The first team have been back training at Bruchweg since Tuesday. Florian Müller spoke to mainz05.de about resuming training, taking part in eSports and Mario Kart causing arguments amongst siblings.
“It’s cool to be back out on the pitch again”
“It’s cool to be back out on the pitch again”
The first team have been back training at Bruchweg since Tuesday. Florian Müller spoke to mainz05.de about resuming training, taking part in eSports and Mario Kart causing arguments amongst siblings.
Beierlorzer: "Don't pick the ball up, don't head it."
The team are using the entire training complex in order to keep a safe distance with one another. Beierlorzer says movement training is good, but not comparable with training before the crisis.
Back to training - passing, technique and football tennis
Training at a distance - The Zerofivers were back on the Bruchweg on Tuesday afternoon for a spot of training
18 years of the Mainz mentality
Klopp; from dependable second-tier player to coaching legend.
Training sessions to return under special circumstances
Schröder: “The hygiene and behavioural regulations laid out by the authorities have been 100% followed by the team and by the employees of the team.”
“I like all of my goals”
For just over two weeks now, the Mainz players have been working from home, and taking part in individual training sessions. Robin Quaison is itching to get back on the pitch.
Budget cuts: potential saving of 10 million euro
Board members, playing staff and coaches to voluntarily reduce their wages.
Brosinski talks online debut & contract talks
After six years with the clubs, Brosinski's current contract is coming to an end. Read on to find out what the fullback had to say about that, the Bundesliga Home Challenge and more...
Schröder: DFL has clearly laid out the next steps
Bundesliga suspended until 30 April at the earliest - Team training prohibited until 5 April.
Inspiring kids and coaches in Malaysia
The Mainz 05 football school is working to develop youth football in Kuala Lumpur.
Hack from home
Alexander Hack tells us everything about his new routine, quarantine and cooking in a time of crisis.
Brosinski in the Bundesliga Home Challenge
Mainz 05 take on Dortmund on Saturday evening.
Bell: "At the moment, everything is on hold."
The home-grown Zerofiver speaks about working from home, his dramatic last year and possible games behind closed doors
Zentner: “Now is the time to contribute to society”
The injured goalkeeper speaks about undergoing his rehabilitation at home, the impact of the restrictions and the importance of following the recommended measures – “I’m trying to see the big...
Mainz board members gave a special digital press conference to provide clarity on the current situation at the club.
All Bruchweg training sessions to take place behind closed doors as of Tuesday
The Zerofivers have taken preventative measures in light of the coronavirus situation - Schröder: "It's important that Bundesliga teams use their influence to set an example by following the...
Bundesliga Matchdays 26 and 27 postponed
The new coronavirus and the fears of increasing the rate of potential infections in the Bundesliga and 2. Bundesliga are the reasons behind the reschedule.
"We're starting from scratch now"
Mainz’ first Bundesliga game behind closed doors against 1. FC Köln on Saturday could be “a little bit special.”
Coronavirus: Information about our upcoming home games
The city of Mainz has decided to ban all events of more than 1,000 people.
Match in Köln to be played behind closed doors
Hofmann: "The health of the fans comes first."
Robin Zentner suffers posterior cruciate ligament tear
The goalkeeper will be out until the summer
A puzzling loss of form
Mainz suffer a clear drop in performance against Fortuna - Schröder: Learn from it, analyse it and work even harder
Beierlorzer: "It was a very bad game for us"
All the post-match reactions from the game in Düsseldorf.
Mainz draw with Fortuna Düsseldorf 1-1
FSV Mainz 05 took their first chance to go ahead, while the visitors rescued a deserved point at the death.
The next big step
After the win against Paderborn the Zerofivers hope to pick up another three points and increase the gap between themselves and the relegation zone.
“It’s not just handed to them”
A Bundesliga first for Mainz 05 in the form of youth products Baku and Barreiro
Mwene back in action and ready for more
The Austrian fullback made his comeback after almost 500 days out through injury. His comeback is a reward to his perseverance and determination.
