Data Analysis: Berlin second-half performance salvages a draw away against Hoffenheim

Hoffenheim had a 2-1 lead after the first period in the game at home to Union Berlin in the Bundesliga. The third period saw Union work their way back into the game. In the end the spoils were shared, as the game ended at 2-2.

The visiting team Union Berlin took an early lead when Niko Giesselmann found the net after 10 minutes, making it 1-0.

Hoffenheim equalised to 1-1 early in the match when Kevin Akpoguma made his mark as he scored, with an assist by Angelo Stiller, in the 14th minute.

The team took the lead after half an hour’s play as Jacob Bruun Larsen scored, with an assist by Andrej Kramaric.

Straight after the break, Taiwo Awoniyi found the net and equalised for Union Berlin. This brought the final score to 2-2.

Union Berlin’s Marvin Friedrich was sent off in the 90th minute.

The last match between the teams ended in a 1-1 draw, with Union Berlin at home in February 2021.

In the next games in the Bundesliga, Hoffenheim will take on Borussia Dortmund (away) on 2021-08-27, Mainz (home) on 2021-09-11 and Arminia Bielefeld (away) on 2021-09-18. Union Berlin play Mönchengladbach (home) on 2021-08-29, Augsburg (home) on 2021-09-11 and Borussia Dortmund (away) on 2021-09-19.