2020–21 1. FC Union Berlin season

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Union Berlin
2020–21 season
ChairmanDirk Zingler
ManagerUrs Fischer
StadiumStadion An der Alten Försterei
Bundesliga6th
DFB-PokalSecond round
2021–22 →
All statistics correct as of 28 November 2020.

The 2020–21 1. FC Union Berlin season is the club's 56th season in existence and the second consecutive season in the top flight of German football, the Bundesliga. They are also participating in the DFB-Pokal. The season covers the period from 1 July 2020 to 30 June 2021.

Players[edit]

First-team squad[edit]

As of 5 October 2020[1]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Pos. Nation Player
1 GK Germany GER Andreas Luthe
4 DF Germany GER Nico Schlotterbeck (on loan from SC Freiburg)
5 DF Germany GER Marvin Friedrich
6 MF Norway NOR Julian Ryerson
7 MF Germany GER Akaki Gogia
9 FW Finland FIN Joel Pohjanpalo (on loan from Bayer Leverkusen)
10 FW Germany GER Max Kruse
11 FW Nigeria NGA Anthony Ujah
12 GK Denmark DEN Jakob Busk
14 FW Nigeria NGA Taiwo Awoniyi (on loan from Liverpool)
15 FW Germany GER Marius Bülter
16 MF Germany GER Tim Maciejewski
18 MF Japan JPN Keita Endo (on loan from Yokohama Marinos)
19 DF Germany GER Florian Hübner
No. Pos. Nation Player
20 GK Germany GER Loris Karius (on loan from Liverpool)
21 MF Germany GER Grischa Prömel
23 DF Germany GER Niko Gießelmann
25 DF Germany GER Christopher Lenz
27 FW Netherlands NED Sheraldo Becker
28 DF Austria AUT Christopher Trimmel (Captain)
30 MF Germany GER Robert Andrich
31 DF Germany GER Robin Knoche
32 FW Denmark DEN Marcus Ingvartsen
33 MF Germany GER Sebastian Griesbeck
34 MF Germany GER Christian Gentner
35 GK Germany GER Lennart Moser
36 FW Germany GER Cedric Teuchert

Transfers[edit]

In[edit]

Pos Player From Type Window Ends Fee in €
FW Germany Marius Bülter 1. FC Magdeburg Transfer Summer 2022 1,400,000
FW Germany Cedric Teuchert Schalke 04 Transfer Summer 2022 Free
FW Germany Max Kruse Turkey Fenerbahçe End of contract (terminated) Summer ?
DF Germany Niko Gießelmann Fortuna Düsseldorf End of contract Summer 2021
MF Germany Sebastian Griesbeck 1. FC Heidenheim End of contract Summer 2022
DF Germany Robin Knoche VfL Wolfsburg End of contract Summer 2022
GK Germany Andreas Luthe FC Augsburg End of contract Summer 2022
FW Nigeria Taiwo Awoniyi England Liverpool Loan Summer 2021
GK Germany Loris Karius England Liverpool Loan Summer 2021
FW Finland Joel Pohjanpalo Bayer Leverkusen Loan Summer 2021
MF Japan Keita Endo Japan Yokohama Marinos Loan Summer 2021 300,000
DF Germany Nico Schlotterbeck SC Freiburg Loan Summer 2021 200,000

Out[edit]

Pos Player To Type Window Fee in €
FW Sweden Sebastian Andersson 1. FC Köln Transfer Summer 6,500,000
DF Serbia Neven Subotić Turkey Denizlispor Transfer Summer Free
MF Germany Lars Dietz Würzburger Kickers Transfer Summer Free
MF Austria Florian Flecker Würzburger Kickers Transfer Summer Free
MF Germany Julius Kade Dynamo Dresden Transfer Summer Free
MF Germany Joshua Mees Holstein Kiel Transfer Summer Free
DF Germany Lennard Maloney Borussia Dortmund II Transfer Summer Free
MF Germany Berkan Taz SC Verl Transfer Summer Free
GK Poland Rafal Gikiewicz FC Augsburg End of contract Summer
MF Germany Felix Kroos Eintracht Braunschweig End of contract Summer
GK Germany Leo Oppermann Hamburger SV II End of contract Summer
FW Germany Sebastian Polter Netherlands Fortuna Sittard End of contract Summer
DF Germany Ken Reichel VfL Osnabrück End of contract Summer
MF Germany Manuel Schmiedebach Free agent End of contract Summer
DF Germany Michael Parensen Retired Summer
MF Nigeria Suleiman Abdullahi Eintracht Braunschweig Loan Summer
MF Germany Laurenz Dehl Hallescher FC Loan Summer

Pre-season and friendlies[edit]

  Win   Draw   Loss   Fixtures

12 August 2020 Friendly Union Berlin 2–0 Würzburger Kickers Berlin, Germany
15:00 CEST (UTC+2)
Report Stadium: Stadion An der Alten Försterei
Attendance: 0[a]
22 August 2020 Friendly 1. FC Köln 2–1 Union Berlin Friedrichshafen, Germany
17:30 CEST (UTC+2)
Report
Stadium: Zeppelinstadion
Attendance: 300[a]
Referee: Max Bruda
30 August 2020 Friendly Ajax 2–2 Union Berlin Amsterdam, Netherlands
13:00 CEST (UTC+2)
Report
Stadium: Johan Cruyff Arena
8 October 2020 Friendly Union Berlin 4–1 Hannover 96 Berlin, Germany
17:20 CEST (UTC+2)
Report
Stadium: Stadion An der Alten Försterei
Attendance: 1,759

