Powerful running, ambition, confidence: the Zerofivers growth is clear to see in central midfield
BARREIRO: "I NEVER GOT TIRED"
BARREIRO: "I NEVER GOT TIRED"
Powerful running, ambition, confidence: the Zerofivers growth is clear to see in central midfield
COMPLACENY WILL NOT BE ALLOWED
Lichte: "How does such a performance come about? What do we have to invest? These are questions we have to deal with".
VOICES FROM THE BREISGAU: CONVINCING AS A UNIT
Relief after the first win of the season
HAT-TRICK BEFORE THE BREAK: MATETA LEADS MAINZ TO FIRST THREE POINTS
Mainz earn their first three points against Freiburg thanks to a convincing first-half - Mainz only stutter briefly after Petersen's consolation goal
A GOOD FEELING AFTER THE BREAK
After two weeks of training, Jan-Moritz Lichte and his team are optimistic about the game on Sunday away to SC Freiburg
MAINZ YOUNGSTERS REPRESENT LUXEMBOURG
A review of the youth team players on international duty
A GOALKEEPERS REUNION
Sunday's game away to Freiburg will include a reunion with the on-loan Flo Müller
AN IMPORTANT GOAL AND A DEBUT
Here's how the Mainz players fared for their national teams
FORCED BREAK FOR TWO ZEROFIVERS
Mwene and Szalai to miss the coming weeks with injury
DFL CONFIRMS SCHEDULE FOR MATCH DAYS 13-15
Zerofivers play on a Saturday twice and once on a Sunday / Cup game at home on 23 December
"THERE ARE NO QUESTION MARKS"
Performance in training is the benchmark for head coach Jan-Moritz Lichte
TWO FOCAL POINTS FOR THE INTERNATIONAL BREAK
An intense week in training lies ahead / No friendly match planned
TWO YOUTH TEAM PLAYERS SELECTED FOR THEIR COUNTRY
A friendly and a Nations League match with Luxembourg
DFB-POKAL: MAINZ TO MEET VFL BOCHUM
The second round match will be held on the 22/23rd December
FIRST POINT IN A MARATHON SEASON
Rouven Schröder after a joyless 2-2 draw against Schalke: "We will not lose faith"
EIGHT ZEROFIVERS GET INTERNATIONAL CALL-UPS
Friendlies, European Championship qualifiers and Nations League matches - Kunde Malong travels to Cameroon and Mozambique
BOTTOM OF THE TABLE CLASH ENDS IN A DRAW
Zerofiver's score twice from the penalty spot, but still without a win: Matata put Mainz in the lead before St. Juste's own goal
A LOT OF HARD WORK
André Schürrle turns 30 - Bungert: He was key for our success at that time
DO "MORE CONFLICTS" LEAD TO THE FIRST POINTS?
Before the match against Schalke 04 the situation at the Bruchweg is still precarious - The Zerofivers are searching for the first points of the season against the side second from bottom hoping to...
LICHTE: "WHY DID THIS HAPPEN?"
The sixth defeat in a row and the game against Augsburg are the topic at Bruchweg before the match with Schalke 04
KANIUTH BECOMES ASSISTANT COACH
The 35-year-old comes from the Zerofivers Youth team to join Jan-Moritz Lichte’s coaching staff
HAHN'S TWO LATE GOALS FORCES MAINZ TO ITS KNEES
After Onisiwo's equaliser, Mainz almost take the lead, Hahn’s brace decides the game in favour of the hosts
FACTS ABOUT THE MATCH WITH THE FCA
FSV with goal scorer Mateta on Kloppos traces? Augsburg with club record, but at home with problems
90 MINUTES WITH A CLEAR MIND
Mainz coach expects a physical battle in Augsburg - position in the table may not play a role
NEW APPROACH FOR THREE POINTS
Lichte: Hard work in training with different focal points in order to get the win in Augsburg
"FIRST OF ALL WE ARE ANGRY"
Close to the first points of the season, but then brutally punished: 2-3 defeat against Gladbach generates more anger than frustration for the Mainz coach
Mainz misses chances before Gladbach turns the game around
Mateta’s double is not enough: Gladbach steals three points at the OPEL ARENA and ensures our fifth defeat of the season
FACTS ABOUT THE MATCH AGAINST THE FOALS
Following their draw in the Champions League opener against Inter, Mönchengladbach will visit Mainz this weekend - Zerofivers want to end a run of eight matches without a win.
