Head coach Svensson praises his team's reaction - Lee takes part in team training, European Championship replacements to gain match practice against Gaziantep
WILLPOWER TRAINING PASSED
Head coach Svensson praises his team's reaction - Lee takes part in team training, European Championship replacements to gain match practice against Gaziantep
LASSE RIESS EXTENDED BY A YEAR
At the Bruchweg since 2012: 19-year-old commits himself to Mainz until 2023
BELL: "THE EXTREME TIMES ARE BEHIND US".
On Saturday lunchtime, Stefan Bell spoke in detail about his personal comeback, as well as that of the Zerofivers, analysed the current squad and at the same time warned against taking the second half...
STRENGTH LIES IN TRANQUILLITY
Mainz were unfortunate to lose 1-0 to Liverpool on Friday evening. However, the head coach was by no means dissatisfied with the performance of his team, which had seen chances to take the lead and...
ZEROFIVERS SUCCUMB TO KLOPP'S LIVERPOOL
Mainz level against Reds in first friendly, but without goals
SEEING EACH OTHER AGAIN IS A PLEASURE
Ahead of today's friendly match against Liverpool, 05 physio Christopher Rohrbeck looks back on his time in England
MATCHDAY IN AUSTRIA
Duel with Liverpool in Livestream & on 05ER.fm - Klopp: "The club still means more to me than meeting old acquaintances".
AFTER OLYMPICS WITHDRAWAL: BURKARDT'S FOCUS IS ONLY ON MAINZ
The Mainz native on his development potential, the European Championship triumph & his contract extension
"YOU CAN TELL IT'S NOT SO EASY FOR US"
Svensson praises readiness & culture in the team and names reasons for the problems with the offensive switching game
WIDMER'S ATYPICAL CAREER PATH
The Swiss newcomer talks about his new club, the European Championship and tactical flexibility after the first few days of training.
A WINNERS SMILE AT THE END OF THE DAY
The 05 programme on Thursday: A pitch session & anticipation of the duel with Liverpool
SVENSSON: INTENSITY AS A MIRROR IMAGE
Pressing, playing against the ball, tackling: the 05 head coach defines the focus of the coming days - he places particular emphasis on one aspect of the training work.
THIS IS HOW DAY TWO WENT IN BAD HÄRING
The Morning Overview - Two sessions, Three Meals & Media Appointments
A POSITIVE FIRST IMPRESSION
The Zerofivers have completed the first session of the summer training camp - Sporting director Heidel is satisfied & praises the team manager
PRECISION LANDING AT NOON
Summer training camp in Tyrol: Zerofivers move into team hotel - first session in the afternoon
29-MAN SQUAD HEADING TO AUSTRIA
Head coach Bo Svensson strengthens the first-team squad in Bad Häring with three players from the academy
SECOND FRIENDLY MATCH IN TRAINING CAMP: MAINZ MEETS GAZIANTEP FK
Duel with Turkish first division team on 27 July in St. Johann
ZEROFIVERS MOVE TO SCHWOICH
Summer training camp starts on Tuesday - FC Bad Häring pitch unplayable
LEE: "A POWERFUL ARGUMENT"
The 05 newcomer spoke in a media round about the move to Mainz and revealed which opponent he is particularly looking forward to facing
RIGHT MIX OF CHIEFS & INDIANS
The Zerofivers see themselves in the best possible position in terms of squad planning - After the relief week, Bo Svensson wants to see the entire squad united in the training camp
A FRIENDLY AGAINST LIVERPOOL
Match on 23 July in front of up to 3,500 spectators - ticket sales start on Tuesday
ZEROFIVERS DEFEAT WÜRZBURG KICKERS
Svensson sees deficits in his team after intensive training sessions, but praises their willingness - "We're going to get a lot better," promises the Dane after the final whistle
FROM THE EUROS TO THE BRUCHWEG: WIDMER STRENGTHENS THE ZEROFIVERS
Swiss international signs until 2024 - Svensson: "Silvan is a great fit for the way we want to play football".