Competitions[edit]

Overview[edit]

Competition First match Last match Starting round Record
Pld W D L GF GA GD Win %
Bundesliga 19 September 2020 22 May 2021 Matchday 1 9 4 4 1 21 11 +10 044.44
DFB-Pokal 12 September 2020 First round 1 1 0 0 1 0 +1 100.00
Total 10 5 4 1 22 11 +11 050.00

Last updated: 28 November 2020

Source: Soccerway

Bundesliga[edit]

League table[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
4 Borussia Dortmund 9 6 0 3 21 9 +12 18 Qualification to Champions League group stage
5 VfL Wolfsburg 9 4 5 0 14 8 +6 17 Qualification to Europa League group stage
6 Union Berlin 9 4 4 1 21 11 +10 16 Qualification to Europa Conference League play-off round
7 Borussia Mönchengladbach 9 4 3 2 17 14 +3 15
8 FC Augsburg 9 3 3 3 11 12 −1 12
Updated to match(es) played on 29 November 2020. Source: DFB
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Goal difference; 3) Goals scored; 4) Head-to-head points; 5) Head-to-head goal difference; 6) Head-to-head away goals scored; 7) Away goals scored; 8) Play-off.[2]

Results summary[edit]

Overall Home Away
Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts W D L GF GA GD W D L GF GA GD
9 4 4 1 21 11  +10 16 2 2 1 14 7  +7 2 2 0 7 4  +3

Last updated: 28 November 2020.
Source: DFB

Results by round[edit]

Round12345678910
GroundHAHAHAHAHA
ResultLDWDDWWWD
Position1414910127556
Updated to match(es) played on 28 November 2020. Source: DFB
A = Away; H = Home; W = Win; D = Draw; L = Loss

Matches[edit]

The league fixtures were announced on 7 August 2020.[3]

19 September 2020 1 Union Berlin 1–3 FC Augsburg Berlin
15:30 CEST (UTC+2)
Report
Stadium: Stadion An der Alten Försterei
Attendance: 4,600
Referee: Marco Fritz
26 September 2020 2 Borussia Mönchengladbach 1–1 Union Berlin Mönchengladbach
15:30 CEST (UTC+2)
Report
Stadium: Borussia-Park
Attendance: 10,383
Referee: Tobias Stieler
2 October 2020 3 Union Berlin 4–0 Mainz 05 Berlin
20:30 CEST (UTC+2)
Report
Stadium: Stadion An der Alten Försterei
Attendance: 4,400
Referee: Sascha Stegemann
18 October 2020 4 Schalke 04 1–1 Union Berlin Gelsenkirchen
18:00 CEST (UTC+2)
Report
Stadium: Veltins-Arena
Attendance: 300
Referee: Patrick Ittrich
24 October 2020 5 Union Berlin 1–1 SC Freiburg Berlin
15:30 CEST (UTC+2)
Report
Stadium: Stadion An der Alten Försterei
Attendance: 4,500
Referee: Robert Schröder
2 November 2020 6 1899 Hoffenheim 1–3 Union Berlin Sinsheim
20:30 CET (UTC+1)
Report
Stadium: Rhein-Neckar-Arena
Attendance: 0
Referee: Robert Hartmann
7 November 2020 7 Union Berlin 5–0 Arminia Bielefeld Berlin
15:30 CET (UTC+1)
Report Stadium: Stadion An der Alten Försterei
Attendance: 0
Referee: Matthias Jöllenbeck
22 November 2020 8 1. FC Köln 1–2 Union Berlin Cologne
18:00 CET (UTC+1)
Report
Stadium: RheinEnergieStadion
Attendance: 0
Referee: Tobias Stieler
28 November 2020 9 Union Berlin 3–3 Eintracht Frankfurt Berlin
15:30 CET (UTC+1)
Report
Stadium: Stadion An der Alten Försterei
Attendance: 0
Referee: Tobias Reichel
4 December 2020 10 Hertha BSC v Union Berlin Berlin
20:30 CET (UTC+1) Stadium: Olympiastadion

DFB-Pokal[edit]

12 September 2020 First round Karlsruher SC 0–1 (a.e.t.) Union Berlin Karlsruhe
18:30 CEST (UTC+2)
Report
Stadium: Wildparkstadion
Attendance: 450
Referee: Benjamin Cortus
22 December 2020 Second round Union Berlin v SC Paderborn Berlin
20:45 CET (UTC+1) Report Stadium: Stadion An der Alten Försterei

Statistics[edit]

Goalscorers[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b Match played behind closed doors

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1. FC Union Berlin - Squad". Bundesliga.com. Retrieved 6 August 2020.
  2. ^ "Spielordnung (SpOL)" [Match rules] (PDF). DFL.de (in German). Deutsche Fußball Liga. 16 May 2020. p. 3. Archived (PDF) from the original on 15 June 2020. Retrieved 15 June 2020.
  3. ^ "Bayern startet gegen S04: Der komplette Bundesliga-Spielplan 2020/21 zum Durchklicken". kicker (in German). 7 August 2020. Retrieved 12 August 2020.

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