Union Berlin will host Koln on Saturday at 14:30 GMT for a Bundesliga clash with top-four ramifications.
Union Berlin’s current run of form of two matches without a win, comprising a draw and a loss, has seen them fall three points behind joint league leaders Borussia Dortmund and Bayern Munich. They will be looking to bounce back to winning ways against Koln.
Koln are comfortable in the Bundesliga mid-table. However, they are on a run of two consecutive losses in the league, and they will be looking to bounce back to winning form when the visit Union Berlin on Saturday.
Union Berlin will be without central midfielder András Schäfer. The 23-year-old is nursing a foot injury. He has been out since January 29, 2023, and has missed 7 matches for Union. No return date has been set for Schäfer’s fitness.
Koln will be without Sebastian Andersson (knee), Florian Dietz (cruciate ligament rupture), Lura Kilian (torn muscle bundle), Mark Uth (surgery), Kristian Pedersen (muscle), Rijad Smajic (ankle), Jan Thielmann (muscle), Benno Schmitz (ill), and Denis Huseinbasic (ill).
Union Berlin will play on the front foot and show their intent in the manner they will boss possession and set the match’s tempo.
Koln will look to be compact in their approach.
Union Berlin will win the match and take the three points.
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