De Blasis said his goal was thanks to putting in extra training sessions – Quaison: “I had to score.”
De Blasis puts goal down to extra practice
De Blasis puts goal down to extra practice
De Blasis said his goal was thanks to putting in extra training sessions – Quaison: “I had to score.”
Schwarz: "We wanted to let our football do the talking"
Post-match reaction from the coaches following the draw in Köln
Zerofivers secure point in Cologne – Quaison misses last-gasp opportunity
Donati shown two yellow cards, Mainz denied twice by the woodwork
“We have to overcome this obstacle”
The Zerofivers want to overcome a key hurdle in their relegation battle.
Schwarz: The fans want to identify with that kind of performance
The Zerofivers coach praises his team’s performance against Gladbach and calls for the same intensity against Köln
Schwarz: Sometimes they go in and sometimes they don’t
Reaction from the coaches after the draw against Mönchengladbach
Draw against Gladbach – Adler shines in added time
First-class performance in second half goes unrewarded
Schwarz: “Our actions have to back up our words on Sunday”
The Bundesliga home stretch kicks off this weekend when Mainz welcome Borussia Mönchengladbach to the OPEL ARENA on Easter Sunday - Bungert in for Diallo? - Goalkeeper not yet decided
Abdou Diallo suffers broken nose
The Frenchman will be out for three weeks – Florian Müller picks up a strain
Mainz 05 extend talented keeper Dahmen’s contract until 2020
Dahmen: “My future is here, and my goal is to one day play in the Bundesliga”
Mainz 05 becomes a member of Football Club Social Alliance
Mainz 05 is proud to announce that the club has joined the FCSA. An partnership of European clubs in which the clubs’ instructors empower young women and men in their role as proactive community...
"All gone out the window"
The 3-0 at the hands of Eintracht Frankfurt has given Schröder a lot to think about going into the international break. “We have to have serious talks in order to get this ship heading in the right...
Schwarz: Let Boateng out of our sight
Reactions from both coaches following Mainz's 3-0 defeat in Franfkurt
Mainz lose Rhein-Main Derby in Frankfurt
Three first half goals give Frankfurt all three points.
Lössl moves to Huddersfield Town
"The transfer wasn’t a surprise for us," said Schröder.
Heading to Frankfurt without tunnel vision
Schwarz asks for a “change of perspective” and Schröder wants to “look forwards”.
Schwarz: “We have to fine-tune our finishing”
Keep up the basics – improve chance conversion rate up front
Caligiuri solo goal enough for Schalke – Zerofivers stopped by Fährmann
Superior Mainz fail to pick up points against second-placed Schalke 04
Schwarz: “We need to keep the points ticking over”
The Zerofivers are three games undefeated. Schwarz: “Every single point is vital in our current situation”
Getting ready to face Schalke 04
Zerofivers have worked on lessons learned in Hamburg – Schalke game awaiting team on Friday evening
Zentner sidelined with knee injury
Goalkeeper will have to wait until end of March at earliest to return to training.
Müller: Calm and collected during an impressive debut
Impressive Bundesliga debut in goal for the Zerofivers: Florian Müller secures the point against HSV.
Schwarz: Important point for team morale
Post-match reaction from the coaches after the draw in Hamburg
Battle in the Volksparkstadion
Zerofivers see out 0-0 draw with ten men against HSV
"We see HSV as a challenge and a chance"
Mainz have the chance to build the gap to Hamburg and climb out of the relegation places.
Schwarz looking forward to Hamburg match
Zerofivers dismissing distractions and the table situation ahead of the match against Hamburger SV and trust in the team’s strengths – Adler may return, de Jong an option
Schwarz avoids changes, praises de Jong
The Zerofivers began their preparations for the weekend’s game against Hamburg with two training sessions – “we have a huge chance to improve our current situation.”
Latza: “The most important thing was not to lose”
Mainz remain in the relegation places, making the upcoming match against HSV all the more important.
