FC Nürnberg lifted lifted themselves up to 11th in the league with a comfortable 4-2 home win over VfL Bochum last night. Tim Chandler fired the hosts in front just around half-hour mark, before Zlatko Dedic pulled Bochum level seven minutes later. Robert Mak restored the home side’s one-goal lead just before half-time.
Nikoloz Gelashvili grabbed a second equaliser for Bochum within 90 seconds of the restart, but after Marek Mintal converted a 55th minute penalty, Bochum couldn’t create further chances and eventually conceded a fourth goal when Nana Asare headed home a corner with ten minutes to go. Bochum slip a place to 13th after being leapfrogged by their opponents.
Weekend Bundesliga Fixtures:
Fri 13 September Nürnbeg 4-2 VfL Bochum Sat 14 September Freiburg v. Bayern Munich Hannover v. Eintracht Frankfurt Mainz v. VfL Wolfsburg Schalke v. Borussia Münchengladbach Sun 15 September Bayer Leverkusen v. Borussia Dortmund Düsseldorf v. Fürth VfB Stuttgart v. Köln Table below doesn't show Nürnberg 4-2 Bochum
Head Physio Peter Kuhnt has reported that youth midfielder Abbas Hammoud has sustained a back injury while lifting weights (bro) during training. The 15 year-old will be unavailable for up to a month while the injury is treated at the club.