VfL Bochum suffered a defeat in preparation for the new season. Hertha BSC also struggled for a long time, but celebrated a clear victory in the end.

Bundesliga team VfL Bochum suffered a defeat in preparation for the new season.

In a test match against second-division team SC Paderborn, VfL lost 0:2 (0:1). Hertha BSC also struggled for a long time, but in the end won clearly 5:1 (1:0) against the regional league team Energie Cottbus.

Florent Muslija (40th) and Jannis Heuer (58th) scored the goals in Paderborn for the East Westphalians, who were in good form a week before the start of the season in the 2nd Bundesliga.

Davies Selke scores the opening goal

Hertha only scored the opening goal at the break through Davie Selke (45.+2), in the second half Myziane Maolida (59th, 81st), Luca Wollschläger (61st) and Dodi Lukebakio (77th) added to the tally. Dennis Slamar scored to make it 1:3 for the hosts in the meantime (67.).