Eintracht Frankfurt will welcome FSV Mainz 05 to Commerzbank Arena on Saturday for a match of the 30th round in 2019-20 German Bundesliga. The two teams are in the lower half of the standings, with Mainz sitting on 15th spot, simply outside the peril zone on 28 points, however, their lead over the first team among the relegation competitors is a single point. Eintracht are on the eleventh spot right now having gathered 35 points up until now.
Frankfurt is coming into this match with 2 sequential league wins. They are presently on a 3 match unbeaten run after that horrible 5 game losing streak. They are as of now out of the title race or even a Europa League qualification spot. Be that as it may, on the off chance that they wish better last season’s completion they need more successes and rely upon different outcomes also.
Mainz is taking a gander at a potential relegation to the second level toward the finish of this season. They have a reasonable attacking unit yet the purpose behind their defeat is the defence. They are yielding an average of two goals for every match. Right now, they are on a losing streak and only one point away from the relegation zone.
Eintracht Frankfurt have turned their season around in the previous week or somewhere in the vicinity. A midweek win saw them move to 11th in the table and they will be sure of another triumph as they host 15th placed Mainz.
Frankfurt had been yielding a lot of goals and losing game after game. A relegation fight was a chance however a run of seven points from three games has changed the entirety of that. They are currently eight points over the relegation play-off spot and only seven behind the final Europa League place, however, they have played a game more. Wednesday evening saw them get a 3-0 away win at relegation-threatened Werder Bremen. It was as yet goalless going into the 61st minute yet then the deadlock was broken.
Stefan Isanker missed the last game through suspension, yet he returned and scored twice to make sure about the 3-0 win, his first goals of the season. It’s just the second time since April of a year ago, that they have won two consecutive league games. Home form hasn’t been good recently yet they look a vastly improved side now and another success is likely here.
Eintracht seems to be awakening, and just in time to make sure about their spot in Bundesliga next season. Eintracht is in 11th spot in the standings with 35 points, 7 points away from the Europa League, and 8 points away from the relegation zone.
With 5 games to go in Bundesliga, Eintracht could go in any case, yet they will remain directly here where they are at this moment. With 49 scored goals, Eintracht has had a strong offensive season, while their 53 conceded goals are simply excessively and that is the primary reason behind why Eintracht isn’t nearer to the Europa League.
In their midweek match against Werder Bremen on the road, Eintracht was nice with 50% of ball possession, 4 shots on goal, 6 corner kicks, and 77% of the right passes. In the first half, we saw a few good possibilities however no goal. In the second half, we saw three goals, and every one of the three were scored by Eintracht who dominated this match 0-3.
Andre Silva and Hinteregger have scored 8 goals each, while Paciencia included 7 goals. Filip Kostic has included 11 assists. Paciencia and Fernandes are the only two harmed players for Eintracht Frankfurt. Their triumph against Werder was surely a tremendous lift for Eintracht, which will help them in this home match against Mainz.
Mainz are battling relegation and just one point over the relegation play-off position. They are battling for form however with no success in their last five league games. Saturday saw them lose 1-0 at home to Hoffenheim. It could have been more terrible because their rivals missed a first-half penalty.
Mainz have just themselves to fault however as they had 18 attempts on goal in that game yet just a couple were on track. Their away form has seen just four wins in 14 matches and 35 goals conceded. They have no successes in the last three away matches, however, the last two have both finished in score draws.
Mainz has not been playing great starting late and they are on the edge of the relegation zone. Mainz is in 15th spot with 28 points, only 1 point in front of Fortuna who is in the relegation playoff place.
Mainz hasn’t won any of their last 5 games, and they have yielded at least one goal in those 5 games. In their latest match in Bundesliga against Hoffenheim at home, Mainz has had 49% of ball possession, 2 shots on goal, 10 corner kicks, and 80% of the right passes.
Mainz has had a few good possibilities in this game, yet Hoffenheim was defending great, and at long last, Mainz has lost this game 1-0. Defensively, Mainz is one of the most exceedingly awful teams in Bundesliga with enormous 62 yielded goals, while they have scored 37 goals, not the most exceedingly terrible, yet unquestionably a long way from the average Bundesliga team.
Quaison has scored 12 goals for Mainz, while Boetius and Onisiwo included 5 assists each. The last five games of the season will be amazingly hard for Mainz, and the schedule isn’t their companion as Mainz still needs to play against Borussia Dortmund and Leverkusen. For the time being, Mainz is safe, however, we will see for to what extent since Fortuna is breathing down their necks, and Werder isn’t far too.
Eintracht Frankfurt vs Mainz Head-to-Head (h2h)
Mainz is on a 2 match series of wins in the head to head matches. The two sides have 2 successes each in the last 5 meetings across all venues. More than 2.5 goals were scored in 4 of those 5 matches in both league and Cup.
The hosts have won four and lost one in their last 5 matches against this resistance here. Every one of the four of those matches had a score with more than 2.5 goals. The hosts have kept three clean sheets in those five matches.
The common score was 3-0 in every one of those three recent head to head games. Mainz is winless in their last 5 league fixtures both home and away.
Date: Saturday, 6 June 2020
Start Time: 14:30 UK/ 15:30 CET
Eintracht Frankfurt vs Mainz Prediction
Aside from the latest meeting, the hosts have a series of wins going on against this opposition at this ground. Likewise, with the present winning run in the league, they will have the advantage in this game. Mainz is experiencing difficulty in succeeding at both home and away.
Mainz might be on a winless run yet they have a decent attacking unit that can break any defence on their day. From the 29 games, they have scored 37 goals however have the most exceedingly terrible defence in the league in the wake of conceding 62 goals. Just Bremen has conceded this many goals in the season up until now.
There were some relegation fears for Eintracht Frankfurt however they have out of the nowhere hit form. Seven points from three games experience taken them away from difficulty and it’s not impossible they could get once more into the Europa League. Mainz are in a difficult situation and desperate for a win they could be going into Bundesliga II. Their away form isn’t good and the tip here is for a home triumph.
Eintracht Frankfurt vs Mainz Probable lineups
Probable lineup: Trapp – Abraham (c), Ilsanker, Rode, Kostic – Kamada – Dost, Hinteregger – Chandler, Silva, Hasebe
Out: Paciencia (thigh), G. Fernandes (calf)
Coach: Adi Hütter
Probable lineup: Müller – Brosinski (c), Quaison – Mateta, Niakhate, Kunde – Awoniyi, Boetius, Bruma, Martin – Barreiro
Out: Zentner (knee), Ji (back), Baku (suspended)
Doubtful: Hack (calf)
Coach: Achim Beierlorzer