Schwarz: “A fair draw”
Post-match reaction from the coaches after the draw with Wolfsburg
Draw against Wolfsburg – Ujah misses out on late winner
Muto goal enough to earn Mainz a point against VfL Wolfsburg
Bell: “We expect that kind of performance from ourselves”
Away win vital for relegation battle
Maiden away win after perfect gameplan
A concentrated and determined performance from the Zerofivers in Berlin helped them pick up their first win on the road for nearly a year.
Mainz 05 beat Hertha BSC
Quaison brace wins Zerofivers win first away game since 25th February 2017
Build from the back
Schwarz: Stability at the back and creativity up top is key to success
Kodro joins Grasshopper Club Zürich on loan
Kenan Kodro has moved on loan to Swiss first-tier side Grasshopper Club Zürich with immediate effect until the end of the 2017-18 season. The 24-year-old forward moved to Mainz from Spanish team...
Tighten up the defence
Schwarz: Challenge success rate and defence need to improve as well as distance covered
Schröder: "Everyone wants to turn things around"
The Mainz board gives the coach its backing, and has complete faith in him and his team
Zerofivers beaten 4-2 by Hoffenheim
Improved performance and two goals from Emil Berggreen not enough
De Jong: “It’s a real disappointment”
After the woeful cup exit to the hands of Frankfurt, some key figures give a few harsh truths about the manner of the defeat.
Schwarz: “We can’t win games playing like that”
Reaction from the coaches after the DFB-Pokal quarter-final
Zerofivers miss out on semi-finals place
Eintracht Frankfurt punish Mainz defensive lapses
DFB-Pokal quarter final: Frankfurt a stepping stone to the final
The Zerofivers are looking to reach the semi final stage of the DFB-Pokal, with a win against Frankfurt on Wednesday night.
Diallo: “We just have to win”
Zerofivers react to table situation with an attitude of now-or-never attitude after loss to Bayern
"We believed we could turn the game."
How Sandro Schwarz and Jupp Heynckes saw today’s game in the OPEL Arena
Impressive performance against record champions goes unrewarded
The Zerofivers were convincing against Bayern Munich – especially in the second half, but were unable to score
Schröder: “Squad size now optimal”
Now that the January transfer window has ended, 1. FSV Mainz 05 head into the remainder of the season with a smaller squad
Schwarz: "Go through the highs and lows together"
Zerofivers head coach Schwarz is counting on a “special atmosphere” in the OPEL ARENA against the record champions
Viktor Fischer moves to FC Copenhagen
The Denmark international returns to his homeland.
Bussmann goes on loan to SC Freiburg
The Frenchman will play at Freiburg until the end of the season.
Unable to penetrate going forward
Mainz were not clinical in front of goal in a game where they defended well.
Schwarz: "The first goal disrupted our game plan"
Post-match reaction from the coaches after the loss in Leverkusen.
The Zerofivers are defeated by Bayer Leverkusen
Mainz lack the penetration and lose to two second-half goals.
Schwarz eyes progress: “60 passes in final third”
Sandro Schwarz sees clear improvement in attack.
Philipp Klement moves to SC Paderborn
The midfielder has signed a contract with the third tier table-toppers until the summer.
More quality options up top
With the likes of Muto and Quaison performing well, the Zerofivers have some healthy competition in attack.
De Jong: Just what we needed
Mainz 05 celebrate their well deserved home victory, owing to their brilliant attitude, resolve and desire for the three points.
Hofmann elected new club chairman
Members vote Stefan Hofmann new chairman in first ballot at rare members meeting
Schwarz: An all-round convincing performance
Post-match reaction from the coaches after the victory against Stuttgart at home
Well-deserved win at home against Stuttgart
Zerofivers turn the match on its head thanks to Muto and Holtmann
Schwarz: Go into every challenge like it’s the last
Zerofivers coach calls for unity – team looking to convert frustration into passion and energy on the pitch
Bell: “We have to be better from set-pieces”
The Zerofivers conceded their 13th goal of the season from set-pieces in Hannover.
