BERLIN – Without Nigel de Jong has FSV Mainz 05, a victory achieved in the Bundesliga. The degradatiekandidaat surprised Hertha BSC in the Olympiastadion of Berlin: 0-2. The Swedish attacker Robin Quaison made both goals. At Hertha fell captain Vedad Ibisevic early with a broken nose.
Trainer Sandro Schwarz had The Young after a series of defeats on the bank. The 33-year-old midfielder, who since his arrival in the winter for Mainz three of the four races in which he participated was lost, saw from the bench how Quaison played the leading role is claimed.
Mainz is still in sixteenth place, but now has the same number of points as Werder Bremen (23). The number sixteen of the German league must be at the end of the season in the play-offs to fight against relegation.