Bundesliga: Bayer 04 Leverkusen and FC Union Berlin draw 2-2 on Saturday

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LEVERKUSEN. Bayer 04 Leverkusen manages to recover against FC Union Berlin with 2 goals from G. Promel from a goal on the 50' and a goal on the 45'.

LEVERKUSEN. Bayer 04 Leverkusen manages to recover against FC Union Berlin with 2 goals from G. Promel from a goal on the 50′ and a goal on the 45′. Bayer 04 Leverkusen was far superior when it came to possession ball (65%)​

The match was played at the BayArena stadium in Leverkusen on Saturday and it started at 3:30 pm local time. The referee was Matthias Jöllenbeck with the help of Christof Günsch and Jonas Weickenmeier. The 4th official was Martin Thomsen. The weather was rainy. The temperature was quite cold around 2.9 degrees Celsius or 37.2 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 90%.​

Match Statistics

Bayer 04 Leverkusen was in firm control of the ball 65% while FC Union Berlin was struggling with a 35% ball possession.

Bayer 04 Leverkusen was more aggressive with 54 dangerous attacks and 19 shots of which 8 were on target. However, this did not suffice for Bayer 04 Leverkusen to win the match​.

Bayer 04 Leverkusen shot 19 times, 8 on target, 11 off target. On the other side, FC Union Berlin shot 16 times, 5 on target, 11 off target.

Cards

Bayer 04 Leverkusen received 1 yellow card (J. Tah). On the other side, FC Union Berlin received 2 yellow cards (C. Trimmel and M. Friedrich).

After this match, Bayer 04 Leverkusen will have 28 points like TSG Hoffenheim to stay in the 4th place. On the opposite side, FC Union Berlin will have 27 points like Eintracht Frankfurt to stay in the 7th place.

Match Events

  • 26'
    26'

    B. Oczipka

    N. Giesselmann

  • 31'
    31'

    C. Trimmel

    Patrik Schick - Bayer 04 Leverkusen - won a free kick in attack. Fouled by Christopher Trimmel - 1. FC Union Berlin Christopher Trimmel - 1. FC Union Berlin - receive yellow card for a foul.
  • 38'
    38'

    P. Schick

    Fouled by Genki Haraguchi - 1. FC Union Berlin Goal! Bayer 04 Leverkusen 1, 1. FC Union Berlin 0. Patrik Schick - Bayer 04 Leverkusen - shot with left foot from a diffucult position on the left to the high centre of the goal. Kerem Demirbay - Bayer 04 Leverkusen - won a free kick in defence.
  • 45'
    45'

    G. Promel

    New attacking attempt. Christopher Trimmel - 1. FC Union Berlin - shot with left foot from outside the box is saved in the right corner. New attacking attempt. Kevin Behrens - 1. FC Union Berlin - shot with the head from the centre of the box is saved by goalkeeper in the centre of the goal. First Half ended - Bayer 04 Leverkusen 1, 1. FC Union Berlin 1. Goal! Bayer 04 Leverkusen 1, 1. FC Union Berlin 1. Grischa Prömel - 1. FC Union Berlin - shot with right foot from few metres to the left corner after corner. Substitution - 1. FC Union Berlin. Andreas Voglsammer for Kevin Behrens. Second Half starts Bayer 04 Leverkusen 1, 1. FC Union Berlin 1. Substitution - 1. FC Union Berlin. Levin Öztunali for Genki Haraguchi.
  • 46'
    46'

    L. Oztunali

    G. Haraguchi

  • 46'
    46'

    A. Voglsammer

    K. Behrens

  • 50'
    50'

    G. Promel

    M. Kruse

    Missed chance. Max Kruse - 1. FC Union Berlin - shot with left foot from the centre of the box missed . Goal! Bayer 04 Leverkusen 1, 1. FC Union Berlin 2. Grischa Prömel - 1. FC Union Berlin - shot with right foot from few metres to the centre of the goal. Assist - Max Kruse .
  • 59'
    59'

    J. Tah

    Jonathan Tah - Bayer 04 Leverkusen - receive yellow card for a foul. Levin Öztunali - 1. FC Union Berlin - won a free kick on the left wing. Fouled by Jonathan Tah - Bayer 04 Leverkusen
  • 71'
    71'

    K. Mohwald

    G. Promel

  • 77'
    77'

    A. Adli

    Paulinho

  • 77'
    77'

    K. Bellarabi

    K. Demirbay

  • 78'
    78'

    J. Ryerson

    C. Trimmel

  • 83'
    83'

    L. Alario

    J. Frimpong

  • 84'
    84'

    J. Tah

    Goal! Bayer 04 Leverkusen 2, 1. FC Union Berlin 2. Jonathan Tah - Bayer 04 Leverkusen - shot with the head from the centre of the box to the top left corner. Assist - Karim Bellarabi with a cross after corner.
  • 85'
    85'

    M. Friedrich

    Marvin Friedrich - 1. FC Union Berlin - receive yellow card for a foul. Moussa Diaby - Bayer 04 Leverkusen - won a free kick in defence. Fouled by Marvin Friedrich - 1. FC Union Berlin

Next match

In the upcoming Bundesliga match, Bayer 04 Leverkusen will play away against Borussia Mönchengladbach on the 15th of January with a 16-9 head to head stats in favor of Bayer 04 Leverkusen (6 draws).

FC Union Berlin will host TSG Hoffenheim on the 15th of January with a 2-1 head to head record in favor of TSG Hoffenheim (2 draws).

Bayer 04 Leverkusen: Formation and Lineups

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

The manager Gerardo Seoane chose to play with the following team: Lukáš Hrádecký (6.4), Jeremie Frimpong (6.7), Jonathan Tah (7.8), Piero Hincapie (7.4), Mitchel Bakker (6.8), Robert Andrich (6.8), Kerem Demirbay (7.8), Moussa Diaby (6.6), Florian Wirtz (7.0), Paulinho (6.9) and Patrik Schick (7.2).

Substitutes

Bayer 04 Leverkusen made 3 changes: Paulinho for A. Adli (77′), K. Demirbay for K. Bellarabi (78′) and J. Frimpong for L. Alario (83′).

Top player: Kerem Demirbay

Probably the most impressive player in Bayer 04 Leverkusen was Kerem Demirbay.

His rating is (7.8) with 55 passes (89% accurate) and 5 key passes. He was won 2 duels out of 7. He performed 9 crosses.

FC Union Berlin: Formation and Lineups

FC Union Berlin started with a 3-1-4-2 line-up (3-1-4-2).

On the other side, Urs Fischer played with: Andreas Luthe (7.5), Paul Jäckel (7.3), Robin Knoche (6.4), Marvin Friedrich (6.4), Rani Khedira (6.9), Christopher Trimmel (7.2), Niko Giesselmann (6.6), Grischa Prömel (8.4), Genki Haraguchi (6.2), Max Kruse (7.5) and Kevin Behrens (6.7).

Substitutes

FC Union Berlin made 5 changes: N. Giesselmann for B. Oczipka (26′), G. Haraguchi for L. Oztunali (46′), K. Behrens for A. Voglsammer (46′), G. Promel for K. Mohwald (71′) and C. Trimmel for J. Ryerson (77′).

Top player: Grischa Prömel

Probably the most impressive player in FC Union Berlin was Grischa Prömel.

His rating is (8.4) with 2 goals, 24 passes (75% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 3 duels out of 6.

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