Bochum claimed a comfortable win at home against Mainz in the Bundesliga. The match finished 2-0 (1-0) after goals from Gerrit Holtmann and Sebastian Polter.
Bochum started the match well and took the lead early when Gerrit Holtmann netted 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 meeting between the teams ended in a 2-5 away win for Bochum in December 2020.
In the next games in the Bundesliga, Bochum will play 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.