Match of the 24th round of the German league Cologne – Bochum, March 10, 2023. From the right, Florian Kainz from Cologne and Patrick Osterhage from Bochum.
Berlin – Bochum football players won the preliminary game of the 24th round of the German league 2:0 in Cologne and moved from last place in the table to at least the weekend above the relegation zone. VfL claimed the win after four games without scoring or scoring.
Twelve penalty kicks have already been taken against Bochum this season, but the relegation-threatened team only received their first own penalty today. Kevin Stöger converted it in the 9th minute to open the scoring. The guests' victory was sealed by Erhan Mašovič after a practiced free kick in the 76th minute.
Bochum jumped from eighteenth place to fourteenth, three points ahead of the trio of teams in the last three positions. After winning one point from four matches, Cologne is in twelfth place with five points ahead of today's conqueror.
German Football League – Round 24:
Cologne over the Rhine – Bochum 0:2 (9. Stöger from pen., 76. Mašovič).