ZEROFIVERS SIGN JAE-SUNG LEE
Midfielder commits himself to Mainz for three years - Lee: "Here in Mainz, my dream of playing in the Bundesliga is coming true".
MAINZ 05 PRESENTS NEW ALTERNATE JERSEY
This year, in a departure from the usual order, Mainz 05 will present the kit for the coming season first.
Centre-back would have spent a whole decade at Bruchweg at the end of the contract period - Svensson: "Hacki represents a lot of what we want to be here"
READY TO BREAK THROUGH
David Nemeth is back at Bruchweg & after a successful year in Graz sees himself prepared for the next step in his development
ELEVEN 05 GOALS IN THE CHARITY MATCH IN BAD KREUZNACH
In the duel with TSG Planig, sport was secondary on Saturday afternoon - Svensson: "As a family man, I'd have to be ice-cold if it didn't affect me"
DFB CUP: MAINZ TRAVELS TO SAARLAND
Zerofivers face regional league side SV Elversberg in first competitive match of the season
THUNDERSTORM ENDS START OF 05 TRAINING
First session has to be stopped after a few minutes
LUCOQUI: "YOU WILL SEE THAT IN MY BODY LANGUAGE"
The summer signing spoke to the media after the first few days of training about his move to Mainz, his goals, the Mainz five-man backline and his love of music.
OPEL ARENA LIGHTS UP DIGITALLY IN RAINBOW COLOURS
Mainz 05 also sets an example / Hofmann: "Our colours are red and white, our attitude and our club life are colourful".
ÁDÁM SZALAI REMAINS A ZEROFIVER
Captain of the Hungarian national team extends for another year
SUMMER TRAINING CAMP IN BAD HÄRING
Zerofivers take up residence in Tyrol from 20-28 July / Two friendly matches planned
FB88.COM REMAINS BUNDESLIGA SLEEVE SPONSOR OF THE ZEROFIVERS
The company remains "Official Asian Sports Betting Partner" of Mainz 05
BUSTENKELL: "I HAVE TO PINCH MYSELF SOMETIMES"
Part of the FSV coaching staff for 21 years, fitness coach for the DFB U21 for 14 years: even Axel Busenkell can't remember a season like the last one.
KUHNERT: "ALL OF A SUDDEN I WAS A GOALKEEPER COACH".
The 05 legend is a guest on the podcast "UffgeBAST & RangeKLOTZt"
FLORIAN MÜLLER MOVES TO VFB STUTTGART
Heidel: "We let him go with a happy and a crying eye".
MUSTAPHA ON LOAN TO AUSTRIA
Schmidt: "Would like to initiate his next developmental step through playing time at a high level".
BURKARDT ALSO EXTENDS UNTIL 2024
Home-grown player signs early / "Best for my personal development".
BELL REMAINS LOYAL TO MAINZ
Leader and key figure of Mainz 05's identity extends until 2023
AN AWARD FOR THE WORK OF YOUNG TALENT IN MAINZ
Three active and two former Zerofivers have become European champions with Germany's U21s
ACT 05: THE FINAL ACT - CLASS PRESERVATION IN THE QUARANTINE HOTEL
The season in 05 acts - a review
"WHEN YOU'RE A LITTLE BOY, YOU DREAM OF THIS".
Two 05 home-grown players played a decisive role in the Germany U21's progress to the European Championship semi-final
"THE FACT THAT THE JOURNEY WENT SO WELL MAKES ME VERY PROUD".