DEVELOP EMOTIONS YOURSELF
Home game against Gladbach without fans: Sporting director calls for aggression instead of nervousness to initiate the turnaround
COME TOGETHER, IMPROVE & EARN POINTS
Start of the training week: Head coach Jan-Moritz Lichte and his Mainz team analysed the defeat against Leverkusen, highlighting progress and identifying areas for improvement
Lichte: "DISAPPOINTED, BUT WE MOVE ON"
A step forward despite the 0-1 defeat: unity and defensive performance inspire confidence
Mainz IMPROVED PERFORMANCE BUT STILL SEARCHING FOR FIRST POINTS
A set-piece goal decides the match with Bayer Leverkusen - Created chances without reward
Facts about the match against Bayer 04
A Leverkusen side known for being strong in away games, visit the OPEL ARENA - Mainz are looking to stop their negative results in two ways
STEP BY STEP THE TURNAROUND WILL COME
Mainz searching first points of season against Leverkusen - Lichte: Progress should be clear to see
"HARRY KANE" IS BACK IN GOAL
Intense defensive work to start the week at Bruchweg: Preparation for the home match against Leverkusen is under way - Zentner & St. Juste fully fit again
“We must be united as one."
New signing Kevin Stöger would like to be on the pitch in a Mainz shirt sooner rather than later, but after three months without training, he knows he must be sensible: ... "I know I'll do everything...
SCHRÖDER: "SOMEONE WHO WANTS TO GET DOWN TO WORK"
New signing Kevin Stöger has completed his first training session with his new team-mates: nimble and sure-footed
Kevin Stöger signs for Mainz
Schröder: "...a box-to-box midfielder who is always active, can pass and run with the ball".
Szalai returns to training
Schröder: "That's why it was important we worked through our views and differences promptly".
Eleven Mainz players on international duty
Zerofivers called up for International friendlies and UEFA Nations League matches
Pitch-black friday in Berlin
Debut of the new head coach unsuccessful: Harmless Mainz players make it far too easy for Union on Matchday 3 - they lack power at the front
Passion and dedication. A new era begins.
Jan-Moritz Lichte has to do without the departed Baku and suspended Niakhaté for his debut as head coach in Berlin.
After 13 years: Baku leaves Mainz 05
U21 national player signs a five-year contract in Wolfsburg - Schröder: "Ridle’s strong wish fulfilled".
Lichte: Ready for the challenge
Achim Beierlorzer’s successor led his first training session on Tuesday as head coach and stated his expectations of the players at the subsequent press conference.
Achim Beierlorzer no longer coach of Mainz 05
Former assistant Lichte takes over as head coach – Internal review ongoing
Tough home defeat against Stuttgart
Quaison puts us in the lead but the visitors score four at the OPEL ARENA
“A cool feeling“
Two home-grown Zerofivers celebrated making their debuts in Leipzig this weekend. Paul Nebel replaced Mario Vrancic as the youngest player to make a Bundesliga appearance for Mainz.
Mainz defeated in Bundesliga opener in Leipzig
Mateta’s goal early in the second half wasn’t enough – Nebel makes his debut aged 17 and 346 days
Zentner: “It’s something we never want to experience again”
Celebrating his comeback from injury, Robin Zentner will be Mainz’s number 1 for the upcoming trip to Leipzig
Müller joins Freiburg for a year
Florian Müller will join SC Freiburg for the 2020/21 season. The 22 year old has agreed a loan move with the fellow Bundesliga side. The two clubs have agreed not to announce any specific details of...
Mainz in round two of DFB-Pokal after hard-fought win
Despite trailing at half time, Mainz 05 were too good for fourth-division side Havelse – Mateta scored a hat-trick
Zerofivers back in training after two rounds of tests
Preparations for the DFB-Pokal game to begin on Tuesday afternoon
Friendly against Frankfurt cancelled as two test positive for Coronavirus
Team misses the Kurfürstliches Schloss festival
OPEL ARENA to welcome 1,000 fans for DFB-Pokal
Hofmann "convinced that our concept can ensure the responsible, gradual return of even more fans."
