Mainz 05 vs Union Berlin LIVE: Bundesliga result, final score and reaction

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A general view of the MEWA Arena (Getty Images)
A general view of the MEWA Arena (Getty Images)

Follow live coverage as Mainz 05 take on Union Berlin in the Bundesliga today.

Bayern Munich remain the team to beat in the German top flight with Julian Nagelsmann's juggernaut side 31-time winners of the competition.

Boasting some of the best players in the world such as Sadio Mane, Thomas Muller and Manuel Neuer they are always favourites to retain their league crown.

Rivals Borussia Dortmund traditionally push them the closest and have won the title five times, most recently back in 2012 under Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp.

Borussia Mönchengladbach were a force in the Seventies winning the league five times but are without a champion team since while Werder Bremen, Hamburg and Stuttgart are all multi-time winners too.

RB Leipzig are the newest kids on the block and backed by energy drinks manufacturer Red Bull are now threatening to challenge for a first title of their own.

We will bring you all the action and updates from today's game in the live blog below:

1. FSV Mainz 05 0 - 0 1. FC Union Berlin

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Match ends, 1. FSV Mainz 05 0, 1. FC Union Berlin 0.

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Second Half ends, 1. FSV Mainz 05 0, 1. FC Union Berlin 0.

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Attempt missed. Alexander Hack (1. FSV Mainz 05) header from the right side of the box following a corner.

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Corner, 1. FSV Mainz 05. Conceded by Robin Knoche.

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Attempt blocked. Delano Burgzorg (1. FSV Mainz 05) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Aarón Martín.

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Attempt saved. Kevin Behrens (1. FC Union Berlin) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner. Assisted by Rani Khedira.

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Foul by András Schäfer (1. FC Union Berlin).

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Silvan Widmer (1. FSV Mainz 05) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

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Substitution, 1. FSV Mainz 05. Delano Burgzorg replaces Karim Onisiwo.

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Maxim Leitsch (1. FSV Mainz 05) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

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Corner, 1. FC Union Berlin. Conceded by Dominik Kohr.

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Substitution, 1. FC Union Berlin. Sven Michel replaces Sheraldo Becker.

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Substitution, 1. FC Union Berlin. Christopher Trimmel replaces Julian Ryerson.

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Foul by Karim Onisiwo (1. FSV Mainz 05).

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Attempt missed. Marlon Mustapha (1. FSV Mainz 05) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right. Assisted by Angelo Fulgini.

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Foul by Alexander Hack (1. FSV Mainz 05).

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Attempt blocked. Marlon Mustapha (1. FSV Mainz 05) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

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Substitution, 1. FSV Mainz 05. Marlon Mustapha replaces Marcus Ingvartsen.

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Karim Onisiwo (1. FSV Mainz 05) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

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Foul by Morten Thorsby (1. FC Union Berlin).

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Substitution, 1. FC Union Berlin. Kevin Behrens replaces Jordan Siebatcheu.

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Substitution, 1. FC Union Berlin. Morten Thorsby replaces Genki Haraguchi.

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Attempt missed. Angelo Fulgini (1. FSV Mainz 05) left footed shot from the left side of the six yard box.

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Attempt saved. Angelo Fulgini (1. FSV Mainz 05) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Stefan Bell with a through ball.

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Substitution, 1. FSV Mainz 05. Leandro Barreiro replaces Anton Stach.

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Substitution, 1. FSV Mainz 05. Angelo Fulgini replaces Jae-Sung Lee.

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Marcus Ingvartsen (1. FSV Mainz 05) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

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Substitution, 1. FC Union Berlin. András Schäfer replaces Janik Haberer.

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Foul by Marcus Ingvartsen (1. FSV Mainz 05).

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Anton Stach (1. FSV Mainz 05) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

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Attempt blocked. Rani Khedira (1. FC Union Berlin) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

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Attempt blocked. Julian Ryerson (1. FC Union Berlin) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Sheraldo Becker with a cross.

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Attempt saved. Karim Onisiwo (1. FSV Mainz 05) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

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Attempt saved. Anton Stach (1. FSV Mainz 05) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved.

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Offside, 1. FSV Mainz 05. Silvan Widmer tries a through ball, but Karim Onisiwo is caught offside.

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Alexander Hack (1. FSV Mainz 05) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

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Attempt saved. Karim Onisiwo (1. FSV Mainz 05) header from the centre of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal. Assisted by Alexander Hack.

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Maxim Leitsch (1. FSV Mainz 05) wins a free kick on the left wing.

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Foul by Jordan Siebatcheu (1. FC Union Berlin).

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Attempt missed. Julian Ryerson (1. FC Union Berlin) left footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right. Assisted by Genki Haraguchi.

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Attempt blocked. Niko Gießelmann (1. FC Union Berlin) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

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Dominik Kohr (1. FSV Mainz 05) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

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Marcus Ingvartsen (1. FSV Mainz 05) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

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Second Half begins 1. FSV Mainz 05 0, 1. FC Union Berlin 0.

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First Half ends, 1. FSV Mainz 05 0, 1. FC Union Berlin 0.

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Corner, 1. FSV Mainz 05. Conceded by Niko Gießelmann.

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Marcus Ingvartsen (1. FSV Mainz 05) wins a free kick on the left wing.

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Anton Stach (1. FSV Mainz 05) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

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Foul by Rani Khedira (1. FC Union Berlin).

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Corner, 1. FC Union Berlin. Conceded by Dominik Kohr.

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Corner, 1. FC Union Berlin. Conceded by Alexander Hack.

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Attempt blocked. Sheraldo Becker (1. FC Union Berlin) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Niko Gießelmann.

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Corner, 1. FC Union Berlin. Conceded by Aarón Martín.

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Foul by Karim Onisiwo (1. FSV Mainz 05).

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Anton Stach (1. FSV Mainz 05) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

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Foul by Karim Onisiwo (1. FSV Mainz 05).

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Foul by Aarón Martín (1. FSV Mainz 05).

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Attempt missed. Niko Gießelmann (1. FC Union Berlin) left footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the right.

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Attempt saved. Anton Stach (1. FSV Mainz 05) left footed shot from outside the box is saved.

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Attempt blocked. Rani Khedira (1. FC Union Berlin) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Sheraldo Becker.

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Corner, 1. FSV Mainz 05. Conceded by Frederik Rønnow.

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Attempt missed. Silvan Widmer (1. FSV Mainz 05) header from a difficult angle on the left misses to the left. Assisted by Anton Stach with a cross following a corner.

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Corner, 1. FSV Mainz 05. Conceded by Genki Haraguchi.

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Jae-Sung Lee (1. FSV Mainz 05) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

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Attempt blocked. Sheraldo Becker (1. FC Union Berlin) right footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked.

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