April 11th features a match where Köln hosts Mainz 05 at Rheinenergiestadion in a meeting of these two Bundesliga teams. In Köln’s last match they recorded a 2-2 draw against Borussia Dortmund. Erling Braut Håland scored the first goal for Borussia Dortmund in the 3rd minute, but Ondrej Duda got the equalizer for Köln in the 35th minute . Köln is looking for direction having 3 win and 5 losses in their last 10 matches, while in Mainz 05’s last match they recorded a 2-1 win against Hoffenheim. Robert Glatzel struck first for Mainz 05 in the 1st minute, then Ihlas Bebou tied it up for Hoffenheim in the 39th minute on a feed from Chris Richards. With 17 points in their last 10 matches Mainz 05 should be reasonably happy with their performance.
On Dec 12th, Mainz 05 hosted Köln in their last match together. Köln won by a score of 1 to 0 in front of an empty stadium. Elvis Rexhbecaj struck first for Köln in the 55th minute on a feed from Ondrej Duda, and that was all the excitement the two teams could muster In the end, Mainz 05 couldn’t muster any offence and Köln ran away with the shutout win.
Kevin Stöger and Karim Onisiwo are the top scorers for Mainz 05 in the last 5 matches, but unfortunately they only have one goal. It’s hard to imagine having success with those stats. Ondrej Duda has been the most effective weapon for Köln lately. The midfielder has netted 2 goals in his last five matches.