Bundesliga: FC Union Berlin conquers VfL Wolfsburg 2-0 on Sunday

BERLIN. FC Union Berlin beats VfL Wolfsburg with a 2-0 win with a goal from J. Siebatcheu (55') and a goal from S. Becker (78').

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BERLIN. FC Union Berlin beats VfL Wolfsburg with a 2-0 win with a goal from J. Siebatcheu (55′) and a goal from S. Becker (78′).

The match was played at the Stadion An der Alten Försterei stadium in Berlin on Sunday and it started at 3:30 pm local time. The referee was Robert Schröder who was helped by Jan Clemens Neitzel and René Rohde. The 4th official was Alexander Sather. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold around 12.5 degrees Celsius or 54.41 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 71%.​

Match Statistics

There wasn’t much of a difference in ball possession. FC Union Berlin was in possession of the ball for 47% of the time vs. VfL Wolfsburg that controlled the ball for 53% of the time.

FC Union Berlin was more aggressive with 48 dangerous attacks and 16 shots of which 4 were on target. Which is one of the reasons FC Union Berlin won the contest.

FC Union Berlin shot 16 times, 4 on target, 12 off target. On the other side, VfL Wolfsburg shot 6 times, 0 on target, 6 off target.

Cards

No yellow cards were issued to FC Union Berlin. On the opposite side, No yellow cards were issued to VfL Wolfsburg.

After this match, FC Union Berlin will have 14 points to stay in the 2nd place. On the other side, VfL Wolfsburg will stay with 5 points like Bayer 04 Leverkusen and VfB Stuttgart to stay in the 17th place.

Match Events

  • 55'
    55'

    J. Siebatcheu

    S. Becker

  • 60'
    60'

    F. Nmecha

    M. Svanberg

  • 60'
    60'

    O. Marmoush

    L. Waldschmidt

  • 62'
    62'

    P. Jaeckel

    T. Baumgartl

  • 62'
    62'

    M. Thorsby

    J. Haberer

  • 69'
    69'

    Y. Gerhardt

    Paulo Otavio

  • 76'
    76'

    P. Seguin

    A. Schafer

  • 78'
    78'

    S. Becker

  • 79'
    79'

    J. Kaminski

    J. Brekalo

  • 79'
    79'

    K. Paredes

    B. Franjic

  • 87'
    87'

    S. Michel

    S. Becker

  • 87'
    87'

    K. Behrens

    J. Siebatcheu

Next match

In the upcoming Bundesliga match, FC Union Berlin will play away against Eintracht Frankfurt on the 1st of October with a 3-2 head to head stats in favor of Eintracht Frankfurt (1 draw).

VfL Wolfsburg will host VfB Stuttgart on the 1st of October with a 15-10 head to head statistic in favor of VfL Wolfsburg (5 draws).

FC Union Berlin: Formation and Lineups

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

The manager Urs Fischer chose to play with the following team: Frederik Rønnow (6.8), Timo Baumgartl (7.0), Robin Knoche (6.8), Diogo Leite (7.2), Christopher Trimmel (7.3), András Schäfer (7.0), Rani Khedira (6.2), Janik Haberer (6.6), Niko Giesselmann (7.1), Sheraldo Becker (8.1) and Jordan Siebatcheu (7.8).

Substitutes

FC Union Berlin made 5 changes: T. Baumgartl for P. Jaeckel (62′), J. Haberer for M. Thorsby (62′), A. Schafer for P. Seguin (76′), S. Becker for S. Michel (87′) and J. Siebatcheu for K. Behrens (87′).

Top player: Sheraldo Becker

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

His rating is (8.1) with 1 goal, 13 passes (76% accurate) and 3 key passes. He was won 2 duels out of 11. He performed 6 crosses.

VfL Wolfsburg: Formation and Lineups

VfL Wolfsburg started with a 4-2-2-2 line-up (4-2-2-2).

On the other side, Niko Kovač played with: Koen Casteels (6.6), Ridle Baku (6.5), Maxence Lacroix (6.4), Micky van de Ven (6.5), Paulo Otávio (6.7), Maximilian Arnold (6.9), Bartol Franjić (7.1), Mattias Svanberg (6.5), Josip Brekalo (6.4), Lukas Nmecha (6.5) and Luca Waldschmidt (6.2).

Substitutes

VfL Wolfsburg made 5 changes: M. Svanberg for F. Nmecha (60′), L. Waldschmidt for O. Marmoush (60′), Paulo Otavio for Y. Gerhardt (69′), B. Franjic for K. Paredes (79′) and J. Brekalo for J. Kaminski (80′).

Top player: Bartol Franjić

Probably the most impressive player in VfL Wolfsburg was Bartol Franjić.

His rating is (7.1) with 24 passes (87% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 6 duels out of 8.

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