Previous meetings: Since FCU’s promotion to the Bundesliga in summer 2019, the two teams have met five times in the league. Union have the edge in the most recent statistics. SVW have won one match, with Union victorious on the other four occasions. The last meeting went to the hosts on matchday 17, when the Green-Whites lost 2-1 at the wohninvest WESERSTADION.
Strong in the air: SV Werder have scored the second most headers (12) so far this season. Only 1. FC Union Berlin managed one more goal in the air. Both teams also proved their aerial prowess in the reverse fixture. Amos Pieper headed in to give the Green-Whites the lead, Kevin Behrens also scored with his head to make the final score 2-1.
On course for the trophy: With 16 goals in the season to date, Niclas Füllkrug continues to lead the scoring charts ahead of the final matchday. Werder’s number 11 could become the first Green-White to top score in the Bundesliga since Miroslav Klose in 2006. The four closest rivals each have 14 goals.