After winning the Under-19 championship with 1. FSV Mainz 05 in 2009, current Borussia Dortmund head coach Thomas Tuchel went on to enjoy unforeseen success with the first team - © imago / Huebner
After winning the Under-19 championship with 1. FSV Mainz 05 in 2009, current Borussia Dortmund head coach Thomas Tuchel went on to enjoy unforeseen success with the first team - © imago / Huebner
Bundesliga

Tuchel at Mainz: the glory years

Cologne - Thomas Tuchel's first appearance in the opposition dugout at the Coface Arena will conjure up some wonderful memories for 1. FSV Mainz 05 fans when the Karnevalsverein host Borussia Dortmund on Friday night (kick-off 20:30 CEST/ 18:30 GMT).

bundesliga.com looks back on the 42-year-old’s unforgettable five-season tenure as Mainz head coach…

2009/10 – 9th

2010/11 – 5th

2011/12 – 13th

2012/13 – 13th

2013/14 – 7th

Daniel Thacker