MAINZ. FSV Mainz 05 managed to snatch a draw against Hertha BSC with a late goal from A. Caci scored in the (90′) after Hertha BSC got a lead with a goal from L. Tousart (30′). FSV Mainz 05 was not able to win even if it was better in terms of ball possession (56%)
The match was played at the OPEL ARENA stadium in Mainz on Friday and it started at 8:30 pm local time. The referee was Frank Willenborg with the assistance of Guido Kleve and Eduard Beitinger. The 4th official was Martin Petersen. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold at 10.6 degrees Celsius or 51.12 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 85%.
FSV Mainz 05 was in firm control of the ball 56% while Hertha BSC was struggling with a 44% ball possession.
Attitude and shots
FSV Mainz 05 was putting more pressure with 48 dangerous attacks and 11 shots of which 2 were on target. Nonetheless, that was not enough FSV Mainz 05 to win the match.
FSV Mainz 05 shot 11 times, 2 on target, 9 off target. On the opposite side, Hertha BSC shot 4 times, 2 on target, 2 off target.
FSV Mainz 05 received 3 yellow cards (D. Kohr, S. Mustapha and K. Onisiwo). On the other side, Hertha BSC received 5 yellow cards (M. Plattenhardt, D. Lukebakio, M. Dardai, J. Boetius and O. Christensen).
After playing this match, FSV Mainz 05 will have 11 points like Eintracht Frankfurt to sit in the 8th place. Talking about the opposition, Hertha BSC will have 6 points like Schalke 04 to hold in the 13th place.
In the next match in the Bundesliga, FSV Mainz 05 will play away with VfB Stuttgart on the 21st of January with a 10-10 head to head.
Hertha BSC will play away agasint VfL Bochum 1848 on the 21st of January with a 9-2 head to head stats in favor of Hertha BSC (5 draws).
FSV Mainz 05 – Formation
FSV Mainz 05 started with a 3-4-2-1 line-up (3-4-2-1).
The manager Bo Svensson decided to play with the following team: Robin Zentner, Silvan Widmer , Stefan Bell , Maxim Leitsch , Edimilson Fernandes , Leandro Barreiro , Dominik Kohr , Aarón Martin Caricol , Angelo Fulgini , Jae-Sung Lee and Karim Onisiwo .
The home team had on the bench: Anton Stach, Niklas Tauer, Finn Gilbert Dahmen, Marlon Mustapha, Aymen Barkok , Marcus Ingvartsen , Danny da Costa , Anthony Caci and Ben Justus Bobzen.
FSV Mainz 05 could not rely on the presence of D. da Costa (injured).
FSV Mainz 05 made 5 changes: A. Fulgini for S. Mustapha (46′), A. Martin for A. Caci (55′), E. Fernandes for D. da Costa (59′), S. Bell for A. Barkok (79′) and S. Mustapha for M. Ingvartsen (79′).
Best player: Silvan Widmer
As per our analysis, the most impressive player for FSV Mainz 05 was Silvan Widmer.
His rating iswith 68 passes (75% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 7 duels out of 10.
Hertha BSC – Formation
Hertha BSC started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).
Sandro Schwarz played with: Oliver Christensen, Jonjoe Kenny , Filip Uremović , Marc-Oliver Kempf , Marvin Plattenhardt , Lucas Tousart , Ivan Šunjić , Jean-Paul Boëtius , Dodi Lukebakio , Wilfried Kanga and Chidera Ejuke .
These were the players on the bench: Maximilian Mittelstädt, Stevan Jovetić, Kevin-Prince Boateng, Robert Kwasigroch, Peter Pekarík , Myziane Maolida, Márton Dárdai , Marco Richter and Vladimír Darida .
Hertha BSC made 5 changes: M. O. Kempf for M. Dardai (46′), M. Plattenhardt for M. Mittelstadt (55′), J. Boetius for M. Richter (73′), D. Lukebakio for V. Darida (73′) and C. Ejuke for P. Pekarik (83′).
Best player: Lucas Tousart
The most impressive player for Hertha BSC was Lucas Tousart.
His rating iswith 1 goal, 18 passes (55% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 7 duels out of 13.
Results of the day
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