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Union Berlin vs. Hertha BSC 4/9/2022 Fußball-Bundesliga Soccer Picks, Prediction, and Preview

Union Berlin meets Hertha BSC on 4/9/2022 at 12:30 PM.

Union Berlin encounters Hertha BSC in a Fußball-Bundesliga match. Union Berlin with a record of 11-8-9 this season comes into this game with a 3-4-7 record on the road. Hertha BSC is 7-5-16 this season and is 5-3-6 at home.

It has been a mixed bag in the past five matches for Union Berlin and it is an opportunity to get rolling. An opportunity presents itself in this road match. In their previous match, they were victorious and look to build upon this result. Now on their home pitch, they look continue the positive momentum in familiar and friendly territory against Union Berlin.

It has been a mixed bag in the past five games for Hertha BSC and it is an opportunity to get rolling. They lost their previous match and hope to bounce back from the disappointing setback. What better place to turn the ship around for Hertha BSC than game on their home pitch?

The Union Berlin Roster

The Players to Watch for the Union Berlin

Robin Knoche DF



As a scorer, Robin Knoche had 27 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Robin Knoche has 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Robin Knoche has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Robin Knoche has 0 Red Cards this season.

Rani Khedira MF



Rani Khedira has 24 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Union Berlin teammates, Rani Khedira had 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Rani Khedira has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Rani Khedira has 0 Red Cards this season.

Taiwo Awoniyi FW



As a scorer, Taiwo Awoniyi had 19 goals this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Union Berlin teammates, Taiwo Awoniyi had 12 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Taiwo Awoniyi has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Taiwo Awoniyi has 1 Red Cards this season.

Timo Baumgartl DF



Timo Baumgartl has 22 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Timo Baumgartl has 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Timo Baumgartl has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Timo Baumgartl has 0 Red Cards this season.

Grischa Prömel MF



As a scorer, Grischa Prömel had 20 goals this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Grischa Prömel has 4 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Grischa Prömel has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Grischa Prömel has 0 Red Cards this season.

The Hertha BSC Roster

The Players to Watch for the Hertha BSC

Suat Serdar MF,FW



As a scorer, Suat Serdar had 20 goals this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Suat Serdar has 2 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Suat Serdar has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Suat Serdar has 0 Red Cards this season.

Niklas Stark DF



Niklas Stark has 21 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Niklas Stark has 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Niklas Stark has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Niklas Stark has 0 Red Cards this season.

Santiago Ascacíbar MF



As a scorer, Santiago Ascacíbar had 20 goals this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Santiago Ascacíbar has 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Santiago Ascacíbar has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Santiago Ascacíbar has 0 Red Cards this season.

Vladimír Darida MF



As a scorer, Vladimír Darida had 17 goals this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Hertha BSC teammates, Vladimír Darida had 2 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Vladimír Darida has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Vladimír Darida has 0 Red Cards this season.

Peter Pekarík DF



As a scorer, Peter Pekarík had 18 goals this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Peter Pekarík has 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Peter Pekarík has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Peter Pekarík has 0 Red Cards this season.

Union Berlin Team Stats

The Union Berlin Offensive Stats and Metrics

Union Berlin scored 1.07 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. This is an inconsistent offense that is capable of showing potency. Union Berlin scored those goals off assists 74.0% of the time, which in per 90 minutes terms came out to 0.79 assists. This offense does not always score off an assist, but they sometimes have more heroic moments.

Union Berlin converted on 0.27 of attempted shots on goal. The quality of the shots on goal and the accuracy of these shots are inconsistent.

Since we are discussing shots on goal, Union Berlin attempts 3.96 shots on target per 90 minutes of regulation. This offense falls in the middle when it comes to the number of shots on goal they take per game. If you think we have not discussed their ability to get shots on goal enough, you are wrong. Union Berlin attempts more shots than their shots on target, often they are altered by defenders and from all their shots 33.4% of their shots ended up requiring a goalkeeper challenge. Inconsistency in ensuring that their shot attempts become a true scoring threat has creeped in this season.







Union Berlin Defensive Stats and Metrics

Union Berlin gave up 1.21 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. There is nothing remarkable about their defensive effort. This is a generally average defense. Union Berlin goalkeepers fended off 3.86 shots per 90 minutes. There is room for improvement when it comes to preventing shots on target.

When it comes to the saves percentage, 66.7% of shots on target were saved by Union Berlin goalkeepers. The struggles are real when it comes to defending shots on target. When it comes to the clean sheet percentage, 25.0% of games resulted in a clean sheet for Union Berlin. This defense and goalkeeping crew is capable of having a clean sheet, the consistency is just not there.







Union Berlin Utility Stats

Union Berlin tried 13.57 crosses per 90 minutes of action. This puts Union Berlin in the top 71 percentile in the league in crosses per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Union Berlin had 15.21 interceptions. This puts Union Berlin in the top 18 percentile in the league in interceptions per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Union Berlin commits 14.18 fouls. This puts Union Berlin in the top 69 percentile in the league in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Union Berlin drew 10.79 fouls. This puts Union Berlin in the top 77 percentile in the league in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Union Berlin had opportunities spoiled by offside calls 1.89 times per 90 minutes of action. Union Berlin is in the top 61 percentile in offside calls against them.







Hertha BSC Team Stats

The Hertha BSC Offensive Stats and Metrics

Hertha BSC scored 1.00 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. This is an inconsistent offense that is capable of showing potency. Hertha BSC scored those goals off assists 68.0% of the time, which in per 90 minutes terms came out to 0.68 assists. This is not a team sets up goals off assists as often as others.

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Hertha BSC was able to score on 0.26 of their shots on target. The quality of the shots on goal and the accuracy of these shots are inconsistent.

Since we are discussing shots on goal, Hertha BSC attempts 3.86 shots on target per 90 minutes of regulation. This offense falls in the middle when it comes to the number of shots on goal they take per game. Continuing on the subject of shots on target, Hertha BSC is able to get 34.5% of their shots to be on goal(target). Inconsistency in ensuring that their shot attempts become a true scoring threat has creeped in this season.

Hertha BSC Defensive Stats and Metrics

Hertha BSC gave up 2.0 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. The defensive effort has been pitiful, maybe it will improve, but this is not working. Nobody should be proud of this. When it comes to the stress put on goalkeepers, 4.96 shots were saved by Hertha BSC goalkeepers this season on a per 90 minute basis. This defense plays with fire far too often due to their inability to prevent shots on goal.

When it comes to the saves percentage, 60.4% of shots on target were saved by Hertha BSC goalkeepers. Shots on goal tend to become goals against this porous defense and goalkeeping unit. Hertha BSC goalkeepers were able to get a clean sheet 14.3% of the time. This defense and goalkeeping crew is really struggling, expecting a clean sheet is unreasonable.

Hertha BSC Utility Stats

Hertha BSC tried 9.36 crosses per 90 minutes of action. This puts Hertha BSC in the top 97 percentile in the league in crosses per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Hertha BSC had 16.29 interceptions. This puts Hertha BSC in the top 10 percentile in the league in interceptions per 90 minutes. Hertha BSC has committed 13.46 fouls per 90 minutes of action. This puts Hertha BSC in the top 60 percentile in the league in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Hertha BSC drew 14.32 fouls. Hertha BSC is in the top 20 percentile in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Hertha BSC committed an offside 2.25 times. This puts Hertha BSC in the top 85 percentile in the league in offside turnovers.

Union Berlin vs. Hertha BSC Prediction, Picks, and Odds


Prediction: Union Berlin 3 Hertha BSC 0

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