Union Berlin vs Nottingham Forest: Pre-season Friendly Live Stream, Schedule, Fixture and Probable Lineups

The hosts are heading into the match on the back of a 3-3 draw at Udinese last weekend, while Nottingham Forest defeated Hertha 3-1 in their previous game.

Union Berlin players in action against Sky Dynamo; Credit: Twitter/@fcunion_en

Union Berlin will host Nottingham Forest in a pre-season friendly at Alte Foresteri on Saturday. The hosts are heading into the match on the back of a 3-3 draw at Udinese last weekend, while Nottingham Forest defeated Hertha 3-1 in their previous game. Union Berlin had an impressive Bundesliga campaign last term, securing fifth position by collecting 57 points from 34 games, just one point behind fourth-placed RB Leipzig who earned the final Champions League qualification spot. Nottingham Forest on the other hand, secured fourth spot in the Championship standings, before getting the better of Sheffield United and Huddersfield to earn promotion to the English Premier League.  

Die Eisernen have qualified for the upcoming Europa League season and the German outfit has had a decent pre-season so far, winning four of their six friendlies this summer. Saturday’s game would be Urs Fischer’s side’s final friendly before they take on Chemnitzer FC in their DFB-Pokal first round match on August 1. And then, five days later, Union Berlin will face Hertha Berlin in their 2022-23 Bundesliga opener.

Nottingham Forest have endured a mixed pre-season so far, recording three wins, one defeat and one draw in their opening five friendlies. Forest will also take on Notts County and Valencia before beginning their Premier League season at Newcastle United on August 6. Last Wednesday, against Hertha, Lyle Taylor netted a a brace to take the lead. Although Hertha pulled one back, a late own goal helped the English club secure the win. 

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Probable Lineups

Union Berlin boss Fischer is likely to opt for a strong starting eleven, considering that this would be their last friendly before getting into competitive fixtures of the new season. Timo Baumgartl is still recovering from cancer. Therefore, Paul Jaeckel would continue to play alongside Robin Knoche and Dominique Heintz in the three-man defence. Khedira, Pantovic and Haraguchi could form the three-man midfield with Niko Giesselmann and Christopher Trimmel occupying the flanks. As for Forest, new arrival Harry Toffolo is likely to feature on Saturday, while Lewis O’Brien could make his debut for the Premier League club. Awoniyi and Taylor are expected to lead the attack

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Union Berlin probable starting lineup: Ronnow; Kaecjel; Knoche, Heintz; Trimmel, Pantovic, Khedira, Haraguchi, Giesselmann; Becker, Siebatcheu

Nottingham Forest probable starting lineup: Henderson; Worrall, Niakhate, Mckenna; Williams, Cafe, O’Brien, Richards; Johnson; Taylor, Awoniyi

Union Berlin vs Nottingham Forest Live Schedule and Fixture

The pre-season friendly match between Union Berlin and Nottingham Forest will take place at Alte Foresteri on Saturday at 8:30 pm IST.

Where to watch Union Berlin vs Nottingham Forest?

Unfortunately, there is no concrete information available on live streaming or telecast for the pre-season friendly between Union Berlin and Nottingham Forest. We will update the viewers as and when any information about streaming of the match becomes available.

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