Due to the English week, the Mainz received on Tuesday evening, the troubled Dortmund. The 05ers were able to score a respectable 2-2 on Saturday at RB Leipzig. Whether the BVB on 16 Matchday creates the turnaround remains to be seen.
After last two defeats in a row, the Mainz wanted to do better on the last matchday. On Matchday 13, the 05ers lost 2-1 at SC Freiburg 2-1. At no time in this game did you feel that Mainz could win the game and deserved to be lost.
A week later, the disgusting to play Augsburg in Mainz and also this game was lost. Already in the first half, the congenial duo Gregoritsch and Finnbogason laid the foundation for success with one hit each. Although the men came to coach Sandro Schwarz in the second round better in the game and scored in the 85th minute, the 1: 2 connecting goal. The joy did not last long. Only a minute later it was again Finnbogason, who restored the old two-goal lead and sealed the second defeat for the Mainz in a row.
Mainz wanted to do better at RB Leipzig last weekend. In a curious game, in which the impartial was the focus, the Saxons were expected in the person of Kampl 1-0 lead. The FSV was not impressed and made up in the 39th minute. Quaison dusted off a great free-kick from Brosinski, who deflected keeper Gulacsi forward.
Before the free kick, the referee had to call the video assistant for the first time, because he was not sure if it was not a penalty.
In the injury time of the first half of the video evidence had to be turned on again. After a phantom foul on no one, the referee pointed to the penalty spot and remained surprisingly. Werner did not care and scored his eighth goal of the season and the intermediate break of 2: 1.
In the second half, it had only the final phase in itself. First, the substitute Berggreen nodded for a corner to 2: 2. Then there would have to be a penalty for Leipzig. After foul by Gbamin to Werner the whistle but was out and to the horror of all, this time the video evidence was not used. In return, Latza had almost scored the winning goal, he hit only the outer post and so it was the draw.
On Tuesday, the Mainz receive the troubled Dortmund, who presented after the home defeat against SV Werder Bremen on Saturday with Peter Stöger a new coach.
Sandro Schwarz has no reason to change anything and we bring the same starting eleven, as in Leipzig.
Zentner – Balogun, Gbamin, Diallo – Donati, Brosinski – Frei – Serder, Latza – Quaison, Holtmann
Three defeats and a draw, which ended 4: 0 in the legendary Revier Derby with 4: 4, from the last four home games, the club officials on the side of the Borussia could no longer be nice. After the 1: 2 defeat against Bremen, the Dortmund Peter Bosz, who also the best start of the season in the history of the club helped nothing.
After a long night from Saturday to Sunday Watzke and Zorc asked Sunday noon for the press conference and presented to the surprise of all the ex-Cologne coach Peter Stöger as a new strong man on the sidelines of Westphalia. The Austrian was just clearing out his house in Cologne when he was contacted, he did not think long and agreed too, if he will only get a contract until the end of the season.
On Sunday afternoon, Stöger will lead the first unit and set his new team on the next task on Tuesday in Mainz. After that, the Austrian will stand for the first time in Dortmund on the sidelines and against the TSG Hoffenheim.
It remains to be seen if and what changes the new coach will make.
Bürki – Bartra, Sokratis, Toprak, Schmelzer – Pulisic, Sahin, Kagawa, Guerreiro – Yarmolenko, Aubameyang
Insider TIP: Dortmund to win – 1.70