AS Saint-Étienne – 1. FSV Mainz 05

Important match in the battle to advance to the next stage of the Europa League awaits on Thursday night football Mainz. Table otherwise relatively balanced Group C belongs to them in third place with the loss of just three points on his opponent today.

Because that too is not expected loss team leader Anderlecht in the group match against outsider groups Qabala, which so far in four games did not score even once, can be expected to fight for the second position of the progress being among today’s adversaries. Any six-point loss in the second qualifying position would have been to ward Martin Schmidt fatal.

The team from the city of carnival can go into the match in the Cup Europe at least encouraged povedeným last bundesligovým performance. The highest German competition beat Die Nullfünfer home in Opel Arena League rookie of Freiburg 4: 2 and so little confidence after beating the owner, who was in the Europa League three weeks ago inflicted Anderlecht in Belgium.

The opponent, who is familiar and Slavia Prague, which masterfully defeated twice in August playoff, Mainz and all neštědřil’s written in German whole ninety minutes straight six goals. Nulapětky she managed only a single goal, took care of that productive Pablo de Blasis, which confirmed its role as one of the best players in Mainz this season.