Two narrow defeats in Hoffenheim double header
Mateta and Öztunali score in either friendly, but TSG twice come out on top
Pokal opener under floodlights
DFB-Pokal first-round clash with Havelse to be played at OPEL ARENA on Friday evening.
TSV Havelse and Mainz 05 agree to play DFB-Pokal match in Mainz
Schröder: “As a footballer, I do feel really sorry for them”
Holtmann signs for Bochum
Gerrit Holtmann leaves the club after 29 first-team appearances.
Big chances missed in Sandhausen defeat
The Zerofivers created a string of clear-cut chances against the second-division team and looked especially dangerous in the last third of the 120 minute friendly match.
DFL schedules first eight fixtures of the season
The Zerofivers start the season away at Leipzig – Four home games at the traditional kick-off time
High-scoring draw in the inter-squad friendly at the Bruchwegstadion
Nebel scores his first senior goal, Mateta with a late leveller
Mainz player tests positive for Coronavirus – friendly cancelled
After further Coronavirus testing, the players will conduct an intra-squad friendly this afternoon at the Bruchwegstadion.
Mainz 05 presents FB88.com as new sleeve sponsor
05ERS announced "official sports betting partner in Asia"
Impressive win against Würzburg
Mainz’s first pre-season friendly ends in a 6-0 win against second-tier Würzburger Kickers – Mustapha scores his first goal for the first team
Schröder: there’s more interest
According to 1. FSV Mainz 05’s sporting director, the coming days will see movement in the transfer market.
Mainz 05 part ways with Alex Maxim
The club have agreed to mutually terminate the Romania international’s contract
Centre back Luca Kilian joins Mainz
The Germany U21 international has signed a four-year deal with the Zerofivers
Preserving the preseason spirit
Saturday’s intra-squad friendly saw several Mainz players displaying formidable form
Starting in Leipzig, ending in Wolfsburg
The DFL has published the fixtures for 2020/21. The first home games for the Zerofivers will be against Stuttgart and Leverkusen; Bayern Munich will be the first opponents in 2021.
Meier joins Dresden on loan
The youngster will spend the 2020/21 season with the third-division side
Aaron Seydel moves to Darmstadt
A new start after two loans: the 24-year-old signs for the Bundesliga 2 side
Language “an aspect of identification and integration”
New kit, togetherness and a lot in store as pre-season begins
DFB-Pokal: First round draw completed, Zerofivers’ opponents to be decided
The Zerofivers will face either TSV Havelse, VfB Oldenburg or BSV Rehden in the first competitive fixture of the season
Zerofivers to return to training on 4th August
Friendlies against Würzburg, Stuttgart and Sandhausen - Training camp to take place in Mainz
Bell extends at Mainz 05
The longtime Zerofiver has extended his contract until 2021
Brosinski signs a new contract running until 2022
Schröder: "Daniel is one of the faces of our team"
Ronaël Pierre-Gabriel to go on loan to Stade Brest
Right-back to play in Ligue 1 for at least a year.
A few too many on the pitch during pre-season
Planning for summer transfers and preparing for the season ahead under difficult circumstances – Schröder: “No one can be surprised”
Bungert resumes trainee role
The former Mainz captain will transition back into a behind-the-scenes role
"They need to back it up with their performances first"
The strengthening of the side’s collective team spirit is one of the challenges of the coming season – the average length of time players spend at the club is 4.4 years
Professional contracts for three top talents
The Zerofivers have continued their strong youth focus by tying down Nebel, Mustapha and Liesegang to long term contracts
A lack of concentration and intuition leaves Mainz 05 in 13th place after 1-0 loss in Leverkusen
Schröder: “Shut down, regroup and debrief”
Reaction from the season finale in Leverkusen
Mainz narrowly beaten by Leverkusen
A goal from Volland leads Bayer Leverkusen to victory in the season finale – Mateta goal ruled offside, Edimilson hits the woodwork
Jan Siewert joins as new Head of Academy Coaching
37-year-old was previously head coach at Huddersfield Town in England
Final game of the season not a "dead rubber"
The Zerofivers are looking to end the season on a high with a win against Bayer 04 Leverkusen.
