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2018–19 Bundesliga

The 2018–19 Bundesliga is the 56th season of the Bundesliga, Germany's premier football competition. It began on 24 August 2018 and will conclude on 18 May 2019.[2] It also marked the first season without Hamburger SV, previously the only team to have played in the top tier of German football in every season since the end of World War I.[3] Bayern Munich are the defending champions.

Bundesliga
Season2018–19
Dates24 August 2018 – 18 May 2019
Matches played133
Goals scored406 (3.05 per match)
Top goalscorerPaco Alcácer
(11 goals)
Biggest home winDortmund 7–0 Nürnberg
Biggest away winStuttgart 0–4 Dortmund
Bremen 2–6 Leverkusen
Highest scoringFrankfurt 7–1 Düsseldorf
Bremen 2–6 Leverkusen
Longest winning run5 games[1]
Borussia Dortmund
Longest unbeaten run15 games[1]
Borussia Dortmund
Longest winless run8 games[1]
1. FC Nürnberg
Longest losing run6 games[1]
Fortuna Düsseldorf
Highest attendance81,365[1]
Dortmund v Augsburg
Dortmund v Munich
Dortmund v Freiburg
Lowest attendance19,205[1]
Mainz v Wolfsburg
Attendance5,648,167 (42,467 per match)
2019–20
All statistics correct as of 15 December 2018.

Contents

TeamsEdit

A total of 18 teams will participate in the 2018–19 edition of the Bundesliga.

Team changesEdit

Promoted from
2017–18 2. Bundesliga
Relegated from
2017–18 Bundesliga
Fortuna Düsseldorf
1. FC Nürnberg
1. FC Köln
Hamburger SV

Stadiums and locationsEdit

Team Location Stadium Capacity Ref.
FC Augsburg Augsburg WWK Arena 30,660 [4]
Hertha BSC Berlin Olympiastadion 74,649 [5]
Werder Bremen Bremen Weser-Stadion 42,100 [6]
Borussia Dortmund Dortmund Signal Iduna Park 81,360 [7]
Fortuna Düsseldorf Düsseldorf Merkur Spiel-Arena 54,600 [8]
Eintracht Frankfurt Frankfurt Commerzbank-Arena 51,500 [9]
SC Freiburg Freiburg im Breisgau Schwarzwald-Stadion 24,000 [10]
Hannover 96 Hanover HDI-Arena 49,000 [11]
1899 Hoffenheim Sinsheim Wirsol Rhein-Neckar-Arena 30,150 [12]
RB Leipzig Leipzig Red Bull Arena 42,558 [13]
Bayer Leverkusen Leverkusen BayArena 30,210 [14]
Mainz 05 Mainz Opel Arena 34,000 [15]
Borussia Mönchengladbach Mönchengladbach Borussia-Park 59,724 [16]
Bayern Munich Munich Allianz Arena 75,000 [17]
1. FC Nürnberg Nuremberg Max-Morlock-Stadion 49,923 [18]
Schalke 04 Gelsenkirchen Veltins-Arena 62,271 [19]
VfB Stuttgart Stuttgart Mercedes-Benz Arena 60,449 [20]
VfL Wolfsburg Wolfsburg Volkswagen Arena 30,000 [21]

Personnel and kitsEdit

Team Manager[22] Captain Kit manufacturer[23] Shirt sponsor[23]
FC Augsburg   Manuel Baum   Daniel Baier Nike WWK, baramundi software1
Hertha BSC   Pál Dárdai   Vedad Ibišević Nike TEDi, Hyundai Motor Company1
Werder Bremen   Florian Kohfeldt   Max Kruse Umbro Wiesenhof, H-Hotels1
Borussia Dortmund   Lucien Favre   Marco Reus Puma Evonik, Opel1
Fortuna Düsseldorf   Friedhelm Funkel   Oliver Fink Uhlsport[24] Henkel, Toyo Tires Reifen1
Eintracht Frankfurt   Adi Hütter   David Abraham Nike Indeed.com, Deutsche Börse Group1
SC Freiburg   Christian Streich   Mike Frantz Hummel Schwarzwaldmilch, Badenova1
Hannover 96   André Breitenreiter   Waldemar Anton Jako Heinz von Heiden, HDI1
1899 Hoffenheim   Julian Nagelsmann   Kevin Vogt Lotto SAP, Prowin1
RB Leipzig   Ralf Rangnick   Willi Orban Nike Red Bull, CG Immobilien1
Bayer Leverkusen   Heiko Herrlich   Lars Bender Jako Barmenia Versicherungen, Kieser Training1
Mainz 05   Sandro Schwarz   Stefan Bell Lotto Kömmerling, MFD Aviation1
Borussia Mönchengladbach   Dieter Hecking   Lars Stindl Puma Postbank, H-Hotels1
Bayern Munich   Niko Kovač   Manuel Neuer Adidas Deutsche Telekom, Qatar Airways1
1. FC Nürnberg   Michael Köllner   Hanno Behrens Umbro Nürnberger Versicherung, Godelmann Betonstein1
Schalke 04   Domenico Tedesco   Ralf Fährmann Umbro Gazprom, AllyouneedFresh1
VfB Stuttgart   Markus Weinzierl   Christian Gentner Puma Mercedes-Benz Bank, GAZİ1
VfL Wolfsburg   Bruno Labbadia   Josuha Guilavogui Nike Volkswagen, UPS1
1. ^ On the sleeves.