De Jong: "You can’t change what happened"
De Jong spoke with the media about his Bundesliga comeback and that moment in the 37th minute, which was the one blemish on an otherwise successful debut for the 33-year-old.
Statement concerning incident during Hannover game
Alleged racial abuse aimed at Balogun and Ujah.
Schwarz: “We were defeated by ourselves”
Reaction from the coaches after the loss in Hannover.
Zerofivers suffer bitter loss in Hannover
2-0 lead not enough to earn first away victory.
DFB-Pokal quarterfinals: Zerofivers to face Frankfurt
Mainz will fight for a place in the semifinals in the Commerzbank-Arena on 6th or 7th February
Mainz beaten in second friendly
Zerofivers lose 3-0 to Borussia Mönchengladbach at the Bruchwegstadion.
Successful day out
Mainz 05 beat FC St. Gallen 2-1 with goals from Anthony Ujah and Kenan Kodro.
Nigel de Jong joins Mainz 05
1. FSV Mainz 05 have completed the signing of Nigel de Jong. The 33-year old joins the Zerofivers from Galatasaray on a contract until the end of the current season.
The new-look Anthony Ujah
After confirming his return to Bruchweg, the striker is looking to add lots more goals to the two he has scored for the Zerofivers to date.
Schwarz pleased with Ujah return
22 outfield players and three goalkeepers trained on Tuesday. Donati missed out due to illness, Bussmann due to father duties and Adler took part in recovery training
Jairo joins UD Las Palmas
After 72 Bundesliga games and 11 goals, the Spaniard is returning to his homeland.
Schwarz is prepared to give Fischer time
Schwarz: "Viktor is the player that I think will make a big leap forward."
Fabian Frei completes move to FC Basel
The Switzerland international is returning to his home country after two and a half years in Mainz.
Schwarz: "A pure showing of desire"
All the reaction from the coaches to Mainz's win over Stuttgart.
Quarterfinals! The Zerofivers triumph over VfB Stuttgart in last 16
Mainz 05 came back from a 1-0 deficit at the break to beat Stuttgart 3-1 in their DFB-Pokal last 16 clash.
Schwarz: “We showed great mental strength”
Post-match reaction from the coaches after the draw in Bremen
Frei’s last minute equaliser gives Zerofivers reason to celebrate
Mainz asleep in the opening stages at the Weserstadion, come back in injury time and secure an important away point against Werder Bremen
Schwarz: "There wasn’t enough urgency"
Sandro Schwarz and Peter Stöger gave their thoughts after Mainz's defeat to BVB.
Zerofivers lose to Borussia Dortmund
It wasn’t to be for the Zerofivers this evening as they were defeated 2-0 by Borussia Dortmund in the Opel Arena. After a first half performance in which Mainz had the better chances, the second half...
Zerofivers want to keep up the momentum
Schwarz: “Dortmund may have a new manager, but we cannot underestimate them.”
Schwarz: "Great character and fighting spirit"
RB Leipzig 2-2 Mainz 05 post-match reaction
Super-sub Berggreen secures a point in Leipzig
Mainz 05 fight hard to take home a point from Leipzig.
We can’t let our morale sink further
Sandro Schwarz: Critical self-analysis and strong belief in positive development
De Blasis contract extended until 2019
Contract clause activated by appearance against Augsburg
Sandro Schwarz: "It was a deserved defeat over 93 minutes"
This is what the head coaches had to say after the Zerofivers 3-1 home loss to Augsburg.
Zerofivers defeated by Augsburg
Gerrit Holtmann’s first Bundesliga goal comes too late
Schwarz: “We want to maintain our winning mentality”
Zerofivers coach Schwarz wants to further improve Mainz’s solid home record against Augsburg
Ohne Euch wäre hier nichts los! Danke ans Ehrenamt!
