Bayern Munich Stunned by FSV Mainz 05 in Late April Bundesliga Showdown

On Match Day 29 of Bundesliga, FSV Mainz 05 emerged triumphant with a 3-1 victory over Bayern Munich. The match began with an early goal from S._Mane from Bayern Munich at the 29th minute, taking them to a 0-1 lead. However, L._Ajorque from FSV Mainz 05 managed to equalize in the 65th minute (1 : 1). This was soon followed by two more goals from L._Barreiro (73rd minute) and A._Martin (79th minute), leading to a final score of 3 : 1 in favor of FSV Mainz 05.


FSV Mainz 05

Robin Zentner (rating 6.5)
Andreas Hanche-Olsen (rating 6.3)
Stefan Bell (rating 7)
Edimilson Fernandes (rating 6.2)
Silvan Widmer (rating 6.6)
Leandro Barreiro (rating 7.5)
Dominik Kohr (rating 6.7)
Anthony Caci (rating 6.5)
Karim Onisiwo (rating 6.6)
Jae-Sung Lee (rating 7.2)
Ludovic Ajorque (rating 7.2)

Bayern Munich

Yann Sommer (rating 5.2)
Josip Stanišić (rating 6.2)
Dayot Upamecano (rating 6.3)
Matthijs de Ligt (rating 6.9)
Joshua Kimmich (rating 7.3)
João Cancelo (rating 6.9)
Leon Goretzka (rating 6.9)
Jamal Musiala (rating 6.2)
Alphonso Davies (rating 6.7)
Thomas Müller (rating 6.5)
Sadio Mané (rating 7.9)


FSV Mainz 05

A. Martin (A. Caci, 46)
A. Stach (D. Kohr, 64)
A. Barkok (Lee Jae-Sung, 77)
M. Ingvartsen (L. Ajorque, 77)
A. Hack (E. Fernandes, 83)

Bayern Munich

N. Mazraoui (A. Davies, 9)
R. Gravenberch (J. Kimmich, 75)
M. Tel (T. Muller, 75)
L. Sane (S. Mane, 80)
S. Gnabry (J. Musiala, 80)

Ball possession:

The match between FSV Mainz 05 and Bayern Munich was an exciting one, with the latter dominating in terms of ball possession at 74%. Despite this, FSV Mainz 05 managed to make 12 shots on target and 4 on goal. Leandro Barreiro was the most active in terms of the number of shots. On the other hand, Bayern Munich made 9 shots on target with Thomas Müller being their best player in hits on goal. In the end, Bayern Munich emerged as winners with a convincing performance.


The matchup between FSV Mainz 05 and Bayern Munich saw Robin Zentner of FSV Mainz 05 achieve an impressive pass accuracy of 80% over 21 passes. Dayot Upamecano of Bayern Munich was even more successful, with a pass accuracy of 94%, completing 91 passes. Karim Onisiwo of FSV Mainz 05 recorded two key passes in the match, while Noussair Mazraoui from Bayern Munich made three successful key passes. Both teams put on a strong performance, showcasing impressive passing and control on the ball.


FSV Mainz 05 had a very successful season when it came to interceptions, with 15 total interceptions led by Stefan Bell’s 3. Bayern Munich, on the other hand, had only 7 interceptions, with Leon Goretzka having the most at 3. FSV Mainz 05 also had 3 more interceptions than Bayern Munich with Silvan Widmer’s 2 leading the way. Joshua Kimmich was responsible for 3 of Bayern Munich’s 4 total interceptions. It is clear that FSV Mainz 05 had a much better defensive season than their opponents this year when it comes to interceptions.


Based on the data available, it appears that Ludovic Ajorque from FSV Mainz 05 and Noussair Mazraoui from Bayern Munich are the leaders in their teams when it comes to face-to-face fights for the ball. The numbers show that Ludovic Ajorque has engaged in 7 fights while Noussair Mazraoui has had 10 fights. This shows that both players have a strong determination to get the ball during matches and will fight hard to ensure their team’s success.


    Yellow cards:

  • A. Martin (FSV Mainz 05) at 57 minute
  • D. Kohr (FSV Mainz 05) at 60 minute

    The last five games (including this match):

    • FSV Mainz 05 – WDDWD
    • Bayern Munich – LDWWW

    Top 5 Bundesliga scorers:

    1. Niclas Füllkrug (16, Werder Bremen)
    2. Marcus Thuram (13, Borussia Monchengladbach)
    3. Randal Kolo Muani (13, Eintracht Frankfurt)
    4. Vincenzo Grifo (13, SC Freiburg)
    5. Christopher Nkunku (12, RB Leipzig)

    Next games:

    • FSV Mainz 05 will play with VfL Wolfsburg. April 30 at 15:30 (UTC), on VOLKSWAGEN ARENA.
    • Bayern Munich will play with Hertha Berlin. April 30 at 13:30 (UTC), on Allianz Arena.
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