While national midfielder Lee Jae-sung was absent from his team’s Mainz schedule due to participation in the Asian Cup, Mainz could not match Union Berlin.
Mainz drew 1-1 with Union Berlin at home in the 18th round of the 2023-2024 German Professional Football Bundesliga at Meva Arena in Mainz, Germany.
The match, which was scheduled to be held last month, was reorganized into this day after being postponed due to bad weather.
Lee Jae-sung immediately boarded a flight to Germany after losing the Asian Cup semifinal against Jordan the previous day. 릴게임
Mainz and Union Berlin exchanged one goal each in extra time in the first half.
Mainz’s Yonatan Burkart, who jumped from the gate at a corner kick, slightly changed his direction with his head and scored first.
Five minutes later, Union Berlin’s Robin Gozens poked a left-footed shot into the corner of the net in the left-hand area to draw.
Mainz 12 points finished 17th out of 18 teams and did not get out of the relegation zone.
Union Berlin 18 points is 15th.