Mainz will welcome RB Leipzig to Opel Arena on Friday for their meeting of the 32nd round in the BundesLiga. The hosts in this tie are 12th on 36 points and their lead over the first team in the relegation zone stands at 12 points. RB Leipzig are 3rd in the table and are sure to finish in the Champions League slots.
Mainz vs RB Leipzig Head to Head
|Head to Head||Last H2H game||Last H2H games||Last H2H games home/away|
|Mainz||Loss||1 W/ 1 D/ 3 L||1 W/ 0 D/ 1 L|
|RB Leipzig||Win||3 W/ 1 D/ 1 L||1 W/ 0 D/ 1 L|
Last game between the teams: 16.12.2018 RB Leipzig – Mainz 4:1; Yussuf Poulsen 14′, 19′, Timo Werner 74′, 88′; Karim Onisiwo 38′
Last game at this venue: 29.04.2018 Mainz – RB Leipzig 3:0; Pablo De Blasis 29′ (penalty), Alexandru Maxim 85′, Bote Baku 90′; Naby Keita from the visiting side was sent off for two yellow cards in the 90′
Worth mentioning: Each of the five meetings between the sides since 2000 featured over 3,5 goals and four saw both teams hitting the back of the nets, with Mainz registering the only clean sheet in the process. From the two games played in Mainz, the sides exchanged one victory each.
Mainz vs RB Leipzig Stats
|As of 30.04||Last game||Last 10 games||Last 5 games home/away|
|Mainz||Loss||3 W/ 0 D/ 7 L||3 W/ 0 D/ 2 L|
|RB Leipzig||Win||8 W/ 2 D/ 0 L||4 W/ 1 D/ 0 L|
Last game Mainz: 27.04.2019 Hannover – Mainz 1:0; Hendrik Weydandt 66′
Last game RB Leipzig: 27.04.2019 RB Leipzig – Freiburg 2:1; Timo Werner 19′, Emil Forsberg 78′ (penalty); Vincenzo Grifo 66′
Top performers Mainz: Jean-Philippe Mateta 12 goals 1 assist, Robin Quaison 7 goals 3 assists, Karim Onisiwo 6 goals 2 assists.
Top performers RB Leipzig: Timo Werner 15 goals 5 assists, Yussuf Poulsen 15 goals 3 assists, Emil Forsberg 4 goals 6 assists.
|Last 10 games||GF : GA||Over 2,5 goals||BTTS||Clean sheets|
Worth mentioning: No draw has been registered in Mainz’ last fourteen outings. Five of their last six matches featured over 2,5 goals, while three witnessed goals at both ends. The losing sides were unable to score more than a goal in any of the last fourteen matches involving Mainz.
RB Leipzig are unbeaten in their last sixteen competitive matches and recorded twelve wins in the process. Five of their last seven encounters produced over 2,5 goals and the same number of games saw both involved teams to hit the target. Leipzig recorded eight victories and a draw in their last nine away games.
Mainz vs RB Leipzig News
Missing players Mainz: Issah Abass and Phillipp Mwene are out injured. Danny Latza, Jannik Huth and Rene Adler are under question.
Missing players RB Leipzig: Dayot Upamecano, Tyler Adams and Emile-Smith Rowe will miss trough injuries.
Mainz vs RB Leipzig Predictions
Over 3,5 goals – 2.37 @ bet365