New strength for more consistency
Building on last weekend’s win with another at home against Düsseldorf – Hack returns to team training
Mainz 05 against hate, discrimination and intolerance
Statement from Mainz 05 following the events at Bundesliga grounds last weekend
"That was no miracle"
The win against Paderborn should be an example for the team in their upcoming games.
Beierlorzer: "The team gave everything today"
Achim Beierlorzer, Steffen Baumgart and Rouven Schröder give their thoughts on Mainz' 2-0 win over Paderborn.
Mainz beat Paderborn in important win
1. FSV Mainz 05 triumphed in a battling display against bottom-of-the-table Paderborn on Saturday afternoon, as Robin Quaison and Karim Onisiwo added to their goals this season.
"Give our all in every match"
The Zerofivers will welcome bottom-of-the-table Paderborn to the OPEL-Arena on Saturday ahead of a decisive next few weeks
"Games are won both on the pitch and in the stands"
Rouven Schröder called upon the fans' support ahead of two crucial matches in the Bundesliga.
"This was unacceptable."
Rouven Schröder, Achim Beierlorzer and Oliver Glasner give their thoughts on Mainz' 4-0 loss to Wolfsburg.
Healthy competition and carnival incentives
Achim Beierlorzer and Rouven Schröder gave their thoughts in the pre-match press conference. The Zerofivers want to get a result against VfL Wolfsburg and add to the carnival celebrations.
Latza: "A captain needs to be on the pitch"
The Zerofiver regular is on the way back to full recovery after his back injury, and wants the team to take charge in their battle against relegation.
“We want to go on a run now”
Achim Beierlorzer praises his team’s work on their stability at the back.
The Zerofivers have clear priorities: "They all understood"
Goalkeeper Robin Zentner praised the Mainz centre backs after the goalless draw against Schalke - Bruma has stabilised the defence.
"I thought the atmosphere was simply fantastic"
Mainz accept their goalless draw at home to Schalke, despite having the lion's share of the chances.
“Teams are starting to hate playing against us”
Both coaches give their thoughts after the goalless draw against Schalke.
Zerofivers miss out on home win against Schalke
Both teams labour to a draw on Sunday evening, Mainz's first of the season.
Three points instead of narrow defeat
The Mainz coach is demanding good mentality, concentration and stability, as shown in Berlin, from his players. “Schalke are clear favourites, but we’ll have our chances.”
Bruma: “I can identify with that”
FSV’s winter signing has a clear goal in mind and is taking a positive and focused approach on what’s to come
Quaison: “That has to be our goal”
Mainz’s top scorer calls for a similar attitude and robustness as they showed in Berlin
Beierlorzer: "Stake a claim"
The Zerofivers want a repeat performance of the Hertha game and get all three points against Schalke 04.
A win for our self-confidence
Quaison returns to haunt the capital city as Schröder heaps the praise on Bruma and Barreiro.
“It feels great to have picked up three points”
A strong team performance and a stellar three-goal night for Robin Quaison secure the Zerofivers their first win of the new year – four-point gap to the relegation zone
Quaison scores hat-trick as Mainz win in Berlin
Mainz's Swedish goalscorer stars in the Zerofivers' deserved away victory against Hertha BSC – substitute Onisiwo makes two assists
"Ready and raring to do this job"
Rouven Schröder wants to spearhead Mainz' development on and off the pitch - Beierlorzer, "straightforward, meticulous, hard-working"
Patience and stability
"If we are balanced, it’s an even match-up" - the Zerofivers are optimistic about their chances in Berlin.
