Thomas Reis (VfL Bochum 1848's head coach): It was a very emotional game today. We knew that there was a lot of pressure on us because of the last two defeats. We wanted to show today that the Hamburg game was not a flash in the pan in terms of mentality. The guys understood what it was all about. I know Rüdiger Rehm well from doing our coaching license together, so I knew that he always gets his teams together with a lot of discipline, order and aggressiveness. We got into the game well, should have taken the lead. After that we lost our way a bit, gave away balls too carelessly in midfield and Wiesbaden caused us problems with good switches of play. We have a great goalkeeper, and if he'd not played as well as he did we could have fallen behind. Before the half time it got better, and we took the lead. In the second half, Wehen threw the kitchen sink at us and tried to make life difficult for us with long balls. But today we had luck on our side. In the end it doesn't matter how we did it. Only the three points count. Many thanks to our fans, who came here from Bochum in large numbers. We have already said it: We can only do it together!
Rüdiger Rehm (SV Wehen Wiesbaden's head coach): After the Bochum team had their first early chances we got the game under control and have to take the lead. We had many opportunities, many corners. Nevertheless, we did not score a goal. Just before the break we gave them a few chances and were not so present in the 50/50s. We hoped that we could get over this phase, but we didn't manage to do so with the goal coming at that point against us. In the second half we tried everything and carved out many chances with long balls as well as through some crosses. We were dangerous time and time again, but unfortunately we could not score. The result hurts us alot today, we are hit hard because we were not rewarded for out good performance. We started and attacked our opponent well and actively, we've seldom had as many chances in a game this season as we had today. But that's part of football, we will bear the pain today and continue working. Today we lost, but we won't lower our heads and we will keep fighting.
Anthony Losilla (VfL Bochum 1848's captain): It was a victory of will today. The manner of the result doesn't matter, we got three points today and that's the most important thing. It was brutal, every single 50/50 was painful. It was a rubbish game, but it doesn't matter. Maybe it's good to win like that in our situation. We have to give Manuel Riemann a big mention, he kept us alive in several situations. We need him so much, he is very important for us. Wiesbaden put a lot of pressure on us in the end, but we did everything we could to prevent the goal and fought together. I am very happy to just take the 1-0.
Simon Zoller (VfL Bochum 1848): In the end we earned three points, that's all that matters to us. It was not pretty today. In the first half we did better than in the second. But the "how" doesn't matter today. Maybe it's one of my strengths to wait for the rebound and go into the danger zones. I am very happy that the ball fell at my feet. I am far from saying that today was a big step. We have to go game by game and put everything into context. For us it was about accepting the conditions here, it is always a bit rubbish here.
Saulo Decarli (VfL Bochum 1848): It was a real workmanlike victory today, we took the three extremely important points back home with us, we deserved it. We fought, we played anti-football at times. It was an important win, but it is still very close, everybody can see how the table looks. For us we now have to go on, look forward. We kept a clean sheet but we have to go again.
Sebastian Schindzielorz (VfL Bochum 1848's Sporting Director): "The victory was nervy today. There were a lot of good chances on both sides, we were happy that we did not concede a goal today. Manuel Riemann was excellently strong today. In the end we defended well and passionately. I'm happy not only for the team, but also and especially for the many fans who came here and supported us right from the very beginning, right from the warm-up. This must be our way. You have to put the game into context, it was two teams here playing against each other, fighting for relegation and fighting to stay up. The mental mindset also plays a decisive role in the game, you can't just play the game freely. You could see the stress and pressure that the lads were under. But now I'm looking forward to our next game, welcoming Stuttgart at home.