13 May 2019
Eintracht Frankfurt and Mainz 05 go head-to-head at the Commerzbank-Arena in what will be a must-win clash for the home side.
With two league fixtures left, the hosts sit fourth with the same point tally like Bayer Leverkusen, which is why they have to find a way to bring a four-game Bundesliga winless run to a halt (D2, L2). However, the Eagles are rocked after a disappointing Europa League elimination to Chelsea back at the midweek. Eintracht’s main strength over the past few months has been their rock-solid backline that has kept five clean sheets in Frankfurt’s last seven home outings across all competitions. Still, Adi Hütter’s men have failed to impress in the final third during that period, scoring one goal or less in five of those seven meetings. An encouraging fact for Launische Diva is that they’ve won all four of their previous H2Hs with Mainz at this venue as the visitors’ last win here dates back to 2012.
Meanwhile, comfortably sitting in the middle of the table, Die Nullfünfer can’t go up or down regardless of the outcome of this encounter. The visitors have endured mixed fortunes over their past five BL games (W2, D1, L2), with four of these matches featuring over 3.5 goals. Mainz’s frustrating league form in 2019 has seen them suffer nine defeats in 13 BL fixtures since the beginning of February (W3, D1, L9), with Sandro Schwarz’s players conceding over 1.5 match goals seven times across those failures. What’s more, ‘Karnevalsverein’ have lost all seven of their previous BL away games, scoring one goal or less in each.
15 March 2020 Aston Villa and Chelsea will face off at Villa Park in contrasting circumstances. While the visitors continue to chase the top-four finish in …Read More
14 March 2020 Rocked by Champions League elimination to PSG, Borussia Dortmund return to the Bundesliga (BL) action this weekend, as they welcome Schalke 04 to …Read More
14 March 2020 In-form Burnley travel to the Etihad Stadium, hoping to post their elusive first Premier League (PL) away win over Manchester City in the …Read More
16 March 2020 Encouraged by the Champions League elimination of Borussia Dortmund, Paris Saint-Germain will look to continue their dominance of French football when they lock …Read More
14 March 2020 Fresh from the Champions League success against Tottenham Hotspur, RB Leipzig will look to carry that momentum to the Bundesliga (BL) when they …Read More