Rouven Schröder extends contract until 2024
The sporting director has accepted the offer from the supervisory board
Ahmet Gürleyen moves to FC Liefering on loan
Centre-back to play in Austria’s second tier until the end of the season
“He works his socks off for the team”
Leandro Barreiro and Captain Danny Latza are both options in central midfield
“Our attitude and commitment after the 30th minute was encouraging”
Reactions from the two coaches after the 3-1 loss to Bayern
Mistake-ridden first half costs Mainz against Bayern
The Zerofivers were 3-0 down and suffered their third loss in three games in the Rückrunde, though St. Juste did score for the hosts
“Everybody needs to focus hard"
The roles for Mainz v Bayern are clearly defined - Debut for Bruma?
Bruma joins on loan
The defender will play for the Zerofivers until the end of the season.
"The team needs to understand"
Achim Beierlorzer calls for more focus and responsibility after Gladbach defeat.
Maxim moves to Turkey on loan
Romanian still has hopes of making the EUROs with his national side
Hack: “We’re responsible”
Gladbach capitalise on a lapse in concentration – the central defender puts himself at blame for losing focus.
Schröder: “Cannot allow that to happen”
A lack of discipline on set-pieces costs the Zerofivers the chance to take a point in Gladbach – Beierlorzer: Determined instead of nervous ahead of the match against Bayern
Beierlorzer: "Tough to take"
Achim Beierlorzer and Marco Rose gave us their thought's after FSV's 3-1 away loss to Gladbach.
Hit them on the break
The Zerofivers aren't exactly the favourites to win in Mönchengladbach, but Borussia head coach Marco Rose expects Mainz to be a tough nut to crack.
“You can make a statement in every game”
Rouven Schröder is hoping for a “good day and a certain level of effectiveness” for the Zerofivers’ away game in Mönchengladbach – Beierlorzer is looking for his squad to be compact and unified
Team-building in a palatial setting
Tonight, the players and coaching staff will be attending a special party to show off their carnival spirit. A welcome break from the intense work being done at Bruchweg.
Lavalée to join in the summer
Centre-back from Standard Liège agrees terms of a contract until 2024.
Mateta: “My composure is coming back”
Jean-Philippe Mateta scored the Zerofivers’ first goal of the year but missed a big chance. Zentner calls for better concentration at the back.
Beierlorzer: "We still have to take this step"
Both head coaches gave us their thoughts after Mainz lost 2-1 at home to SC Freiburg.
Mateta's equaliser too little, too late
Mainz lose to Freiburg in their first match of 2020.
Kappa named new kit supplier for Mainz 05
Italian brand to clothe Bundesliga club at all levels
Looking for momentum
Beierlorzer spoke to the press ahead of this Saturday's home match against SC Freiburg.
St. Juste & and Boëtius trained without issue
After their return from Spain, the Zerofivers now turn their attention to Freiburg.
“We want to be better than the first half of the season”
A recap of FSV’s winter training camp in Andalusia
Mainz defeat BVB
A successful end to the training camp in Spain, the Zerofivers ran out 2-0 winners against Dortmund.
Seydel joins Regensburg on loan
The 23-year-old Mainz academy play will link up with the 2 Liga club immediately.
Quaison: “I know what I’m capable of“
We caught up with Robin Quaison at the training camp in Estepona to discuss his season so far and what is to come
Positives to take
Beierlozer was happy with his team’s performance, despite the defeat against Emmen, with Ji and Mwene both making comebacks.
“We showed how ready and determined we are”
The reaction to the friendly against Emmen
Edimilson Fernandes suffers a meniscus injury
Swiss international to undergo an operation next week
Mainz unfortunate to lose to Emmen
Two heavy deflections were the difference as Mainz lost 3-2 to FC Emmen in Estepona.
"We couldn’t have made it any clearer"
Beierlorzer told Awoniyi: "You are a striker!" – The Zerofivers coach wants to play on the front foot and demands more goals from the chances the team creates.
The Zerofivers have settled into the team hotel in Estepona. An easy start to training on Sunday was followed by two intense sessions to start the week.
