BOCHUM. FC Köln was capable to capture a draw against VfL Bochum 1848 with a late goal from L. Maina scored in the (88′) after VfL Bochum 1848 got a lead with an own goal from B. Schmitz (9′). FC Köln was truly better in terms of ball possession (65%)
The match was played at the Vonovia Ruhrstadion stadium in Bochum on Sunday and it started at 5:30 pm local time. The referee was Bastian Dankert who was helped by Mark Borsch and Marcel Unger. The 4th official was Florian Exner. The weather was rainy. The temperature was cold at 9.2 degrees Celsius or 48.49 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 93%.
FC Köln was in firm control of the ball 65% while VfL Bochum 1848 was struggling with a 35% ball possession.
Attitude and shots
FC Köln was more pushing with 75 dangerous attacks and 20 shots of which 4 were on target. Notwithstanding, that was not enough FC Köln to win the match.
VfL Bochum 1848 shot 9 times, 2 on target, 7 off target. Regarding the opposition, FC Köln shot 20 times, 4 on target, 16 off target.
VfL Bochum 1848 didn’t receive any yellow card. On the other side, FC Köln received 1 yellow card (T. Hubers).
After this match, VfL Bochum 1848 will have 1 points to remain in the 18th place. On the opposite side, FC Köln will have 10 points to remain in the 9th place.
In the next match in the Bundesliga, VfL Bochum 1848 will host Hertha BSC on the 21st of January with a 9-2 head to head statistic in favor of Hertha BSC (5 draws).
FC Köln will host Werder Bremen on the 21st of January with a 9-6 head to head record in favor of Werder Bremen (9 draws).
VfL Bochum 1848 – Formation
VfL Bochum 1848 adopted the 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).
The manager Heiko Butscher decided to play with the following team: Manuel Riemann, Cristian Gamboa , Tim Oermann , Ivan Ordets , Danilo Soares , Anthony Losilla , Patrick Osterhage , Simon Zoller , Kevin Stöger , Gerrit Holtmann and Philipp Hofmann .
The home team had on the bench: Vasilis Lampropoulos, Michael Esser, Saidy Janko, Jannes Horn, Jordi Osei-Tutu , Christopher Antwi-Adjei , Silvère Ganvoula, Philipp Förster and Erhan Mašović .
VfL Bochum 1848 could not rely on the presence of E. Masovic (injured).
VfL Bochum 1848 made 5 changes: G. Holtmann for J. Osei-Tutu (46′), P. Hofmann for C. Antwi-Adjei (79′), T. Oermann for E. Masovic (83′), C. Gamboa for S. Janko (83′) and I. Ordets for V. Lampropoulos (90′).
Best player: Ivan Ordets
The most impressive player for VfL Bochum 1848 was Ivan Ordets.
His rating iswith 20 passes (70% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 6 duels out of 9.
FC Köln – Formation
Also FC Köln adopted the 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).
Steffen Baumgart played with: Marvin Schwäbe, Benno Schmitz , Nikola Soldo , Timo Hübers , Jonas Hector , Dejan Ljubičić , Ellyes Skhiri , Jan Thielmann , Ondrej Duda , Florian Kainz and Steffen Tigges .
These were the players on the bench: Eric Martel, Timo Horn, Linton Maina , Denis Huseinbašić, Kingsley Schindler , Tim Lemperle, Kristian Pedersen, Sargis Adamyan and Florian Dietz .
FC Köln made 5 changes: O. Duda for E. Martel (63′), J. Thielmann for L. Maina (63′), B. Schmitz for K. Schindler (63′), F. Kainz for S. Adamyan (74′) and D. Ljubicic for F. Dietz (74′).
Best player: Linton Maina
As per our analysis, the most impressive player for FC Köln was Linton Maina.
His rating iswith 1 goal, 13 passes (92% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 2 duels out of 4. He performed 2 crosses.
His performance was remarkable also because he started the match from the bench before entering the filed in the 63′.
Results of the day
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