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2018–19 3. Liga

The 2018–19 3. Liga was the eleventh season of the 3. Liga. It began on 27 July 2018 and concluded on 18 May 2019.[1]

3. Liga
Season2018–19
Dates27 July 2018 – 18 May 2019
ChampionsVfL Osnabrück
PromotedVfL Osnabrück
Karlsruher SC
Wehen Wiesbaden
RelegatedEnergie Cottbus
Sportfreunde Lotte
Fortuna Köln
VfR Aalen
Matches played380
Goals scored982 (2.58 per match)
Top goalscorerMarvin Pourié
(22 goals)
Biggest home winUnterhaching 6–0 Köln
Biggest away winKöln 0–7 Wiesbaden
Highest scoringJena 4–5 Unterhaching
Longest winning run7 games
VfL Osnabrück
Longest unbeaten run15 games
VfL Osnabrück
Longest winless run14 games
VfR Aalen
Longest losing run5 games
VfR Aalen
1860 Munich
Highest attendance41,324
Kaiserslautern v Munich
Lowest attendance1,393
Lotte v Aalen
Attendance3,089,354 (8,130 per match)

For the first time in the history of the 3. Liga, no reserve teams managed to obtain a spot in the league.[2]

VfL Osnabrück and Karlsruher SC gained promotion the 2. Bundesliga, with Wehen Wiesbaden also earning promotion through the play-offs, while Energie Cottbus, Sportfreunde Lotte, Fortuna Köln and VfR Aalen were relegated to the Regionalliga.

TeamsEdit

Team changesEdit

Promoted from 2017–18 Regionalliga Relegated from 2017–18 2. Bundesliga Promoted to 2018–19 2. Bundesliga Relegated to 2018–19 Regionalliga
Energie Cottbus
1860 Munich
KFC Uerdingen
Eintracht Braunschweig
1. FC Kaiserslautern
SC Paderborn
1. FC Magdeburg
Werder Bremen II
Chemnitzer FC
Rot-Weiß Erfurt

Stadiums and locationsEdit

Team Location Stadium Capacity
VfR Aalen Aalen Ostalb Arena 14,500
Eintracht Braunschweig Braunschweig Eintracht-Stadion 23,325
Energie Cottbus Cottbus Stadion der Freundschaft 22,528
SG Sonnenhof Großaspach Aspach Mechatronik Arena 10,000
Hallescher FC Halle Erdgas Sportpark 15,057
Carl Zeiss Jena Jena Ernst-Abbe-Sportfeld 12,990
1. FC Kaiserslautern Kaiserslautern Fritz-Walter-Stadion 49,780
Karlsruher SC Karlsruhe Wildparkstadion 29,699
Fortuna Köln Cologne Südstadion 14,800
Sportfreunde Lotte Lotte Sportpark am Lotter Kreuz 10,059
SV Meppen Meppen Hänsch-Arena 16,500
1860 Munich Munich Grünwalder Stadion 15,000
Preußen Münster Münster Preußenstadion 15,050
VfL Osnabrück Osnabrück Stadion an der Bremer Brücke 16,667
Hansa Rostock Rostock Ostseestadion 29,000
KFC Uerdingen Duisburg MSV-Arena 31,500
SpVgg Unterhaching Unterhaching Sportpark Unterhaching 15,053
SV Wehen Wiesbaden Wiesbaden BRITA-Arena 12,250
Würzburger Kickers Würzburg Flyeralarm Arena 14,500
FSV Zwickau Zwickau Stadion Zwickau 10,049

Personnel and kitsEdit

Team Manager Captain Kit manufacturer Shirt sponsor
VfR Aalen   Rico Schmitt   Daniel Bernhardt Saller Telenot
Eintracht Braunschweig   André Schubert   Stephan Fürstner Erima[3] SEAT
Energie Cottbus   Claus-Dieter Wollitz   Marc Stein Jako karton.eu
SG Sonnenhof Großaspach   Markus Lang   Timo Röttger Nike Sanwald
Hallescher FC   Torsten Ziegner   Jan Washausen Puma Halplus
Carl Zeiss Jena   Lukas Kwasniok   René Eckardt Puma sunmaker
Sportfreunde Lotte   Ismail Atalan   Tim Wendel Puma FRIMO Group
1. FC Kaiserslautern   Sascha Hildmann   Florian Dick Uhlsport Layenberger
Karlsruher SC   Alois Schwartz   David Pisot Jako Klaiber Markisen
Fortuna Köln   Oliver Zapel   Hamdi Dahmani Errea HIT Handelsgruppe
SV Meppen   Christian Neidhart   Martin Wagner Nike KiK xxl
Preußen Münster   Marco Antwerpen   Simon Scherder Nike Schauinsland-Reisen
1860 Munich   Daniel Bierofka   Felix Weber Macron Die Bayerische
VfL Osnabrück   Daniel Thioune   Marc Heider Puma sunmaker
Hansa Rostock   Jens Härtel   Oliver Hüsing Nike sunmaker
KFC Uerdingen   Heiko Vogel   Mario Erb Capelli SWK
SpVgg Unterhaching   Claus Schromm   Josef Welzmüller Adidas frostkrone
SV Wehen Wiesbaden   Rüdiger Rehm   Sebastian Mrowca Nike Brita
Würzburger Kickers   Michael Schiele   Sebastian Schuppan Jako BVUK
FSV Zwickau   Joe Enochs   Toni Wachsmuth Puma Zwickauer Energieversorgung