Beierlorzer: “Football never fully relinquishes its hold on you”
The Zerofivers started into the new year with a 90-minute training session on Friday afternoon - Team to head to training camp in Analusia on Sunday
Mainz to face Emmen & BVB in training camp friendlies
At 15:00 CET on Friday afternoon, the Mainz squad will begin preparations for the first competitive game after the winter break against SC Freiburg on 18th January (15:30 CET) at the OPEL ARENA. The...
A single draw in 12 months
Since 2004, no Bundesliga club have ever played out fewer draws within a calendar year than the Zerofivers did in 2019 - Schröder: Fully focused on preparations for the Rückrunde.
"It's been a special year"
Achim Beierlorzer wants to use the winter break to regain some strength and momentum - consistency is key.
We deserved a point
Robin Zentner was disappointed after the unlucky late 1-0 defeat to finish the year – Öztunali: “We should have been smarter”
Beierlorzer: "Pleased with the performance"
Both head coaches spoke in the wake of FSV's 1-0 home defeat to Bayer Leverkusen.
Mainz have a goal disallowed, Leverkusen score late
Mainz fall to a bitter home defeat in their last match before the winter break. Alario scores a lat winner for ten-man Leverkusen.
Frustration tolerance needed for '2019 Showdown'
Achim Beierlorzer has prioritised recovery following the team’s 5-0 win against Werder midweek, hoping to give his players the energy to give absolutely everything against Leverkusen in the final game...
Zerofivers to face Wolfsburg on Carnival Sunday
DFL announces timings for Matchdays 22-28
The ball will take pride of place
Quaison scored three and took the match ball home. Szalai is pleased with the performance.
Beierlorzer: You don't score a goal like that every day
Both head coaches gave us their thoughts after FSV's 5-0 away win over Werder Bremen.
Quaison hattrick fires Zerofivers to 5-0 win
On the Weser, Mainz gave an impressive answer to two recent defeats - Mateta scored his first goal since returning from injury.
Confidence & bravery in Bremen
FSV's final away game of 2019 takes place on the Weser. One look at the table shows that this should be a tasty tie against Werder Bremen.
Beierlorzer: "The counter was the turning point"
Achim Beierlorzer and Lucien Favre gave their thoughts after Mainz' 4-0 home defeat to Borussia Dortmund.
FSV fall at home to BVB
The Zerofivers allowed BVB to play their own game, and were punished for it. Two quick second-half goals killed off the game from a Mainz perspective.
Adding "a dash of colour" to Saturday's match
Beierlorzer is quietly confident for this weekend's match against Dortmund.
Mateta is waiting for the green light
The mercurial Mainz attacker is back in training, and is as hungry as ever to be playing and scoring for the Zerofivers.
Working out what went wrong
Mainz head coach Achim Beierlorzer is searching for reasons why his team was so passive against Augsburg. Preparations for the Bundesliga home game against Borussia Dortmund have begun.
Going in front to no effect
The Zerofivers are puzzled at their own performance. Zentner couldn't convince the referee.
Latza out until the end of the year
The Zerofivers captain has undergone a spinal operation
“Why didn’t he go check?”
Beierlorzer critical of referee and VAR following 2-1 defeat in Augsburg – missed call not an excuse
Beierlorzer: Difficult to live with the referee’s decision
Coach reaction after the game
Mainz suffer first loss under Beierlorzer in Augsburg
Ex Mainz player Florian Niederlechner sealed the game for the home side with a penalty after a harsh decision on a Kunde challenge.
Making the next step in a big match
Schröder: “We’re now on our way to get a positive result against Augsburg.” Martin Schmidt to meet his former club in “the big match”.
“We know exactly what to expect”
Ahead of difficult away match against Augsburg, the Zerofivers are looking to build on their recent good form and pick up points – Mateta makes cautious return to team training
The stats as proof of intensity and desire
The Zerofivers completed a record-breaking 312 sprints against Eintracht Frankfurt. Two wins on the bounce see Mainz 05 head to Augsburg full of confidence.
Szalai nets first goal since his return
Ádám Szalai impresses with winning goal in derby
"We are on the right track"
A second victory in two games under Achim Beierlorzer: another success at home in the Derby against Eintracht Frankfurt.
