BOCHUM VS EINTRACHT FRANKFURT. Bochum are without a raft of first-team players for Sunday’s visit of Eintracht Frankfurt in the Bundesliga and it could force them to be even more defensive than normal. Coach Thomas Reis is denied the services of last season’s player of the year Robert Tesche, together with top scorer Simon Zoller and defenders Herbert Bockhorn and Maxim Leitsch.
Nurnberg vs Parderborn Paderbor were last time out on the verge of beating Karlsruher in their previous league Clash, but Babacar eventually scored a last minute equalizer for the visiting team which make the game to end up a draw.
Bochum will be looking to regain top position in the 2. Bundesliga standings when they host Eintracht Braunschweig at their Vonovia Ruhrstadion on Match day 21. Bochum suffered elimination in the German Cup, meaning that they will be fully focused on the league in the remainder of the season. Thomas Reis’ troops are a real force to be reckoned with at home, with the team recording five wins in the previous six home fixtures. Braunschweig, on the other hand, suffered a dip in form, with the team losing to both
Buoyed by back-to-back wins over Hannover and Regensburg, St. Pauli will be looking to give fans yet another reason for celebration when they welcome Bochum at their Millerntor-Stadion on Matchday 18. Timo Schultz’s troops were struggling to find their best form in the first half of the season, but they have been showings signs of improvement at the start of the year. St. Pauli are eyeing their third consecutive win in the 2. Bundesliga, and they are likely to stick to their attacking style of play against