Union Berlin’s Joel Pohjanpalo scored a hat-trick against Werder Bremen in the Bundesliga. Union won the game 3-1 (0-0) at home. While Gebre Selassie scored for Werder Bremen.
The first half was goalless, but straight after half-time, Joel Pohjanpalo made his mark as he scored a goal to give Union Berlin the lead.
Straight after the break, Joel Pohjanpalo made his mark and increased the team’s lead.
In the 67th minute, Joel Pohjanpalo scored a goal, with an assist by Petar Musa, to increase the lead for Union Berlin and then completed a hatrick.
Eight minutes left to play, Werder Bremen’s Theodor Gebre Selassie reduced as he scored a goal. But Werder Bremen ran out of steam. The 3-1 goal was the last goal of the game.
Werder Bremen now have seven straight defeats.
Union Berlin have 2 wins, 2 draws and 1 loss with a 7–6 goal difference in the last 5 games, while Werder Bremen have 5 losses and a 3–13 goal difference.
With three games remaining, Union Berlin are in seventh place in the table and Werder Bremen are in 14th.
On Saturday, Union face Wolfsburg at Volkswagen Arena and Werder take on Leverkusen at home.