Beierlorzer: "These three points are worth their weight in gold"
Achim Beierlorzer and Adi Hütter gave us their thoughts after a gripping Rhine-Main Derby.
Derby day comeback sees Mainz run out 2-1 winners
Onisiwo and Szalai counter Hinteregger's opener. The Zerofivers celebrate a home win in the Bundesliga over Eintracht Frankfurt.
Putting in that extra effort
Both clubs are expecting a challenging derby in the OPEL ARENA – Frankfurt looking to end Zerofiver stronghold at home, while Mainz are seeking to build on their success
"The team is up for it"
The Zerofivers are anticipating an exciting Derby against Frankfurt on Monday night.
"A team that is hard to beat"
Achim Beierlorzer was impressed with Mainz fans during the away match against TSG 1899 Hoffenheim - he wants to see the intensity raised for the Derby against Frankfurt.
Consistent over 90 minutes
Jean-Paul Boëtius was pleased about the return to the Mainz way after the victory in Hoffenheim.
Ridle Baku has received a two-match suspension
The Zerofivers will have to make do without academy product Ridle Baku against Frankfurt and Augsburg.
"You can’t play much better"
Achim Beierlorzer celebrated a first win with Mainz: the Zerofivers came out on top in key moments, despite being a man down.
Beierlorzer: "We saw how things can go in football"
Both head coaches spoke to us following Mainz' fantastic 5-1 win away at Hoffenheim.
10-man Mainz down Hoffenheim
Despite the red card shown to Ridle Baku, the Zerofivers managed to beat TSG at a canter - a first goal for Kunde, Zentner in top form.
"In terms of statistics, we have a good chance to win"
Achim Beierlorzer is awaiting his debut as the head coach of Mainz, he wants to see aggression and speed from the team against Hoffenheim.
Winter training camp in Estepona
The Zerofivers will travel to Spain on 5th January - two friendlies on the agenda
Precision and speed the focus
Under the watchful eye of several fans, Achim Beierlorzer led his first session as the new Mainz coach - the 52-year-old has his sights set on what's ahead
Beierlorzer: "The quality that the team possesses is undeniable"
Beierlorzer takes his first training session: getting to know the players, first impressions, raising spirits and implementing an active and courageous approach are on the menu this week.
“I am raring to go”
The Zerofivers have appointed Achim Beierlorzer as their new head coach – “He commands authority, and he has a clear demeanour, a clear manner of speaker and a clear philosophy”
Achim Beierlorzer is the new head coach of the Zerofivers
Previously at FC Köln: Beierlorzer has signed until summer 2020.
“Our new head coach will be fine”
Jan-Moritz Lichte is working with the players to correct problems that have emerged in recent weeks – the win against Darmstadt is a forwards step
Lichte & Falkenmayer to stay on as joint head coaches
Schröder: “We have a great feeling about Jan-Moritz and his team”; crucial discussions with “first choice candidate”
Mainz 05 beat Darmstadt 2-1
The Zerofivers were victorious in the friendly at Bruchweg
Lichte: “The task ahead”
Interim head coach Jan-Moritz Lichte on the week’s training and the upcoming friendly against second-division side Darmstadt – Mateta, Ji and Seydel take part in individual training
"Now we must continue"
Danny Latza's comments on this unusual situation, Lichte leads his first training session.
"Mainz will always be my home and will be in my heart forever"
Sandro Schwarz's parting message.
“It really hurts”
FSV’s sporting director speaks in the wake of Sandro Schwarz’s departure. An external successor is being looked for.
Mainz 05 and Sandro Schwarz part ways by mutual consent
Mainz 05 and head coach Sandro Schwarz have parted ways by mutual consent. The decision comes as a result of meetings that took place on Saturday evening and Sunday morning.
The killer blow from set pieces
Both managers gave their thoughts after FSV's home defeat to FC Union Berlin.
