Prior to TSG 1899 Hoffenheim’s dramatic fightback, 1. FSV Mainz 05 were flying at the Opel Arena with Pablo de Blasis leading the Carnival club’s charge. The 28-year-old scored twice before providing the assist for Levin Öztunali to make the score 4-1.
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Although events subsequently took a surprising turn, did the sight of the diminutive de Blasis in full flow earn the Argentinian your vote for Matchday 2 MVP?
- Despite being one of the Bundesliga's shortest players at 1.65m, two of de Blasis's seven league goals have been headers. His third-minute opener against Hoffenheim was the quickest goal in the Bundesliga so far this season.De Blasis's double was the his second brace in the Bundesliga, the Argentinian having previously netted twice in a 4-2 win against FC Augsburg last April. Sunday's draw ended a run of four games when Mainz had been victorious after de Blasis found the net.With two goals and an assist, De Blasis picks up 13 Official Fantasy Bundesliga points!
Watch: Find out what de Blasis had to say following Mainz's stunning draw with Hoffenheim