Bundesliga – Match-day 9 Sees Bochum take on Eintracht Frankfurt
Saturday’s clash at Vonovia Ruhrstadion- sees sixth placed Frankfurt, travel to eighteenth-placed Bochum in the Bundesliga.
Bochum require a positive result, as Eintracht Frankfurt go to Vonovia Ruhrstadion
Bochum come to this match on the back of a victory, having beaten RB Leipzig 4-0 at Red Bull Arena.
Also, getting out of a relegation battle requires a string of positive results, but Thomas Letsch’s men know that seven losses in eight matches is a run of form that will be hard to turn around. With one point, they currently sit eighteenth in the League. The breakdown for the team’s record is 0 wins, 7 losses and 1 draws having drawn one game and lost seven matches.
Playing at home, Bochum have drawn one game and lost three games.
Bochum will have secured 4 points so far this season, should they secure a win.
Thomas Letsch will be forced to make changes to the plans for his squad, as injury or illness has depleted him of six of his Bochum players.
Eintracht Frankfurt have 14 points to their name, going into this tie
Frankfurt will take a huge positive from their recent 2-0 win against Union Berlin at Commerzbank Arena.
Also, Frankfurt keep finding ways to win, having secured four victories in their last five meetings is astonishing this season. With 14 points (4W, 2L and 2D), they are established in sixth position in the League having won four meetings, drawn two matches, and lost two games.
Frankfurt have won two games and drawn one game of their three League matches playing away this season.
A victory for Eintracht Frankfurt would put them on 17 points.
Good Attacking Performance
Frankfurt will be pleased to have a good goal scoring record so far this season (16). This has been largely down to the key attacking players: Daichi Kamada (4), Randal Kolo Muani (2), and Sebastian Rode (2). Teams that leak goals on a consistent basis, don’t tend to win anything, such is the situation with Frankfurt so far, having conceded 13 goals in their last fixtures so far.
Frankfurt are no strangers this season to illness and injury and Oliver Glasner is concerned that Saturday’s fixture could see him without five of his key players
Bochum v Eintracht Frankfurt – Head-to-Heads.
Regarding their historical duels the recent form between these two sides has seen Frankfurt with a greater number of wins. In the last 25 meetings, they have enjoyed 14 victories, to Bochum’s eight victories. Also, Frankfurt are unbeaten in their six of the last nine meetings played against Bochum. Their most recent encounter in this competition was March 2022 and the score line ended up with a 2-1 win for Bochum.
For Bochum, Simon Zoller is a top performing player who has scoredthree goals in eight League fixtures this season, while Daichi Kamada is one of the top performing players after having scoredfour goals in eight League games this campaign for Frankfurt.