Yoshinori Muto came off the bench at half-time to turn around a 2-0 deficit into three points for Mainz in the Rhine-Main derby against Eintracht Frankfurt.
The Japan international scored what turned out to be the match-winning goal with a well-placed header from Bojan’s cross to complete the turnaround for the 05ers, who have now won their last four home games against their neighbours. Muto then won Mainz a late penalty to ensure victory and all but end any relegation fears.
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Top facts - Yoshinori Muto
- Muto fifth goal of the season came with his only attempt on goal. The Japan international provided a goal and an assist in the same Bundesliga game for the first time in his career.Only a Hamburg win and a Mainz loss by ten goals more than HSV’s winning margin over Wolfsburg could relegate the 05ers.
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