In a weekend match on Saturday Sep 25th, in week 6, Bayer Leverkusen plays host to Mainz 05 in a meeting of these two Bundesliga teams. Bayer Leverkusen is fresh off their 3-4 loss against Borussia Dortmund. Florian Wirtz struck first for Bayer Leverkusen in the 9th minute on a feed from Paulinho, then Erling Braut Håland got the equalizer for Borussia Dortmund in the 37th minute on a feed from Thomas Meunier Finally they completed the comback victory in the 77th minute on a penalty goal by Erling Braut Håland to cap off a wild match. Bayer Leverkusen is looking for direction having 2 win and 1 losses in their last 10 matches, while mainz 05 is fresh off their 2-0 shutout win against Hoffenheim. Jonathan Burkardt scored the first goal for Mainz 05 in the 21st minute, then Marcus Ingvartsen added another in the 77th minute At the end of 90 a dissapointed Hoffenheim couldn’t manage to score, and Mainz 05 took the shutout win. Mainz 05 is looking for direction having 3 win and 1 losses in their last 10 matches.
This match will be the first time these two teams face eachother this season. Last season Bayer Leverkusen won the head to head battle with 1 win and 1 draw.
Jonathan Burkardt has been the most prolific scorer on Mainz 05 in his last 5 matches with 3 goals. For Bayer Leverkusen, their top scorers are Moussa Diaby and Patrik Schick, each having 3 goals in their last 5 matches.