Danny Latza leaves Mainz after six moving years at Bruchweg: He looks back with 05ER.tv
PERFECTION - AT ALL LEVELS
Champions League final with Mainz participation: Christian Heidel remembers the beginnings under Thomas Tuchel
MAINZ 05 SIGNS ANDERSON LUCOQUI
Full-back joins from Bielefeld & signs for three years on the Rhine
05 PLAYERS ON INTERNATIONAL DUTY
Mainz players to take part in international tournaments this summer
SUMMER TIMETABLE: TRAINING STARTS ON 29 JUNE
Training camp at the end of July, start of compulsory matches between 6 and 9 August
AFTER THE SEASON IS THE PRE-SEASON
Holiday on call: The sporting management trio remains busy during the summer break, talks about staying in the league, squad planning and future demands for Mainz - on and off the pitch.
"THE GREATEST SUCCESS OF MY TIME IN MAINZ"
Quotes from the Zerofivers after the season finale
BELL CROWNS BEST SECOND HALF IN CLUB HISTORY
Homegrown player is match-winner in 3-2 win against Wolfsburg - Zerofivers finish season in twelfth place
WITH "SELF-MOTIVATION" INTO THE SEASON FINALE
After successful class preservation, the Zerofivers want to compete at "Champions League level" in Wolfsburg - Schmidt: "As a bride, we are a bit prettier than at Christmas".
BETWEEN A CHAMPIONS LEAGUE SECOND HALF & PLANNING FOR THE FUTURE
05 sporting director Martin Schmidt is a guest on the podcast: "UffgeBAST & RangeKLOTZt"
DAHMEN: "WHAT WE HAVE ACHIEVED IS AMAZING"
League safety and second Bundesliga appearance: What a weekend for our homegrown goalkeeper
LATZA'S EMOTIONAL WORDS: "IT IS VERY SPECIAL FOR ME"
05 voices after staying in the league & the duel with BVB
MAINZ LOSES TO BVB
Improved performance in second half goes unrewarded: Quaison becomes Mainz's new Bundesliga record scorer
"...MANAGED SOMETHING BRUTAL!"
Staying in the league is perfect - Heidel: "A joint effort by everyone involved, who stuck together throughout the second half of the season".
ACTIVE, BUT NOT "NAIVE"
Achieving safety in the team hotel? Svensson: "...then we would have achieved something brutal" - Mainz ready for next hurdle BVB
TEN YEARS AGO: LAST PERFORMANCE IN THE "SCHMUCKKÄSTCHE"
On 14 May 2011, the Zerofivers played their last Bundesliga match at the Bruchwegstadion.
BOËTIUS: "WANT TO CONTINUE WRITING HISTORY"
The Dutchman on the season's final spurt, defensive developments and a new self-confidence in Mainz / "Does me good to be part of this team".
LAVALÉE EXTENDS LOAN TO ST. TRUIDEN
Centre-back will continue to play in the Belgian first division next season
RECORD IN THE SERVICE OF THE TEAM
Symbol of Mainz's race to stay up: Jeremiah St. Juste convinces with uncompromising tackling, speed & passion - joint records are more important to him than personal bests
ABUNDANT PRIDE & A NEW GOAL
While the 05 players are annoyed about the late Frankfurt equaliser, the head coach praises his team and is satisfied with a "disciplined" performance - St. Juste now fastest player in the league
FAIR DRAW IN THE RHINE-MAIN DUEL
Zerofivers concede late in the 86th minute, but take another big step towards staying in the league with the points shared
FACTS ABOUT THE RHINE-MAIN DUEL
Zerofivers aim to break Frankfurt home streak, Eintracht goalscorer Silva chasing club record
NOT AN ENDGAME, BUT A GREAT OPPORTUNITY
Zerofivers can get another step closer to staying in the league in the Rhine-Main duel - Will Hack replace Bell?
HOW THE "QUARANTINE TRAINING CAMP" WILL WORK
From 12 May until the end of the season: Favorite Parkhotel becomes the temporary home for the players
CONFIDENCE? "FOR ME IT HAS ALWAYS BEEN DESIRABLE..."
