St. Pauli vs Union Berlin - 04/02/2019 Preview

St. Pauli will face Union Berlin at Millerntor-Stadion at German 2. Bundesliga 20th Round. St. Pauli against Union Berlin is the match with big interest after their previous matches at German 2. Bundesliga. Review our thoughts on this match here below. 

 

St. Pauli

St. Pauli is one of the favorites this year to be promoted to the highest German league Bundesliga. This season team have a great form by playing home matches, they lost only two games, scored 18 goals per 9 matches, and conceded only 11. In total, St. Pauli have 34 points and only 6 points difference against 1st place at the league Hamburger SV. Before the next match team should be very motivated and strong, especially when its match at Millerntor-Stadion.

Unfortunately, next match will miss one of the main central defenders Phillipp Ziereis and rotational forward Henk Veerman due to injuries.

Kiezkicker this season is looking great at attacking down the wings and stealing the ball from the opposition. They are likely to play in their own half, non-aggressive football, moreover attack through the middle and take a lot of shots. However, they are facing problems with keeping possession of the ball, protecting the lead and aerial duels.

 

Union Berlin

As well as St. Pauli, Union Berlin is one of the favorites to be promoted to Bundesliga. However, as we see the competition between clubs is very big and tough. Union Berlin shows great skill and form this season with one lost match and even 10 draws. This team is facing problems with away matches and have won only 1 match from 9.

Christopher Trimmel one of the greatest clubs players this season will miss this match due to suspension. This is a big loss for the squad because is he is the leader and one of the best assisters in the team.

This season Die Eisernen are very great at counter attacks, aerial duels, attacking set pieces and creating scoring chances. They likely to play by attacking down the right, attempt crosses often and take a lot of shots. However, Union Berlin is facing problems with keeping possession of the ball and defending against through ball attacks.

 

H2H

These teams are constant rivals. During the last 3 years, they met 6 times and luckier was Union Berlin five times in a row. In total Union scored 10 goals and conceded only 2.