The 24th match day of the Bundesliga saw a thrilling draw between VfL Wolfsburg and Union Berlin. The first goal of the match was scored by J._Juranovic from Union Berlin at the 72nd minute, giving them an early 0-1 lead. However, VfL Wolfsburg managed to equalize late in the game with P._Wimmer scoring at 84 minutes to make it 1-1. Both teams put in a great effort but neither were able to secure a victory in this tightly fought affair.
Koen Casteels (rating 6.3)
Frederik Rønnow (rating 7.5)
L. Nmecha (J. Wind, 64)
J. Roussillon (N. Giesselmann, 62)
In the match between VfL Wolfsburg and Union Berlin, Wolfsburg had a decisive edge in ball possession with 58% compared to Union’s 42%. The attacking play of Wolfsburg was also impressive, with 15 shots on target and 6 on goal. Omar Marmoush led the way in terms of number of shots taken. Union Berlin still managed to put up a fight though, making 12 shots on target and 2 on goal. Sven Michel was their most successful player in terms of successful hits on goal. In the end, Wolfsburg’s dominance proved too much for Union Berlin as they ran away with an impressive victory.
1 tackles per game.
Sebastiaan Bornauw of VfL Wolfsburg had a great passing performance in their match against Union Berlin, with an accuracy of 82% off 81 total passes. His teammate Omar Marmoush was also impressive, providing 3 key passes to open up the offense. On the other side, Union Berlin’s Diogo Leite had an accuracy of 76% over 43 passes and Josip Juranović proved himself as a defensive stalwart with 3.1 tackles per game.
VfL Wolfsburg were the clear leaders in interceptions this season, with 12 total. Leading the way was Felix Nmecha who had 4 interceptions alone. Union Berlin had 8 interceptions, with Rani Khedira leading the squad with 3. VfL Wolfsburg also had a strong defensive presence when it came to blocking shots, as they managed to get 2 blocks on the season, with Paulo Otávio recording 1 block. Union Berlin also blocked 3 shots during the year, and Diogo Leite registered 1 of those blocks.
The numbers don’t lie – Josuha Guilavogui from VfL Wolfsburg and Diogo Leite from Union Berlin are the leaders when it comes to face-to-face fights for the ball. Josuha leads the pack with 11 fights, while Diogo follows close behind with 8. These two are clearly determined to go all out and make sure their teams come out on top!
- S. Bornauw (VfL Wolfsburg) at 73 minute
- R. Khedira (Union Berlin) at 6 minute
- M. Thorsby (Union Berlin) at 14 minute
- D. Leite (Union Berlin) at 75 minute
- K. Behrens (Union Berlin) at 90 minute
Penalties in a match:
- J. Juranovic (Union Berlin) at 72 minute
The last five games (including this match):
- VfL Wolfsburg – DDWLD
- Union Berlin – DDLDW
Top 5 Bundesliga scorers:
- Niclas Füllkrug (15, Werder Bremen)
- Christopher Nkunku (12, RB Leipzig)
- Vincenzo Grifo (12, SC Freiburg)
- Randal Kolo Muani (11, Eintracht Frankfurt)
- Jamal Musiala (11, Bayern Munich)
- VfL Wolfsburg will play with VfB Stuttgart. March 18 at 14:30 (UTC), on Mercedes-Benz-Arena.
- Union Berlin will play with Eintracht Frankfurt. March 19 at 14:30 (UTC), on Stadion An der Alten Försterei.