The veteran guest on the podcast: "UffgeBAST & RangeKLOTZt"
AN ATYPICAL PERFORMANCE
"Something was missing," the 05 head coach criticised his team's performance against Hertha BSC after the change of ends - Svensson expects a different approach from his players in the season's final...
"...ANNOYING THAT WE DIDN'T MAKE MORE OF IT"
05 quotes after the draw against Hertha
MWENE'S DREAM GOAL KEEPS HERTHA AT BAY
Zerofivers miss taking early lead against Berlin - Mwene counters Tousart's opener
FACTS ABOUT THE MATCH WITH HERTHA BSC
Mainz in the fast lane, Berlin face cold start - Quaison chases sole record, Cordoba waits for goal against ex-team
A MATCH WITH MANY UNKNOWNS UNDER HIGH TENSION
Comeback after two weeks in quarantine: Hertha BSC are guests at the OPEL ARENA on Monday evening - Svensson expects strong Berliners, won't allow any drop in tension & still sees own performance...
HACK: DO NOT GET INVOLVED IN ARITHMETIC GAMES
The Mainz centre-back on the upswing under Bo Svensson, the coup over FC Bayern & the upcoming rescheduled match against Hertha BSC
NEITHER SATISFIED NOR IN A MOOD FOR DEPARTURE
According to Bo Svensson, he is best placed to praise - "I see first and foremost where we are coming from, where we are today and where we would most like to go in the future from my point of view".
PROUD IN EVERY RESPECT
Doubts removed & fully followed through - Svensson seeing results of months-long process
WITH FRESHNESS, COURAGE & "FAR MORE" THAN JUST MENTALITY
05 head coach Svensson attributes the victory over the record champions to the courageous match plan - "Yes, that's self-praise".
"TEAM PERFORMANCE OF WHICH WE CAN BE PROUD".
05 voices after the home victory over Bayern Munich
FIRST FURIOUS, THEN DISCIPLINED - MAINZ DEFEATS BAYERN
Jonny Burkardt & Robin Quaison score against the reigning champions, Lewandowski scores but it was too late
THE BAVARIANS ARE COMING, THE DEMAND REMAINS THE SAME
Zerofivers ahead of clash with record champions at OPEL ARENA on Saturday afternoon - Svensson shows understanding, praises & backs up his demand in terms of "performance guarantee"
FACTS ABOUT THE MATCH WITH BAYERN MUNICH
Teams of the hour meet: Bayern Munich unbeaten in eight games, Mainz unbeaten in six - Svensson as a player had a remarkable record vs Bayern
A CLUB RECORD THAT CAUSED NERVES
Zerofivers earn three points in Bremen and prepare for the coming weeks
POSTPONED MATCH AGAINST HERTHA BERLIN RESCHEDULED
Zerofivers welcome the capital club on 3 May
"EVERYONE KNOWS HOW LONG I HAVE WAITED FOR THIS"
05 quotes from Bremen - Svensson: "I'm not satisfied with the performance, but of course I am with the result".
SZALAI FIRES MAINZ TO VICTORY AT THE WESE
Hungarian's first goal of the season is the only goal of the day - Zerofivers leapfrog Bremen
WILL MAINZ BREAK A CLUB RECORD IN BREMEN?
Zerofivers look to take momentum from recent weeks to the Weser as the hosts battle their recent negative run - Facts & Stats for #SVWM05
LAUGHTER REMAINS THE BEST MEDICINE
Jean-Paul Boëtius is a guest on: "UffgeBASt & RangeKLOTZt - the 05ER.fm Podcast" - Talks about his mother's advice & a shared dream with "family member" St. Juste
SVENSSON: NEED TO BE FLEXIBLE - SUPER LEAGUE "A DOUBLE STANDARD"
After the postponement of the match with Hertha BSC, the Zerofivers will meet Werder Bremen on Wednesday - 05 head coach positions himself clearly with regard to the plans of twelve European top clubs
HEIDEL: "A FIERCE BATTLE LIKE AGAINST COLOGNE"
The board member & Daniel Brosinski were guests on the 05ER.fm round table on Sunday evening
MATCH WITH HERTHA BERLIN POSTPONED
Capital club in team quarantine: match on Sunday night cannot take place - announcement of rescheduled date expected next week
"WE SAID, 'HOPEFULLY WE'LL WORK TOGETHER AGAIN'"
Leandro Barreiro spoke on Tuesday about his special relationship with the head coach, his firm belief in staying in the league, and his role representing Luxembourg
Mainz 05 digital talent day in Lagos, Nigeria a huge success!
