BOCHUM. VfL Bochum 1848 tops RB Leipzig 1-0 after E. Masovic scored just 1 goal (49′). RB Leipzig was unquestionably superior in terms of ball possession (65%).
The match was played at the Vonovia Ruhrstadion stadium in Bochum on Saturday and it started at 3:30 pm local time. In front of 24,400 spectators. The referee was Sascha Stegemann with the support of Christof Günsch and Markus Schüller. The 4th official was Florian Heft. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold at 14.5 degrees Celsius or 58.06 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 75%.
- ! 35 Ball Possession 65
- 8 Total 22
- 2 On Target 8
- 3 Off Target 7
- 3 Shots blocked 7
- 99 Attack 130
- 23 Dangerous attack 63
- 94 Ball safe 117
- 0 Penalties 0
- 2 Corners 7
- 10 Total 8
- 2 Yellow Cards 3
- 0 Double Yellow 0
- 0 Red Card 0
- 5 Substitutions 5
RB Leipzig had a strong ball possession 65% while VfL Bochum 1848 was struggling with a 35% ball possession.
Attitude and shots
RB Leipzig was more aggressive with 63 dangerous attacks and 22 shots of which 8 were on target. Nevertheless, VfL Bochum 1848 was capable to find the solution to win this encounter.
VfL Bochum 1848 shot 8 times, 2 on target, 3 off target. On the other side, RB Leipzig shot 22 times, 8 on target, 7 off target.
VfL Bochum 1848 received 2 yellow cards (Erhan Masovic and Danilo Soares). Regarding the opposition, RB Leipzig received 3 yellow cards (Konrad Laimer, Dani Olmo and Kevin Kampl).
After playing this match, VfL Bochum 1848 will have 25 points to sit in the 14th place. Regarding the opposition, RB Leipzig will stay with 45 points like FC Union Berlin and SC Freiburg to hold in the 3rd place.
In the next match in the Bundesliga, VfL Bochum 1848 will host VfB Stuttgart on the 9th of April with a 11-1 head to head in favor of VfB Stuttgart (7 draws).
RB Leipzig will host FC Augsburg on the 15th of April with a 8-3 head to head stats in favor of RB Leipzig (6 draws).
VfL Bochum 1848 – Formation
VfL Bochum 1848 started with a 4-3-1-2 line-up (4-3-1-2).
The manager Thomas Letsch decided to play with the following team: Manuel Riemann, Konstantinos Stafylidis , Ivan Ordets , Erhan Mašović , Danilo Soares , Patrick Osterhage , Anthony Losilla , Kevin Stöger , Takuma Asano , Christopher Antwi-Adjei and Philipp Hofmann .
The home team had on the bench: Philipp Förster, Gerrit Holtmann, Pierre Kunde, Moritz Broschinski, Michael Esser, Jordi Osei-Tutu, Saidy Janko, Vasilis Lampropoulos and Dominique Heintz.
VfL Bochum 1848 made 5 changes: Danilo Soares for Dominique Heintz (58′), Takuma Asano for Pierre Kunde (69′), Kevin Stöger for Philipp Förster (70′), Christopher Antwi-Adjei for Gerrit Holtmann (70′) and Patrick Osterhage for Vasilis Lampropoulos (88′).
Best player: Kevin Stöger
Following our analysis, the most impressive player for VfL Bochum 1848 was Kevin Stöger even if he didn’t score the decisive goal.
His rating iswith 10 passes (60% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 5 duels out of 7.
RB Leipzig – Formation
RB Leipzig started with a 4-2-2-2 line-up (4-2-2-2).
Marco Rose played with: Janis Blaswich, Mohamed Simakan , Willi Orbán , Joško Gvardiol , Marcel Halstenberg , Kevin Kampl , Konrad Laimer , Dominik Szoboszlai , Timo Werner , André Silva and Yussuf Poulsen .
They had on the bench: Sanoussy Ba, Emil Forsberg, Benjamin Henrichs , Ørjan Nyland, Lukas Klostermann, Amadou Haidara , Dani Olmo and David Raum .
RB Leipzig made 5 changes: Yussuf Poulsen for Emil Forsberg (68′), Timo Werner for Daniel Olmo (71′), Mohamed Simakan for Benjamin Henrichs (71′), Konrad Laimer for Amadou Haidara (82′) and Marcel Halstenberg for David Raum (82′).
Best player: Dani Olmo
The player that probably impressed the most for RB Leipzig was Dani Olmo.
His rating iswith 7 passes (57% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 3 duels out of 6.
His performance was remarkable also because he started the match from the bench before entering the filed in the 71′.
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Bundesliga.
- VfB Stuttgart – VfL Wolfsburg – 0-1
- FC Augsburg – Schalke 04 – 1-1
- VfL Bochum 1848 – RB Leipzig – 1-0
- TSG Hoffenheim – Hertha BSC – 3-1
- Borussia Dortmund – FC Köln – 6-1