Union Berlin took control of the Bundesliga game at home to VfB Stuttgart and were ahead 2-0. The third period saw a spirited fightback from VfB Stuttgart that fell just short and Union ultimately won the match 2-1.
Union Berlin took an early lead when Grischa Promel scored a goal after 20 minutes, with an assist by Christopher Trimmel, making it 0-1.
The team increased the lead to 2-0 just before the half-time whistle as Petar Musa scored a goal, with an assist by Christopher Trimmel.
Straight after the break, Philipp Forster found the net and reduced the score for VfB Stuttgart. VfB Stuttgart were unable to score any more goals, what brought the final score to 2-1.
Union Berlin have 2 wins, 2 draws and 1 loss with a 8–9 goal difference in the last 5 games, while VfB Stuttgart have 2 wins and and 3 losses and a 6–9 goal difference.
For the home team, the results mean eighth place in the table. VfB Stuttgart are 10th in the league.
Both teams will be back in action on Wednesday when Union host Dortmund at Signal Iduna Park and Stuttgart welcome Wolfsburg.