A successful first digital football camp was held between Mainz 05 and their partners in Nigeria.
"YOU ONLY WIN LIKE THIS ONCE"
"Surprised": 05 head coach Bo Svensson extended his criticism after the win in Cologne the day after the match, but also praised his players for the way they handled the mixed performance.
A SPECIAL RELATIONSHIP: SVENSSON'S SPECIAL PRAISE FOR BARREIRO
The midfielder caught the attention of the 05 head coach when he was 16 in a friendly match and brought him to Bruchweg - today he sees him as an "exemplary Mainz 05 player" of the present and future
ROLLERCOASTER RIDE IN COLOGNE: INDECISIVE, ICY & HAPPY
Zerofivers prove comeback qualities in Cologne, but see themselves as undeserved winners of a gripping duel
THREE POINTS AWAY FROM HOME THANKS TO HALF-TIME MESSAGE & "CHANGE OF MENTALITY".
Enthusiasm mixed with plenty of self-criticism on the part of the Zerofivers after the success in Cologne
BARREIRO'S LATE SHOT AT HAPPINESS
Zerofivers turn the game around and win a thrilling duel at 1. FC Köln after a wild rollercoaster ride of emotions
ZEROFIVERS WANT FIRST BUNDESLIGA WIN IN COLOGNE
Facts and statistics for the upcoming away match
A GAME LIKE ANY OTHER
The demands placed on the team ahead of the clash with 1 FC Köln remain the same as before - Svensson: "Extra focus on the offensive game".
Football builds bridges – and is the ice-breaker.
Mainz 05 with its first German-Nigerian Online Conference
Under Bo Svensson, Leandro Barreiro's role in the 05 game is more offensively oriented: The Luxembourger convinces with both running values and making it uncomfortable for the opponent, and shook off...
THIGH INJURY: ZEROFIVERS WITHOUT LUCA KILIAN FOR THE TIME BEING
Centre-back sustained injury in the U23 derby match last weekend
"LIFE AS A STRIKER IS NOT SO EASY HERE AT THE MOMENT".
Karim Onisiwo is a guest on the podcast "UffgeBAST & RangeKLOTZt - Der 05ER.fm Audiobeweis": The Austrian international talks about the unusual start to his football career.
NOTHING GAINED, NOTHING LOST
Mixed Mainz feelings after achieving the minimum goal against Bielefeld - Svensson: "We stay true to our line".
SZALAI & BARREIRO MISS BY CENTIMETRES - MAINZ DRAW AGAINST BIELEFELD
Voglsammer provides Arminia with a fortunate equaliser after Brosinski's opening goal - attack play remains unrewarded
FACTS ABOUT THE MATCH AGAINST ARMINIA BIELEFELD
Two teams with a strong running game meet on Saturday
BRINGING MENTAL FRESHNESS INTO THE MATCH AGAINST BIELEFELD
Zerofivers expect Arminia to be defensively solid at the OPEL ARENA on Saturday
HERE'S HOW IT WENT FOR THE 05 NATIONAL PLAYERS
Dahmen and Burkardt qualify with U21 / Szalai scores twice / Luxembourg trio win in Ireland
DRAW IN THE FRIENDLY AGAINST NUREMBERG
Hack and Mustapha score for Mainz / Young talents get a chance to show their stuff
DFL SCHEDULES MATCHES UNTIL THE END OF THE SEASON
Saturday match against FC Bayern / Two games on a Sunday / Midweek in Bremen
SVENSSON: "I WAS THINKING: WHAT'S GOING ON HERE?"
