Mainz vs Gabala
UEFA Europa League – Matchday 6
Date: Thursday, 8th December 2016,
Kick-Off at 18:00 UK
Venue: Coface Arena, Mainz.
Mainz and FK Gabala are already out of the competition, they will be playing for pride when they meet at Mainz Arena on Thursday night.
Mainz 05 are among the Europa League group stage debutants this season. They are 3rd with 6 points in a group that also features Anderlecht and Saint Etienne. They are 3 points behind Saint Etienne and also down on away goals against Saint Etienne. However, the reverse of this fixture was won by Mainz 05 as they defeated Gabala 3-2.
Gabala have been poor throughout the group stage, having lost all their five games so far. They are on the bottom of the table with zero points from 5 games. They are the only side to lose all their five group games this season and may lose all 6 group games. It might interest you that Gabala have never won a Europa League group in their entire 11 attempts.
Mainz vs Gabala: Head to Head Statistics
The reverse of this game was Mainz’s first ever game against an Azerbaijan team. Meanwhile Gabala have lost all their 3 games against German teams irrespective of the playing ground.
All UEFA games (20) played between Azerbaijani teams and German teams have been won by German sides.
Mainz vs Gabala: Prediction
Mainz has the luxury of playing at home and thus have a greater opportunity to bow out high in style. They will look to maintain their unbeaten run in UEFA home games as they are unbeaten in their last 4 home games.
Mainz will surely come out as winners and we expect high inflow of goals in the game.
Mainz vs Gabala: Bet Tips
Mainz to win both halves at 1.80
Over 2.5 goals at 1.61.