Amateurfußball als Fundament des Spitzenfußballs
Potential for more
Zerofivers head coach Sandro Schwarz believes Jean-Philippe Gbamin has a lot more to give
Full focus until the final whistle
Zerofivers coach sees weakening incisiveness and consistency as the reason for Freiburg loss
Berggreen’s big step
Emil Berggreen played his first competitive match in almost two years, as he made a goal-scoring substitute appearance against SC Freiburg.
Schwarz: “The first goal was symptomatic”
Reaction from the coaches after the loss in Freiburg
Zerofivers defeated by SC Freiburg
Injury-time Berggreen goal comes too late in Freiburg
It all depends on our formation
Schwarz: “We’ll go through all possibilities to make sure we put out the best team we can”
On any given Saturday
Speculating about the table isn't what drives the Zerofivers forward, but rather working week by week
Another step towards consistency
The Zerofivers gain valuable experience from win against Köln
Schwarz: “A real battle at the end”
Reaction from the coaches following the win over Köln
Brosinski earns Zerofivers fourth home win
Mainz celebrate fourth home win of the season against Köln – Red card for Donati
Mainz lose friendly against Düdelingen
After starting well, the Zerofivers faded and eventually lost to their visitors from Luxembourg.
Zentner extends contract until 2021
“Opportunity to improve myself further at this level”
Running into space is the key – praise for Maxim
Zerofivers coach Schwarz draws a positive conclusion before the international break, but appears frustrated about the missed opportunity of a win three days after the away draw with Borussia...
Schwarz: “We were the closest side to scoring a second”
Post-match reaction from the coaches after the match in Mönchengladbach
Zerofivers miss out on away win in Mönchengladbach
Strong performance against Borussia is rewarded with one point only
"We have developed a lot"
The Zerofivers spent their bank holiday preparing for the clash with Borussia Mönchengladbach.
DFB-Pokal: The Zerofivers will face VFB
In the round of 16 of the DFB Pokal, 1. FSV Mainz 05 will face VfB Stuttgart at home on either the 19th or 20th of December.
Adler surgery successful
René Adler underwent successful surgery on an injured tendon in the back of his right thigh on Thursday evening.
Schwarz: “It was a scrappy battle”
Post-match reaction from the draw against Eintracht Frankfurt
Serdar cracker secures a point against Frankfurt
Zerofivers chase the equaliser and earn a goal through an improved second-half performance
Muscle tendon injury for René Adler
The goalkeeper will be out for an extended period of time
Schwarz: "My team had the right mindset to win the game"
Reaction from the coaches after the cup battle with Kiel
Zerofivers knock Kiel out of DFB-Pokal
Mainz win after 120 minutes thanks to Brosinski’s dream goal
"A good opponent at the right time."
Zerofivers looking to overcome second division side and reach last 16 of DFB-Pokal.
Zerofivers lose to Schalke 04
Goretzka and Burgstaller score for the Royal Blues
"Showed a completely different side to our game"
Sandro Schwarz saw room for improvement for his team at half time on Saturday against HSV. And improve they did.
Schwarz: “We’re seeing great improvement”
Post-match reaction from the coaches after the home win against Hamburger SV
Zerofivers celebrate third home win
Maxim celebrates his first Mainz goal - Bell and Latza get on the scoreboard after the break
Adler: “More than just a normal Bundesliga game”
René Adler answers some questions ahead of the clash with his old club, Hamburger SV
Patiently waiting for third home victory
Mainz will welcome Hamburger SV to the OPEL ARENA on the weekend in front of what is expected to be at least 30,000 fans.
Anticipation for Hamburg despite “small warning signals”
The Zerofivers are raring to go against HSV after the end of the international break.
Zerofivers win friendly against SV Sandhausen
The hosts won thanks to a big improvement in the second half at the Bruchweg Stadium
Eight Zerofivers receive international call-ups
Eight Mainz players have been selected to represent their countries in the international break in the coming week.
