Football fans were treated to exciting action in German League last week as 27 goals scored in nine matches. The MatchDay 27 begins with U Berlin’s visit to H Berlin. Here’s the Berlin Derby fantasy football preview:
11th vs 12th
H Berlin eased off their relegation worries with a crucial 3-0 win over Hoffenheim. With the win, H Berlin climbed to 11th and is eight points clear of 16th placed Düsseldorf.
U Berlin went down 0-2 against B Munich in MatchDay 26 of the German League. The promoted side is on 12th in the table with 30 points from 26 matches.
Head-to-Head (German League 2019-20)
02.11.2019: U Berlin 1-0 H Berlin
The Key Players
Matheus Cunha (FWD): Cunha has scored a brilliant individual goal against Hoffenheim and is on a three-game scoring streak. The Brazilian has scored three goals in five appearances for H Berlin.
Jordan Torunarigha (DEF): The centre-back produced a strong performance in the 3-0 trouncing of Hoffenheim. He made three blocks, two clearances, and had a hand in H Berlin’s third goal.
Maximilian Mittelstädt (DEF): The left-back delivered a pin-point cross to Vedad Ibišević (FWD), who headed in H Berlin’s second goal against Hoffenheim.
Rune Jarstein (GK): Jarstein kept Hoffenheim attackers at bay with some smart saves. The 35-year-old made five saves in the match.
Marko Grujic (MID): Apart from being cautioned in the first half, Grujic played his role to the perfection in the away win in Hoffenheim. He made four clearances, four tackles and won most of the aerial duels in the match.
Vladimir Darida (MID): Darida is likely to return to starting line-up after suspended for MatchDay 26 fixture. The 29-year-old has scored three goals and an equal number of assists this season.
Christopher Trimmel (DEF): The 33-year-old is in the spotlight as he has assisted seven goals from set-pieces – the highest in European club football this season.
Christopher Lenz (DEF): Lenz made solid defensive performance against B Munich at home. He made four interceptions and four clearances.
Florian Hübner (DEF): Hübner, who only played eight games in 2019-20 season owing to injuries, had a good outing against B Munich. He made three interceptions and two successful tackles in the match.
Marius Bülter (FWD): The 27-year-old winger put B Munich defence under pressure early in the match and forced a save from Manuel Neuer.
Sebastian Andersson (FWD): Andersson, who has scored in the last three starts for U Berlin, is likely to feature in the playing 11 after making a substitute appearance against B Munich. The Swede has scored 11 goals in the ongoing German League season.