Union Berlin 1-1 Bayern Munich: The Reds fail to find a winner in Berlin

Union Berlin vs Bayern Munich
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Union Berlin were helde ach other to a 1-1 draw by Bayern on Saturday at the An der Alten Försterei Stadium. Union Berlin were looking to continue their good run after winning their previous two matches against Schalke away and RB Leipzig at home, by 6-1 and 2-1 respectively. Bayern had managed to pick up a point in their matchup with B Mönchengladbach. both teams are now on 11 points and occupy 4th and 3rd places respectively after 5 matches.

The Iron Ones scored first, when Sheraldo Becker gave them the lead on the 12 minute mark. However, their lead was short-lived, as Joshua Kimmich equalised for Bayern, at 15 minutes to see out the first half 1-1. The second 45 minutes ended with little further action at either end and goalless.

Substitutions for Union Berlin included Jamie Leweling, Sven Michel, Niko Giesselmann, Paul Seguin and Genki Haraguchi for Sheraldo Becker, Kevin Behrens, Julian Ryerson, Andras Schafer and Morten Thorsby, respectively. Bayern brought on Thomas Muller, Ryan Gravenberch, Serge Gnabry and Leon Goretzka for Jamal Musiala, Joshua Kimmich, Kingsley Coman and Alphonso Davies.

There were bookings for Rani Khedira from Union Berlin, and Joshua Kimmich and Ryan Gravenberch, for Bayern.

Union Berlin will next play FC Köln away, with Bayern facing Stuttgart at home.

Technical card:
Union Berlin:Frederik Ronnow, Paul Jaeckel, Robin Knoche, Danilho Doekhi, Christopher Trimmel, Morten Thorsby (Genki Haraguchi, min.85), Rani Khedira, Andras Schafer (Paul Seguin, min.85), Julian Ryerson (Niko Giesselmann, min.81), Kevin Behrens (Sven Michel, min.63) and Sheraldo Becker (Jamie Leweling, min.63)
Bayern Munich:Manuel Neuer, Benjamin Pavard, Matthijs De Ligt, Dayot Upamecano, Alphonso Davies (Leon Goretzka, min.85), Kingsley Coman (Serge Gnabry, min.73), Jamal Musiala (Thomas Muller, min.62), Joshua Kimmich (Ryan Gravenberch, min.63), Marcel Sabitzer, Leroy Sane and Sadio Mane
Stadium:the An der Alten Försterei Stadium
Goals:Sheraldo Becker (1-0, min. 12) and Joshua Kimmich (1-1, min. 15)