Managerial changesEdit

Team Outgoing manager Manner of departure Date of vacancy Position in table Incoming manager Date of appointment
VfR Aalen   Peter Vollmann[4] Resigned 30 June 2018 Preseason   Argirios Giannikis[5] 1 July 2018
Hallescher FC   Rico Schmitt[6] Sacked   Torsten Ziegner[6]
FSV Zwickau   Danny König[7] End of caretaker   Joe Enochs[7]
Eintracht Braunschweig   Torsten Lieberknecht[8] End of contract   Henrik Pedersen[9]
Sportfreunde Lotte   Andreas Golombek[10]   Matthias Maucksch[11]
  Matthias Maucksch[12] Sacked 24 August 2018 20th   Klaus Bienemann
  Andy Steinmann (interim)[12]
24 August 2018
  Klaus Bienemann
  Andy Steinmann (interim)[13]
End of caretaker 30 August 2018   Nils Drube[13] 30 August 2018
Sonnenhof Großaspach   Sascha Hildmann[14] Sacked 5 October 2018 17th   Zlatko Blaškić (interim)[14] 5 October 2018
Eintracht Braunschweig   Henrik Pedersen[15] 10 October 2018 20th   André Schubert[16] 10 October 2018
Fortuna Köln   Uwe Koschinat[17] Contract terminated 15 October 2018 10th   André Filipovic (interim)[17] 15 October 2018
Sonnenhof Großaspach   Zlatko Blaškić (interim)[18] End of caretaker 17 October 2018 18th   Florian Schnorrenberg[18] 17 October 2018
Fortuna Köln   André Filipovic (interim)[19] 30 October 2018 10th   Tomasz Kaczmarek[19] 30 October 2018
1. FC Kaiserslautern   Michael Frontzeck[20] Sacked 1 December 2018   Sascha Hildmann[21] 6 December 2018
Carl Zeiss Jena   Mark Zimmermann[22] 8 December 2018 18th   Lukas Kwasniok[23] 9 December 2018
Hansa Rostock   Pavel Dochev[24] 4 January 2019 8th   Jens Härtel[25] 9 January 2019
KFC Uerdingen   Stefan Krämer[26] 28 January 2019 4th   Stefan Reisinger (interim)[27] 31 January 2019
  Stefan Reisinger (interim)[28] End of caretaker 3 February 2019 4th   Norbert Meier[28] 3 February 2019
VfR Aalen   Argirios Giannikis[29] Sacked 10 February 2019 20th   Rico Schmitt[30] 13 February 2019
KFC Uerdingen   Norbert Meier[31] 15 March 2019 7th   Frank Heinemann (interim)[32] 16 March 2019
Sportfreunde Lotte   Nils Drube[33] 9 April 2019 16th   Ismail Atalan (interim)[33] 9 April 2019
Fortuna Köln   Tomasz Kaczmarek[34] 22 April 2019 17th   Oliver Zapel[34] 22 April 2019
KFC Uerdingen   Frank Heinemann (interim)[35] End of caretaker 30 April 2019 8th   Heiko Vogel[35] 30 April 2019
Sonnenhof Großaspach   Florian Schnorrenberg[36] Sacked 6 May 2019 18th   Markus Lang (interim)[36] 6 May 2019

League tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion, qualification or relegation
1 VfL Osnabrück (C, P) 38 22 10 6 56 31 +25 76 Promotion to 2. Bundesliga
2 Karlsruher SC (P) 38 20 11 7 64 38 +26 71
3 Wehen Wiesbaden (O, P) 38 22 4 12 71 47 +24 70 Qualification to promotion play-offs
4 Hallescher FC 38 19 9 10 47 34 +13 66
5 Würzburger Kickers 38 16 9 13 56 45 +11 57
6 Hansa Rostock 38 14 13 11 47 46 +1 55
7 FSV Zwickau 38 14 10 14 49 47 +2 52
8 Preußen Münster 38 15 7 16 48 50 −2 52
9 1. FC Kaiserslautern 38 13 12 13 49 51 −2 51
10 SpVgg Unterhaching 38 11 15 12 53 46 +7 48
11 KFC Uerdingen 38 14 6 18 47 62 −15 48
12 1860 Munich 38 12 11 15 48 52 −4 47
13 SV Meppen 38 13 8 17 48 53 −5 47
14 Carl Zeiss Jena 38 11 13 14 48 57 −9 46
15 Sonnenhof Großaspach 38 9 18 11 38 39 −1 45
16 Eintracht Braunschweig 38 10 15 13 48 54 −6 45
17 Energie Cottbus (R) 38 12 9 17 51 58 −7 45 Relegation to Regionalliga
18 Sportfreunde Lotte (R) 38 9 13 16 31 46 −15 40
19 Fortuna Köln (R) 38 9 12 17 38 64 −26 39
20 VfR Aalen (R) 38 6 13 19 45 62 −17 31
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.[37]
(C) Champion; (O) Play-off winner; (P) Promoted; (R) Relegated.

