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Bundesliga: Hertha thrash Union Berlin in derby

Vedad Ibisevic
Vedad Ibisevic has scored in every Bundesliga season since 2006

Four goals in 26 second-half minutes crushed Union Berlin and gave Hertha a derby victory in a silent Olympic Stadium.

November's first Bundesliga meeting between sides from east and west Berlin was held up for 10 minutes after raucous fans threw fireworks on to the pitch.

But it was silence that met the sides on Friday night.

And after a stale first half, Hertha got revenge for that defeat with a dominant performance.

Veteran striker Vedad Ibisevic headed in a wonderful cross from Marvin Plattenhardt to open the scoring and within a minute Dodi Lukebakio rounded goalkeeper Rafal Gikiewicz to double the lead.

Ibisevic then set up Matheus Cunha to curl in his fourth in four games before former Manchester City defender Dedryck Boyata completed the thrashing with a header from Plattenhardt's corner.

The win is Hertha's biggest win at home in the Bundesliga since August 2013.

Line-ups

Hertha Berlin

  • 22Jarstein
  • 2Pekarík
  • 20Boyata
  • 25Torunarigha
  • 21Plattenhardt
  • 3SkjelbredSubstituted forSamardzicat 81'minutes
  • 15GrujicBooked at 67mins
  • 28LukebakioBooked at 43minsSubstituted forDilrosunat 75'minutes
  • 6DaridaSubstituted forMaierat 80'minutes
  • 26Santos Carneiro Da CunhaSubstituted forMittelstädtat 66'minutes
  • 19IbisevicSubstituted forPiatekat 75'minutes

Substitutes

  • 7Piatek
  • 12Smarsch
  • 13Klünter
  • 16Dilrosun
  • 17Mittelstädt
  • 23Maier
  • 31Dárdai
  • 33Ngankam
  • 40Samardzic

Union Berlin

  • 1Gikiewicz
  • 5Friedrich
  • 19Hübner
  • 29ParensenBooked at 9mins
  • 28Trimmel
  • 21Prömel
  • 30AndrichSubstituted forKroosat 72'minutes
  • 14ReichelSubstituted forRyersonat 63'minutes
  • 32IngvartsenSubstituted forUjahat 57'minutes
  • 15BülterSubstituted forMalliat 63'minutes
  • 10AnderssonSubstituted forPolterat 71'minutes

Substitutes

  • 3Subotic
  • 6Ryerson
  • 8Mees
  • 9Polter
  • 11Ujah
  • 18Malli
  • 23Kroos
  • 34Gentner
  • 35Nicolas
Referee:
Harm Osmers

Match Stats

Home TeamHertha BerlinAway TeamUnion Berlin
Possession
Home55%
Away45%
Shots
Home15
Away7
Shots on Target
Home7
Away0
Corners
Home4
Away6
Fouls
Home12
Away12

Live Text

Match ends, Hertha Berlin 4, 1. FC Union Berlin 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Hertha Berlin 4, 1. FC Union Berlin 0.

Offside, 1. FC Union Berlin. Anthony Ujah tries a through ball, but Sebastian Polter is caught offside.

Foul by Jordan Torunarigha (Hertha Berlin).

Yunus Malli (1. FC Union Berlin) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Corner, Hertha Berlin. Conceded by Marvin Friedrich.

Attempt missed. Javairô Dilrosun (Hertha Berlin) left footed shot from outside the box is too high from a direct free kick.

Substitution

Substitution, Hertha Berlin. Lazar Samardzic replaces Per Skjelbred.

Substitution

Substitution, Hertha Berlin. Arne Maier replaces Vladimír Darida.

Javairô Dilrosun (Hertha Berlin) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Anthony Ujah (1. FC Union Berlin).

Goal!

Goal! Hertha Berlin 4, 1. FC Union Berlin 0. Dedryck Boyata (Hertha Berlin) header from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Marvin Plattenhardt with a cross following a corner.

Corner, Hertha Berlin. Conceded by Marvin Friedrich.

Substitution

Substitution, Hertha Berlin. Javairô Dilrosun replaces Dodi Lukébakio.

Substitution

Substitution, Hertha Berlin. Krzysztof Piatek replaces Vedad Ibisevic.

Foul by Vedad Ibisevic (Hertha Berlin).

Marvin Friedrich (1. FC Union Berlin) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Attempt blocked. Christopher Trimmel (1. FC Union Berlin) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Sebastian Polter.

Substitution

Substitution, 1. FC Union Berlin. Felix Kroos replaces Robert Andrich.

Substitution

Substitution, 1. FC Union Berlin. Sebastian Polter replaces Sebastian Andersson.

Vedad Ibisevic (Hertha Berlin) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Robert Andrich (1. FC Union Berlin).

Attempt missed. Robert Andrich (1. FC Union Berlin) left footed shot from outside the box is too high. Assisted by Christopher Trimmel following a set piece situation.

Booking

Marko Grujic (Hertha Berlin) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Marko Grujic (Hertha Berlin).

Grischa Prömel (1. FC Union Berlin) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Substitution

Substitution, Hertha Berlin. Maximilian Mittelstädt replaces Matheus Cunha.

Attempt missed. Peter Pekarík (Hertha Berlin) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the left following a corner.

Corner, Hertha Berlin. Conceded by Grischa Prömel.

Attempt blocked. Marvin Plattenhardt (Hertha Berlin) left footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked. Assisted by Matheus Cunha.

Corner, 1. FC Union Berlin. Conceded by Peter Pekarík.

Substitution

Substitution, 1. FC Union Berlin. Yunus Malli replaces Marius Bülter.

Substitution

Substitution, 1. FC Union Berlin. Julian Ryerson replaces Ken Reichel.

Goal!

Goal! Hertha Berlin 3, 1. FC Union Berlin 0. Matheus Cunha (Hertha Berlin) right footed shot from outside the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Vedad Ibisevic.

Attempt missed. Dodi Lukébakio (Hertha Berlin) left footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the right. Assisted by Matheus Cunha.

Marko Grujic (Hertha Berlin) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Sebastian Andersson (1. FC Union Berlin).

Attempt missed. Matheus Cunha (Hertha Berlin) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left. Assisted by Marko Grujic.

Substitution

Substitution, 1. FC Union Berlin. Anthony Ujah replaces Marcus Ingvartsen.

Dodi Lukébakio (Hertha Berlin) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Bayern Munich26184475264958
2B Dortmund26166472333954
3B Mgladbach26164652312152
4RB Leipzig26149363273651
5B Leverkusen26155649311850
6Wolfsburg2610973631539
7Freiburg2610793536-137
8Schalke2691073340-737
9Hoffenheim26105113546-1135
10Hertha Berlin2797113948-934
11Köln26103134147-633
12Union Berlin2793153247-1530
13Frankfurt2584133944-528
14Augsburg2676133754-1727
15Mainz2683153655-1927
16Düsseldorf2658132750-2323
17Werder Bremen2546152859-3118
18Paderborn2645173054-2417
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