Union Berlin vs FC Koln Prediction & Tips
Union Berlin and Cologne face at Stadion An der Alten Försterei, in a match for the 25 th round of the Bundesliga. In the last head ‑ to ‑ head between these teams in this competition, on 22‑11‑2020, Union Berlin won away by (1‑2). The recent head ‑ to ‑ head record favors the home team, who have won 4, tied 1 and lost 1 in the last 6 matches. In this match, the home advantage may play an important role, as Cologne presents significant differences between home and away performances. and as a visitor.
The home team is currently in 7th place, with 35 points won, after 8 wins, 11 draws and 5 losses. In the penultimate match, they tied at home for Hoffenheim by (1‑1). In the last match, they tied for Arminia Bielefeld by (0‑0). This is a team little affected by the home factor, that is, it presents similar results at home and away, since in the last 30 matches they have recorded 4 wins, 6 draws and 5 losses as a visitor, with 17 goals scored and 17 conceded, against 6 wins , 7 draws and 2 losses at home, with 30 goals scored and 18 conceded.
In this competition, they haven’t lost any of the last 11 home matches. In 24 matches in this competition, he suffered the first goal 7 times and never managed to turn the score.
Union Berlin comes motivated for this match after having added another positive result in this Bundesliga, this time by drawing 0-0 on the trip to Arminia Bielefeld. It should be noted that the home team registered four games in a row without tasting the bitter taste of defeat. Usually the coach Urs Fischer uses a 4-4-2 privileging the maintenance of the ball possession and the attacks organized by the flanks: Marius Bülter and Marcus Ingvartsen must compose the team’s runners. Striker Max Kruse is Union Berlin’s top scorer in this competition with 7 goals scored. Out of this game are Christopher Lenz, Niko Giebelmann, Taiwo Awoniyi, Sheraldo Becker and Anthony Ujah, all with physical problems.
The visiting team is currently in 14th place, with 22 points won, after 5 wins, 7 draws and 12 losses. In the penultimate match, they lost away to Bayern München by (5‑1). In the last match, they tied at home against Werder Bremen by (1‑1). This is a team that, curiously, has more positive results away than at home, since in the last 30 games it registers 5 wins, 4 draws and 6 losses as a visitor, with a total of 19 goals scored and 29 conceded. At home, he won 3 wins, 4 draws and 8 losses, with a total of 15 goals scored and 25 conceded. In the last 10 away matches, Cologne has recorded 4 wins, 2 draws and 4 losses, having won 14 points out of 30 possible. In their league matches as a visitor, the most frequent result at halftime was 0‑0 (5 out of 12 games). Defensive solidity has not been his strong point, as he has conceded goals in 9 of the last 10 games for this competition. In 24 games in this competition, he has never managed to turn the scoreboard in the 15 games in which he suffered the first goal. In the last 12 away matches for this competition, there is 1 period that stands out: they scored 4 of their 10 goals between the minutes (46′ ‑ 60 ‘).
Colonia enters this game after a 1-1 draw, receiving Werder Bremen, putting an end to the three consecutive setbacks in this competition: the only goal of the team was signed by Jonas Hector. Now, in this away game, the coach Markus Gisdol must align his pupils in 4-3-3, privileging the organization of his block and the counterattacks by the runners: Jan Thielmann is very fast and strong in transporting the ball to the attack. Elvis Rexhbecaj is the scorer of this team with 5 goals scored. For this match the visiting coach cannot count on Sebastiaan Bornauw, Sebastian Andersson and Florian Kainz, all injured.
Union Berlin – FC Koln FREE TIPS
Union Berlin – Win @ 2.25
Both teams to score / YES @ 1.80
Over 2.5 Goals @ 1.90