On the 18th of December, Mainz 05 will travel to Frankfurt am Main to battle Eintracht Frankfurt in a clash of the Bundesliga. Eintracht Frankfurt is fresh off their 2-3 loss against Hoffenheim. Rafael Santos Borré struck first for Eintracht Frankfurt in the 15th minute on a feed from Jesper Lindstrom, then Dennis Geiger tied it up for Hoffenheim in the 24th minute Finally they completed the comback in the 30th minute on a goal by Georginio Rutter to cap off a wild match. Eintracht Frankfurt is looking for direction having 4 win and 3 losses in their last 10 matches, while in Mainz 05’s last match they recorded a 3-0 shutout win against Wolfsburg. Jonathan Burkardt scored the first goal for Mainz 05 in the 2nd minute, then Anton Stach added another in the 4th minute on a feed from Jae-Sung Lee At the end of 90 a dissapointed Wolfsburg couldn’t manage to score, and Mainz 05 took the shutout win. Mainz 05 is looking for direction having 3 win and 4 losses in their last 10 matches.
These two teams have not yet played each other this season. Last season Eintracht Frankfurt won the head to head battle with 1 win.
Jonathan Burkardt has been the most prolific scorer on Mainz 05 in the last five matches with 3 goals. Eintracht Frankfurt is lucky enough to have a few offensive weapons, with Gonçalo Paciência and Rafael Santos Borré each having 2 goals in their last 5
Eintracht Frankfurt will be without Dominik Kohr, while Jeremiah St. Juste is unavailable to play for Mainz 05.