Another action-packed fixture in 2. Bundesliga as Bochum welcome Nürnberg

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Competition: Germany 2. Bundesliga
Competition: Sat 16.January
Match begins: 12:00 (UTC)
Venue: Vonovia Ruhrstadion (27559 seats)

It's advantage Bochum so far with their 2nd position in the 2. Bundesliga table, welcoming Nürnberg who are placed 12th.

Insights:
  • Bochum has the the best goal difference (+13) in 2. Bundesliga
  • Nürnberg has the most dropped points from leading position (16) in 2. Bundesliga

There should be plenty of energy on the pitch in this game, as both sides have had time to recuperate from their last game. Let's hope both teams are ready to give it all.

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Bochum form and stats

The home supporters can't complain about results here at Vonovia Ruhrstadion as Bochum, who have the the best goal difference (+13) in 2. Bundesliga, have scored 17 goals to get 17 points from 8 games. The overall stats in the 2. Bundesliga are 5-2-1 (wins-draws-losses). After failing to beat Greuther Fürth here at Vonovia Ruhrstadion, Bochum has put together a very nice winning streak on their own turf with four wins in a row.

Happy days for Bochum in their previous game, a 2. Bundesliga match away at Jahn Regensburg (placed 14th) that ended with a 2-0 victory. Previous to that game, a home match hosting Darmstadt 98 in a game that was won 2-1.

Goals decide football matches and Bochum are scoring many of them at home; 17 on target from 8 league matches. Bochum are not conceding a lot of goals here at Vonovia Ruhrstadion in the league, averaging less than one per game. The total is 5 from 8 matches.

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Nürnberg form and stats

As the visiting team in 2. Bundesliga matches, Nürnberg have produced an overall stat of 2-2-3 so far. Nürnberg has lost their two previous away games and are eager to kill a negative trend in its infancy.

There were no winners in Nürnberg's previous match, a 2. Bundesliga home game that ended 1-1 vs Hamburger SV (placed 1st). It was a defeat before that one as the away game against Heidenheim wasn't a success with a 0-2 loss.

Nürnberg are not goal shy away from home in the league, finding the net 11 times in 7 away games so far. 10 goals have been conceded by Nürnberg in these games.

Head 2 Head

Head-to-head totals (for the last ten meetings): Bochum won five games, four matches ended with a draw and Nürnberg has one win. Over 2,5 goals / under 2,5 goals: five / five

Top Goalscorers

BochumS. Zoller
S. Zoller
8 goals
BochumR. Zulj
R. Zulj
7 goals
NürnbergM. Schäffler
M. Schäffler
6 goals

Bochum missing players

Nürnberg missing players

Bochum Nürnberg
Total Home vs mid Statistics Stat vs top Away Total
15 8 4 Played P 1 7 15
9 5 3 Won W 0 2 5
2 2 1 Drew D 0 2 5
4 1 0 Lost L 1 3 5
28 17 8 Scored S 0 11 22
15 5 0 Conceded C 1 10 20
93% 88% 75% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 100% 100%
87% 88% 75% Over 1.5 O 1.5 0% 86% 80%
60% 62% 50% Over 2.5 O 2.5 0% 43% 40%
33% 25% 0% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 43% 33%
13% 12% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 29% 27%
40% 25% 0% BTTS BTTS 0% 57% 67%
47% 62% 100% Clean Sheets C S 0% 14% 20%
20% 25% 25% Failed to Score F T 100% 29% 13%
 
0 0 0 Corners for (avg) C F 0 0 0
0 0 0 Corners against (avg) C A 0 0 0
2.3 1.9 2 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 1 2.6 2
1 0 0 Red cards R C 0 0 0
 
12.6 14.5 14.5 Shots (avg) S ( 8 11.1 12.2
4.7 5.4 5.8 Shots on Target (avg) S O 1 3.9 4.2
39% 40% 35% Goal Efficiency G E 0% 41% 35%
Key stats in 2. Bundesliga this season:
  • Bochum has the most scored goals in the second half (18) in 2. Bundesliga
  • Bochum has the the best goal difference (+12) at home in 2. Bundesliga
  • Bochum has the the best goal difference (+13) in 2. Bundesliga
  • Bochum have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • Bochum have scored at least twice as many goals as they have conceded at home.
  • Nürnberg has the fewest matches over the total-line (5) in 2. Bundesliga
  • Nürnberg has the most dropped points from leading position (16) in 2. Bundesliga
  • Nürnberg has the most matches under the total-line (9) in 2. Bundesliga
  • Nürnberg have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.
  • Nürnberg haven’t played a single 0-0 game.

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Hamburger SV 15 9 3 3 31 19 8 5 1 2 18 9 7 4 2 1 13 10 12 30
2 Bochum 15 9 2 4 28 15 8 5 2 1 17 5 7 4 0 3 11 10 13 29
3 Holstein Kiel 15 8 5 2 24 14 8 4 2 2 12 10 7 4 3 0 12 4 10 29
4 Greuther Fürth 15 8 3 4 29 19 7 3 1 3 10 10 8 5 2 1 19 9 10 27
5 Fortuna Dusseldorf 14 8 2 4 21 19 7 6 1 0 13 5 7 2 1 4 8 14 2 26
6 Hannover 96 15 7 2 6 21 15 7 5 1 1 15 4 8 2 1 5 6 11 6 23
7 Erzgebirge Aue 15 6 4 5 24 18 7 4 2 1 14 7 8 2 2 4 10 11 6 22
8 Karlsruher SC 15 7 1 7 26 23 7 3 0 4 12 11 8 4 1 3 14 12 3 22
9 Osnabruck 15 6 4 5 20 21 7 2 1 4 9 13 8 4 3 1 11 8 -1 22
10 Heidenheim 15 6 4 5 19 20 8 5 3 0 13 4 7 1 1 5 6 16 -1 22
11 Paderborn 15 6 3 6 20 18 7 4 1 2 13 10 8 2 2 4 7 8 2 21
12 Nürnberg 15 5 5 5 22 20 8 3 3 2 11 10 7 2 2 3 11 10 2 20
13 Darmstadt 98 15 5 3 7 27 27 7 2 2 3 10 10 8 3 1 4 17 17 0 18
14 Jahn Regensburg 15 4 5 6 18 22 8 3 2 3 11 11 7 1 3 3 7 11 -4 17
15 Sandhausen 15 4 2 9 16 31 8 3 2 3 12 14 7 1 0 6 4 17 -15 14
16 Eintracht Braunschweig 14 3 3 8 14 32 7 3 1 3 8 12 7 0 2 5 6 20 -18 12
17 St. Pauli 15 1 7 7 18 28 7 1 3 3 9 14 8 0 4 4 9 14 -10 10
18 Wurzburger Kickers 15 2 2 11 18 35 8 1 2 5 11 19 7 1 0 6 7 16 -17 8

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The 2. Bundesliga (Zweite Bundesliga) is the second level of German professional football. Like the Bundesliga it has 18 clubs playing a total of 306 fixtures to decide the final league table. The two top teams are promoted while number three has to qualify through a playoff. Two or three teams are relegated through a similar system.