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The 2018–19 2. Bundesliga was the 45th season of the 2. Bundesliga. It began on 3 August 2018 and concluded on 19 May 2019.[1]

2. Bundesliga
Season2018–19
Dates3 August 2018 – 19 May 2019
Champions1. FC Köln
Promoted1. FC Köln
SC Paderborn
Union Berlin
RelegatedFC Ingolstadt
1. FC Magdeburg
MSV Duisburg
Matches played306
Goals scored904 (2.95 per match)
Top goalscorerSimon Terodde (29 goals)
Biggest home winKöln 8–1 Dresden
Biggest away winHamburg 0–5 Regensburg
Fürth 0–5 Aue
Highest scoringKöln 8–1 Dresden
Longest winning run4 games
Hamburger SV
1. FC Köln
Longest unbeaten run17 games
Union Berlin
Longest winless run12 games
FC Ingolstadt
Longest losing run6 games
FC Ingolstadt
Highest attendance57,000
Hamburg v St. Pauli
Hamburg v Kiel
Lowest attendance4,778
Sandhausen v Heidenheim
Attendance5,853,246 (19,128 per match)

1. FC Köln and SC Paderborn were automatically promoted to the Bundesliga; Union Berlin were promoted after winning the Bundesliga relegation play-offs. 1. FC Magdeburg and MSV Duisburg were automatically relegated to the 3. Liga, while FC Ingolstadt 04 were also relegated to the 3. Liga after losing a playoff against SV Wehen Wiesbaden of that league.

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TeamsEdit

Team changesEdit

Promoted from 2017–18 3. Liga Relegated from 2017–18 Bundesliga Promoted to 2018–19 Bundesliga Relegated to 2018–19 3. Liga
1. FC Magdeburg
SC Paderborn
Hamburger SV
1. FC Köln
Fortuna Düsseldorf
1. FC Nürnberg
Eintracht Braunschweig
1. FC Kaiserslautern

Stadiums and locationsEdit

Team Location Stadium Capacity
Erzgebirge Aue Aue Sparkassen-Erzgebirgsstadion 15,711
Union Berlin Berlin Alte Försterei 22,012
Arminia Bielefeld Bielefeld Schüco-Arena 27,300
VfL Bochum Bochum Ruhrstadion 29,299
Darmstadt 98 Darmstadt Merck-Stadion am Böllenfalltor 17,000
Dynamo Dresden Dresden Rudolf-Harbig-Stadion 32,066
MSV Duisburg Duisburg MSV-Arena 31,500
SpVgg Greuther Fürth Fürth Sportpark Ronhof Thomas Sommer 18,500
Hamburger SV Hamburg Volksparkstadion 57,000
1. FC Heidenheim Heidenheim Voith-Arena 15,000
FC Ingolstadt Ingolstadt Audi Sportpark 15,000
Holstein Kiel Kiel Holstein-Stadion 11,386
1. FC Köln Cologne RheinEnergieStadion 49,698
1. FC Magdeburg Magdeburg MDCC-Arena 27,500
SC Paderborn Paderborn Benteler-Arena 15,000
Jahn Regensburg Regensburg Continental Arena 15,224
SV Sandhausen Sandhausen BWT-Stadion am Hardtwald 15,414
FC St. Pauli Hamburg Millerntor-Stadion 29,546

Personnel and kitsEdit

Team Manager Captain Kit manufacturer Shirt sponsor
Erzgebirge Aue   Daniel Meyer   Martin Männel Nike WätaS Wärmetauscher Sachsen
Union Berlin   Urs Fischer   Christopher Trimmel Macron Layenberger, Koch Automobile1
Arminia Bielefeld   Uwe Neuhaus   Julian Börner Joma[2] Schüco, JAB Anstoetz Textilien1
VfL Bochum   Robin Dutt   Stefano Celozzi Nike Tricorp Workwear, Viactiv Betriebskrankenkasse1
Darmstadt 98   Dimitrios Grammozis   Fabian Holland Craft Software AG, ROWE Mineralölwerk1
Dynamo Dresden   Cristian Fiel   Marco Hartmann Craft Feldschlößchen, AOK Plus1
MSV Duisburg   Torsten Lieberknecht   Gerrit Nauber Capelli XTiP, Rhein Power1
SpVgg Greuther Fürth   Stefan Leitl   Marco Caligiuri Hummel Hofmann Personal, BVUK – Gruppe Unternehmensberatung1
Hamburger SV   Hannes Wolf   Aaron Hunt Adidas Emirates, Popp Feinkost1
1. FC Heidenheim   Frank Schmidt   Marc Schnatterer Nike Hartmann Gruppe, Voith1
FC Ingolstadt   Tomas Oral   Marvin Matip Adidas Media Markt, Audi Schanzer Fußballschule1
Holstein Kiel   Tim Walter   Dominik Schmidt Puma Famila, Lotto Schleswig-Holstein1
1. FC Köln   André Pawlak   Jonas Hector Uhlsport REWE, DEVK1
1. FC Magdeburg   Michael Oenning   Nils Butzen Uhlsport FAM
SC Paderborn   Steffen Baumgart   Christian Strohdiek Saller Mediacom
Jahn Regensburg   Achim Beierlorzer   Marco Grüttner Saller Netto, Dallmeier electronic1
SV Sandhausen   Uwe Koschinat   Denis Linsmayer Puma Verivox, BWT1
FC St. Pauli   Jos Luhukay   Bernd Nehrig Under Armour Congstar, Astra Brauerei1