Time to pick up points on the road
Martin Schmidt and Yunus Malli face their former side.
Not many chances, but it’s the three points that matter
After picking up their second win of the season this weekend, the Zerofivers are looking to do something they are yet to do in 2017 when they visit Wolfsburg on Saturday.
De Blasis wins it for the Zerofivers
Zerofivers celebrating after vital home win over Hertha BSC and 500th Bundesliga goal
Schwarz: “20 or 25 minutes at a very high level”
The coaches’ reactions after the loss to Hoffenheim
Bitter home loss to Hoffenheim
Too many missed chances: The Zerofivers give a strong performance, but can’t defend an early 2-0 lead
“I want the whole team to show emotion"
Zerofivers' head coach Schwarz asks the players to show emotion on the pitch. "There’s something magical about an evening match," says Schröder
Zerofivers leave Munich empty-handed
Mainz miss out on taking an early lead and suffer a big loss in Munich.
“Huge anticipation” for Bayern match
Schwarz: “We’re the clear underdogs.” Maxim and Latza fit to play.
Key game-changing moments
05 coach Sandro Schwarz doesn’t put the win down to the change in formation.
“Very optimistic” about getting a goal
The 05ers are looking to get their first points against Leverkusen on the weekend, and coach Schwarz is keeping a positive outlook.
More international returnees, full focus on Saturday
With some Zerofivers returning from the international break, the team’s concentration was fully on the upcoming encounter with Bayer Leverkusen.
Jairo back in team training
With the international break coming to an end, the Leverkusen match is in full focus.
Celebration in the Opel Arena – Noveski says farewell with a brace
Goals and emotions as the former M05 captain says farewell
Schwarz & Schröder: Critical but optimistic
From the very first training session of the week, the atmosphere amongst the players on the training ground has been the same as it always was, despite the results in the Bundesliga from the opening...
Unfortunate start “is frustrating for everyone”
After kicking off the new Bundesliga season with two losses, the Zerofivers want to use the international break to work on their shortcomings.
A win against Pirmasens – Berggreen celebrates his first Mainz goal
The Zerofivers score half a dozen against the fifth-tier side.
Schwarz: "Our spirit showed in the closing stages"
The coaches’ thoughts after the loss in Stuttgart.
Zerofivers leave Stuttgart empty-handed
Mainz narrowly lose to second promoted side.
Brosinski: "Wait for the lucky punch"
In this interview, the left-back looks back on the home loss against Hannover 96, and speaks about the second game of the season against another newly-promoted side, VfB Stuttgart.
Klopp to coach Nikolče!
Nikolče Noveski’s testimonial will unite two of the most defining coaches in Mainz’s history, Jürgen Klopp and Thomas Tuchel, who will lead either side in the OPEL ARENA on 2nd September (17:00 CEST)...
Schwarz: “No negative thinking”
The Zerofivers want to build on the performance against Hannover 96 to come out with “maximum points” against VfB Stuttgart.
Proposed Jairo transfer to Hannover 96 called off
Schröder: “Transfer would have been a good solution for all parties”
Schwarz: “Impetus in the final third for the whole 90 minutes”
Following the home loss to Hannover, the 05ers turn their attention to the game in Stuttgart.
Silver lining despite rough start
It’s difficult when “you put in so much effort for such little reward and it’s completely the other way around for the other team,” said Mainz 05 head coach Sandro Schwarz after his first Bundesliga...
Schwarz: “We didn’t always play the right way”
Sandro Schwarz and Hannover 96 head coach André Breitenreiter give their thoughts after their Bundesliga season opener.
Zerofivers start with home loss
Despite being the better side for long periods, Mainz were unlucky to suffer a 1-0 defeat at the hands of promoted club Hannover 96 on Saturday afternoon.
Schwarz: “The boys are ready to get going!”
