In this 20th week match, on Sat Feb 6th, Union Berlin and Mainz 05 will play a match in Mainz in a clash of the Bundesliga. Mainz 05 is fresh off their 3-2 win against RB Leipzig. Tyler Adams struck first for RB Leipzig in the 15th minute, then Moussa Niakhaté tied it up for Mainz 05 in the 24th minute But fortunately they were able to complete the comaback in the 50th minute on a goal by Leandro Barreiro. They’re hoping to improve on their recent performance, having lost 6 of their last 10, while union Berlin is fresh off their 1-2 loss against Augsburg. Florian Niederlechner struck first for Augsburg in the 17th minute, but Marcus Ingvartsen got the equalizer for Union Berlin in the 25th minute. Union Berlin is looking for direction having earned 13 points in their last 10 matches.
In their last match together, in Stadion An Der Alten Försterei, Union Berlin was victorious by a score of 4 to 0 in front of just over four thousand fans. Max Kruse struck first for Union Berlin in the 13th minute, then Marcus Ingvartsen added another in the 49th minute on a feed from Christopher Trimmel In the end, Mainz 05 was frustrated by Union Berlin’s defence and couldn’t put any tallies on the board. Union Berlin ended the match with the shutout victory.
Union Berlin’s top weapon lately has been Sheraldo Becker, who has 2 goals in the last 5 matches. Mainz 05’s most prolific scorer has been Moussa Niakhaté. He has netted two goals over the last five matches
Mainz 05 will be without Pierre Kunde, Jeremiah St. Juste, Daniel Brosinski, Edimilson Fernandes and Levin Öztunali, while Christopher Trimmel, Christian Gentner, Anthony Ujah, Maurice Opfermann, Florian Hübner, Joel Pohjanpalo, Nico Schlotterbeck and Max Kruse are unavailable to play for Union Berlin.