Mainz vs Dortmund: Mainz squared off against Dortmund at the MEWA Arena on matchday 25 of the ongoing edition of Bundesliga
Both the teams were equally underperforming in the 1st half. In the 2nd half, Dortmund made some substitutions and raised the tempo of the match and ultimately Axel Witsel was able to score late to seal the winner for Dortmund.
Let’s take a look at the player ratings for Mainz vs Dortmund match:-
Mainz vs Dortmund Player Ratings
Robin Zentner (5.5/10): The goalkeeper had some nervy moments but made some saves in the match and had very ordinary match. He was scored passed once by Dortmund.
Stefan Bell (6.1/10): The centre-back did make some blocks and challenges but had a couple of nervy moments, but otherwise was solid.
Moussa Niakhate (6/10): The defender was pretty solid in the defence making some stops and interceptions but was a bit harsh with his challenges.
Silvan Widmer (6/10): The centre-back was also fairly solid apart from a few moments, but he did well in certain situations.
Kevin Stöger (6.1/10): The Austrian midfielder was good on the ball and made a few passes and tried to create chances.
Anton Stach (6.2/10): The Mainz midfielder had a decent game tonight making some good passes and also carrying the ball well in certain situations.
Anderson Lucoqui (6/10): The left wing-back could not do much but he did make a few good runs both with and without the ball and made a couple of combinations.
Niklas Tauer (6.1/10): The midfielder was fairly good on the ball and also made a few good passes but could do anything fruitful.
Karim Onisiwo (6.2/10): The forward tried to create somethings and also tried to put pressure on the defenders, but could not do much.
Marcus Ingvartsen (6.1/10): The Danish forward dropped sometimes to get the ball and create some chances but all ended up with no result.
Jonathan Burkhardt (6/10): The forward had a pretty much ordinary performance without much impact apart from some passes.
Jean-Paul Boëtius: N/A
Merveille Papela: N/A
Daniel Brosinski: N/A
Gregor Kobel (6.2/10): The goalkeeper did not have to do much, specially in the 2nd half apart from a few saves.
Marin Pongracic (6.3/10): The centre-back was solid in the defence line making good blocks and tackles and made life difficult for the opponent forwards.
Emre Can (6.3/10): The versatile centre-back was also very good tonight with some good interceptions and challenges and also made a few good forward passes.
Nico Schulz (6.2/10): The left-back was fairly good on the ball carrying the ball well and also making some good combinations.
Felix Passlack (6.3/10): The right-back was present both offensively as well as defensively and had a good game tonight.
Jude Bellingham (6.5/10): The English midfielder was again in the heart of everything created by Dortmund making some good passes and being heavily involved.
Axel Witsel (7/10): The Belgian midfielder was also very much present in the midfield and tried to control the tempo of the match making combinations. He also scored the winner in the last minutes
Mahmoud Dahoud (6.1/10): The midfielder was fairly decent on the ball and tried to make things happen but could not do much.
Donyell Malen (6.3/10): The Dutch forward tried to get into attacking areas and make some good runs but all without any outcome.
Thorgan Hazard (6.4/10): The attacking midfielder tried a lot to create opportunities but could not do much when it came scoring or creating in front of the goal.
Marius Wolf (6/10): The midfielder could not do much tonight apart from a few passes and was substituted soon.
Erling Haaland (5.2/10): He could not do much in the attack but still tried to put pressure on the defenders and tried to disrupt them.
Giovanni Reyna (6.8/10): He played some good passes after coming on and also was able to assist the only goal for Dortmund.
Julian Brandt(5.2/10): He made some good runs and tried to make things happen but could not do much.