Union Berlin put together an impressive performance on Match Day 25 of the Bundesliga, defeating Eintracht Frankfurt 2:0. R._Khedira opened the scoring for Union Berlin in the 53rd minute with a well-taken goal, giving them a 1:0 lead at halftime. K._Behrens then doubled the advantage in the 75th minute, securing all three points for Union Berlin and moving them up in the standings. It was an outstanding result for Union Berlin and one that they’ll be eager to build upon as they continue their push towards European qualification.
Frederik Rønnow (rating 7.7)
Kevin Trapp (rating 6.2)
K. Behrens (J. Siebatcheu, 67)
L. Alario (R. Borre, 67)
The match between Union Berlin and Eintracht Frankfurt was a battle of possession, with Eintracht Frankfurt dominating the ball at 63% compared to Union Berlin’s 37%. Despite having less possession, Union Berlin were still able to make 14 shots on target, with Paul Seguin being the most active in terms of number of shots. Eintracht Frankfurt made 19 shots on target and 5 on goal, with Randal Kolo Muani leading the hits on goal. Ultimately, it was a close match with both teams putting in a strong performance.
The match between Union Berlin and Eintracht Frankfurt was a tightly contested affair, with both teams pushing for victory. Robin Knoche from Union Berlin had a pass accuracy of 83%, making 37 passes in total while Hrvoje Smolčić from Eintracht Frankfurt also had 83% pass accuracy, with 85 passes in total. Danilho Doekhi of Union Berlin made two key passes, while Aurélio Buta of Eintracht Frankfurt provided four. Both teams displayed great passing skill throughout the match, and it was only through some incredible individual plays that either side managed to gain an edge over the other.
Union Berlin has been dominating the interceptions stat this season with 16, led by Paul Seguin with 4. Eintracht Frankfurt is far behind with only 5 interceptions, of which Tuta leads the team with 1. Union Berlin also has a significant lead in the number of blocked passes with 7, 3 of which have been credited to Danilho Doekhi. Eintracht Frankfurt only managed 2 blocked passes, again led by Tuta who had 1.
Janik Haberer and Randal Kolo Muani have shown to be the top fighters for the ball on their respective teams. Janik Haberer, from Union Berlin, has had 11 face-to-face fights for the ball this season, while Randal Kolo Muani from Eintracht Frankfurt leads with 22. These two have proven that they are not afraid to get physical when it comes to claiming possession of the ball. It is no surprise that these two are leading their respective teams in this department.
- R. Knoche (Union Berlin) at 60 minute
- J. Roussillon (Union Berlin) at 77 minute
- F. Ronnow (Union Berlin) at 90 minute
- Tuta (Eintracht Frankfurt) at 57 minute
- R. Kolo Muani (Eintracht Frankfurt) at 83 minute
The last five games (including this match):
- Union Berlin – WDDLD
- Eintracht Frankfurt – LDDLW
Top 5 Bundesliga scorers:
- Niclas Füllkrug (15, Werder Bremen)
- Vincenzo Grifo (12, SC Freiburg)
- Christopher Nkunku (12, RB Leipzig)
- Marcus Thuram (12, Borussia Monchengladbach)
- Jamal Musiala (11, Bayern Munich)
- Union Berlin will play with VfB Stuttgart. April 01 at 13:30 (UTC), on Stadion An der Alten Försterei.
- Eintracht Frankfurt will play with VfL BOCHUM. March 31 at 18:30 (UTC), on Deutsche Bank Park.