Japanese international striker Shinji Okazaki (l.) opened his 2014/15 account on Matchday 1 from the spot
Japanese international striker Shinji Okazaki (l.) opened his 2014/15 account on Matchday 1 from the spot
Bundesliga

Far-Eastern showdown as Mainz host Hannover

Mainz - There's a Japanese head-to-head on the cards on Matchday 2, with Shinji Okazaki and Hiroshi Kiyotake set to take centre stage in 1. FSV Mainz 05's clash with Hannover 96 at the Coface Arena (kick off 13.30 GMT/15.30 CEST).

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Predicted line-ups:

1. FSV Mainz 05: Karius - Jara, Noveski, Bungert, Park - Geis, Baumgartlinger - Malli, Koo, Djuricic - Okazaki

Hannover 96: Zieler - Sakai, Stankevicius, Marcelo, Pander - Schmiedebach, Andreasen - Kiyotake, Bittencourt, Albornoz - Joselu