Sandhausen - An entertaining game was decided at the last possible moment as SV Sandhausen beat VfL Bochum 1-0.

Bochum went to Sandhausen hunting their fourth win of the season and controlled the opening stages all the while struggling to find an accurate final ball to feed the frustrated Richard Sukuta-Pasu up front. The momentum switched sides after 20 minutes, as despite not seeing much of the ball, Sandhausen created the better chances, breaking through hard tackles in midfield regularly to threaten the visitors’ goal.

Their chances of taking the lead were boosted in the 72nd minute when Bochum goalkeeper and captain Andreas Luthe received his marching orders for fouling Ranisav Jovanovic in the six-yard box. Full-back Julian Schauerte stepped up to the spot, but his penalty was parried away by Luthe’s replacement Michael Esser. Sandhausen finally broke down Bochum's ten-man rearguard with the last kick of the game, a close-range volley from substitute Nicky Adler handing the home side three points.

Sandhausen jump to ninth in the table as Bochum drop to 14th.

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