New podcast episode: "UffgeBAST & RangeKLOTZt" with the head coach of Mainz 05
MORE IMPORTANT THAN A SNAPSHOT
Uncomfortable, intense, passionate: Zerofivers show the right spirit in Hoffenheim / "Important that we stay true to our path".
"MUST NOT THINK THAT ANYTHING HAS BEEN ACHIEVED".
Zerofivers gain further self-confidence for upcoming tasks / Schmidt: "Everything remains very close in the table".
GLATZEL NEEDS ONLY 27 SECONDS: ZEROFIVERS GET THREE POINTS AGAIN
Away win at TSG Hoffenheim another step in the relegation battle for Mainz
INTERNATIONAL BREAK: NINE ZEROFIVERS WITH THEIR NATIONAL TEAMS
No restrictions on training and match operations after the return of the players
NOT SATISFIED: ZEROFIVERS "FAR FROM FULL"
Ahead of the away game in Hoffenheim, Bo Svensson is positive about the intensive work with his team
WORKING ON AN EQUAL FOOTING
The chemistry is right: Babak Keyhanfar and Patrick Kaniuth are Bo Svensson's closest colleagues as assistant coaches.
LATZA MOVES BACK HOME IN THE SUMMER
Gelsenkirchen native joins FC Schalke 04 for new season
GERMANY U21: BURKARDT AND DAHMEN SELECTED
Mainz home-grown players selected for the U21 European Championship with the German team / Group stage at the end of March in Hungary, final stage in summer
"MUST ALWAYS BE CONFIDENT IN WHO WE ARE AND HOW WE PLAY"
Zerofivers reward themselves against Freiburg for the path they have taken / Svensson: "An awesome group".
A VICTORY OF WILL
Zerofivers believe in themselves until the end and fight for the decisive goal / Quaison: "Feel great"
QUAISON SCORES THE WINNER: ZEROFIVERS REWARD THEMSELVES AGAINST FREIBURG
Mainz come out on top in an even battle / Willpower ensures the next important step in the relegation battle
THE PRINCIPLES ALWAYS REMAIN THE SAME
On a newly laid pitch, but with the usual Mainz virtues, Mainz welcomes SC Freiburg on Saturday.
I AM ONE WHO FIGHTS BACK AND DOES NOT GIVE UP
Defender with leadership qualities: Jeremiah St. Juste has developed both athletically and personally at Mainz 05 / Netherlands selection is confirmation
DA COSTA: "IT'S IMPORTANT TO KEEP A STRAIGHT FACE".
The winter signing is a guest on the 05 podcast "UffgeBAST & RangeKLOTZt"
CONTINUE ON THE PATH: "THEN WE WILL BE REWARDED"
Satisfaction with own performance prevails at Mainz / Zerofivers are solid and want to create more of a goal threat
"THIS POINT ALSO BRINGS US FORWARD"
Satisfaction over stable, dominant performance / Svensson: "Annoying that we didn't reward ourselves".
