FC Schalke 04 is set to host FC Union Berlin this weekend. On this 27th, FC Schalke 04 will take upon FC Union Berlin at Veltins Arena, the home ground of FC Schalke 04. FC Union Berlin has had a great season and will look forward to having a good one. After their victory against RB Leipzig, FC Union Berlin will want to continue the momentum by defeating FC Schalke 04 and lead the table.
On the other hand, FC Schalke, a surprise last year, is not having a good season. After drawing two matches and losing one, FC Schalke 04 has not had their best Bundesliga run. This would be a match to look forward to as both teams would try their best to win!
FC Schalke 04 Vs FC Union Berlin Betting Tips
In the previous five meetings, Union Berlin has won once, Schalke 04 has won once, and three draws. The goal differential is 5-5 in Schalke 04’s favor. In their last nine games, Union Berlin hasn’t suffered a defeat. Five straight games have seen at least one goal for Schalke 04’s offense. Union Berlin and Schalke 04 each won the first half of their games 35% and 37%, respectively. Union Berlin wins 37% of halftimes, while Schalke 04 wins 35%.
Their previous meeting ended in a tie. (0 – 0). 70% of the time that Schalke 04 is up 1-0 at home, they triumph. Union Berlin prevails in 80% of games when they are up 1-0 on the road. Schalke 04 wins 44% of their games at home when they are behind 1-0. Union Berlin triumphs in 23% of their games when trailing 1-0 away.
In the last five games, Union Berlin has performed better than Schalke 04 has. In the previous five matches, Schalke 04 had one victory over Union Berlin. In their last four Bundesliga meetings against Union Berlin, Schalke 04 has only lost once. One of Union Berlin’s last four Bundesliga contests with Schalke 04 has ended in a victory.
In a game against Union Berlin, Schalke 04 scores one goal, while Union Berlin responds with one goal (on average). In encounters between Schalke 04 and Union Berlin, there are typically two goals scored. Between Schalke 04 and Union Berlin, first-half goals have typically been 1, on average.
In the Bundesliga league, neither side has won its most recent game. When playing at home, Schalke 04 scored 2.15 goals, while Union Berlin scored 1.54 goals (on average). Union Berlin outperforms Schalke 04 in the Bundesliga. Union Berlin ranked eighth in the standings with 5 points a year ago. They are now third with 7 points.
Prediction: Union Berlin will defeat Schalke 04 by 2 – 1
FC Schalke 04 vs FC Union Berlin
Date and Time: 27 Aug 2022, 13:30 UTC
Venue: Veltins Arena, Schalke
FC Schalke 04 vs FC Union Berlin Betting Odds
FC Schalke 04 vs FC Union Berlin Full-Time Score
|FC Schalke 04||3.32|
|FC Union Berlin||2.36|
FC Schalke 04 vs FC Union Berlin Both Teams To Score
FC Schalke 04 vs FC Union Berlin Total Goals 2.5 (Over/Under)
For the first time in 15 months, Schalke played in front of their home crowd in a Bundesliga match, earning a respectable 2-2 draw against Borussia Monchengladbach.
Before halftime, Jonas Hofmann poked the ball past Alexander Schwolow to level the score for Die Fohlen after Marcus Thuram’s clever backheel found him in the right place. Rodrigo Zalazar’s driving run and the 25-yard strike had given Schalke the lead earlier.
Then, for the second week in a row, Schwolow puzzlingly mishandled a cross, allowing Thuram to pivot and guide the ball home into an empty net to send terror through Schalke’s ranks. Union Berlin may feel that they owe their next opponents on Saturday some sort of payback because Leipzig just edged them out for the fourth Champions League qualification slot last season by one point.
Since being promoted to Germany’s top division for the first time in their history in 2020, Urs Fischer’s team has produced two consecutive top-half finishes. With one win and one draw from their first two games, they don’t appear to be stopping there.
In actuality, though, their 0 – 0 tie last weekend with Mainz 05 was a game to be missed. To be fair, neither team played their best due to the extreme heat, and both managers were anxious not to get caught in a transition.
Thorson Siebatcheu, who became an overnight sensation after scoring his first Bundesliga goal on matchday one against city rivals Hertha Berlin, will be hoping for more assists behind Leipzig’s higher defensive line.
FC Schalke 04 vs FC Union Berlin Team News
- FC Schalke 04
Dominick Drexler, who received a straight red card on matchday one against his former team Koln, will not be traveling with Schalke as he is still on suspension. Amine Harit is also not available for selection as he is close to leaving the team. Kramer might try to tighten things up by inserting club captain Danny Latza into the middle of the field, possibly moving Simon Terrode to the bench.
With 172 goals, Terrode is the 2. Bundesliga’s all-time leading scorer, but the 34-year-old hasn’t shown he belongs at this level, and Bulter’s skill may be preferred in an away-from-home withdrawn striker role, especially after he scored twice in two games.
- FC Union Berlin
Timo Baumgartl (match fitness) and Fabio Schneider (knee) won’t be available for Union Berlin on Saturday. Fischer is unlikely to alter his starting lineup despite playing to a drab draw in Mainz the last time out because Siebatcheu and Sheraldo Becker are expected to combine their pace and strength in transition.
FC Schalke 04 vs FC Union Berlin Head-to-Head Stats
Union Berlin and Schalke 04 have played six times already. Two straight games were won by Schalke 04 Union Berlin has one victory. Three games were drawn. Both sides scored two goals per game on average in direct matches.
In the real season, Schalke 04 averaged 2.92 goals per game. In 4 home games, there were more than 1.5 goals scored by both teams combined. In three home games played during the 2022 season, there were more than 2.5 goals scored by each team.
In the 2022 season, Union Berlin averaged 1.69 goals per game. Over 1.5 goals were scored in 3 away games (team and opponent). In three away games, the away team’s total goals (against them and themselves) exceeded 2.5.
Last Five Games For FC Schalke 04
⚽ Wolfsburg 0 – 0 Schalke 04
Schalke played their most recent match against Wolfsburg, which resulted in a 0 – 0 draw.
⚽ Schalke 04 2 – 2 Borussia M’gladbach
Another draw came against Borussia M’gladbach as both teams scored just two goals each.
⚽ FC Cologne 3 – 1 Schalke 04
To start their season, FC Schalke 04 took up on FC Köln. This was a wake-up call for them as they were defeated 3 – 1 by the hosts, FC Cologne.
⚽ Bremer SV 0 – 5 Schalke 04
Against Bremer SV came FC Schalke 04’s first and only win in the last five games. FC Schalke won 5 – 0 in this match.
⚽ Twente 3 – 1 Schalke 04
FC Schalke was also defeated 3 – 1 by Twente. Schalke is not in its best form yet and is looking to firm its spikes on the grass.
Last Five Games For FC Union Berlin
⚽ Union Berlin 2 – 1 RB Leipzig
Union Berlin won 2 – 1 against RB Leipzig in their last match.
⚽ Mainz 0 – 0 Union Berlin
Union Berlin tied a match against Mainz.
⚽ Union Berlin 1 – 1 Hannover 96
Another draw came in when FC Union Berlin hosted Hannover 96.
⚽ Union Berlin 3 – 1 Hertha Berlin
Against their rivals, Hertha Berlin, FC Union Berlin won 3 – 1.
⚽ Chemnitzer FC 1 – 2 Union Berlin
Yet another victory came for Union Berlin as they won 2 – 1 against Chemnitzer FC.
Bundesliga Points Table
|3||1. FC Union Berlin||3||2||1||0||5||2||3||7|