Mainz will be welcoming Borussia Dortmund for the Bundesliga fixture on Sunday at 9:30 PM IST. The hosts have acquired the 12th spot with 36 points while the visitors have occupied the fourth spot with 58 points.
Mainz played 32 games out of which they won and drew nine while they were on the losing side on 14 instances. Borussia Dortmund also had as many games, they won 18 games, lost 10 matches and had drawn on four occurrences.
Mainz had a 1-1 draw against Eintracht Frankfurt on the previous Sunday in Bundesliga. They have been consistent in the past few weeks as they didn’t lose a game in their last five fixtures and managed to win thrice.
Borussia Dortmund will be heading into this game on a confident note as they beat RB Leipzig 4-1 yesterday in Bundesliga. Dortmund has been in tremendous form and is currently on a six-match winning streak across all formats. A victory on Sunday will help them grab the third spot on the points table.
In the head-to-head competition between the two teams, Borussia Dortmund has the upper hand as they beat Mainz on 16 occasions, lost five times and had a draw on eight occasions. In the last outing between the two teams, the game was concluded in a stalemate.
Mainz has no issues regarding suspensions and injuries, the hosts have a fully fit squad available for selection ahead of their Sunday’s game.
Youssoufa Moukoko, Axel Witsel, Marcel Schmelzer, Mateu Morey, Marwin Hitz, and Dan-Axel Zagadou won’t be available for Dortmund against Mainz.