DOMINANT, BUT GOALLESS: POINTS SHARED AT SCHALKE
Stable Zerofivers not rewarded for strong performance at the bottom of the table / Numerous finishes lacked punch
FACTS ABOUT THE GAME AT SCHALKE
A duel of a special kind: change of coach, anniversary match and a return to the old home country
FOCUS ON YOUR OWN APPROACH
Zerofivers focus on football development ahead of the game at bottom of the table Schalke 04
NIAKHATÉ: "WE HAVE A MISSION AS A TEAM"
The central defender shows his usual defensive strength and also reveals new qualities
SZALAI: "PHASE IN WHICH I CAN GIVE SOMETHING BACK"
The most experienced player in Mainz's squad leads the way on and off the pitch in the relegation battle
"THE ENERGY IS DEFINITELY INTACT"
Positive attitude outweighs disappointment about the result
UNFORTUNATE HOME DEFEAT AGAINST AUGSBURG
Mainz are narrowly beaten by FCA despite a pressure-packed final phase - Zentner blacks out before the break, Onisiwo hits the post
ANTICIPATION OF THE DECISIVE SECONDS
Zerofivers meet Augsburg on Sunday - Intensity & activity in training as basis & benchmark for Bundesliga performances
ALWAYS READY TO GO FURTHER
Impetus from the bench and a strong mentality are further reasons for the upward trend
The 05 DNA is also expressed in values / Style of football development continues
"NOTHING WON YET, EXCEPT CONFIDENCE"
An important away win in Mönchengladbach as a milestone on a long journey - Stöger: "To take three points against an outstanding team like Mönchengladbach, that's very cool".
ZEROFIVERS BEAT GLADBACH IN STATEMENT WIN
With the second away win of the season, Mainz further reduce the gap to safety - Austrian duo makes away win perfect
"...NO SECRET THAT I LIKE ROSI VERY MUCH"
All the facts about the clash with Mönchegladbach & the reunion of the two head coaches
IS EXPECTATION A DANGER? SVENSSON SEES HIMSELF JUSTIFIED
Before the reunion with Marco Rose, the Mainz coach is first and foremost focused on his own team's performance: "The main task for us will again be to maintain our performance and stay true to our...
INTERNATIONAL BREAK AT THE END OF MARCH: FRIENDLY AGAINST NUREMBERG
Match takes place at Bruchwegstadion
EXTRA SHIFTS IN THE FIGHT FOR A REGULAR PLACE
Phillipp Mwene describes the draw in Leverkusen as "my most emotional game since I've been here" and is proud to be in the thick of things for the first time instead of just being there.
POWER, WILL, PASSION: "THAT'S MAINZ 05"
Zerofivers convince with willingness to run and morale in draw at Leverkusen - The road remains long, but looks increasingly promising
...SHOWS THAT WE HAVE AN AWESOME SQUAD
Quotes after the heart-stopping ending against Leverkusen
LATE FIGHTBACK: SUBS EARN LATE DRAW
Zerofivers prove morale: Glatzel & Stöger score to earn deserved point on Carnival Saturday
FACTS ABOUT THE GAME AGAINST BAYER LEVERKUSEN
Good memories of Leverkusen on Carnival weekend
Zerofivers want to take away Leverkusen's breathing space & bring "joy" to the living rooms of all Mainzers on a weekend of carnival absence - training in long johns
UNDER FLOODLIGHTS AT SCHALKE: MATCHDAYS 24 TO 28 SCHEDULED
Zerofivers will face several direct competitors in the crucial weeks
A COLD START TO A "CHILDHOOD DREAM"
After only one training session, Robert "Bobby" Glatzel celebrated his Bundesliga debut against Union & is excited about many more appearances in the 05 jersey
PASSION INSTEAD OF QUALITY
Clear analysis of the narrow victory over Union: Head coach agrees with attitude & mentality - still room for improvement in terms of performance
MAINZ TAKES UNION DOWN
Mainz celebrate second home win in a row against the club from the capital thanks to Niakhaté - Glatzel makes Bundesliga debut
FACTS ABOUT THE MATCH WITH UNION
Zerofivers' bad luck hitting the post and susceptible to crosses - Union having a strong season, but are winless in last three games
"FIGHTING TEAM" WANTS TO STAND UP TO UNION
New signing Robert Glatzel could make his debut as early as this weekend - Svensson calls for the same virtues from Leipzig game
GLATZEL JOINS ON LOAN FROM CARDIFF
Schmidt: "Robert is a classic centre-forward who complements our squad perfectly with his strong pull towards the goal and as a target player".
