Union Berlin and Freiburg meet at Stadion An der Alten Försterei, in a match for the 8th round of the Bundesliga. There are only two recent direct confrontations between these two teams: in 15‑0‑2016, which ended with the victory of the Union Berlin by (2‑1), and in 05‑12–2015, which ended with the victory of the Freiburg by (3‑0).
Union Berlin :
The home team is currently in the 16th position, with 4 points won, after 1 win, 1 draw and 5 losses. In the penultimate match, he lost at home to Eintracht Frankfurt by (1-2). In the last game, he lost out against Wolfsburg by (1‑0). In the last game he played for Friendly, he drew with Dynamo Dresden at home for (0-0). In their last 4 home games for the championship, the Union Berlin won 1 and lost 3, so it conquered 3 points in 12 possible.
For this competition, record a sequence of 4 losses in their last matches. His defense has not been very solid, since he suffered at least one goal in each of the last 7 games for this competition.
The Berlin Union comes to this match after a 1×0 loss to Wolfsburg, adding their fourth straight loss in the Bundesliga. Playing in front of their fans, the local club lost 3 of its 4 games. One of the main headaches for coach Urus Fischer is the defensive sector, since he lacks security: he suffered an average of 2.25 goals per game at home. Even so, the local coach must keep 3-4-3 of the last matches, with Bulter, Becker and Andersson leading the way: the last athlete mentioned is the top gunner of the Berlin Union, with 3 goals scored. Recovering from the injury, Gogia and Promel continue.
After 4 wins, 2 draws and 1 loss, the away team is currently in 4th position, with 14 points won. In their last game, they tied with Borussia Dortmund at home for (2-2), after in the previous match they had won out, in a match against Fortuna Düsseldorf, for (1-2). In the last 10 games played as a visitor for all competitions, Freiburg won 6 and lost 4. His defense has not been very solid, since he suffered goals in 5 of the last 7 games, but his attack has scored regularly, since which scored at least one goal in each of the last 7 games for this competition. There is a tendency to have goals in their away matches, since 38 of the last 43 games they have played have ended with Over 1.5 goals. In the last 5 home games for all competitions there is 1 period that stands out: he scored 3 of his 8 goals between minutes (31′-45 ‘).
The Freiburg is making a great Bundesliga and is currently in 4th place in the standings, just 2 points from the leader Borussia Monchengladbach. On the last day, the visiting club drew 2×2 with Borussia Dortmund: Manuel Akanji and Luca Waldschmidt were authors of the goals. In this match against the Berlin Union, coach Christian Streich must maintain his usual tactical system, 5-4-1, favoring a more dominant style of play, especially in the first half. Prodigy Luca Waldschmidt is the top scorer of this team, with 4 goals scored. It should be noted that Freiburg scored on average 2.67 goals per game as a visitor. All equipment is available for this game.