Mainz 2 – Frankfurt 2: The 05ers frustrated at home as visitors draw

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Mainz could only manage a 2-2 draw against Frankfurt in the last game of the Bundesliga season. This left, Mainz are in 8th place on the table and has 46 points while Frankfurt sit in 11th with 42 points after 34 matches.

Mainz dominated the first half, thanks to Marcus Ingvartsen finding the net in the 10th minute. However, their lead didn’t last for long, Tuta producing an equaliser at the 25 minute mark, bringing Frankfurt level. They then scored again, increasing their advantage thanks to a goal from Rafael Borre, at 35 minutes, which saw the first half end 1-2.

The 05ers started strong in the second half and were able to dominate, with an early second effort from Marcus Ingvartsen in the 49th minute, leaving the final score at 2-2.

For Mainz, Leandro Martins, Kevin Stoger, Niklas Tauer, Lee Jae Sung and Paul Nebel, came on for Anton Stach, Jean-Paul Boetius, Daniel Brosinski, Marcus Ingvartsen and Lee Jae Sung. Frankfurt brought on Kristijan Jakic, Makoto Hasebe, Ajdin Hrustic, Stefan Ilsanker and Christopher Lenz, to replace Sebastian Rode, Almamy Toure, Jens Hauge, Tuta and Evan N`Dicka.

The referee booked Aaron Martin and Stefan Bell for Mainz.

Technical card:
Mainz:Finn Dahmen, Moussa Niakhate, Alexander Hack, Stefan Bell, Daniel Brosinski (Niklas Tauer, min.70), Dominik Kohr, Jean-Paul Boetius (Kevin Stoger, min.64), Aaron Martin, Anton Stach (Leandro Martins, min.64), Jonathan Michael Burkardt and Marcus Ingvartsen (Lee Jae Sung, min.71)
Eintracht Frankfurt:Kevin Trapp, Tuta (Stefan Ilsanker, min.60), Almamy Toure (Makoto Hasebe, min.59), Evan N`Dicka (Christopher Lenz, min.68), Ansgar Knauff, Sebastian Rode (Kristijan Jakic, min.46), Djibril Sow, Filip Kostic, Jens Hauge (Ajdin Hrustic, min.59), Daichi Kamada and Rafael Borre
Stadium:the OPEL Arena
Goals:Marcus Ingvartsen (1-0, min. 10), Tuta (1-1, min. 25), Rafael Borre (1-2, min. 35) and Marcus Ingvartsen (2-2, min. 49)
Lucas Schneider