Union Berlin has upped the tempo in the Bundesliga this season, as they seek to finish as high up the table as possible to guarantee a place in Europe next season. Their performances this season have been impressive, and their form over the last five league games is balanced with 2 wins, 2 draws, and 1 loss.
Union Berlin sits fourth on the league table after 21 games played. They have scored 29 goals this season, and conceded 27, earning themselves 9 wins, 7 draws, and 5 defeats. Nigerian international Taiwo Awoniyi remains their leading goalscorer with 9 goals, and Grischa Promel has contributed 4 goals and 1 assist.
For their team news, Union Berlin will be missing the services of Promel Grischa, Ryerson Julian, and Mohwald Kevin who are all sidelined with injury.
Dortmund is in a two-legged horse race for the title with champions Bayern Munich, whom they are 5 points behind in second place on the table at writing time. After losing to Hertha Berlin in December, they have won 3 straight games to make it 4 wins out of 5 in the league.
Rose Marco’s men have been in great form this season, winning 14, drawing 1, and losing 5 of their 20 games so far. They have already scored 52 times this season, and conceded 31 goals, with Erling Haaland contributing 16 of those 52 goals.
For their team news, Borussia Dortmund has Erling Haaland, Mats Hummels, and Emre Can on the injury list, which means they will most likely miss the encounter in Berlin.