FSV Mainz 2-2 FC Schalke 04 highlights: Struggling Schalke took home an important point as they managed to hold their opponent Mainz into a draw last Saturday.
The home team were looking to take an advantage over their opponent's low morale condition and started brightly, creating some chances before eventually taking the lead on 27 minutes through Andreas Ivanschitz fine close range finish. Schalke were not keen on giving up though as three minutes before half time break, new signing, Michel Bastos equalized with a simple finish inside the penalty area, forcing both teams to share a 1-1 draw going into the second half.
After the break, it was Mainz that struck first again when Zdenek Pospech finished off a sweeping attacking move with an excellent low shot. However, that lead didn't lasted until the final whistle as Schalke equalized again with eight minutes left through Bastos' second goal in that encounter.