MORE CONSISTENT, MORE INTENSE, MORE PRECISE
05 head coach Bo Svensson elaborates on his criticism voiced at the weekend at the start of the week - defeat in Stuttgart offers plenty of approaches as part of preparations for the clash with Union
SELF-CRITICISM & LONG LIST OF SHORTCOMINGS
After a decent opening phase, VfB pulls the wool over Mainz's eyes in the second half: Svensson announces "tough" approach to his team's performance
MAINZ DEFEATED BY EFFICIENT STUTTGART
Onisiwo hits the bar: Mainz suffer deserved loss away at VfB
ON LOAN: JI MOVES TO BRAUNSCHWEIG
Attacker joins the second-division club for the rest of the current season
FACTS ABOUT THE MATCH WITH STUTTGART
Balanced record against the promoted team / Bell to reach landmark / Willenborg with the whistle
RAISING THE LEVEL STEP BY STEP
Mainz face strong promoted side VfB Stuttgart on Friday evening
SELF-SACRIFICING AND A TEAM PLAYER
Dominik Kohr and Danny da Costa have the qualities and the tools for the relegation battle
THE COURAGE TO TAKE RISKS & THREE POINTS
Convincing performance also proven by data - Emotional captain feels "relief, joy, enthusiasm", Svensson sees potential for improvement
"THE TEAM MADE A GREAT IMPRESSION"
Quotes from the OPEL ARENA after the home win against Leipzig
SPECTACLE AGAINST LEIPZIG: BARREIRO'S FIRST GOAL BRINGS FIRST HOME WIN
Zerofivers defeat Leipzig - Niakhaté brace, da Costa makes strong debut
DA COSTA STRENGTHENS MAINZ UNTIL END OF SEASON
"I am looking forward to the opportunity to prove myself again in a new environment"
SEARCHING FOR BALANCE
After a respectable draw against Dortmund & the setback against Wolfsburg, Bo Svensson is banking on the right mix against the next top team
MATETA ON LOAN TO THE PREMIER LEAGUE
Frenchman joins Crystal Palace until summer of 2022
WOLFSBURG ICE-COLD - MAINZ LEAVE EMPTY-HANDED
Tactical battle with Wolfsburg decided by Mainz mistakes - Kohr makes debut
WILL THE NEXT STEP SUCCEED?
Zerofivers face Wolfsburg on Tuesday evening: Praise & criticism from coach Svensson, St. Juste & Brosinski continue to miss out
KOHR JOINS FROM FRANKFURT
26-year-old midfielder moves to Bruchweg with experience of 178 first division games
GRIPPING GAME IN DORTMUND: MAINZ EARN A POINT AGAINST LAST YEAR'S RUNNERS-UP
The Zerofivers sniff at a shock after Öztunali's flash of inspiration and ultimately earn a valuable point for their morale - Bell celebrates comeback, Zentner in top form
FACTS ABOUT THE MATCH WITH DORTMUND
Mainz with good recent performances in Dortmund - BVB & Haaland scoring goals in second half, Zerofivers susceptible
A QUESTION OF APPROACH
Head coach Bo Svensson not only wants to look at the opponent's strengths before the clash with BVB, but also find solutions to hurt them - question marks behind St. Juste, must defend Haaland as a...
"WORKING ON KEEPING A POSITIVE ATTITUDE"
Jonathan Burkardt was self-critical after the defeat against Frankfurt - the homegrown player wants to improve his scoring record & still believes the team can stay up
POSITIVE CORONAVIRUS TEST FOR EDIMILSON FERNANDES
Swiss national player already infected in late summer - investigations ongoing
"...IF THE CONVICTION IS MISSING, WE WON'T SCORE GOALS"
Quotes from the OPEL ARENA after defeat in the Rhine-Main derby
FRANKFURT WIN ON SVENSSON'S DEBUT
Eintracht celebrate first Bundesliga win in Mainz thanks to André Silva's two penalties - video evidence denies Mainz two penalties, Burkardt misses several chances