In this article, we will give you the best fantasy combinations, probable lineups, team news, key stats and grand league tips for the German Cup match between VfL Bochum 1848 v Borussia Dortmund
VfL Bochum 1848 v Borussia Dortmund
Vonovia Ruhrstadion, Bochum, Germany
9th February, 01:15 a.m.
The German Cup action continues in the Bundesliga tonight as VfL Bochum are all set to host Borussia Dortmund.
If we talk about the Bundesliga, both the teams are on contrasting paths, as Bochum are currently fighting for their survival in the German top flight next season, whereas the Bundesliga is keeping up the pressure on their archrivals Bayern Munich in their quest for the Bundesliga title after a decade.
The cup matches, however, are a one-off tie, and the slightest fault by Dortmund could lead to their shock elimination from the DFB-Pokal. Bochum would be looking to cause a massive upset by taking advantage of the defensive vulnerabilities of this Dortmund side at their home, but we feel that the amount of quality and talent this young Borussia Dortmund side has would be too much for Bochum to handle, and we might see a goalfest with Borussia Dortmund coming out victorious.
Match Prediction: Vfl Bochum 2-4 Borussia Dortmund
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VfL Bochum 1848: Philipp Hofmann (7), Simon Zoller (3), Phil Forster, Erhan Masovic, Christopher Antwi-Adjei (2)
Borussia Dortmund: Youssoufa Moukoko (6), Julian Brandt, Gio Reyna (5), Jude Bellingham (4)
VfL Bochum 1848: Christopher Antwi-Adjei (6), Phil Forster (5), Anthony Losilla, Kostas Stafylidis (2)
Borussia Dortmund: Raphael Guerreiro (5), Julian Brandt, Jude Bellingham (4), Youssoufa Moukoko, Nico Schlotterbeck (4)
Tackles & Interceptions:
VfL Bochum 1848: Anthony Losilla (55), Danilo Soares (45), Kevin Stoger, Ivan Ordets (37)
Borussia Dortmund: Jude Bellingham (50), Nico Schlotterbeck (45), Mats Hummels (35)
VfL Bochum 1848: Kevin Stoger (40), Christopher Antwi-Adjei (17), Phil Forster, Philipp Hofmann (14)
Borussia Dortmund: Julian Brandt (44), Raphael Guerreiro (23), Jude Bellingham (18)
VfL Bochum 1848: Riemann; Osei-Tutu, Masovic, K.Schlotterbeck, Danilo; Kunde, Losilla; Stoger, Holtmann, Antwi-Adjei; Hofmann
Borussia Dortmund: Kobel; Wolf, Sule, N.Schlotterbeck, Guerreiro; Can; Brandt, Reyna, Malen, Modeste; Haller
1. J Bellingham
2. J Brandt
3. R Guerreiro
Grand League Picks:
1. M Wolf
2. A Modeste
3. D Malen
Best Fantasy Combination 1 (Head to Head):
GK: M Riemann
Def: R Guerreiro, N Sule, N Schlotterbeck
Mid: J Brandt (vc), G Reyna K Stoger, J Bellingham (c), A Losilla
Fwd: S Haller, P Hofmann
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