FC Koln and Mainz will meet behind the closed doors of RheinEnergie Stadium in the first Bundesliga game on Sunday. Koln are sitting on the 10th place in the standings with 32 points, while their next opponents are just outside the relegation zone on 15th spot with 26 points.
FC Koln vs Mainz Head to Head
|Head to Head||Last game||Last games||Last games home/away|
|FC Koln||Loss||7 W/ 5 D/ 8 L||5 W/ 4 D/ 1 L|
|Mainz||Win||8 W/ 5 D/ 7 L||1 W/ 4 D/ 5 L|
Last game between the teams: 25.10.2019 Bundesliga: Mainz – FC Koln 3:1; Jean Paul Boetius 21’, Robin Quiason 57’, Levin Oztunali 82’; Simon Terodde 14’
Last game at this venue: 27.07.2018 Club Friendly: FC Koln – Mainz 5:3; Sehrou Guirassy 2’, Christian Clemens 18’, Jhon Cordoba 34’(penalty), NNiklas Hauptmann 73’, Marcel Risse 85’; Daniel Brosinski 8’, 52’(penalty), Jonathan Burkardt 68’
Worth mentioning: Mainz won the first meeting for the season at home with the score of 3:1. None of the last six matches repeated the outcome of the previous one, making this match-up hard to predict. On the other side, none of those six was won by the visiting teams. Two of the last five encounters featured over 2,5 goals, while three witnessed goals at both ends. There were not a lot of goals on show in the recent games at RheinEnergie Stadium, as all of the six clashes prior to the most recent one (which ended 5:3) produced under 2,5 goals.
FC Koln vs Mainz Stats
Worth mentioning: FC Koln lost their last outing before the corona virus outbreak away to Borussia Monchengladbach, but were generally on a good form. Before the defeat Koln had won three league games on the trot. No draw has been registered in the team’s last eight encounters. Each of their last five matches featured over 2,5 goals, as three also saw both involved sides to score.
Mainz finished in a 1:1 draw with Fortuna Dusseldorf at home in their last game. They lost only one of the last five matches and are unbeaten in two. Two of those five meetings produced over 2,5 goals and also two witnessed goals at both ends. Mainz failed to score only in the most recent of their last seven visits.
FC Koln vs Mainz News
Missing players FC Koln: Niklas Hauptmann and Ismail Jakobs are injured.
Missing players Mainz: Robin Zentner is injured. Jean-Philippe Mateta is suspended.
FC Koln vs Mainz Predictions
Over 2,5 goals – 1.66 @ bet365