Union Berlin had a 2-0 lead at half-time at home against Mönchengladbach in Sunday’s match the Bundesliga. In the third period Mönchengladbach edged closer but in the end Union was able to see the game off and win 2-1.
Union Berlin started the match well and took the lead when Niko Giesselmann found the net after 22 minutes, with an assist by Genki Haraguchi, making it 0-1.
The team increased the lead to 2-0 just before the half-time whistle as Taiwo Awoniyi scored, with an assist by Max Kruse.
The goal that reduced the score to 2-1 came in the 90th minute, when Jonas Hofmann scored a goal for Mönchengladbach. Mönchengladbach were unable to score any more goals, what brought the final score to 2-1.
The last match between the teams ended in a 1-1 draw, with Union Berlin at home in January 2021.
Union Berlin are unbeaten at home, after one game.
Union Berlin have scored 5 goals. At home ground they have scored 3 goal. They’ve conceded 4 goals in total.
Mönchengladbach have scored 2 goals in this campaign. Away from home they have scored 1 goal. They’ve conceded 7 goals in total.
Union Berlin have opened the score in 2 of their 2 of the games, and have a winning ratio of 0 percent when scoring the first goal. Mönchengladbach have scored 100 percent of their goals in the first 45 minutes, with a -2 (1–3) goal difference.
In the next games in the Bundesliga, Union Berlin will take on Augsburg (home) on 2021-09-11, Borussia Dortmund (away) on 2021-09-19 and Arminia Bielefeld (home) on 2021-09-25. Mönchengladbach play Arminia Bielefeld (home) on 2021-09-12, Augsburg (away) on 2021-09-18 and Borussia Dortmund (home) on 2021-09-25.