Mainz put an end to the winning streak of Leverkusen with a great upset

Mainz put an end to the winning streak of Leverkusen with a great upset

In an impressive game with many phases in front of the two hosts and continuous alternations in the score, Mainz prevailed 3-2 over Leverkusen at home, remaining undefeated for the third consecutive game in Bundesliga and climbing to seventh place in the standings.

The visitors were betrayed by their defense, who found themselves leading 2-1 until 84 ‘, but conceded two goals in four minutes, knowing their first defeat after five games and staying at -5 from second in the Dortmund standings.

“Lazy” at the beginning of the match the Leverkusen, allowed the hosts to create phases in front of their home, without her being able to create the conditions to take the lead. However, he managed to get into a “driver position” at 35 ‘When the Chic shot from a distance, the ball hit Niacate and ended up in Zendner’s net.

THE Mainz continued to stand very well in the game and managed to equalize at 57 ‘ with a direct foul Martinwhile three minutes later she scored again, but her goal was canceled as offside by VAR.

THE Alariowho came on as a substitute at the start of the second half, gave Leverkusen the lead again at 74 ‘with everything at that point showing that the visitors will celebrate their fifth consecutive victory, but Mainz did not give up and was justified, achieving a big upset.

THE Boethius equalized at 84 ‘ with an impressive place in the movement, after a side out and inactivity in the defense of Leverkusen, while two minutes later the Ingvartsen (had passed as a change in 82 ‘) formed the final 3-2.

The program of the 23rd match:

Friday, 18/02

Mainz-Leverkusen 3-2

(57 ‘Martin, 84’ Boetius, 88 ‘Ingvarsen – 35’ Sick, 74 ‘Alario)

Saturday, 19/02

Wolfsburg-Hoffenheim (16:30)

Stuttgart-Bochum (16:30)

Augsburg-Freiburg (16:30)

Arminia Bielefeld-Union Berlin (16:30)

Cologne-Eintracht Frankfurt (19:30)

Sunday, 20/02

Bayern Munich-Greuther Furth (16:30)

Dortmund-Gladbach (18:30)

Hertha Berlin-Leipzig (20:30)

The program of the next (24th) match:

Friday, 25/02

Hoffenheim-Stuttgart (21:30)

Saturday, 26/02

Leverkusen-Arminia Bielefeld (16:30)

Berlin-Mainz Union (16:30)

Gladbach-Wolfsburg (16:30)

Freiburg-Hertha Berlin (16:30)

Greuther Furth-Cologne (16:30)

Eintracht Frankfurt-Bayern Munich (19:30)

Sunday, 27/02

Bochum-Leipzig (16:30)

Augsburg-Dortmund (18:30)

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