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 started the match well and took the lead early when Gerrit Holtmann scored after 21 minutes, with an assist by Simon Zoller, making it 0-1.
The next goal was long overdue. With more than 30 minutes on the clock, Bochum’s Sebastian Polter netted, with an assist by 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.
After this game 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.