Week 16 features a match on Fri Jan 15th, where Union Berlin and Bayer Leverkusen will play a match in Berlin in a Bundesliga match. In Union Berlin’s last match they recorded a 2-2 draw against Wolfsburg. Renato Steffen struck first for Wolfsburg in the 10th minute on a feed from Maximilian Arnold, then Sheraldo Becker tied it up for Union Berlin in the 29th minute on a feed from Marcus Ingvartsen . Union Berlin should be reasonably happy with their recent performance, earning 19 points in their last 10 matches, while in Bayer Leverkusen’s last match they recorded a 1-1 draw against Werder Bremen. Ömer Toprak scored the first goal for Werder Bremen in the 52nd minute, but Patrik Schick got the equalizer for Bayer Leverkusen in the 70th minute earning them at least the one point. Bayer Leverkusen is on a hot streak lately, having won 7 of their last 10.
In their last match on Mar 4th, Bayer Leverkusen won by a score of 3 to 1 in front of just over 18000 excited fans. Marcus Ingvartsen struck first for Union Berlin in the 39th minute, then in the 72nd minute, Kai Havertz sent in a beautiful pass which was converted by Karim Bellarabi But fortunately they were able to complete the comaback victory in the 86th minute on a goal by Charles Aránguiz.
Bayer Leverkusen’s most prolific scorer has been Patrik Schick. The Czech attacker has netted three goals over the last five matches. Union Berlin’s top weapon lately has been Taiwo Awoniyi, who has three goals in the last 5 matches
Christian Gentner, Anthony Ujah, Maurice Opfermann, Grischa Prömel, Joel Pohjanpalo, Nico Schlotterbeck, Max Kruse and Jakob Busk Jensen are unavailable to play for Urs Fischer’s team, while Peter Bosz’s squad will be without Karim Bellarabi, Charles Aránguiz, Paulinho, Wendell, Mitchell Weiser, Sven Bender, Lars Bender, Daley Sinkgraven, Exequiel Palacios and Santiago Arias.