Managerial changesEdit

Team Outgoing manager Manner of departure Date of vacancy Position in table Incoming manager Date of appointment
1. FC Köln   Stefan Ruthenbeck[3] End of contract 30 June 2018 Preseason   Markus Anfang[3] 1 July 2018
Holstein Kiel   Markus Anfang[3] Signed for 1. FC Köln   Tim Walter[4]
Union Berlin   André Hofschneider[5] Sacked   Urs Fischer[6]
Erzgebirge Aue   Hannes Drews[7] Resigned   Daniel Meyer[8]
Dynamo Dresden   Uwe Neuhaus[9] Sacked 22 August 2018 9th   Cristian Fiél (interim)[10] 23 August 2018
  Cristian Fiél (interim)[11] End of caretaker spell 11 September 2018 14th   Maik Walpurgis[11] 11 September 2018
FC Ingolstadt   Stefan Leitl[12] Sacked 22 September 2018 13th   Alexander Nouri[13] 24 September 2018
MSV Duisburg   Iliya Gruev[14] 1 October 2018 18th   Torsten Lieberknecht[15] 1 October 2018
SV Sandhausen   Kenan Kocak[16] 8 October 2018 16th   Uwe Koschinat[17] 15 October 2018
Hamburger SV   Christian Titz[18] 23 October 2018 5th   Hannes Wolf[18] 23 October 2018
1. FC Magdeburg   Jens Härtel[19] 12 November 2018 17th   Michael Oenning[20] 14 November 2018
FC Ingolstadt   Alexander Nouri[21] 26 November 2018 18th   Roberto Pätzold (interim)[21] 26 November 2018
  Roberto Pätzold (interim)[22] End of caretaker spell 2 December 2018   Jens Keller[22] 2 December 2018
Arminia Bielefeld   Jeff Saibene[23] Sacked 10 December 2018 14th   Uwe Neuhaus[24] 10 December 2018
SpVgg Greuther Fürth   Damir Burić[25] 4 February 2019 12th   Stefan Leitl[26] 5 February 2019
Darmstadt 98   Dirk Schuster[27] 18 February 2019 14th   Dimitrios Grammozis[28] 24 February 2019
Dynamo Dresden   Maik Walpurgis[29] 24 February 2019 14th   Cristian Fiél[30] 24 February 2019
FC Ingolstadt   Jens Keller[31] 2 April 2019 18th   Tomas Oral[32] 3 April 2019
FC St. Pauli   Markus Kauczinski[33] 10 April 2019 6th   Jos Luhukay[34] 10 April 2019
1. FC Köln   Markus Anfang[35] 27 April 2019 1st   André Pawlak (interim)[35] 27 April 2019

League tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion, qualification or relegation
1 1. FC Köln (C, P) 34 19 6 9 84 47 +37 63 Promotion to Bundesliga
2 SC Paderborn (P) 34 16 9 9 76 50 +26 57
3 Union Berlin (O, P) 34 14 15 5 54 33 +21 57 Qualification to promotion play-offs
4 Hamburger SV 34 16 8 10 45 42 +3 56
5 1. FC Heidenheim 34 15 10 9 55 45 +10 55
6 Holstein Kiel 34 13 10 11 60 51 +9 49
7 Arminia Bielefeld 34 13 10 11 52 50 +2 49
8 Jahn Regensburg 34 12 13 9 55 54 +1 49
9 FC St. Pauli 34 14 7 13 46 53 −7 49
10 Darmstadt 98 34 13 7 14 45 53 −8 46
11 VfL Bochum 34 11 11 12 49 50 −1 44
12 Dynamo Dresden 34 11 9 14 41 48 −7 42
13 Greuther Fürth 34 10 12 12 37 56 −19 42
14 Erzgebirge Aue 34 11 7 16 43 47 −4 40
15 SV Sandhausen 34 9 11 14 45 52 −7 38
16 FC Ingolstadt (R) 34 9 8 17 43 55 −12 35 Qualification to relegation play-offs
17 1. FC Magdeburg (R) 34 6 13 15 35 53 −18 31 Relegation to 3. Liga
18 MSV Duisburg (R) 34 6 10 18 39 65 −26 28
Source: DFB
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Goal difference; 3) Goals scored; 4) Head-to-head points; 5) Head-to-head goal difference; 6) Head-to-head goals scored; 7) Head-to-head away goals scored; 8) Away goals scored; 9) Play-off.[36]
(C) Champion; (O) Play-off winner; (P) Promoted; (R) Relegated.