Too late for the comeback, FSV lose to Union
The away side always looked sure to win, the Zerofivers missed crucial chances
Delivering a strong performance
The Zerofivers are looking to deliver a performance on Saturday that “will please both the club and the fans” – Schwarz was on the pitch as a player during Mainz’s last home win against Union Berlin
DFL schedule Matchdays 18 through 21
Freiburg at home, Gladbach away, Bayern at home and Hertha away, all on Saturdays.
Apology? Saturday, on the pitch!
Schwarz demands a reaction from his team following the historic 8-0 disaster: “That is the only way we are going to be able to satisfy everyone”
Sandro Schwarz: "played completely into Leipzig's hands"
Both managers spoke after FSV's match in Leipzig.
Mainz 05 learn a painful lesson in Leipzig
Mainz 05 travelled to Leipzig on matchday 10, hoping to gain some momentum after the victory against 1. FC Köln. However, FSV looked shaky from the start and extremely vulnerable to Leipzig’s quick...
Schröder: We want to maintain our momentum
Mainz are looking to prove themselves against RB Leipzig with a strong performance and positive result
“What Mainz 05 means”
That 3-1 win against Köln means that Mainz now have the same points tally after nine games as they did at the same point last season - Boëtius lauds his head coach
"Box presence, energy, flow in the game"
Schwarz: We got what we needed – 3-1 victory after going behind against Cologne with some incredible goals
The Zerofivers celebrate a thrilling home win against Köln
The Zerofivers made amends to their defeat in Düsseldorf, deservedly beating recently-promoted Köln – Quaison with a wonder goal and Zentner in top form.
Trust as a base
In the presence of 653 members, including coaching staff and the Bundesliga players, the 1. FSV Mainz 05 general meeting took place in the OPEL ARENA.
Schwarz: "We suffered a lapse in concentration for one cross"
The reaction from both coaches after the defeat in Düsseldorf.
10-man Mainz fall to Düsseldorf
45 minutes with a man down too much for FSV – Hennings with late reward for the superior hosts.
Three points as a birthday gift
Sandro Schwarz is 41 today, Rouven Schröder is 44 tomorrow: “Our aim is to bring back the away win.”
Working on competitive mentality
The Zerofivers began intensive training ahead of the game in Düsseldorf – Onisiwo & Burkardt are back in team training.
Three Sunday games finish 1-0
An overview of this weekend’s international matches involving Zerofivers.
“The main thing is that we got the job done”
Daniel Brosinski scored a record-breaking penalty in Saturday’s 2-1 victory over Paderborn, while Robin Zentner crucially saved a spot-kick at the other end.
Brosinski with penalty record, Zentner saves the day
FSV overcome Paderborn and enter the international break with six points
"We can't let our heads drop"
Zerofivers head coach Sandro Schwarz admits the situation isn’t pleasant, but says he has to face up to the task with his team and to improve their situation in the league.
“Time to process what happened”
Frustrations were running high amongst the Zerofivers aften an unlucky 1-0 defeat to Wolfsburg, in which Sandro Schwarz was also sent off
Sandro Schwarz: An annoying and bitter loss
All the quotes from the home loss against VfL Wolfsburg.
Zerofivers fall to Wolfsburg at home
1. FSV Mainz 05 were beaten 1-0 at home despite a spirited performance.
Tauer signs contract until 2023
Another home-grown talent from the Mainz youth academy receives a professional contract
"We have to take every chance we get"
The Zerofivers will face off against VfL Wolfsburg on 05 family day – Schröder breaks the tie down
Merveille Papela signs professional contract
The U19 midfielder is a product of the Zerofivers' youth academy / “Made a lasting impression during pre-season”
“A point here would not have been enough”
Wagner: “We were lucky to win” – Schalke’s head coach was not expecting his team to get the winning goal / Schröder: “It’s frustrating to leave empty handed”
“We dominated the second half”
Read the thoughts of both coaches after the away defeat to Schalke
Schalke strike late to deny Mainz a point
First the Onisiwo equaliser, then the late knockout punch
Mainz looking to take momentum into clash with Schalke
Sandro Schwarz is preparing his team for an intense and passionate away match against Schalke 04 – David Wagner’s impact is clearly visible
"We always need players who can lead the way"
Heaps of praise for goalkeeper Robin Zentner and centre-back Jeremiah St. Juste after the first win of the season.