"We're not at the beach yet"
Rouven Schröder spoke in a virtual press conference on Monday afternoon about some time away from football, the plans for next season, and the game against Leverkusen on the final day of the season.
"We can be proud of this”
Rouven Schröder gave an emotional speech after Mainz ensured safety with a 3-1 win against Bremen
Schröder: "Never lose faith in this club"
All the reaction from the Zerofivers’ win in the OPEL ARENA to stay up and go into a 12th Bundesliga season in 2020/21
Mainz beat Werder and celebrate staying up!
Quaison, Boëtius and Fernandes score in relegation clash in the OPEL ARENA
Latza: "You can see we came out unscathed"
All the post-match quotes from Mainz' 2-0 win over Borussia Dortmund
Mainz in shock 2-0 win away at Dortmund
Mainz picked up an important three points in their relegation battle against Borussia Dortmund in an unlikely triumph.
Goal-focused, confident and ready to fight
Schröder: "No one's given us a chance in Dortmund, but it's still a game where we can score points"
Disappointment high but belief still intact
After a miss opportunity against Augsburg, the Zerofivers are fully focused on Wednesday's game against BVB.
Awoniyi: "I feel better already"
After his painful injury in the game against Augsburg, the Zerofivers striker has good news.
"If you can't score goals, you can't win games"
The full post-match quotes from the home loss against Augsburg.
Mainz concede early in loss against Augsburg
The Zerofivers lose against Augsburg despite dominating their opposition for long periods.
"We should be more intense, not less."
Achim Beierlorzer and Rouven Schröder speak ahead of Sunday's game against FC Augsburg.
“No more exceptions”
Philipp Mwene on the task at hand in the closing stages of the season, and a clear statement on racism
"Bring that same team spirit to the pitch against Augsburg"
The 2-0 derby win improved the situation and increased optimism. Beierlorzer: “We need to keep taking these steps.”
No place for racism at Mainz 05
Not every cancelled membership is cause for concern – sometimes, we’re relieved
Positive signs in a relegation scrap
A cool, calm and collected performance in Frankfurt has laid down a marker for the rest of the season.
Beierlorzer: "A very important win for us"
Read all the post-match quotes from Mainz' 2-0 win against Eintracht Frankfurt.
Zerofivers take important three points in Frankfurt
Mainz show a strong improvement in their recent form and take three points from their away match against Eintracht Frankfurt.
Belief, sharpness & determination
Mainz head to Frankfurt for a must-win Derby game on Satruday - Beierlorzer: "our next chance to pick up three points."
Hack ahead of the derby
The Mainz centre back gave us his take on the current situation ahead of what promises to be a fiercely contested and hugely important Rhine-Main Derby.
"These are little slip-ups we're making at the moment."
The Zerofivers‘ head coach stresses the need for improvement in all areas as the side have only five games left to beat the drop.
"It was one hundred percent a penalty"
All the post-match reactions from Mainz' 1-0 home defeat against TSG Hoffenheim.
A strong performance, but no points to show for it - Mainz lose against Hoffenheim
Mainz lost 1-0 at home against TSG Hoffenheim despite dominating the game for long stretches and were unlucky to concede.
Beierlorzer: "Absolutely serious in how we approach every game"
Mainz's head coach & sporting director gave their thoughts ahead of tomorrow's home clash against Hoffenheim.
Beierlorzer: "The task at hand hasn't changed"
More reaction from the 1-1 draw away at Union Berlin.
Baku: "It's really disappointing"
The full post-match quotes from Mainz' 1-1 draw with Union Berlin.
Zerofivers in disappointing draw with Union
Mainz drew 1-1 in Berlin despite being a man up for the entirety of the second half.
