The TSG Hoffenheim increases in the football Bundesliga increasingly their good starting position in the fight for the premier class. The team of coach Sebastian Hoeneß lost 0: 2 at home-strong FSV Mainz 05 (0: 0) and conceded the fourth mandatory screen in a row.
Although the TSG degraded by personnel problems acted over wide routes, but went to negligently with their high-caliber opportunities in front of the opposing goal. Jae-Sung Lee (79.) and Moussa Niakhate (83th, trademarks) met for the Mainz of coach Bo Svensson, which have been unbeaten in their own stadium since seven league games and approached the Kraichgauer in the table.
The setbacks in advance had taken Hoeneß left. This is a “part of the ripening process, but also part of the Bundesliga, which is extremely tight,” he said.
Nevertheless, it was 6800 fans the TSG, who caught the significantly better start. The Hoffenheimer, who had stood a few weeks ago on a Champions League Square, began printers, forced the Mainz defensive to errors and dived dangerous in the offensive. A header of Georginio Rutter (4.) landed on the post.
The Mainzer, where Svensson sat back on the bench after his yellbike barrier, fought slowly into the game until the TSG again and again involved in two-fighting. Danger then emerged when U21 European Champion Jonathan Burkardt could play his pace. First of the FSV attacker was in a hit in the offside (15th), later he headed the ball just over the gate (29th).
TSG Hoffenheim leaves best opportunities unused
While the Rheinhessen the game is more and more open, Hoffenheim was lost in the initial swing. Only with a header of Munas Dabbur (32nd), the guests reported before the break again in front of the gate of FSV-Keeper Robin Zentner.
Only in the second pass, the TSG turned on the strong beginning, but let best chances unused. DABBUR met the post (46.), for example, Andrej Kramaric (47th) swept the ball just over. Hoffenheim’s goalkeeper Oliver Baumann reacted on the opposite side with a distance shot of Anton Stach (52.).
It developed an open game with occasions on both sides. The Mainzer found the lead in the game, as in the first pass through a high intensity in the game and missed by Karim Onisiwo (67th). Almost in turn TSG-Profi Angelo Stiller (68.) just over. On the other hand, the substitute Lee remained ice cold in front of Baumann, and Nakhate turned safely from the point.