Union Berlin go prime of the Bundesliga for the primary time of their historical past with 1-0 with over Cologne as Bayern Munich drop factors at residence in to Stuttgart to depart them two factors behind new league leaders
- Union Berlin are prime of the Bundesliga desk for the primary time in membership’s historical past
- Their 1-0 win over Cologne noticed them leapfrog Freiburg and Bayern Munich
- Timo Huebers’s personal aim after three minutes was sufficient to win the sport
- Munich may solely handle a 2-2 draw at residence to Stuttgart of their conflict
Union Berlin moved to the highest of the Bundesliga standings for the primary time within the German membership’s historical past after they got here away from Cologne with a 1-0 win on Sunday because of an personal aim early within the sport.
In a whirlwind opening to the match, Union had been lucky to take the lead within the third minute when Cologne defender Timo Huebers’s tried block on a low cross was deflected previous his goalkeeper on the close to submit.
Cologne had been unfortunate to concede a penalty 5 minutes later when a header got here off the again of Luca Kilian’s elbow however goalkeeper Marvin Schwaebe saved Jordan Siebatcheu’s tame spot kick to disclaim Union a two-goal cushion.
The Union Berlin gamers rejoice going prime of the Bundesliga for the primary time of their historical past
Union had their alternatives to double the lead, with Bundesliga prime scorer Sheraldo Becker’s good end from an acute angle dominated out for offside by VAR whereas Christopher Trimmel noticed his chipped effort come off the crossbar.
Kilian’s afternoon received worse when he was despatched off for a second yellow card making an attempt to cease a Union counter-attack and 10-man Cologne couldn’t discover a well past the guests who held on for the win.
Freiburg may have spoiled Union’s get together in a while Sunday by going prime with a win over Borussia Moenchengladbach within the weekend’s remaining sport, however they had been held to a 0-0 draw to depart them second within the standings after six rounds.
With 14 factors, Union are a degree forward of Freiburg and two away from champions Bayern Munich, who slipped to 3rd.
The 1-0 win over Cologne noticed the membership go above Freiberg and Bayern Munich within the desk