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Bundesliga: VfL Bochum 1848 overcomes TSG Hoffenheim 2-0 on Saturday

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BOCHUM. VfL Bochum 1848 prevails over TSG Hoffenheim with a 2-0 win with a goal from S. Novothny (67') and a goal from M. Pantovic (90').

BOCHUM. VfL Bochum 1848 tops TSG Hoffenheim with a 2-0 win with a goal from S. Novothny (67′) and a goal from M. Pantovic (90′). TSG Hoffenheim was vastly superior in terms of ball possession (63%).​

M. Riemann missed a penalty (75′) for VfL Bochum 1848.​

The match was held at the Vonovia Ruhrstadion Stadium in Bochum on Saturday and this began at 2:30 pm local time. In the presence of 19,600 spectators.​ The referee was Frank Willenborg with the help of Guido Kleve and Thomas Gorniak. The 4th official was Sven Waschitzki. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold around 10.1 degrees Celsius or 50.2 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 73%.​

Match Statistics

TSG Hoffenheim was in firm control of the ball 63% while VfL Bochum 1848 was struggling with a 37% ball possession.

TSG Hoffenheim was more aggressive with 60 dangerous attacks and 10 shots of which 1 were on target. Anyhow, VfL Bochum 1848 succeeded in find the solution to win this match.​

VfL Bochum 1848 shot 10 times, 4 on target, 6 off target. On the opposite side, TSG Hoffenheim shot 10 times, 1 on target, 9 off target.


VfL Bochum 1848 received 1 yellow card (K. Stafylidis). On the opposite side, TSG Hoffenheim received 5 yellow cards (S. Posch, K. Vogt, F. Grillitsch, A. Kramaric and S. Rudy).

After this contest, VfL Bochum 1848 will have 10 points like VfB Stuttgart to stay in the 14th place. On the opposite side, TSG Hoffenheim will stay with 14 points to stay in the 10th place.

Match Events

  • 29'

    S. Posch

  • 38'

    K. Vogt

  • 39'

    G. Holtmann

    D. Blum

  • 53'

    K. Stafylidis

  • 60'

    D. Raum

    R. Skov

  • 60'

    G. Rutter

    C. Baumgartner

  • 64'

    S. Novothny

    S. Polter

  • 64'

    M. Pantovic

    E. Rexhbecaj

  • 65'

    C. Richards

    S. Posch

  • 67'

    S. Novothny

  • 73'

    F. Grillitsch

  • 75'

    A. Kramaric

  • 75'

    M. Riemann

  • 77'

    C. Gamboa

    K. Stafylidis

  • 78'

    S. Rudy

  • 79'

    M. Dabbur

    K. Akpoguma

  • 90'

    M. Pantovic

Next match

In the upcoming Bundesliga match, VfL Bochum 1848 will play away with Bayer 04 Leverkusen on the 20th of November with a 4-2 head to head stats in favor of Bayer 04 Leverkusen (2 draws).

TSG Hoffenheim will host RB Leipzig on the 20th of November with a 5-2 head to head in favor of RB Leipzig (3 draws).

VfL Bochum 1848: Formation and Lineups

VfL Bochum 1848 started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).

The manager Thomas Reis chose to play with the following team: Manuel Riemann (6.3), Konstantinos Stafylidis (7.2), Erhan Mašović (7.4), Vasilis Lampropoulos (6.5), Danilo Soares (7.4), Eduard Löwen (7.1), Anthony Losilla (7.2), Elvis Rexhbeçaj (6.5), Takuma Asano (7.0), Sebastian Polter (6.5) and Danny Blum (6.8).


VfL Bochum 1848 made 4 changes: D. Blum for G. Holtmann (39′), S. Polter for S. Novothny (64′), E. Rexhbecaj for M. Pantovic (64′) and K. Stafylidis for C. Gamboa (77′).

Top player: Soma Novothny

Probably the most impressive player in VfL Bochum 1848 was Soma Novothny.

His rating is (7.6) with 1 goal, 5 passes (80% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 2 duels out of 5.

His performance was notable also because he began the game from the bench before entering the field in the 64′.

TSG Hoffenheim: Formation and Lineups

TSG Hoffenheim started with a 3-1-4-2 line-up (3-1-4-2).

On the other side, Sebastian Hoeneß played with: Oliver Baumann (6.8), Stefan Posch (6.3), Florian Grillitsch (7.3), Kevin Vogt (6.7), Angelo Stiller (6.5), Kevin Akpoguma (6.6), Sebastian Rudy (6.2), Christoph Baumgartner (6.4), Robert Skov (6.4), Andrej Kramarić (7.3) and Ihlas Bebou (6.4).


TSG Hoffenheim made 4 changes: R. Skov for D. Raum (60′), C. Baumgartner for G. Rutter (60′), S. Posch for C. Richards (65′) and K. Akpoguma for M. Dabbur (79′).

Top player: Florian Grillitsch

The player who no doubt impressed TSG Hoffenheim the most was Florian Grillitsch.

His rating is (7.3) with 53 passes (83% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 7 duels out of 15.

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