5-2 loss to Karlsruhe / Burgzorg and Shabani score for Mainz
Heavy defeat in friendly against KSC
Heavy defeat in friendly against KSC
5-2 loss to Karlsruhe / Burgzorg and Shabani score for Mainz
Caci - Emotional moments against Berlin and Paris
Our new arrival discusses his knack for scoring in the final moments, moving from Strasbourg to Mainz and settling into his new home.
Svensson: “These are the questions I need to ask”
Over the international break, the Mainz head coach wants to look in the mirror and reflect critically on the tasks that lie ahead with his team. This is a challenge, however, that Svensson is...
Five Zerofivers on international duty
Widmer, Onisiwo, Lee, Barreiro and Bobzien have all been nominated
Widmer: “We need to start believing in ourselves again”
Reaction to draw with Hertha
Caci rescues point at the death
The Zerofivers snatched a point with the last kick of the game at the MEWA ARENA on Friday evening.
Friday night, floodlights, football!
Facts and stats ahead of the home game against Hertha BSC
Svensson: “We’re at home: that’s our motivation”
Zerofivers face Hertha BSC and former Mainz coach Sandro Schwarz on Friday night – Svensson sees major improvements in the away side this season
Bódog: “It’s great to be coming home”
When Tamás Bódog made his Mainz debut, he came on as a substitute for Sandro Schwarz. Now the Hungarian is Schwarz’s assistant at Hertha and the 51-year-old is looking forward to returning to Mainz.
Fernandes: “My outlook has changed once again”
Swiss international speaks about his new chance at Mainz 05, his flexibility, the start of the season and the upcoming World Cup
Mainz to take on Karlsruhe in friendly
FSV to host second-division side on 22nd September
“Of course, we shouldn’t let that happen”
Mainz post-match interviews following a tough outing against TSG Hoffenheim
Tough day in Hoffenheim
The Zerofivers dominate the opening stages, waste several opportunities to take the lead before losing their way in the game, along with Burkardt and Hack.
Under the lights against Köln and Schalke, Saturday game against Bayern
The exact dates of matchday 10 till 16 have been announced
Staying in the “flow” of things – in two respects
Svensson: sold-out away block in Hoffenheim “an additional incentive” – Zerofivers want to build on the first 60 minutes of the Gladbach game against TSG Hoffenheim.
Clashes in Hoffenheim: Regularly high-scoring and emotional
More than 3000 fans will get behind FSV on Saturday afternoon against Hoffenheim, where Mainz have put on great spectacles during their 13 years in the Bundesliga.
Aarón: “You can feel if it is a good strike”
With his goal in Gladbach, the Spanish left-back helped FSV to a win. He talks about being pleased with his development and emphasises the importance of the fans.
DFB-Pokal: An early Tuesday evening kick-off in Lübeck
The timing of the second round clash of the DFB-Pokal has been set.
Mainz’s perfect start on the road continues
Aaron’s dream free kick gives FSV the win at BORUSSIA-PARK
Applying Mainz values and finding solutions
On Sunday, the Zerofivers travel to Mönchengladbach / Svensson: “It’s all about how we are going to impose our style of play on the game”
Lucoqui joins Hansa Rostock on loan
Schmidt: "This gives Anderson a better chance of getting playing time"
Matchdays 8 and 9 on Saturday afternoon
DFL announce matchdays 8 and 9 with Mainz in the traditional Saturday afternoon slot
A memorable brace during a special time in Mainz
Sami Allagui talks to us about a memorable win over Gladbach, his time at Mainz, and what Thomas Tuchel, Bo Svensson and Jürgen Klopp all have in common.
Issah Abass' contract terminated
The Ghanaian made four competitive appearances for FSV
Mainz fall to first defeat of season against Leverkusen
Three sloppy goals before half time cost the Zerofivers at the MEWA ARENA
Svensson: “We need everything to go our way”
Zerofivers to face Bayer 04 Leverkusen at home on Family Day – Praise from the head coach for Onisiwo, who warns of a tough match against second-last Leverkusen
Onisiwo: "I was a bit surprised that it was me"
With his opening goal in Augsburg, Onisiwo fired himself into the history books. He now has the most direct goal contributions in Mainz's history.