Beierlozer: “We have to be ready for the fight”
The head coach demands a much better performance from his team ahead of the game in Berlin – Schröder: Make things positive again
Concentration is part of the job
Conceding a record number of goals - Niakhate: “It’s up to us to sort it out”
"We made mistakes in the lead up to every single goal”
Rouven Schröder criticizes the Zerofivers’ defensive performance and is expecting a much better display on Wednesday evening at Union Berlin.
MÜLLER: "We were too passive”
All the post-match quotes from Mainz' crushing 5-0 defeat at the hands of RB Leipzig on Sunday.
Mainz thrashed 5-0 by Leipzig
Mainz were unable to get going in a game where they were beaten heavily by RB Leipzig 5-0.
Hard work versus individual quality
The first home game behind closed doors and under the new Coronavirus protocol: Zerofivers not in need of any “extra motivation” against RB Leipzig
DFL schedules remaining matchdays
Rhein-Main-Derby on a Saturday afternoon – Augsburg on a Sunday and away in Dortmund on a Wednesday
Feeling good heading into a busy week
Achim Beirlozer's thoughts on the Zerofivers' outing in Cologne.
Finding the gap
Kunde secures a draw with a spectacular solo effort to mark a “thrilling” comeback
"The team can play intense football"
Zerofivers coach Achim Beierlorzer is happy with the point in Cologne, especially since Mainz came back from 2-0 down to start with. A good performance in special circumstances.
Schröder: All in all it was a deserved point
The post-match quotes from the game in Cologne.
Mainz come from 2-0 down against Cologne to draw
Mainz managed to get a point against the odds on Sunday as they drew 2-2 with Cologne.
Beierlorzer: "back to the roots"
Achim Beierlorzer & Rouven Schröder in the digital press conference ahead of FSV's rearranged away fixture in Cologne.
Sunday, Wednesday, Saturday - DFL schedules Matchdays 27-29
Zerofivers with three games in six days
Bruma: "good to know we have a game again"
Jeffrey Bruma ahead of the restart: quarantine in the hotel and the feeling of having an aim again.
Latza: "It will be a learning process”
The Mainz captain is hoping to extend the gap to the relegation zone with his side, but knows that the focus over the coming weeks will be on the players for many reasons - “We bear the...
Everything down to the last detail
The Zerofivers have been in quarantine since Monday - preparations ahead of Sunday's match taking place under strict conditions
Back in competition mode
Preparations underway in the Bruchwegstadion ahead of next weekend's return - Beierlorzer: a huge challenge ahead
Discipline, humility & empathy
Rouven Schröder and Achim Beierlorzer on the Bundesliga restart.
PENNY provides 1,500 ‘hero’s tickets’
The discount store joins the FSV – Welling initiative: “A great gesture”
Inspiration for an entire generation
How the revolutionary influence of Wolfgang Frank inspired a generation of Zerofivers to take up the mantle of head coach
From relegation candidates to midtable security
A review of the 2011/12 season: summer departures, a rough start and an upturn in form.
Taking stock after seven weeks of crisis management
The board answers fans' questions during a special digital meeting, hosted at the OPEL ARENA.
Highlighting homegrown talent
Looking back at the homegrown talents and future German internationals to have come out of the Mainz youth academy, as well as a glimpse at current talents at the club.
A record-breaking season for the Zerofivers
Remembering the 2010/11 campaign, the best in the club's history.
Up to the federal government
Mainz sporting director Rouven Schröder spoke to the media following the DFL's announcement on a possible return date for the Bundesliga.
A coaching prodigy with a novel plan
As the youngest head coach in the Bundesliga, Thomas Tuchel formed a team, which brought attractive possession football to Bruchweg.
"Valuable time to reflect"
Kunde Malong took advantage of his time at home in order to be creative and to reflect, but also to discover some new TV shows.
Malaysian football school continues to be a success
Robin Hasenclever, the coach of the international division of the Mainz 05 football school, shares an update on the continued success of the Zerofivers' program in Malaysia.
Barreiro: Solid plans and musical ambitions
The Zerofivers’ young starlet has been using his time at home to learn the piano - suffered a bitter loss to Augsburg on FIFA as well.
"We were prepared for this"
Despite a valiant performance in the second half of the season and 13 goals from Zidan, the 2006/07 season ended in heartbreak for Mainz.
“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