It was probably the time between the 73. and 74. Minute, in a team, which is made with Power and force, for a Surprise, it was at the end of a beaten loser. The FSV Mainz 05 had fought after an early and seemingly hopeless 0:2-residue against RB Leipzig, this is as home – like counter-strong Team loose by a goal from Karim Onisiwo just before the break, and back again. In the second half, Mainz dominated even, but it lacked power.

Michael Horeni

a correspondent for sports in Berlin.

F. A. Z.

Now offered with a free-kick from the penalty area the opportunity to compensate for border. Brosinski hit the Ball just right to fit everything seemed to be. The Leipzig goalkeeper already saw that he would not approach, but in order to inch the Ball over line at the gate. A Minute and a attack later, Gbamin made in the game, build a bug, Demme won the Ball, and with a single Pass, he revoked the advanced Mainz Defensive and gave Werner. The national player umkurvte casual goalkeeper talents. 3:1 after 75 minutes. And shortly before the end of Werner met once more beautifully to the 4:1-end.

“Mainz was the pusher,” said Werner after the final whistle as accurate as recognizing the relations of forces, as it would with the 3:1 finally, the direction managed to hit. A consolation is the compliments, which took place in Mainz with home goods for players and coaches. The defeat was too much. Of a own income could be the same for Mainz. “We were to my door at eye level, then we dominated for 25 minutes,” said Onisiwo about the best and impressive Mainz time. But their Initial and final stages was one to Forget.

full-throttle mentality is not enough

“We have not started well. And then we were unsorted to the hit,“ said Onisowo about the first half hour, in the Mainz seemed at times completely overwhelmed by the Leipzig tempo football. Even before the two goals from Poulsen (14. and 19. Minute), you can easily fall behind. Mainz was lucky that the Leipzig playful your chances just as easily as they had played out. In the initial phase, almost nothing of the was to see what had called for the Trainer in Black from the last three games of the year. “It is to me no with Bonus Games. You have to look at that it’s about Winning,“ he said prior to the performances in Leipzig, the Derby against Eintracht on Wednesday, as well as to the degree in Hoffenheim. “Full pipe – we cut everything out.”

the Mainz Power the travelling supporters on the third Sunday in Advent had to wait a good half hour. With the goal in the 38. Minute of Onisowo, after a precise cross from Öztunali in the header duel against Orban, took Mainz and finally courage. Approaches were then already before the break. But especially after the exchange, up to the Leipzig 3:1, was Mainz, the better and dominant Team. However, only up to the penalty area. “We need to come more often in the Box and opportunities to create,” said the only Mainz’s goalscorer applicable, of the reasons, why the own benefits in the end far too little.