Union Berlin Shocks German Soccer World with 0:1 Win Against Borussia Monchengladbach

Borussia Monchengladbach’s hopes of a win in Match Day 29 of the Bundesliga were dashed as they were defeated by Union Berlin 0:1. The deciding goal came from S._Becker of Union Berlin, who scored at the 60 minute mark to give his team the win. It was a tough loss for Borussia Monchengladbach, but Union Berlin can celebrate their hard-fought victory.


Borussia Monchengladbach

Jonas Omlin (rating 6.5)
Joseph Scally (rating 6.7)
Ko Itakura (rating 7.5)
Nico Elvedi (rating 6.6)
Ramy Bensebaini (rating 6.3)
Julian Weigl (rating 7.2)
Kouadio Koné (rating 7.7)
Jonas Hofmann (rating 6.9)
Florian Neuhaus (rating 6.3)
Lars Stindl (rating 6.6)
Marcus Thuram (rating 6.6)

Union Berlin

Frederik Rønnow (rating 7.7)
Danilho Doekhi (rating 7.3)
Robin Knoche (rating 7)
Diogo Leite (rating 7)
Josip Juranović (rating 7.5)
Aissa Laïdouni (rating 6.6)
Rani Khedira (rating 7.3)
Janik Haberer (rating 7)
Jérôme Roussillon (rating 7.2)
Kevin Behrens (rating 6.9)
Sheraldo Becker (rating 7.3)


Borussia Monchengladbach

N. Ngoumou (F. Neuhaus, 69)
A. Plea (L. Stindl, 69)
L. Netz (R. Bensebaini, 69)
S. Lainer (J. Scally, 69)
M. Friedrich (M. Thuram, 87)

Union Berlin

J. Siebatcheu (K. Behrens, 68)
M. Thorsby (A. Laidouni, 68)
S. Michel (S. Becker, 78)
M. Pantovic (J. Haberer, 78)
C. Trimmel (J. Roussillon, 87)

Ball possession:

Borussia Monchengladbach dominated ball possession in their match against Union Berlin, holding the ball for 62% of the game. They made 8 shots on target and 4 on goal, with Marcus Thuram proving to be the most active in terms of shots. Union Berlin had 13 shots on target, 3 of which were on goal, and Sheraldo Becker was their best player when it came to hitting the target.


Kouadio Koné and Diogo Leite were two of the top passers in their respective matches, with both having a pass accuracy of 94%. Koné played for Borussia Monchengladbach and attempted 85 total passes, while Leite was on Union Berlin’s team and made 67 passes. In addition to being strong passers, Lars Stindl of Borussia Monchengladbach made two key passes during the match, while Josip Juranović from Union Berlin managed three. Evidently, there was no shortage of passing prowess on either side.


Borussia Monchengladbach and Union Berlin have had some impressive defensive showings this season, with a total of 14 interceptions between the two sides. Nico Elvedi of Borussia Monchengladbach has been their leader in interceptions, having made 1 so far this season. Meanwhile, Rani Khedira of Union Berlin has made the most for his team with 3. Ko Itakura of Borussia Monchengladbach is not far behind with 2 interceptions while Robin Knoche from Union Berlin has contributed 1 interception to the tally. Both teams will be hoping to capitalize on these defensive successes for more wins in the future.


Kouadio Koné and Danilho Doekhi are making a name for themselves in the Bundesliga this season. The two players have emerged as the leaders of their respective teams in terms of face-to-face fights for the ball, with both having tallied 8 each. Kouadio Koné from Borussia Monchengladbach and Danilho Doekhi from Union Berlin have been dominating the midfields this season, showing impressive determination and skill on their way to becoming some of the league’s best players. Their ability to win battles for possession has been crucial for their sides’ success thus far. With these two at the forefront, it looks like we’ll be seeing more great performances in the future.


    Yellow cards:

  • K. Itakura (Borussia Monchengladbach) at 8 minute
  • F. Neuhaus (Borussia Monchengladbach) at 24 minute
  • N. Elvedi (Borussia Monchengladbach) at 45 minute
  • A. Laidouni (Union Berlin) at 33 minute
  • K. Behrens (Union Berlin) at 35 minute

    The last five games (including this match):

    • Borussia Monchengladbach – LDWDD
    • Union Berlin – WDLWW

    Top 5 Bundesliga scorers:

    1. Niclas Füllkrug (16, Werder Bremen)
    2. Marcus Thuram (13, Borussia Monchengladbach)
    3. Randal Kolo Muani (13, Eintracht Frankfurt)
    4. Vincenzo Grifo (13, SC Freiburg)
    5. Christopher Nkunku (12, RB Leipzig)

    Next games:

    • Borussia Monchengladbach will play with VfB Stuttgart. April 29 at 13:30 (UTC), on Mercedes-Benz-Arena.
    • Union Berlin will play with Bayer Leverkusen. April 29 at 13:30 (UTC), on Stadion An der Alten Försterei.
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