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Union Berlin vs RB Leipzig head-to-head: Can Leipzig stop Berlin?

Union Berlin is gunning to uphold their flawless Bundesliga record this season as they get ready to face RB Leipzig this Sunday.

On the flip side, the visitors have experienced a mixed bag of results in their first two league games, winning one and losing one, presenting them with a chance to match their opponents in the points tally.

Nevertheless, Union Berlin, under the guidance of Urs Fischer, looks like a force to reckon with, having netted four goals in each of their first two matches of the season.

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Union Berlin vs RB Leipzig head-to-head record

In the battle between Union Berlin and RB Leipzig, it’s a neck-and-neck race with both teams boasting an impressive record of six wins each. These clashes have seen just one match ending in a draw, underlining the competitiveness between the two sides.

Every encounter between Union Berlin and RB Leipzig brings an air of anticipation, as they continue to trade blows on the pitch. With no clear dominant force, fans can expect fierce contests and thrilling football whenever these two teams meet, as they strive to establish their supremacy in the world of German football.

  • Union Berlin: 6 matches
  • RB Leipzig: 6 matches
  • Drawn: 1 match

Union Berlin vs RB Leipzig last five head-to-head record

Interestingly enough, all of the last 5 games between these teams ended 2-1, going 4 of them in Berlin’s favor.

Germany Bundesliga I 11/02/23

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Germany Bundesliga I 20/08/22

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Germany Bundesliga I 23/04/22

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Germany DFB Pokal 20/04/22

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Germany Bundesliga I 03/12/21

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RB Leipzig 1-2 Union Berlin (11/02/2023)

RB Leipzig suffered a setback, as Union Berlin orchestrated a remarkable comeback. After Benjamin Henrichs’ long-range strike put Leipzig ahead, Union responded with Janik Haberer’s unstoppable volley and a thunderous penalty from Robin Knoche.

Union Berlin 2-1 RB Leipzig (20/08/2022)

RB Leipzig faced a tough challenge as they suffered a 2-1 defeat against Union Berlin. Union Berlin made their mark with quick goals from Jordan Pefok and Sheraldo Becker. Although Leipzig managed to pull one back with Willi Orban’s powerful header in the 83rd minute, they couldn’t find the equalizer.

RB Leipzig 1-2 Union Berlin (23/04/2022)

Union Berlin pulled off a stunning comeback against RB Leipzig after Yussuf Poulsen’s early second-half goal had put them 1-0 down. Sven Michel equalized in the 86th minute, and Kevin Behrens sealed the victory with a thunderous strike in the 89th minute.

RB Leipzig 2-1 Union Berlin (20/4/2022)

RB Leipzig secured a dramatic 2-1 home win over Union Berlin, clinching a spot in the German Cup final. The match saw Sweden’s Emil Forsberg emerge as the hero with a last-gasp bullet header in stoppage time.

Union Berlin 2-1 RB Leipzig (03/12/2021)

RB Leipzig faced a tough blow as they succumbed to a 2-1 defeat against an in-form Union Berlin. Union Berlin’s Taiwo Awoniyi and Timo Baumgartl found the net, while Leipzig’s Christopher Nkunku’s goal couldn’t salvage the match for his team.

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Union Berlin v RB Leipzig – What to expect?

As Union Berlin prepares to face RB Leipzig in their upcoming match, one thing is for sure: expect an intense battle.

Union Berlin seems to have a knack for comebacks, they’ve shown resilience and the ability to turn the tide in their favor. RB Leipzig, on the other hand, will be keen to break this pattern and get back on the winning track.

With history and recent form as a backdrop, fans can anticipate a closely contested game, perhaps with some late drama, as both teams strive for victory.


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