France Ligue 1

Mainz beats Schalke 2-1, moves 5th for now in Bundesliga

BERLIN (AP) Mainz captain Julian Baumgartlinger's first Bundesliga goal gave his side a 2-1 win over Schalke that lifted the side provisionally fifth on Friday.

Baumgartlinger scored the winning goal in the 79th minute, converting Yunus Malli's cross with a powerful header after Schalke's Leroy Sane lost the ball in midfield.

French defender Gaetan Bussmann, who won the ball from Sane, put Mainz ahead in the 33rd, firing inside the right post with a volley after Roman Neustaedter could only half-clear a corner.

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