Union Berlin vs Borussia Dortmund Predictions

Jon Wilde 30 Aug 2019
  • Union Berlin vs Borussia Dortmund predictions for their Bundesliga match on Saturday

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Union Berlin vs Borussia Dortmund Match Info

Date: Saturday August 31 2019
Kick-off time: 5.30pm BST
Venue: Stadion An der Alten Forsterei

Union Berlin vs Borussia Dortmund Head-To-Head Record

Last 2 matches

October 31 2018 (DFB-Pokal): Borussia Dortmund 2-2 Union Berlin (Dortmund won 3-2 in extra time)
October 26 2016 (DFB-Pokal): Borussia Dortmund 1-1 Union Berlin (Dortmund won on penalties)

Union Berlin vs Borussia Dortmund Stats

  • Borussia Dortmund have won all of their four matches this season by a margin of at least two goals
  • Dortmund’s Jadon Sancho has more assists (16) than any other player in Europe’s five major leagues since the start of last season
  • This is the fifth time Dortmund have been top of the Bundesliga table after two matches – they went on to lift the title on only one of those occasions (1995)

Union Berlin vs Borussia Dortmund Match Preview

Union Berlin are having a tough start to their home fixtures on their debut in the Bundesliga top flight, but are backed to produce an improved performance against Borussia Dortmund.

Promoted via the play-off last season in which they beat VfB Stuttgart, Union’s first home game of this campaign was against Champions League contenders RB Leipzig and it proved to be a baptism of fire as they lost 4-0.

But the Iron Ones, as they are nicknamed, gained their first point with a 1-1 draw at Augsburg last weekend and having also strolled into the second round of the DFB-Pokal with a 6-0 victory, confidence should be higher of being more competitive against Dortmund.

That will not be easy, of course, because Dortmund have begun the campaign like a house on fire with four straight comfortable victories including 2-0 against Bayern Munich to lift the German Super Cup.

The Black and Yellows will be hopeful of converting their title challenge into success this time around after topping the table for most of last season only to be pipped by Bayern.

Dortmund have failed to beat Union in 90 minutes in two cup ties over the last few years and while they are expected to maintain their 100% record here, it could be with nothing to spare against opponents who will be eager to fare better in front of their own fans than last time.

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Union Berlin vs Borussia Dortmund Betting Tips

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    Union Berlin vs Borussia Dortmund Match Info Date: Saturday August 31 2019 Kick-off time: 5.30pm BST Venue: Stadion An der Alten Forsterei Union Berlin vs Borussia Dortmund Head-To-Head Record Last 2 matches October 31 2018 (DFB-Pokal): Borussia Dortmund 2-2 Union Berlin (Dortmund won 3-2 in extra time) October 26 2016 (DFB-Pokal): Borussia Dortmund 1-1 Union…