Ingvartsen out for a number of weeks
The Danish striker sustained ligament damage in training.
Papela extends and is loaned out
Mainz academy product will spend the rest of the season on loan at SV Sandhausen
Last-gasp Lee header gives Mainz dramatic win in Augsburg
The penalty streak is over, but so is the winless run in Augsburg.
Visiting Augsburg with Burkardt and “additional motivation”
Mainz ready to build record in Augsburg – Svensson: “We will need to give our everything and deliver our best performance to be successful there”
Schmidt: “It’s almost like a derby”
Sporting director Martin Schmidt has been the head coach of both FSV and FC Augsburg. The Swiss looks back at his positive record against Saturday’s opponents and the rivalry between the two clubs.
Kohr full of confidence ahead of meeting with old club
The midfielder is pleased to be a permanent member of Mainz’s squad after his loan spell and wants to take revenge for last season’s defeat at FCA this weekend. “We weren’t ready back then. That...
A tight battle in the heat
The Zerofivers edged a tight battle against Union on Sunday, but ultimately came away with a point
A hard-fought draw against Union
The Zerofivers edged the tight contest, but failed to make the most of their late chances
Similar styles of play and strong defences
Stats and facts ahead of the home game against Union
Svensson: “We will need a complete performance”
Head coach Bo Svensson warns against underestimating a well-drilled Union side on Saturday and discusses the strength of his own squad.
Widmer: The fans can really help us
New captain hoping for a good atmosphere for the first home game of the season
Bell: “Many players underestimate how nice it is”
The 30-year-old made his 250th competitive appearance for FSV in Bochum. We sat down with ‘Bello’ to reminisce and look towards the future.
"It was very important for our group that we got off to a good start”
Onisiwo bags a brace in Bochum on the opening day of the Bundesliga: FSV pick up their first away win of the season on Matchday 1
Schmidt: “There’s still work to do, but it was great to get the three points.”
Reaction to win in Bochum
Mainz get their campaign up and running in Bochum
Two Onisiwo headers give Mainz the three points in the Ruhr
A positive record and a switch of kits
Facts & stats ahead of the Bundesliga opener against VfL Bochum
Get stuck in from the first whistle
First Bundesliga game of the season away to VfL Bochum on Saturday
Leitsch: "Walking into the away dressing room will be unusual, but I'll find it”
The new arrival from Bochum wants to take something from his former home when the sides meet on Saturday
Strength and options at the top of the pitch
Not a lot of room for criticism after Mainz’s commanding display in Aue
A good result but clear room for improvement
Reaction to the win in the first round of the Pokal
Mainz safely through to the second round after dominant display
The Zerofivers dominated Aue on Sunday evening. Kohr, Burgzorg and Ingvartsen with the goals.
Going into the new season with a competitive spirit
The Zerofivers won’t be complacent when they take on Erzgebirge Are in the first round of the DFB-Pokal
Widmer new Mainz captain
The Switzerland international will wear the armband this coming season
Kayhanfar: “There is something to play for again”
Kayhanfar: “There is something to play for again”
Final pre-season friendly ends in a draw
Zerofivers play out 1-1 draw with Athletic Bilbao in final pre-season friendly – Fernandes scores last-minute equaliser
Pierre-Gabriel joins RC Strasbourg on loan
The French player is returning to his homeland for the coming season
Heidel: Happy with the squad, but with realistic aims
Mainz sporting director looks forward to the start of the season and the upcoming challenges
Burgzorg goal defeats Newcastle
Victory in Kufstein: Mainz defeat Newcaslte United 1-0
Burkardt: “I’d like to take on more responsibility”
Last season’s top scorer doesn’t just want to develop as a player, but also further define his role within the team
Narrow defeat in friendly against Besiktas
Zerofivers hold their own in hard-fought match but come out on the losing side
Barreiro: “Mental training does me the world of good”
The homegrown Mainz man has been working with sports psychologists since he was 17 / “When your head isn’t in the game it doesn’t matter how good you are”
Fulgini: Ready for an intense style of play
Mainz 05’s new number ten on the reasons for his transfer to the Zerofivers, how his first few days have gone as well as how he’s been getting on with his new teammates
Stach: Taking on responsibility and his World Cup opportunity
Mainz’s Germany international has ambitious goals and wants to continue improving
Svensson on Fulgini, team building and the captain’s armband
Mainz’s head coach gives his first impression of the Grassau camp
The perfect place for hard work
Mainz have arrived in Grassau and have already trained once
Barkok: Excited for the “fresh start”, impressed by Svensson
We speak to the new boy in Grassau
Angelo Fulgini joins Mainz 05!
