The second-half goal from Wirtz was the only goal of the game. Bayer Leverkusen won 1-0 (0-0) at home to Mainz in the Bundesliga.
The first half finished 0-0 and it took until the 62nd minute before Florian Wirtz netted, with an assist by Jeremie Frimpong, to make it 1–0 for Bayer Leverkusen, a goal that decided the game.
Bayer Leverkusen have 4 wins and and 1 loss with a 15–6 goal difference in the last 5 games, while Mainz have 2 wins, 1 draw and 2 losses and a 5–3 goal difference.
This means Bayer Leverkusen are in second place and that Mainz are in fifth place.
The last match between the teams ended in a 2-2 draw, with Bayer Leverkusen at home in February 2021.
Bayer Leverkusen have scored 16 goals. They have scored eight goals at home. They’ve conceded 7 goals in total.
Mainz have scored 6 goals in this campaign. Away from home they have scored 6 goals. They’ve conceded 3 goals in total.
Bayer Leverkusen have opened the score in 3 of their 5 of the games, and have a winning ratio of 66 percent when scoring the first goal.
In the next games in the Bundesliga, Bayer Leverkusen will play Arminia Bielefeld (away) on 01 October 2021, Bayern München (home) on 15 October 2021 and FC Köln (away) on 22 October 2021. Mainz play Union Berlin (home) on 01 October 2021, Borussia Dortmund (away) on 15 October 2021 and Augsburg (home) on 22 October 2021.