Leipzig beaten comfortably in Mainz

Mainz run out 3-0 winners on matchday 32 | De Blasis opens scoring from spot (29‘), Maxim (85‘) and Baku (90‘) add more late on | Keita sent off after second yellow card in injury time | Orban picks up fifth yellow card to miss next match | 750 away fans make journey to the OPEL ARENA | RBL stay sixth in the Bundesliga

Another game without a point for Die Roten Bullen. RB Leipzig went down 3-0 to Mainz to extended their losing run to four games on matchday 32 of the Bundesliga. 

The visitors started stronger and good chances to take the lead through Yussuf Poulsen and Timo Werner early on, but it was Mainz who struck first through Pablo de Blasis’ penalty just before the half hour. Naby Keita had the best chance to level processings before half time, but couldn’t direct his effort on target.
There was little action to speak of in the second half, and while Ralph Hasenhüttl’s side pushed for an opening, they failed to create a clear-cut chance and test René Adler in the Mainz goal.
Alexandru Maxim and Bote Baku both took advantage of late counter attacks to extend the margin of victory come the final whistle and to add insult to injury, Naby Keita was sent off in injury time after receiving a second yellow card for persistent fouling. 
Ralph Hasenhüttl took charge of his 100th Bundesliga game in Mainz...
...and made four changes to his starting XI.


  • Ralph Hasenhüttl took charge of his 100th Bundesliga game as a coach in Mainz and made four changes to his starting XI: Dyout Upamecano, Naby Keita, Kevin Kampl and Yussuf Poulsen all returned to the line-up. 
  • Willi Orban picked up his fifth yellow card oft he campaign and will miss next week’s game with Wolfsburg.


Matchday 32, Bundesliga
1. FSV Mainz 05


29th April

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Opel Arena

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