French attacking midfielder joins from Angers SCO on deal until 2026
Tactical training followed by media duty
Mainz entered the second stage of pre-season with international players on board
Niakhaté moves to Nottingham Forest
Heidel: "He’s a great guy, who was always professional both in and outside the dressing room. He always gave his all for the club"
Friendly against Newcastle to take place
Difference of opinions within the club – Heidel: Not feasible for one club to cancel
The team get a break, but the coach can never rest
After the friendly victory over Wormatia Worms, Bo Svensson gave an interview on how preparations have gone so far, his plans for the squad as well as how he’ll deal with the return of the...
Strong second half – Mainz defeat Wormatia Worms
Second-half goals helped Mainz overcome newly-promoted Regionalliga side Wormatia Worms. Delano Burgzorg made his return after several months on the sidelines.
FSV kick off their season away at 15:30 on Saturday August 6th
The DFL released dates and times for the first seven games of the season on Friday.
Caci: “Want to grow with the team and the club”
Our new addition speaks about his first weeks in Mainz, the reasons for his move and his goals with the Zerofivers
Friendlies against Besiktas and Newcastle United
Both games will take place in Kufstein
Maxim Leitsch: From front to back
Maxim Leitsch left his native Ruhrgebiet in order to further his development and to get regular first-team football elsewhere, in a position that the former attacker has only played in for a few...
Exceeding the coach's expectations
Svensson satisfied with the first week of pre-season training & the performance against FC Kiedrich
21 goals and an unforgettable afternoon
Svensson’s side started their pre-season in style in front of 1500 fans in Geisenheim
Our new home shirt now available to pre-order
A sustainable home shirt which displays the new logo of the main sponsor
Zentner: “A special occasion for everyone in the region”
Ahead of the first pre-season friendly on Saturday, Mainz’s number 1 speaks about the game against his hometown club and his goals for the coming weeks
Da Costa: “The weather is better than before”
The returning Danny da Costa is happy to be back in Mainz for several reasons, puts the team before competition and sees Mainz as his footballing and private home for the future, somewhere where he...
It’s about dynamics, hierarchy and getting a feel for the ball
The Zerofivers are in good spirits as their preparations for the new season got underway on Tuesday evening. There young talents have the opportunity to prove themselves, but further activity in the...
A summer test against Athletic Bilbao
Zerofivers to play 120-minute friendly against Basque side on July 23rd
A treat for the fans after the first training session
A good 350 fans attended the first training session and were treated to autographs and selfies afterwards
Tauer extends with Mainz
“I was born in Mainz, I have always supported Mainz, my father played here as a youngster and I will be celebrating my tenth anniversary with the club on 1st July 2022.” Tauer extends until 2025.
Svensson: "Our goals aren't easily defined"
15 years ago, Bo Svensson was unveiled as a player for the Zerofivers. In an interview, he looks back on his playing days under Jürgen Klopp and talks about his deep understanding of Mainz 05.
The start of training and our summer schedule
Zerofivers’ first training session of the season to take place at the Bruchwegstadion on Tuesday evening
Dimitri Lavalée moves to KV Mechelen
Defender joined Mainz in 2020 from Standard Liège
FSV start the 2022/23 Bundesliga season with an away game
Fastnacht game against in Leverkusen, closing out the season away in Dortmund
Barreiro scores, Widmer assists, Stach makes competitive debut
A round-up of our Zerofivers in international action
Mainz to open the 2022/23 season on a Sunday night
The Zerofivers will play their first competitive game of the new season on 31st July, as they face third-tier side Erzgebirge Aue in the DFB-Pokal.