Schwarz: An emotional win
Both coaches gave their thoughts after the home win against Berlin
St. Juste has the last laugh as Mainz down Hertha
Mainz claimed their first points of the season in a 2-1 home win against Hertha BSC.
Pressure as a privilege
Against Hertha BSC, the Zerofivers want to rid themselves of any signs of their recent poor form and pick up points with a focused performance
East Stand to be renamed the MEWA Stand
Textile management partner extends affiliation and becomes exclusive partner
Schwarz: Szalai brings energy to the team
The head coach refers to the centre-forward as a clever player who knows how to be competitive: “That’s exactly what we need”
DFL announces timings for matchdays 7-13
Mainz can look forward to four Saturday afternoon matches – Rhein-Main derby set for a Monday
Mainz 05 supports ‘Fridays for Future’
An environmentally-friendly trip to Schalke – Lehmann: We wholly support the goals of the climate strike
Time to finally get our rewards
Schwarz: “We need to be able to deal with setbacks and problems”
A small group, tight spaces and “positive impressions”
Mainz 05 have started into a new week of training. Head coach Sandro Schwarz gives an insight into the last few days and looks ahead to what’s still to come.
Eleven Mainz players called up for international duty
Head coach Sandro Schwarz has had his training group for the coming days reduced by a number of international call-ups. A total of eleven Mainz players are travelling with their respective national...
Schwarz: We fell apart by the end
All the post-match reaction from both coaches following the defeat at Bayern
Boëtius opener not enough – FSV suffer big defeat at Bayern
A super start was not enough for 1. FSV Mainz to overcome the record champions Bayern München. FCB recovered from a well-deserved Jean-Paul Boëtius opener to make it 2-1 before the break. They added...
Schwarz: It doesn’t have to be good. It has to be perfect.
Appearances for Szalai and St. Juste not out of the question and three requirements for success in Munich.
Szalai: “I don’t want to just squat here for two years”
The striker wants to be judged on his achievements after his return to the Bruchweg and he wants play an important role in the FSV system - "... you can’t look back too often just because the past was...
Return of the number 28 – Szalai is a Zerofiver once again
The 31-year-old has signed from Hoffenheim until 2021
Schröder: Time to lick our wounds and look ahead
Two late goals mark an unsuccessful start to the season for the Zerofivers – Sporting director: “We were punished for our mistakes”
Schwarz: “At the risk of repeating myself…”
All the post-match reaction from both coaches following the defeat against Borussia Mönchengladbach
Efficient Borussia leave the Opel Arena with 3 points
Robin Quaison’s 18th minute opener was not enough in the end as 1. FSV Mainz suffered a 3-1 defeat against Borussia Mönchengladbach. Stefan Lainer (32’), Allassane Plea (78’) and Breel Embolo (79’)...
St. Juste out with shoulder injury
His time out depends on his individual recovery process.
“Football can be so brutal”
The Zerofivers had better chances for 80 minutes, but still lost 3-0 to SC Freiburg with Jeremiah St. Juste also sustaining an injury.
Mainz made to pay for wasteful finishing
Mainz were punished by three late goals after failing to make countless chances count in the Bundesliga opener in Freiburg.
“It has always been true that…”
It all starts on Saturday, it's the opening game of the 2019/20 season against SC Freiburg.
Anticipation for the challenge ahead
Mainz open their Bundesliga campaign with an away trip to SC Freiburg on Saturday. “We will try to bring back the same attitude we showed in the final game of last season,” said Schwarz.