There was disappointing news for 1. FC Union Berlin in Spain this week with Joshua Mees and Lennard Maloney picking up injuries and are forced to return prematurely.
With the winter training camp in Spain coming to a close, Urs Fischer will get a final chance to see his squad in action against Hungarian champions Ferencvaros on Saturday.
Thursday's training session was scheduled for 10.45am at the camp in Campoamor and the day began with a number of exercises to help with preventing injuries. Suleiman Abdullahi was absent from the group as he trained individually in the gym.
We're halfway through the Training Camp in Spain and the coaching staff made the team push to the limits again.
On Saturday February 15, 1. FC Union Berlin will host Bayer Leverkusen at the Stadion An der Alten Försterei.
Two training sessions were on the schedule for today in the Union training camp in Campoamor. The Köpenickers started their day with breakfast at 07:45 a.m., before heading to the training ground where the team gathered for their everyday prevention program.
The third day of the training camp is coming to an end. After the intensive test match day on Monday, this day was all about regeneration.
After the team of 1. FC Union Berlin completed the first training session on the pitch yesterday, the first two test games of the year were on the schedule today.
FC Union Berlin successfully ends the first test game of the year with a 2-1 win. In the fast-paced game against the Belgian second division team OH Leuven, Robert Andrich (66’) and Sebastian Polter (77’) seal the deal with their two goals.
While Union won the first game of the day in the morning, the team had to accept a draw in the afternoon. With a powerful shot in the 14th minute Sheraldo Becker put Union in the lead, minutes before the half-time break Anthony Ujah scored the 2-0 (37’).
At about 7 a.m. this morning, the alarm clocks in Campoamor rang - the first day at the training camp was about to start. After a rich breakfast, the team walked to the nearby training ground, where their fans were already waiting.
Two days after the first official training in 2020, the team of FC Union Berlin set off for their training camp on Saturday, January 4th.
1. FC Union Berlin will begin preparations for the Bundesliga campaign on January 4 in the Spanish training camp at Campoamor near Alicante.
1. FC Union Berlin's Nicolai Rapp has signed for Darmstadt on a six-month loan deal.
The Stadion An der Alten Försterei swapped the traditional football atmosphere for our festive Christmas carols, which ran for the 17th year in a row on Monday.
1. FC Union Berlin went down to a last-minute goal from Erik Thommy as Fortuna Düsseldorf ran out 2-1 winners on Sunday.
The DFL have confirmed the Bundesliga dates between Week 22 and 28.
The first half of the Bundesliga campaign comes to a conclusion on Sunday when 1. FC Union Berlin make the trip to Fortuna Düsseldorf at 15:30.
The next important sale periods for tickets begins from January 2020.
1. FC Union Berlin lost the final home match of the calendar year against Hoffenheim 2-0.