Meier returns to Dresden
Jonathan Meier has left 1. FSV Mainz 05. The left-back has signed a deal with recently-relegated Dynamo Dresden.
Mainz to face Wormatia Worms
Friendly in Guntersblum against newly-promoted fourth division side
EURO qualification secured and Mainz players involved in the goals
Looking back and what’s ahead at Mainz’s players on international duty
Mainz to play 1. FC Kiedrich in Geisenheim
The opening preseason friendly has been arranged as part of the Zerofivers’ club partnerships campaign
Nebel to join Karlsruher SC on loan
Heidel: The right step to get the game time he needs
Five Zerofivers away on international duty
Five players will be representing their countries in the Nations League and U21 EURO qualifying
Kappa and Mainz 05 agree to end partnership early
JAKO to become new official kit supplier as of the 2023/24 season
Mainz to face Aue in DFB-Pokal
05ers will face recently relegated Aue in late July or early August
“We can’t be satisfied with their development”
Integration of young talents like Paul Nebel, Niklas Tauer and Merveille Papela have not gone to plan – Svensson and Heidel are aware of the reasons why; Jonny Burkardt and Leo Barreiro had similar...
From a picture-perfect slide tackle to saying goodbye to a club legend
05 memorable moments from the 2021/22 season
Skat-Turnier mit Blick auf den Rasen
05ER Classics verbringen geselligen Nachmittag in der MEWA ARENA
Malli: “I hope I still have a few years ahead of me”
For the first time in his career, Yunus Malli is a league champion. The former Zerofiver looks back on his celebrations with Trabzonspor, his time at FSV and what the future holds.
Planning for a season under difficult conditions
Nations League games and winter World Cup pose challenges – “I have no idea who thought that was a good idea”
Mainz sign Maxim Leitsch
The 24-year-old central defender "with enormous potential" has signed from VfL Bochum.
On the search for pace
Head coach Bo Svensson on new types of players and developing more tactical flexibility
Marcus Ingvartsen is staying until 2025
Attacker joins permanently from Union Berlin
Mainz take up option to buy Burgzorg
The 23-year-old, who joined on loan from Heracles Almelo in the winter, has moved on a permanent deal, signing a contract until 2025.
"We need lads that are desperate to play here"
The Mainz bosses spoke about 2021/22, squad planning and other topics after the season ended
Zerofivers to begin pre-season training on 21st June
First training session at Wolfgang-Frank-Campus
"This is a better send off than I could ever have imagined"
Reaction from Eintracht draw
FSV finish the season in the top half
A draw in the Rhein-Main derby gives Mainz their best league finish since 2016. An emotional MEWA ARENA applauded Brosinski in his last game.
Farewells, players changing sides and a potential milestone
Facts & stats ahead of the final Bundesliga match of the season against Eintracht Frankfurt at the MEWA ARENA
“It’ll be a really emotional match”
Brosinski is set to leave Mainz 05 after eight years at the club, but he says he’s going to go out with a smile on his face. He’s expecting this weekend to be very emotional, but is looking forward to...
The end of a season; the end of an era
Zerofivers look to end the season on a high note at home to Eintracht Frankfurt, bidding a fitting farewell to the fans and some true professionals
Kohr signs four-year contract
The midfielder has agreed a deal to stay with the club until 2026. “This club is close to my heart and I want to continue to wear the Mainz jersey.”
Widmer: “I fit in so well here”
The 29-year-old Swiss has more than exceeded expectations in his first season at Mainz. His style of play fits perfectly with the club’s philosophy and the Switzerland international feels “at home” in...
St. Juste joins Sporting CP
The central defender is leaving Mainz after three years at the club
New home kit with a message for peace
Mainz 05 and Kömmerling showing togetherness in the final match of the season
“Only one side had the right to win the game”
The board praised the Zerofivers for their performance in Berlin – Bell: “You could see after full-time just how important this win was for the team and the fans”
The long wait for an away win finally comes to an end
Mainz’s dramatic 2-1 win over Hertha was their first on the road since October 2021.