ResultsEdit

Home \ Away AUE BER BIE BOC DAR DRE DUI FÜR HAM HEI ING KIE KÖL MAG PAD REG SAN STP
Erzgebirge Aue 3–0 1–0 3–2 2–2 1–3 0–0 1–1 1–3 0–1 0–3 2–1 0–1 0–0 2–1 1–1 0–2 3–1
Union Berlin 1–0 1–1 2–0 3–1 0–0 2–2 4–0 2–0 1–1 2–0 2–0 2–0 3–0 1–3 2–2 2–0 4–1
Arminia Bielefeld 2–1 1–1 3–1 1–0 2–1 0–1 2–3 2–0 1–2 1–3 1–0 1–3 1–3 2–0 5–3 1–1 1–2
VfL Bochum 2–1 2–2 1–0 1–0 0–1 2–1 3–2 0–0 1–0 6–0 1–3 0–2 4–2 1–2 3–3 1–0 1–3
Darmstadt 98 1–0 2–1 1–2 0–0 2–0 3–0 2–0 1–2 1–2 1–1 3–2 0–3 3–1 1–0 1–1 1–1 2–1
Dynamo Dresden 1–1 0–0 3–4 2–2 4–1 1–0 0–1 0–1 1–3 2–0 0–2 3–0 1–1 3–1 0–0 3–1 2–1
MSV Duisburg 1–2 2–3 2–2 0–2 1–0 1–3 0–1 1–2 3–4 2–4 0–4 4–4 1–0 2–0 1–3 2–2 0–1
Greuther Fürth 0–5 1–1 2–2 2–2 2–1 0–0 1–0 0–0 0–0 0–1 4–1 0–4 3–2 2–2 1–1 3–1 2–1
Hamburger SV 1–1 2–2 3–0 0–0 2–3 1–0 3–0 1–0 3–2 0–3 0–3 1–0 1–2 1–0 0–5 2–1 0–0
1. FC Heidenheim 1–0 2–1 1–1 3–2 0–1 1–0 4–1 2–0 2–2 4–2 2–2 0–2 3–0 1–5 1–2 2–3 3–0
FC Ingolstadt 3–2 1–2 1–1 2–1 3–0 1–0 1–1 1–1 1–2 1–1 1–1 1–2 0–1 1–2 1–2 1–2 0–1
Holstein Kiel 5–1 0–2 1–2 2–2 4–2 3–0 0–2 2–2 3–1 1–1 2–2 1–1 2–1 1–2 2–0 2–1 2–1
1. FC Köln 3–1 1–1 5–1 2–3 1–2 8–1 1–2 4–0 1–1 1–1 2–1 4–0 3–0 3–5 3–5 3–1 4–1
1. FC Magdeburg 1–0 1–1 0–0 0–0 0–1 2–2 3–3 2–1 0–1 0–0 1–1 1–1 1–1 1–1 2–3 0–1 1–2
SC Paderborn 1–0 0–0 2–2 2–2 6–2 3–0 4–0 6–0 4–1 3–1 3–1 4–4 3–2 4–4 2–0 3–3 0–1
Jahn Regensburg 1–3 1–1 0–3 2–1 1–1 0–2 1–1 0–2 2–1 2–1 2–1 0–0 1–3 1–0 2–0 2–2 1–1
SV Sandhausen 0–3 0–0 0–3 3–0 1–1 3–1 0–0 0–0 0–3 1–2 4–0 3–2 0–2 0–1 1–1 2–2 4–0
FC St. Pauli 1–2 3–2 1–1 0–0 2–0 1–1 0–0 2–0 0–4 1–1 1–0 0–1 3–5 4–1 2–1 4–3 3–1
Source: DFB
Colours: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Relegation play-offsEdit

All times are CEST (UTC+2).

First legEdit

Wehen Wiesbaden1–2FC Ingolstadt
Kyereh   90+6' Report Lezcano   1'47' (pen.)
Attendance: 7,698

Second legEdit

FC Ingolstadt2–3Wehen Wiesbaden
Report
Attendance: 12,420

4–4 on aggregate. Wehen Wiesbaden won on away goals and are promoted to the 2. Bundesliga, while FC Ingolstadt are relegated to the 3. Liga.

Top scorersEdit

Number of teams by stateEdit

ReferencesEdit

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