Bundesliga: Mainz vs Hoffenheim game preview, stat and predictions


30 May 2020 live

14:30 UTC




Mainz 05 vs Hoffenheim – Bundesliga Match Preview, Kick-Off Time & Match Prediction

This Saturday, Bundesliga action will continue on Match Day 29 – just days after Match Day 28 came to end on Wednesday.

Mainz 05 will be playing their 29th league game of the season. At the time of writing this report they are yet to play their 28th league match of the season against Union Berlin on Wednesday 27th of May. They have only one victories in their last six league matches; DLWDDL. Mainz have 27 points from 8W, 3D and 16L after 27 league appearances. They have conceded 60 goals – one of the highest in the league behind Werder Bremen (59). Achim Beierlorzer will select his best XI and probably adopt a 4-2-3-1 formation. Robin Quaison who has scored an impressive 12 goals this season with 2 assists to his name will be looking to stretch his tally come Saturday.

Meanwhile, this will be Hoffenheim’s 29th league appearance of the season. Their last match was a 1-1 draw against SC Paderborn. They are yet to take on FC Koln (Wednesday 27th of May) for their 28th league game of the season. They are 9th on the league table and have a series of defeats and draws in their last six games; LDLDLD. Hoffenheim has 10W, 6D and 11L in 27 league appearances. They have scored 36 times and conceded 47 goals, which leaves them with a -11GD this season. Coach Alfred Schreuder of Hoffenheim will likely play with a conventional 4-3-3 formation against FC Koln with forward, Andrej Kramaric who has 7 goals and 2 assists leading the attack. Sarjis Adamyan with 5 goals will also be looking to extend his goal tally on Saturday.

The first leg which took place in November last year ended 1-5 in Mainz’s favor. Previously, they played in May, 2019. That match ended 4-2 in favor of Mainz once again. Before those two games they played a goal-less draw.

Mainz remains undefeated by Hoffenheim in their last three meetings. A 3-1 victory for Mainz is predicted at full-time.

Date: 30th of May, 2020.

Venue: Opel Arena.

Kick-off time: 15:30 (GMT +2).

Match Day: 29


What time is kick off?
The match begins at 14:30.

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