Going into the final away game with good memories
Facts, figures and dates ahead of our trip to the capital.
Same ambition, same objectives
The Zerofivers travel to Berlin’s Olympiastadion to face Hertha BSC on Saturday night. Our head coach has given several reasons as to why the importance of the upcoming fixture against the...
Barreiro: “It meant a lot to be able to share that experience with them”
Leandro Barreiro discusses his special goal against Bayern, the upcoming fixtures against Hertha and Frankfurt and his role within the team.
A wealth of experience for Merveille Papela
The homegrown Mainzer looks back on his busy weekend and reflects on all the experience he has gained this season.
The right response
Two home wins against Bayern in a row after a fantastic performance / Svensson: “Confirms what we’re all about at Mainz 05.”
Rieß extends his contract
The goalkeeper has signed a new contract with club after ten years at the Bruchweg.
An unforgettable afternoon for Mainz
Mainz beat Bundesliga champions 3-1 after a dominant performance.
Danny da Costa is returning to Mainz
The 28-year-old defender is returning to FSV on a free transfer from Eintracht Frankfurt for the start of the 2022/23 season.
Svensson: “You need to be at your best in all areas"
The Mainz boss believes there is a great sense of anticipation ahead of Saturday’s clash with the Bundesliga champions at a sold out MEWA ARENA.
Heller: “Those are memories which stay forever”
Looking back on FSV’s first home win against FC Bayern with former Zerofiver Florian Heller, who came through the academy in Munich
Rediscovering the positivity
Robin Zentner is optimistic about the future despite the heavy defeat to Wolfsburg.
Svensson: “It’s a question of perspective”
Ahead of Friday’s clash with Wolfsburg, boss Bo Svensson spoke to the media about the high expectations, the state of the squad and Wolfsburg’s game changer.
“Something special for Mainz 05”
The Zerofivers can look forward to their 17th season in the Bundesliga / Svensson looking to create an atmosphere where fans enjoy coming to watch
Goalless draw denies FSV tenth home win of the season
Mainz played out a goalless draw with VfB Stuttgart on Matchday 30, in a game in which chances were few and far between.
Strong at home against strong tacklers
Stats and facts before the home game against VfB Stuttgart
Svensson: "Our motivation has to come from ourselves"
Ahead of Saturday’s home game against a relegation-threatened VfB Stuttgart side, head coach Bo Svensson is hoping to see his side play in front of a sold-out crowd. “It’s another chance for us to...
Bell: “finish the season showing energy and power”
Veteran Zerofiver in an interview
Hack and Lee sidelined with injury
The centre-back and midfielder both suffered injuries during the 3-2 defeat to Köln
Despite taking a 2-0 lead, Mainz leave Köln empty handed
Mainz’s long wait for a third away win of the season continues after a 3-2 defeat against FC Köln.
Threat coming from the wings, fewer strikes at home and the aerial battle
Match stats and facts ahead of the upcoming away game vs. 1. FC Köln
“It will be a proper game of football”
2,000 Mainz fans are set to travel to Cologne this weekend, for what will be their team’s third away game in six days. Svensson has told his players to expect “one of the best atmospheres in the...
Risse: “I lived in a student flat at the time”
The 32-year-old remembers his time at Mainz 05 and speaks about his current club, the team which is closest to his heart and similarities between Köln and Mainz.
Mainz leave Augsburg empty handed
Despite a gutsy performance, Mainz fell to a 2-1 defeat in Augsburg, in game which featured a dubious penalty decision and two disallowed goals.
Svensson: "Learn to deal with it"
The Mainz head coach, who has Dominik Kohr available again, spoke ahead of the away game at FC Augsburg on Wednesday night
"Constructive process" at half time
Mainz head coach and players only firing on all cylinders following half-time team talk after going behind
“We knew that we had to come up with a response and we did just that.”
Reaction to Mainz’s draw against Gladbach
Mainz come away from Gladbach with a point
After trailing at half time, Mainz produced a fantastic second half performance to come away from Mönchengladbach with a point. Onisiwo’s equaliser was his fourth goal of the season.
