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Hertha Berlin will be at Stadion An der Alten Försterei on Sunday for the Bundesliga 1 clash with home side Union Berlin.
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Union Berlin will be hoping to bounce back here following the 5-2 Bundesliga 1 loss in their previous game against Eintracht Frankfurt.
In that game, Union Berlin managed 46% possession and 25 shots on goal with 8 of them on target. For Union Berlin, the goalscorers were Max Kruse (7', 45') and Robert Andrich (35' Own goal). For their opponents, Eintracht Frankfurt got 9 attempts at goal with 5 of them on target. André Silva (2', 41'), Filip Kostić (39') and Timothy Chandler (92') scored for Eintracht Frankfurt.
Urs Fischer's Union Berlin have celebrated scoring 6 times over their last six outings. The comparative number of goals that have been scored against them in those fixtures amounts to 7.
Their prior results show that Union Berlin:
- are winless against Hertha Berlin in their last 2 league matches.
- are unbeaten in their previous 12 league matches at home. They have been so resilient here.
Hertha Berlin go into this encounter following on from a 3-0 Bundesliga 1 win in the defeat of Bayer Leverkusen in their previous match.
In that match, Hertha Berlin had 28% possession and 13 attempts at goal with 9 on target. For Hertha Berlin, goals were scored by Deyovaisio Zeefuik (4'), Matheus Cunha (26') and Jhon Córdoba (33'). Bayer 04 Leverkusen had 11 shots on goal with 1 on target.
Looking at their form, and Hertha Berlin have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 matches, letting opponents get 9 goals in all. In defence, Hertha could really do with shoring things up. That being said, we’ll just have to find out if that trend might be sustained in this upcoming game.
Coming into this fixture, Hertha Berlin are without a win away from home in their last 9 league games. A poor run.
Head to head
A review of their most recent head to head clashes dating back to 05/02/2011 tells us that Union Berlin have won 2 of them & Hertha Berlin 3, with the tally of drawn matches standing at 1.
A sum of 19 goals were yielded between them in this period, with 7 of them for Union and 12 netted by Hertha. The average number of goals per game works out to 3.17.
The last league match featuring the two was Bundesliga 1 match day 10 on 04/12/2020 when it finished Hertha Berlin 3-1 Union Berlin.
On that day, Hertha Berlin had 68% possession and 10 attempts on goal with 7 on target. The scorers were Peter Pekarík (51') and Krzysztof Piątek (74', 77').
On the other side, Union Berlin had 5 shots at goal with 1 of them on target. Taiwo Awoniyi (20') was the scorer.
The referee was Felix Brych.
Team News: Union Berlin
Leon Dajaku (Unknown Injury), Niko Gießelmann (Shoulder fracture), Taiwo Awoniyi (Torn muscle bundle), Sheraldo Becker (Ankle Surgery) and Anthony Ujah (Knee Surgery) won’t be playing for Union Berlin gaffer Urs Fischer.
Team News: Hertha Berlin
Hertha BSC manager Pál Dárdai has to choose from a squad that has some fitness concerns. Eduard Löwen (Knock) and Luca Netz (Metatarsal Fracture) are not ready for selection. Vladimir Darida will not be able to play in this game through being suspended.
We’re of the view that Hertha Berlin and Union Berlin might both not be able to do quite enough to get on the scoresheet here.
Let’s see how it plays out, but a draw with few scoring chances is looking likely to us. We’re therefore predicting a very even match with a 0-0 draw at the end of the 90.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Stadion An der Alten Försterei (22,012)
Captain: Christopher Trimmel
Chairman: Dirk Zingler
Manager: Urs Fischer
Competitions: Bundesliga 1 position 7
⭐ Key Man: Robert Andrich
Regularly taking to the field in the Centre Midfield position, Robert Andrich was born in Potsdam, Germany. Having made a first senior appearance for Dynamo Dresden in the 2014 - 2015 season, the skilful Midfielder has contributed 4 league goals in the Bundesliga 1 2020 - 2021 season so far in 23 appearances.