Bochum won the game at home to Mainz 2-0 (1-0) in the Bundesliga. Gerrit Holtmann and Sebastian Polter were behind the victory with one goal each.
Bochum scored the first goal when Gerrit Holtmann scored after 21 minutes, with an assist by Simon Zoller, making it 0-1.
After that the game came to a long standstill. With more than 30 minutes on the clock, Bochum’s Sebastian Polter scored, from a pass from Simon Zoller, and increased the lead, what brought the final score to 2-0.
The last outing between the teams ended in a 2-5 away win for Bochum in December 2020.
After this game in the Bundesliga, Bochum will take on FC Köln (away) on 2021-08-28, Hertha Berlin (home) on 2021-09-12 and Bayern München (away) on 2021-09-18. Mainz play Greuther Fürth (home) on 2021-08-28, Hoffenheim (away) on 2021-09-11 and Freiburg (home) on 2021-09-18.