Portugal Liga

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.

"It took a while," said Baumgartlinger after his 112th Bundesliga game. "We fought to the end."

The Austria midfielder 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.

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