In the fight to grab a place in Europe, Mainz had to win against Augsburg on Matchday 9 to move up the standings after three consecutive Bundesliga defeats. After a convincing start to the match, Mainz quickly took the lead in this meeting thanks to Onisiwo (1-0, 10th). Moments later, Bell allowed the locals to make the break (2-0, 15th), before Burkardt worsened the score before half-time.
In management during the second period, Zeqiri nevertheless reduced the score (3-1, 69th), but Burkardt offered himself a double to definitely seal the score a few moments later (4-1, 71st). Thanks to this success, Mainz goes back to 6th place before moving to Arminia Bielefeld. For its part, Augsburg carried out the bad operation of the day and remained in 16th place, before the reception of Stuttgart.
The Bundesliga standings