Sport Hoffenheim starts with Kramaric, Mainz unchanged after victory

19:25  29 november  2020
19:25  29 november  2020 Source:   pressfrom.com

Schwarz on Mainz return: "It would not have been good for everyone involved"

 Schwarz on Mainz return: He had almost a year to process his leave of absence at Mainz 05. Sandro Schwarz has long been full of energy again. He has been the head coach at Dynamo Moscow for four weeks. In the kicker interview (current Monday edition) he also looks back on his commitment to the FSV. © imago images In the times of Mainz: Sandro Schwarz. He succeeded Martin Schmidt, was born in Mainz and spent two and a half years there as head coach from 2017 to 2019.

Hoffenheim have been imperious in Europa League action, but have suffered domestically of late with their squad seriously depleted due to COVID-19. Hoffenheim have managed to score in 11 straight games against Mainz so goals can be expected.

Mainz continued to attack in the second half, peppering the Hoffenheim box until an own goal from Pavel Kaderabek in the 52nd minute doubled their lead. Kunde tapped in for his first of the season 10 minutes later before Andrej Kramaric claimed a consolation effort for the home side in the 83rd minute.

coach Sebastian Hoeneß relies on Vice World Champion Andrej Kramaric again at TSG Hoffenheim. The Croatian returns to the Kraichgauer starting line-up for the guest appearance at FSV Mainz 05 on Sunday (6 p.m. / Sky). In the Europa League, the Croat was used as a joker on Thursday. In Stefan Posch, Kevin Akpoguma, Diadié Samassékou, Dennis Geiger and Ihlas Bebou, Hoeneß also rotates other fresh forces into the team, which is back around 70 hours after the 2-0 win at Slovan Liberec.

Der Mainzer Trainer Jan-Moritz Lichte gibt vor dem Spiel ein Interview. © Sebastian Gollnow / dpa / archive image Mainz coach Jan-Moritz Lichte gives an interview before the game.

The Mainz team around coach Jan-Moritz Lichte trust the winning team from the previous week. There the Rheinhessen had their first win of the season with a 3-1 win and said goodbye to the last place in the table. The game is the end of the 9th Bundesliga matchday.

Mainz boss Lehmann would have liked "an even stronger signal". .
14 clubs had contacted the DFL presidium at the end of October to ensure that the TV funds were distributed more evenly. The Mainz board member Dr. Jan Lehmann is only partially satisfied with the solution that has now been found. © imago images Not entirely satisfied: Jan Lehmann. "The decision of the DFL Presidium on the distribution of media revenues must be viewed in a differentiated manner.

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