The Hertha Berlin vs Union Berlin football match will take place on Friday, May 22, 2020, in the 27th round of the German championship, at the “Olympiastadion” stadium in Berlin.
Hertha Berlin won at Hoffenheim 3-0
Hertha BSC won 3-0 in the away match with TSG 1899 Hoffenheim, in the 26th round of the German championship, the first after a two-month break caused by the coronavirus pandemic. The goals of the “white-blues” were scored by Kevin Akpoguma (58 own goal), Vedad Ibišević (60) and Matheus Cunha (74). After 26 stages, the team coached by Bruno Labbadia is on the 11th place in the ranking, with 31 points. The balance of the team was 8 victories, 7 draws and 11 defeats, goal difference 35-48. The next match will be away with RB Leipzig. “Die Alte Dame” came after 3 games in a row without a win with FC Köln (0-5 at home), Fortuna Düsseldorf (3-3 away) and Werder Bremen (2-2 at home). Hertha BSC has the weakest defense in the teams ranked 1-14, receiving 48 goals in 26 stages. The team’s top scorers are Dodi Lukebakio 5 goals and Vedad Ibišević 4 goals.
Union Berlin failed to surprise Bayern Munich
Union Berlin withstood almost a half in the home match against the leader Bayern Munich, which they lost with the score of 2-0. The Bavarians’ goals were scored by Robert Lewandowski (40 penalties) and 0-2 Benjamin Pavard (80). After 26 stages, the team coached by Urs Fischer is on the 12th place in the ranking, with 30 points. The balance of the team was 9 victories, 3 draws and 14 defeats, goal difference 32-43. The next match will be at home with FSV Mainz. “Die Eisernen” came after 2 defeats in a row, one in the quarterfinals of the German Cup with Bayer Leverkusen (1-3 away) and one in the Bundesliga with SC Freiburg (1-3 away). Union Berlin the weakest attack of the teams ranked 1-15, scoring 32 goals in 26 stages. The team’s top scorers are Sebastian Andersson 11 goals and arius Bülter 7 goals.
Hertha Berlin vs Union Berlin: Direct results (H2H)
Hertha Berlin vs Union Berlin met only once in the Bundesliga, on tour, on November 2, 2019, on “Stadion An der Alten Försterei”. Union Berlin won 1-0 with Hertha BSC scoring the first goal of the match, scored by Sebastian Polter, in the 90th minute, from the penalty spot.
Hertha Berlin vs Union Berlin Picks
“Berlin derby” will be played in the prologue of the 27th round. It is not a traditional derby, but it will certainly be an attractive match, especially since Hertha will want revenge after the dramatic defeat in the tour. Hertha BSC has 6 results in a row of over 2.5 goals in the German championship, and in the home matches it had 3 victories, 3 draws, 7 defeats and a goal difference of 14-28. Union Berlin has only one success in the last 5 matches played in the Bundesliga, and in the away matches it had 3 victories, 2 draws, 8 defeats and a goal difference of 14-28.
Our Prediction: Double chance (1x) & Over 2.5 goals