1

FREIBURG IM BREISGAU. FC Union Berlin had a comfortable win over SC Freiburg.


FREIBURG IM BREISGAU. FC Union Berlin had a comfortable win over SC Freiburg. FC Union Berlin got an early 4-0 lead with 4 goals from G. Promel (11′), C. Trimmel (30′) and S. Becker (41′). SC Freiburg tried to recover with a goal from L. Holer (59′). However, the match was closed by a goal (90′) scored by A. Schafer for FC Union Berlin. SC Freiburg was vastly superior in terms of ball possession (70%).​

The match was played at the MAGE SOLAR Stadion stadium in Freiburg im Breisgau on Saturday and it started at 3:30 pm local time. The referee was Felix Brych who was helped by Mark Borsch and Stefan Lupp. The 4th official was Christof Günsch. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was pleasant around 21.3 degrees Celsius or 70.32 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 47%.​

Match Statistics

SC Freiburg was in firm control of the ball 70% while FC Union Berlin was struggling with a 30% ball possession.

SC Freiburg was more aggressive with 66 dangerous attacks and 18 shots of which 3 were on target. Nevertheless, FC Union Berlin found a way to find the solution to win this match.​

SC Freiburg shot 18 times, 3 on target, 15 off target. On the opposite side, FC Union Berlin shot 13 times, 5 on target, 8 off target.


SC Freiburg received 1 yellow card (R. Sallai). On the opposite side, FC Union Berlin received 2 yellow cards (B. Oczipka and A. Luthe).

After playing this match, SC Freiburg will stay with 55 points to stay in the 4th place. On the other side, FC Union Berlin will have 51 points to stay in the 7th place.

Match Events

  • 11'

    G. Promel

  • 23'

    L. Höler (Goal Disallowed)

  • 30'

    C. Trimmel

  • 41'

    S. Becker

  • 46'

    N. Petersen

    Jeong Woo-Yeong

  • 50'

    B. Oczipka

  • 59'

    L. Holer

    R. Sallai

  • 65'

    K. Behrens

    T. Awoniyi

  • 65'

    A. Schafer

    G. Haraguchi

  • 67'

    R. Sallai

  • 69'

    A. Luthe

  • 74'

    J. Schmid

    R. Sallai

  • 82'

    S. Michel

    S. Becker

  • 84'

    E. Demirovic

    L. Kubler

  • 90'

    A. Schafer

  • 90'

    N. Giesselmann

    B. Oczipka

Next match

In the upcoming Bundesliga match, SC Freiburg will play away against Bayer 04 Leverkusen on the 14th of May with a 11-5 head to head in favor of Bayer 04 Leverkusen (7 draws).

FC Union Berlin will host VfL Bochum 1848 on the 14th of May with a 1-0 head to head in favor of FC Union Berlin (0 draws).

SC Freiburg: Formation and Lineups

SC Freiburg started with a 4-4-1-1 line-up (4-4-1-1).

The manager Christian Streich chose to play with the following team: Mark Flekken (5.8), Lukas Kübler (7.0), Philipp Lienhart (7.1), Nico Schlotterbeck (6.7), Christian Günter (6.6), Roland Sallai (7.0), Maximilian Eggestein (6.1), Nicolas Höfler (6.7), Vincenzo Grifo (6.9), Woo-Yeong Jeong (6.4) and Lucas Höler (7.8).


SC Freiburg made 3 changes: Jeong Woo-Yeong for N. Petersen (46′), R. Sallai for J. Schmid (74′) and L. Kubler for E. Demirovic (84′).

Top player: Lucas Höler

Probably the most impressive player in SC Freiburg was Lucas Höler.

His rating is (7.8) with 1 goal, 27 passes (70% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 8 duels out of 14. He performed 3 crosses.

FC Union Berlin: Formation and Lineups

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

On the other side, Urs Fischer played with: Andreas Luthe (6.3), Paul Jäckel (7.1), Robin Knoche (7.0), Julian Ryerson (7.0), Christopher Trimmel (7.8), Genki Haraguchi (6.6), Rani Khedira (6.8), Grischa Prömel (7.1), Bastian Oczipka (6.2), Sheraldo Becker (8.7) and Taiwo Awoniyi (7.2).


FC Union Berlin made 4 changes: T. Awoniyi for K. Behrens (65′), G. Haraguchi for A. Schafer (65′), S. Becker for S. Michel (82′) and B. Oczipka for N. Giesselmann (90′).

Top player: Sheraldo Becker

The player who no doubt impressed FC Union Berlin the most was Sheraldo Becker.

His rating is (8.7) with 1 goal, 16 passes (43% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 8 duels out of 15. He performed 9 crosses.

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