ResultsEdit

Home \ Away AAL BRA COT GRO HAL JEN KAI KAR KÖL LOT MEP MUN MÜN OSN ROS UER UNT WIE WÜR ZWI
VfR Aalen 1–3 3–3 1–1 0–1 1–1 1–2 1–3 0–1 1–2 1–2 1–4 4–1 1–1 1–1 2–4 4–1 1–2 3–2 1–1
Eintracht Braunschweig 2–2 1–1 1–1 0–1 2–0 1–4 1–1 0–2 2–2 3–0 1–1 3–3 3–4 2–0 0–2 1–0 2–3 2–2 1–1
Energie Cottbus 2–1 0–1 0–0 1–2 2–1 1–1 0–2 4–3 2–2 1–1 1–2 3–0 1–2 3–0 0–2 2–2 2–3 1–2 2–1
Sonnenhof Großaspach 1–1 1–1 0–0 1–1 0–0 1–1 1–2 1–1 0–1 1–0 1–0 3–1 0–0 0–0 3–2 1–1 2–3 2–1 5–2
Hallescher FC 1–0 1–0 2–3 2–0 0–0 2–0 0–3 1–2 0–0 2–1 3–0 1–2 1–1 0–1 4–0 1–1 1–4 1–0 2–0
Carl Zeiss Jena 0–0 0–0 2–1 3–2 0–3 3–3 1–1 0–1 1–1 1–2 4–0 0–0 0–0 1–1 0–0 4–5 3–1 3–4 2–1
1. FC Kaiserslautern 0–1 0–0 0–2 2–0 0–0 4–1 0–0 3–3 2–1 4–2 1–0 1–2 1–3 0–2 2–0 4–0 0–0 0–0 1–1
Karlsruher SC 0–3 1–1 2–0 2–1 2–3 1–1 0–1 3–1 1–3 3–1 3–2 5–0 2–1 1–1 2–0 4–0 2–5 2–1 1–1
Fortuna Köln 1–1 1–3 3–1 0–2 0–1 2–0 2–2 0–1 1–1 1–1 0–0 1–4 0–0 1–1 1–2 1–1 0–7 0–0 1–0
Sportfreunde Lotte 1–1 0–1 0–3 0–2 0–1 2–0 0–2 0–0 1–2 0–0 1–1 1–0 0–0 1–0 1–3 0–0 0–1 1–2 2–1
SV Meppen 1–0 4–2 3–0 2–1 0–2 0–1 0–1 2–3 3–0 2–0 1–0 1–2 0–2 1–3 3–2 3–3 1–1 1–1 2–0
1860 Munich 2–1 2–0 2–0 2–2 1–1 1–3 2–1 0–2 3–2 5–1 1–0 0–1 1–0 1–2 0–1 1–0 1–2 1–1 2–0
Preußen Münster 4–0 3–0 3–0 1–0 1–2 1–2 2–0 1–4 0–2 1–0 1–1 0–0 0–0 0–1 0–1 3–0 3–0 1–0 0–2
VfL Osnabrück 3–1 1–0 3–1 0–2 2–0 3–1 2–0 0–1 1–0 1–0 1–0 2–2 3–0 1–2 2–1 1–4 2–1 2–1 3–0
Hansa Rostock 1–1 2–0 0–2 0–0 1–1 1–2 4–1 1–0 3–1 0–0 0–2 2–2 1–4 1–1 1–1 2–0 3–2 0–4 3–1
KFC Uerdingen 2–0 0–3 1–2 0–0 2–1 2–1 2–4 1–3 1–1 0–2 3–2 1–1 0–0 1–3 2–1 1–3 2–3 0–3 1–2
SpVgg Unterhaching 0–0 3–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–1 5–0 0–0 6–0 3–0 0–1 1–1 1–1 1–1 2–1 4–0 1–2 0–1 0–1
Wehen Wiesbaden 2–1 3–3 0–2 2–0 2–0 2–3 2–0 2–0 3–0 2–0 3–0 0–1 2–0 1–0 2–0 0–2 1–2 0–2 0–0
Würzburger Kickers 2–1 1–1 3–1 0–0 1–2 5–2 2–0 0–0 2–0 2–2 2–1 2–1 3–2 1–2 0–2 0–2 0–1 3–1 0–2
FSV Zwickau 2–3 0–1 2–1 3–0 2–0 2–0 1–1 1–1 1–0 0–2 1–1 5–2 2–0 0–1 2–2 2–0 2–2 2–1 2–0
Source: DFB
Colours: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Top scorersEdit

Number of teams by stateEdit

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