Bochum and Osnabrück meet at Vonovia Ruhrstadion, in a match for the 3rd round of the 2. Bundesliga. The recent head-to-head history between these two teams indicates total balance, as there was 1 draw and 1 win for each team in the last 3 matches. The last head-to-head meeting between these two teams, on 06-13-2020, ended with Bochum’s victory by (0-2).
The home team is currently in the 3rd position, with 4 points won. In their debut they drew at home against St. Pauli, by (2‑2). On matchday two, they won away against Karlsruher SC by (0‑1). In the last 10 home matches for all competitions, Bochum won 3, drew 4 and lost 3. Their defense has not been very strong as they have conceded goals in 7 of the last 10 matches. In their home matches there is a tendency for goals, since 12 of the last 17 matches have ended with Over 2,5 goals.
Bochum scored four of the six points they played and that’s a good thing. As he wants to have a good campaign in the competition, he needs to continue growing and that will depend only on himself. So, you have to mainly take advantage of home games to achieve good results. You certainly have to respect your rival, but you can’t help but go in search of the three points, as they are very important.
Currently in 4th position, the visiting team has so far won 4 points. In matchday 1 they drew away with Greuther Fürth by (1‑1). On the following round, the final score was (2‑1) in the home match against Hannover 96. In their last 10 away matches Osnabrück has recorded 2 wins, 7 draws and 1 loss. Their defense has not been very strong, as they have suffered goals in 8 of the last 10 matches, but their offense has scored regularly, as they have scored at least one goal in each of the last 10 matches.
Osnabrick are having a very similar start to their rival in the competition and this indicates that it will be a balanced match. Both teams must go in search of victory, which can make the match that much more interesting. To surprise the home team, you need to put together a game plan that you don’t compromise with defensively and are efficient in attack. If everything goes according to plan, you will have a better chance of scoring points.