BERLIN. FC Union Berlin beat VfL Bochum 1848. VfL Bochum 1848 lost this match even if it was superior 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 with the help of Dominik Schaal and Marcel Pelgrim. The 4th official was Florian Badstübner. The weather was clear. The temperature was pleasant around 20.2 degrees Celsius or 68.43 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 52%.
VfL Bochum 1848 was in firm control of the ball 57% while FC Union Berlin was struggling with a 43% ball possession.
FC Union Berlin was more aggressive with 46 dangerous attacks and 16 shots of which 11 were on target. Which is one of the reasons FC Union Berlin won the encounter.
FC Union Berlin shot 16 times, 11 on target, 5 off target. On the other side, VfL Bochum 1848 shot 6 times, 4 on target, 2 off target.
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).
After this contest, FC Union Berlin will have 54 points to stay in the 6th place. On the other side, VfL Bochum 1848 will stay with 42 points like Borussia Mönchengladbach to stay in the 11th place.
T. Awoniyi (Penalty)
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: Andreas Luthe , Paul Jäckel , Robin Knoche , Julian Ryerson , Christopher Trimmel , Genki Haraguchi , Rani Khedira , Grischa Prömel , Bastian Oczipka , Sheraldo Becker and Taiwo Awoniyi .
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′).
Top player: Grischa Prömel
The player who no doubt impressed FC Union Berlin the most was Grischa Prömel.
His rating iswith 1 goal, 38 passes (68% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 4 duels out of 9.
VfL Bochum 1848: Formation and Lineups
VfL Bochum 1848 started with a 3-4-1-2 line-up (3-4-1-2).
On the other side, Thomas Reis played with: Michael Esser , Cristian Gamboa , Anthony Losilla , Armel Bella-Kotchap , Herbert Bockhorn , Patrick Osterhage , Robert Tesche , Danilo Soares , Takuma Asano , Simon Zoller and Sebastian Polter .
VfL Bochum 1848 made 4 changes: R. Tesche for E. Lowen (46′), A. Bella-Kotchap for G. Holtmann (65′), T. Asano for T. Bonga (81′) and S. Zoller for L. Hartwig (89′).
Top player: Eduard Löwen
The player who no doubt impressed VfL Bochum 1848 the most was Eduard Löwen.
His rating iswith 1 goal, 23 passes (47% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 3 duels out of 6. He performed 3 crosses.
His performance was notable also because he began the game from the bench before entering the field in the 46′.
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