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Borussia Dortmund meet visitors Union Berlin at Signal Iduna Park in the Bundesliga 1 tie on Wednesday.
All of our predictions, stats and the user poll for Borussia Dortmund v Union Berlin are shown below - along with the latest match odds.
Borussia Dortmund fans will want a repeat of their previous result, being a 4-1 Bundesliga 1 triumph against Werder Bremen.
In that game, Borussia Dortmund managed 69% possession and 17 shots at goal with 8 of them on target. For Borussia Dortmund, the goalscorers were Giovanni Reyna (29'), Erling Håland (34', 38') and Mats Hummels (87'). For their opponents, SV Werder Bremen had 10 attempts on goal with 3 on target. Milot Rashica (14') scored for Werder Bremen.
Borussia Dortmund have been on a persistent run of goalscoring form, netting every time they’ve gone out to play in their last 6 games.
They’ve totted up the amount of 12 during that period while seeing the number of goals scored against them stand at 11.
Union Berlin will go into the clash following on from a 2-1 Bundesliga 1 win vs Stuttgart in their most recent match.
In that game, Union Berlin had 44% possession and 9 attempts on goal with 4 on target. For Union Berlin, the scorers were Grischa Prömel (20') and Petar Musa (43'). VfB Stuttgart had 9 shots at goal with 2 of them on target. Philipp Förster (49') was the scorer for Stuttgart.
Looking at their form, and Union Berlin have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 matches, seeing opposing sides hit 9 goals in all. At the back, Union have seen their frailties exposed. Nonetheless, it remains to be seen whether such a trend shall be sustained in this match or not.
Coming into this clash, Union Berlin are without an away win for the past 3 league matches.
Head to head
The last league game between these clubs was Bundesliga 1 match day 13 on 18/12/2020 when it ended Union Berlin 2-1 Borussia Dortmund.
That time, Union Berlin managed 29% possession and 12 shots on goal with 5 of them on target. The goalscorers were Taiwo Awoniyi (57') and Marvin Friedrich (78').
On the other side, Borussia Dortmund had 16 attempts at goal with 3 on target. Youssoufa Moukoko (60') was the scorer.
The referee was Harm Osmers.
Team News: Borussia Dortmund
Thomas Delaney (Achilles tendon problems), Marcel Schmelzer (Knee Surgery), Jadon Sancho (Torn muscle bundle), Youssoufa Moukoko (Ligament Injury), Axel Witsel (Achilles tendon rupture) and Dan-Axel Zagadou (Knee Surgery) won’t be playing for Dortmund boss Edin Terzić.
Team News: Union Berlin
Union Berlin boss Urs Fischer has to contend with a number of unavailable players. Sheraldo Becker (Ankle Surgery), Taiwo Awoniyi (Torn muscle bundle), Leon Dajaku (Foot Injury) and Anthony Ujah (Knee Surgery) will not be playing here.
Union Berlin are dangerous enough to break down this Borussia Dortmund team, but that might not be as many as they will have scored against them.
We’re expecting a tight encounter finishing with a 2-1 victory for Borussia Dortmund when the full-time whistle blows. Definitely a tough call.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Signal Iduna Park (81,365)
Captain: Marco Reus
Chairman: Hans-Joachim Watzke
Manager: Edin Terzić
Competitions: Bundesliga 1 position 5, DFB-Pokal (Semi-Finals)
🔑 Key Man: Erling Håland
Typically playing in the Striker position, Erling Håland was born in Leeds, England. After having played his first senior match for Molde FK in the 2017 season, the talented Forward has netted 21 league goals in the Bundesliga 1 2020 - 2021 campaign to date from a total of 23 appearances.