Union excel in Darmstadt
Union stretch lead
Are the Berliners really playing with ten men? The visitors have just scored a third goal since Brenden Arronson's first-half dismissal, with Danilo Doekhi the latest Union player to hit the target from a header. This game is done.
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Union lead at the break
Phew! What a half of Bundesliga football that was! Union's summer signing Robin Gosens scored a brace either side of Brenden Arronson's dismissal and Marvin Mehlem's equaliser for the hosts. The Irons then edged further ahead through one more Kevin Behrens header.
The Gosens effect
Behrens headed goal
He netted a hat-trick of headers in last weekend's win against Mainz and Kevin Behrens has just put Union 3-1 up with another headed goal!
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Union back in front!
Scenes! The ten men of Union Berlin have edged back in front and it's that man Robin Gosens AGAIN! The 29-year-old has his second of the game - this time heading home from a set-piece - and Urs Fischer's men are ecstatic.
Darmstadt on terms
Pfeiffer's assist is converted by Mehlem via a slight deflection and Darmstadt are level!
Aaronson ordered off
A Brenden Aaronson foul on Nürnberger sees the USMNT man pick up his second booking and off he goes.
What a start from Robin Gosens! The 29-year-old has only gone and scored a beauty just four minutes into his first Bundesliga start! Union are flying!
The action is underway in Darmstadt! Who will come out on top here?
Gosens good to go
Robin Gosens comes in to make his Bundesliga debut for Union while Josip Juranovic is also in from the off for last weekend's victorious visitors. Darmstadt coach Torsten Lieberknecht, meanwhile, responds to Matchday 1's 1-0 loss at Eintracht Frankfurt by making as many as four changes to The Lilies' starting XI.
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A Bundesliga first
It's the first time Darmstadt and Union have been paired together in the Bundesliga. All of their previous six meetings took place in Bundesliga 2, with Darmstadt victorious in all three on home soil whilst losing just once all told.
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Bundesliga football returns to the Stadion am Böllenfalltor on Saturday as promoted Darmstadt host Union Berlin. Stay tuned for build-up, live match coverage and highlights...