Return to this page a few days before the scheduled game when this expired prediction will be updated with our full preview and tips for the next match between these teams.
will be visiting Max-Morlock-Stadion on Saturday for the Bundesliga 2 tie with hosts Nuremberg
. Our full set of predictions, statistics and match poll for Nuremberg v VfL Bochum can be seen below - as well as up-to-date odds.
Nuremberg prepare for this game following a 2-2 Bundesliga 2 drawn result vs SSV Jahn Regensburg. The only name on the scoresheet from 1. FC Nürnberg was Mikael Ishak (11'). Andreas Albers (44'), Sebastian Stolze (48') and Tim Knipping (94' Own goal) scored for SSV Jahn Regensburg.
It’s not been often in recent times where Nuremberg have kept a clean sheet. The reality is that Der Club have been scored against in 5 of their previous 6 games, shipping 9 goals during that time. Let’s see whether or not that trend can be continued on here.
Pre-game facts show that Nuremberg:
- have not beaten VfL Bochum in their previous 2 league matches.
- have not won at home in their last 3 league games.
VfL Bochum head into the encounter after a 2-1 Bundesliga 2 win with the eclipse of Holstein Kiel in their most recent outing. For VfL Bochum , the goals were scored by Jordi Osei-Tutu (49') and Silvère Ganvoula (63'). Jonas Meffert (74') was the scorer for Holstein Kiel.
In the course of their six previous matches, Thomas Reis's VfL Bochum have seen their goal attempts be successful a total of 11 times thus earning them a goals scored per game average of 1.83.
Pre-game facts show that VfL Bochum :
- have not emerged victorious against VfL Bochum in their previous 2 matches in the league.
- haven’t won at home in the past 3 league games.
- have not been beaten in their last 4 away league matches.
- are without an away win for the past 2 matches in the league.
Head to head
Checking on their past head to head meetings dating back to 15/02/2016 tells us that Nuremberg have won 1 of them & VfL Bochum 3, with the tally of drawn results being 2.
A total of 20 goals were scored between the two sides in this period, with 9 of them from Der Club and 11 being from Die Unabsteigbaren. That’s an average goals per game of 3.33.
The last league meeting between these sides was Bundesliga 2 match day 12 on 04/11/2019 which finished with the scoreline of VfL Bochum 3-1 Nuremberg. The referee was Matthias Jöllenbeck.
Here, we’re thinking that VfL Bochum will need to apply a lot of pressure to see themselves scoring against this Nuremberg lineup who will likely just have the edge. We’re therefore predicting a very even match with a 1-0 winning margin for Nuremberg at the conclusion of the game. It should be a good one.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Nickname: Der Club
Stadium: Max-Morlock-Stadion (50,000)
Captain: Hanno Behrens
Chairman: Robert Palikuca & Niels Rossow
Manager: Jens Keller
Competitions: Bundesliga 2 position 15
Star Man: Johannes Geis
Mostly played in the Central Defensive Midfielder position, Johannes Geis was born in Schweinfurt, Germany. After making a first senior appearance for SpVgg Greuther Fürth in the 2010 - 2011 season, the skilful Midfielder has managed 5 league goals in this Bundesliga 2 2019 - 2020 season to date in a total of 24 appearances.