FC Bayern Munich has started with an away win unchallenged in the weeks of the truth.
Mainz, the German record football champion won on Saturday at FSV Mainz 05 3-1 (1-0) and celebrated a convincing rehearsal for the Champions League final rematch against Inter Milan on Wednesday.
The national player (9th minute), Thomas Müller (50th) and Mario Gomez (77) 18 with his Goal of the season came 20 300 spectators at the sold Bruchwegstadion for the team of coach Louis van Gaal, the revenge for the 1-2 first leg defeat was.
The clean sheet by (84th) was too late. "We have the counter-extended well and therefore deserved to win," said Mueller was top scorer, but also critical words: "We had too many easy turnovers in the forward movement and we have made life even difficult."
The hosts recognized the superiority of the master record. "Bayern have been playing great, but the goals we conceded were avoidable. We play with such high stakes, and then we are not in some situations, close enough to it, "complained 05-Keeper Heinz Muller.
"We were missing the equalizer," said coach Thomas Tuchel. A week before the big match against Borussia Dortmund, Bayern industry leader took over, even without a new wing of the Gala pliers Arjen Robben and Franck Ribery in the table at least for one night in second place.
For the 05er it was against the fourth defeat in six games 2011th Bayern whirled vigorously Mainz confused at the beginning. Van Gaal had his team after the convincing 4-0 win over Hoffenheim sent unchanged to the turf, tactics tinkerers Tuchel his team after the sobering 2:4 at the 1 FC Cologne, however, once again a radical cure subjected.
As many as four changes adopted before the FSV coach, national team player was sitting at the beginning only on the bench. In addition, the two exchanged outside defender Christian Fuchs (right) and Radoslav Zabavnik (left) their positions - a move that is not opened.
Fox was just as overwhelmed as against Ribéry Zabavnik against seal so that Tuchel the experiment again after 20 minutes already ended. At this time the master record has already led 1-0 and could have been much more clearly lie ahead.
After Schweinsteiger had the guests upon presentation of seals per head (!) Placed in front of Müller missed twice from a good position. But driven by his own fans put the Mainz after a good 25 minutes your respect and in turn created first offensive action.
In the 27th André Schürrle minutes had to settle on his foot, his lob over keeper Thomas Bavaria-force but went narrowly wide of the guests. Three minutes before the break, failed to force the national team. FSV renew the hopes of a coup burst just five minutes after the break.
With the restart, replaced Jorg Butt to the beleaguered force in Bavaria gate, covered the Munich the pace again. First Schweinsteiger from close range still failed at the Mainz goalkeeper Heinz Muller (48), shortly after Mueller scored but a 2-0.
Then Gomez missed more opportunities to score (55, 60). On the other hand, it failed again Schürrle, his team once again bring back into the game (67). Gomez finally made everything clear before Allagui operation consolation.