BERLIN (AP) — Union Berlin claimed its first-ever Bundesliga win to end Borussia Dortmund’s perfect start to the season with a 3-1 shock victory on Saturday.
It was a major upset in the competition’s history. Union clinched promotion via a playoff in May after finishing third in the second division last season. Title contender Dortmund, which strengthened significantly in the offseason, arrived at Union’s small stadium in a forest in the eastern Berlin borough of Köpenick having beaten Bayern Munich in the season-opening super cup, then scoring eight goals in two league wins.
But Lucien Favre’s side wasn’t able to cope with the hosts’ pressing game. Marius Bülter scored twice for Union and Sebastian