Hoffenheim on course the European Cup in Mainz in Abstiegsnot | football

Hoffenheim is after the lucky win in Mainz back on track in the Europa League. The Rhine-Hesse picked up in spite of their great effort, nothing countable, the

Hoffenheim on course the European Cup in Mainz in Abstiegsnot | football

Hoffenheim is after the lucky win in Mainz back on track in the Europa League. The Rhine-Hesse picked up in spite of their great effort, nothing countable, the fear for the descent to increase.

Mainz (dpa) - given Everything, get nothing: For the FSV Mainz 05 the situation in the relegation battle in the Bundesliga, after the 0:1 (0:1) against the TSG Hoffenheim 1899 is always precarious.

"The team has made a good game. We got out without a goal is disappointing," was the Mainz head coach Achim Beierlorzer after the unfortunate defeat on Saturday visibly. It is the fourth spirit was after the restart, the game of the season without the experience of success for the Rhine-Hesse.

For the goal of the day for the hope Heimer Ihlas Bebou (43 provided. Minute). After the second victory in the series the guests from Kraichgau are back in Europe. "My team has fought super and good attitude shown," said 1899-coach Alfred Schreuder after the flattering success. "Mainz was a strong opponent. I'm proud of how the team pitched in."

After the last 0:5 home defeat against RB Leipzig to Mainz is also in front of empty stands do not re-demonstrate. However, all good intentions would have been quickly waste, if not 05-goalkeeper Florian Müller with a gloss parade would early prevent the residue. With the fist, he drew the placed free-kick from Robert Skov (7.) from 18 yards over the bar.

The guests - they had to get along without due to private reasons before the match, the departed Pavel Kaderabek - continued pressure, but the place gentlemen hid not and had ways. After a corner kick by Jean-Philippe Mateta (24.) by the head to the body. Here, the Ball from Robin Quaison bounced unintentionally, but quite dangerous in the direction of the gate of the 1899-Keeper Oliver Baumann.

Not two minutes later, Mainz were able to, once again, at the conclusion of the man Müller to thank parried a bad shot foul penalty by Steven Zuber. Prior to this, the almost had been taken by gepreschte Christoph Baumgartner by Ridle, Baku, and Alexander Hack in the pliers. "It was a good feeling, but it currently just points," said Miller to his Glanztat. "That is why it is all the more bitter that we could not take."

According to this awarded leadership opportunity had not the hope Heimer lucky to have even behind. In the 34. Minute Quaison met with a free-kick from a good 20 meters of the post. In the 40. Minute off a pass from Baku, came to the free-standing Taiwo Aiwonyi, the slid down a Meter in front of the gate with the foot on the Ball. Sporting Director Rouven Schröder was, "totally pissed, and to be disappointed". He praised nevertheless, his Team: "The team has to pull everything out."

The series of assigned high-profile opportunities continued on the opposite side Skov, the supplier alone on goalkeeper Müller and left passed by. Better it makes shortly thereafter, Bebou. Only six minutes after coming off the bench, he is against two of Mainz and met.

In the 60. Minute have done the hosts almost the balance: Awoniyi pushed the Ball over the goal line, but referee Sascha Stegemann recognized the hit, even though on the scoreboard for the 1:1 was displayed. Keeper Baumann had previously been fouled.

It turbulent to continue. Four minutes later, the Mainz called for after a supposed Foul in Baku a penalty, but Baumann had not brought the 05-Pro even case. Beierlorzer saw it differently: "A goalkeeper who comes out of the gate and in the players sliding tackle: there has to be a penalty." In the end, it was a lucky win, the hope Heimer.

squad of Mainz 05

squad 1899 Hoffenheim

information about the game on achtzehn99.de

facts and data on bundesliga.de

Updated Date: 02 June 2020, 15:33

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