Mainz 05 vs. Schalke 04

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Final: Mainz 05 (2) – (1) Schalke 04

Mainz 05 Starting XI:

Karius; Bussman, Bell, Balogun, Donati; Latza, Baumgartlinger; Samperio, Malli, Clemens; Còrdoba

Table Position: 5th

Schalke 04 Starting XI:

Fährmann; Kolasinac, Neustädter, Matip, Caiçara; Goretzka, Geis; Belhanda, Meyer, Sané; Huntelaar

Table Position: 4th

Timeline:

33′ (Mainz) – Gaëtan Bussman GOAL (1-0) Unassisted

43′ (Mainz) – Danny Latza YELLOW CARD

46′ (Schalke) – Júnior Caiçara YELLOW CARD

46′ (Schalke) – Younes Belhanda GOAL (1-1) Maximilian Meyer ASSIST

66′ (Schalke) – Sacha Riether IN Júnior Caiçara OUT

79′ (Mainz) – Julian Baumgartlinger GOAL (2-1) Yunus Malli ASSIST

80′ (Schalke) – Alessandro Schöpf IN Johannes Geis OUT

81′ (Mainz) – Julio Donati YELLOW CARD

84′ (Mainz) – Pablo De Blasis IN Jairo Samperio OUT

84′ (Schalke) – Franco Di Santo IN Leroy Sané OUT

88′ (Mainz) – Fabian Frei IN Yunus Malli OUT

90+2′ (Mainz) – Leon Balogun YELLOW CARD

90+3′ (Mainz) – Niko Bungert IN Jhon Córdoba OUT

Summary:

In a game that should have been back and forth between two evenly matched teams, Mainz 05 dominated almost the entire game. Mainz were often able to take the ball away from the Schalke players, and they were effective in creating goalscoring opportunities from the flanks and set-pieces. While Mainz played with confidence throughout the game, they gave away a lot of free kicks around the box. For Schalke 04, they were also able to often steal the ball, and they were able to create a lot of longshot opportunities for their midfielders. Unfortunately, they also gave away a lot of free kicks around the box, and they were caught offsides numerous times.

Player Ratings (Mainz 05):

Karius – 6.1

Bussman – 8.6 MOTM, Bell – 8.2, Balogun – 7.1, Donati – 6.6

Latza – 7.1, Baumgartlinger – 7.8

Samperio – 6.5, Malli – 7.7, Clemens 7.2

Còrdoba – 6.5

Frei – 6.3, Blasis 6.1, Bungert 6.0

Player Ratings (Schalke 04):

Färhmann – 6.2

Kolasinac – 6.6, Neustädter – 6.8, Matip – 6.7, Caiçara – 7.1

Goretzka – 7.1, Geis – 6.4

Belhanda – 7.7, Meyer – 7.2, Sané – 6.5

Huntelaar – 6.4

Santo – 5.9, Schöpf – 6.2, Riether – 6.5

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