McCarthy was in the English team

Shortly after Berlin's lead, Jürgen Klopp was sent off with a yellow-red card, as was Brazilian striker Marcio Rodrigues in the 99th minute, immediately after his goal to make it 2-1. The FCK challenged the score in two instances with the DFB because they were of the opinion that FCK player Ferydoon Zandi's shot in the penalty shootout, which bounced off the crossbar behind the goal line, should have been counted as a goal. Jan Siewert looked after the team as interim coach on the 14th matchday, the former Mainz player and youth coach Bo Svensson used his exit clause at FC Liefering and became the fourth head coach this season. The team under coach Svensson defeated, among others, the eventual runner-up RB Leipzig and champions Bayern Munich, mathematically secured relegation on the penultimate matchday and overall completed the best second half of the season in the club's history. After the season, Tuchel resigned as coach. Hope arose when the Bremen loanee Leon Andreasen and the "returnee" Zidan visibly strengthened the team – Zidan became Mainz's top scorer of the entire season with 13 goals in 15 appearances – and established a connection to the lower midfield of the table. Decisive for the return to the Bundesliga As second in the table, the away record was 36 points and 30:15 goals.

At this point the team was in 17th place with six points, four points behind the relegation place. At no point in the 2021/22 season was the professional team in danger of relegation; Relegation was mathematically secured on matchday 30. At the same time, the first team's last game was played in the Bruchwegstadion on the last match day. After a surprising 0-0 draw in Seville, the Spaniards won 2-0 in the second leg, which, like the two home games in the qualifying rounds, was played in Frankfurt's Commerzbank Arena. In the league in the 2005/06 season, despite a weak start with five defeats at the start of the season, the 05ers managed to stay in the league on the penultimate matchday and ended up eleventh again in the end. Relegation was already mathematically certain on the 30th matchday, and with the following 1-0 win at Hamburger SV, the 05ers exceeded their previous club record for points in the Bundesliga. There the Burkinabe striker Aristide Bancé, who had already scored in all cup games except the first round game, equalized Bayer's lead in the away game at Bayer 04 Leverkusen; In the end, the 05ers lost 4-1 in extra time. Regardless of the success, Andersen had been criticized since the middle of the second half of the 2008/09 season and a few days after the cup defeat at VfB Lübeck (1:2 n.

Jan-Moritz Lichte, who had served as assistant coach since 2017, took over the head coach position. Shortly after appearing on the substitutes' bench in the UEFA Cup third round away game against Celta Vigo (1-3), Gerrard played his first Premier League game for Liverpool on November 29, 1998, against Blackburn Rovers (2-0) came on as a substitute for Vegard Heggem at right-back shortly before the end. In the 2013/14 season, the team won the first three Bundesliga games against VfB Stuttgart (3:2), at SC Freiburg (2:1) and against VfL Wolfsburg (2:0). After a short phase of weakness in which the team lost 0-1 at home against 1. FC Köln was eliminated, things got better again with a 2-0 home win against Eintracht Braunschweig. They prevailed on penalties – the 05er's biggest weakness for years – against VfL Osnabrück and 1. FC Kaiserslautern. In April 2019, MoAuba and Megabit were the first representatives of the newly formed German eFootball national team at the FIFA eNations Cup. In the DFB Cup, the 05ers reached the semi-finals for the first time with victories at SV Babelsberg 03, against 1. FC Köln, against eventual second division champions SC Freiburg and against FC Schalke 04. Already during the preparation, differences with the goalscorer Michael Thurk, who left the 05er for Eintracht Frankfurt in a dispute, caused dissatisfaction in the club, which also lost some top performers.

Dimo Wache – Robert Nikolic, Manuel Friedrich, Nikolče Noveski, Marco Rose – Fabian Gerber, Christof Babatz, Antônio da Silva – Michael Thurk, Benjamin Auer, Andrij Woronin. Robert G. Hoyland: In God's Path. On September 28, 2020, after the second matchday of the 2020/21 season, Beierlorzer was relieved of his duties after two defeats and disagreements with the team. On the last matchday, Mainz 05 defeated Hamburger SV 3-2 at home and thus secured seventh place in the table at the end of the season, which meant they qualified for participation in the third qualifying round of the UEFA Europa League. At the end of the season, Mainz 05 was in 8th place in the table. After the end of the season, they parted ways with coach Martin Schmidt. However, due to a weak phase before the end of the season (only two points from the last five games of the season), Eintracht ended the season in tenth place in the table with 46 points, rangers kit 23 24 as they did at the winter break. It consisted of a glass case that contained a bronze sculpture of a girl as well as original objects from the children who were rescued at the time. However, Mainz only got 11 points from away games, the second-worst figure in the league. In the second half of the season, however, the team scored 32 points, which meant they took 5th place in the second half of the season and ended the season in twelfth place.