In-form Foals against fast-starting Mainz
Facts and statistics ahead of the Zerofivers’ trip to Mönchengladbach
FSV get set for a busy week
Three away games in just seven days as the Zerofivers seek to improve their away record – Svensson: “…if you only have reason to celebrate three, four times in 12 games, then it’s just not enough.”
Heidel: “That was the starting point”
30 years ago, Christian Heidel stepped into the leadership ranks at Mainz 05. The sporting director spoke in an interview about his start at FSV and the current situation
Giving it everything for the full 90 minutes
The unwavering team player who is spurred on by the fans. Karim Onisiwo discusses the importance of Mainz taking their strong home form on the road.
Fifth Germany debutant in club history and two Zerofivers bag a brace
Stach makes his Germany debut / Burkardt and Bobzien both score twice
DFL confirm dates and times for Matchdays 31-34
The schedule for the games against Wolfsburg, Bayern Munich, Hertha BSC and Eintracht Frankfurt
Promoting ourselves on and off the pitch
The Zerofivers produced a home performance at the weekend that will live long in the memory. The gaffer’s feet, however, remain firmly on the ground and he believes that his team still has a long way...
Eight Zerofivers away on international duty, three on standby
A total of eight players will be away for the final international break of the season
Svensson: “The three points are obviously amazing, but...”
Excited by the excitement: Mainz head coach Bo Svensson praised the atmosphere at the MEWA ARENA and felt that it was a "proper Mainz 05 home match".
Three penalties in fourteen minutes see Mainz romp to a 4-0 victory
Mainz’s stellar performance included a Burkardt brace and three different scorers from the penalty spot.
Zentner extends contract
Mainz’s number 1 extends his deal ahead of the match against Bielefeld
A battle between two strong defences
Facts and stats before the home game against Bielefeld
Svensson: "It will be a fight“
25,000 fans are expected to be in attendance when Mainz welcome Arminia Bielefeld to the MEWA ARENA this Saturday. The Zerofivers will have to do without the suspended Anton Stach, who earned his...
Stach handed first senior Germany call-up
Anton Stach tells us about getting a phone call from Germany head coach Hansi Flick
Mainz talents Weiper and Schulz secure professional contracts
Heidel: “They both have every chance of breaking through” / Together since Mainz U8s
FSV miss out on deserved point
Witsel’s late goal gave BVB all three points in a tight game at the MEWA ARENA on Wednesday evening.
Rose returns and a potential new club record
Solidarity with Ukraine as well as match facts and stats ahead of our home match against Borussia Dortmund
Looking forward to the challenge against BVB
It’s unclear which players will be able to feature in Wednesday’s postponed fixture and the team will be decided at short notice. However, the fans and players alike will want to create a special...
Delano Burgzorg diagnosed with myocarditis
The Dutchman out for the foreseeable future
Postponed fixture against FC Augsburg rearranged
April will begin with a busy schedule for the Zerofivers
“We like a challenge here in Mainz!”
It was made certain on Sunday that the match against BVB would be played this week, but there is still uncertainty in terms of the squad: “Many players are doubtful”
Away game in Augsburg postponed
Heidel: “We’d all rather have played football on Saturday”
Mainz 05 apply for postponement of Augsburg fixture
Insufficient number of fit and eligible players available for the weekend
Home game against Borussia Dortmund postponed, rescheduled for March 16th
All tickets will remain valid
19 positive Corona cases, individual training
FSV are in contact with the local health authority and the DFL
DFL announces dates and times for matchdays 28 to 30
Timings for games against Gladbach, Köln and Stuttgart
Bell: “It will be a tough test“
FSV veteran speaks about the supposed weakness away from home and the upcoming home game against Borussia Dortmund
Jürgen Klopp: “I’ll do it”
Three words and the rest is history: 21 years ago today, Jürgen Klopp went from being a second-division player for 1. FSV Mainz 05 to the club’s head coach overnight
Mainz’s trip to Union ends in defeat
Mainz’s difficult run on the road continues – Burgzorg’s first league goal in vain