Union Berlin were victorious home to Mönchengladbach in the Bundesliga on Sunday. Despite a 2-0 lead by the second half the match was far from over, and the second half saw Mönchengladbach mounting a worthy challenge to Union’s lead but Union were able to hang on till the end and win the match 2-1.

Union Berlin started the match well and took the lead when Niko Giesselmann netted 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 scored, 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. This brought the final score to 2-1.

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.

In the next games in the Bundesliga, Union Berlin will play 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.