Union Berlin took control of the Bundesliga game at home to Mönchengladbach and were ahead 2-0. The third period saw a spirited fightback from Mönchengladbach that fell just short and Union ultimately won the match 2-1.
Union Berlin started the match well and took the lead early when Niko Giesselmann scored after 22 minutes, with an assist by Genki Haraguchi, making it 0-1.
The team increased the lead to 2-0 just before the half-time whistle as Taiwo Awoniyi found the net, with an assist by Max Kruse.
The goal that reduced the score to 2-1 came in the 90th minute, when Jonas Hofmann scored a goal for Mönchengladbach. But Mönchengladbach ran out of steam. The 2-1 goal was the last goal of the game.
The last outing between the teams ended in a 1-1 draw, with Union Berlin at home in January 2021.
Union Berlin are unbeaten at home, after one game.
Union Berlin have scored 5 goals. At home ground they have scored 3 goal. They’ve conceded 4 goals in total.
Mönchengladbach have scored 2 goals in this campaign. Away from home they have scored 1 goal. They’ve conceded 7 goals in total.
Union Berlin have opened the score in 2 of their 2 of the games, and have a winning ratio of 0 percent when scoring the first goal. Mönchengladbach have scored 100 percent of their goals before the break, with a -2 (1–3) goal difference.
After this game in the Bundesliga, Union Berlin will take on Augsburg (home) on 2021-09-11, Borussia Dortmund (away) on 2021-09-19 and Arminia Bielefeld (home) on 2021-09-25. Mönchengladbach play Arminia Bielefeld (home) on 2021-09-12, Augsburg (away) on 2021-09-18 and Borussia Dortmund (home) on 2021-09-25.