The Zerofivers are raring to kick off the Bundesliga season against Hannover 96. Schröder: “This is what we work towards every day”
A colourful Zerofivers party by the cathedral
Thousands of Mainz locals celebrate with 1. FSV Mainz 05 in the heart of the city
Mainz comfortably into round two
Schwarz & Co. beat Lüneburger SK Hansa 3-1 in the DFB-Pokal
Schwarz: “Very satisfied with the team’s performance”
Sandro Schwarz and Lüneburger SK Hansa coach Achim Otte give their thoughts after the Zerofivers’ DFB-Pokal victory in Lüneburg.
Bungert: “The team make my job very easy”
05 captain Niko Bungert is going into his tenth season at FSV in the upcoming 2017/18 campaign. The centre back has collected 159 Bundesliga and 33 second tier caps in this time and racked up ten...
Bungert remains Mainz captain
Niko Bungert will remain captain of 1. FSV Mainz 05 for the upcoming 2017/18 season.
Balogun: “Show a different side to ourselves”
Due to injury, Leon Balogun only made 17 Bundesliga appearances for the Zerofivers last season. In the campaign before that, he made 21. In this 2017/18 season, there’s no reason why the Nigeria...
Schwarz wants more energy despite maximum intensity
Zerofivers coach Sandro Schwarz stresses the fierce battle for places in his squad, but doesn’t consider the friendly against Twente as the 2017/18 season’s dress rehearsal
Mainz 2-1 winners over Newcastle United
Top performance against the newly promoted Premier League side.
Kunert: "Das Heimspiel bestimmen"
Regionalliga am Sonntag: U23 startet gegen FSV Frankfurt
Schwarz excited to face Newcastle
The 05 head coach is looking forward to his side’s clash with newly-promoted Premier League side Newcastle United.
Klement: “I want to prove that I have what it takes”
Philipp Klement is hoping to make his Bundesliga breakthrough under Sandro Schwarz
Schwarz: "Recognise and adapt"
Mainz head coach Sandro Schwarz gives an interim conclusion from the training camp in Grassau, talks about his squad and gives some insight into the work of the Zerofivers.
Latza: “Competition for places has reached a new level”
Danny Latza speaks ahead of the Zerofivers' final training session in Grassau.
Schwarz at your service!
Recovery, team building, and fan-barbecue – day five in Grassau
Diallo: “A logical step forward”
The newest Zerofiver says that his last five days with his new teammates have done nothing but reaffirm his decisions to join Mainz 05.
Zerofivers draw with Greuther Fürth
Despite some good chances, Mainz 05 could only manage a draw against the second-division side
Serdar: "Full throttle every day"
Last season, the Zerofiver youth product was hampered by various injuries – now Serdar wants to get back to playing regularly again.
Öztunali returned to the Zerofivers on Monday as a two-time European champion – and he’s back where his summer began.
Tactics, versatility, intensity
Zerofivers manager Schwarz introduces the FSV players to his new idea at their training camp in Grassau.
Smooth arrival, perfect conditions
The Zerofivers have returned to Grassau after 14 years. Two friendly matches and several arduous training sessions await the Mainz 05 players in Chiemsee.
Zerofivers handed their first friendly loss
Schäffler’s goals decided the game against the third-tier side, and birthday-boy Muto has a penalty saved.
Mainz sign Abdou Diallo
AS Monaco defender latest summer signing for Sandro Schwarz's Zerofivers.
New signing Kodro: “Little by little”
The Bosnian on his adaptation and learning curve: “It’ll do me good personally.”
Zerofivers beat Koblenz 4-0
Mainz 05 defeat Regional League side TuS Koblenz in second pre-season friendly.
Narrow victory for the Zerofivers in first friendly
Mainz beat Alemannia Aachen 2-1 via goals from Muto and Fischer.
Maxim sees competition for places as good
New signing sees "top quality" within the squad and wants to have freedom on the pitch.
Schwarz: “Everyone’s ready and willing”
Zerofiver coach Sandro Schwarz wants to take the current feeling of optimism into the new season.