Managerial changesEdit

Team Outgoing Manner Exit date Position in table Incoming Incoming date Ref.
Announced on Departed on Announced on Arrived on
Bayern Munich   Jupp Heynckes End of contract 13 April 2018 30 June 2018 Pre-season   Niko Kovač 13 April 2018 1 July 2018 [25]
Eintracht Frankfurt   Niko Kovač Signed for Bayern Munich   Adi Hütter 16 May 2018 [25][26]
Borussia Dortmund   Peter Stöger End of contract 12 May 2018   Lucien Favre 22 May 2018 [27][28]
RB Leipzig   Ralph Hasenhüttl Resigned 16 May 2018   Ralf Rangnick 9 July 2018 [29][30]
VfB Stuttgart   Tayfun Korkut Sacked 7 October 2018 18th   Markus Weinzierl 9 October 2018 [31][32]

League tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Borussia Dortmund 15 12 3 0 41 15 +26 39 Qualification to Champions League group stage
2 Borussia Mönchengladbach 15 9 3 3 33 16 +17 30
3 Bayern Munich 15 9 3 3 32 18 +14 30
4 RB Leipzig 14 7 4 3 24 13 +11 25
5 Eintracht Frankfurt 14 7 2 5 30 17 +13 23 Qualification to Europa League group stage
6 1899 Hoffenheim 15 6 5 4 30 21 +9 23 Qualification to Europa League second qualifying round
7 Hertha BSC 15 6 5 4 23 22 +1 23
8 VfL Wolfsburg 15 6 4 5 22 20 +2 22
9 Werder Bremen 15 6 3 6 25 25 0 21
10 Mainz 05 14 5 4 5 13 15 −2 19
11 Bayer Leverkusen 14 5 3 6 20 25 −5 18
12 SC Freiburg 15 4 5 6 19 24 −5 17
13 Schalke 04 15 4 3 8 16 21 −5 15
14 FC Augsburg 15 3 5 7 21 24 −3 14
15 VfB Stuttgart 15 4 2 9 11 30 −19 14
16 Fortuna Düsseldorf 15 3 3 9 16 32 −16 12 Qualification to relegation play-offs
17 1. FC Nürnberg 15 2 5 8 14 35 −21 11 Relegation to 2. Bundesliga
18 Hannover 96 15 2 4 9 16 33 −17 10
Updated to match(es) played on 15 December 2018. 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.[33]

ResultsEdit

Home \ Away AUG BSC BRE DOR DÜS FRA FRE HAN HOF LEI LEV MAI MÖN MUN NÜR SCH STU WOL
FC Augsburg 2–3 1–3 4–1 0–0 1–1 2–2 1–1
Hertha BSC 1–0 1–1 3–3 0–3 4–2 2–0 1–0
Werder Bremen 3–1 3–1 1–1 2–6 1–3 1–2 1–1 2–0
Borussia Dortmund 4–3 2–2 2–1 3–1 2–0 4–1 3–2 7–0 a
Fortuna Düsseldorf 1–2 4–1 2–0 2–1 1–2 0–1 0–2 0–3
Eintracht Frankfurt 1–2 7–1 4–1 1–1 3–0 1–2
SC Freiburg 1–1 0–2 3–0 0–0 1–3 3–1 1–0 3–3
Hannover 96 1–2 0–2 0–0 1–3 0–4 3–1 2–1
1899 Hoffenheim 2–1 1–1 1–2 3–1 1–2 0–0 1–1 4–0
RB Leipzig 1–1 3–2 3–0 2–0 6–0 0–0 2–0
Bayer Leverkusen 1–0 2–4 2–2 1–4 1–0 2–0 1–3
Mainz 05 2–1 0–0 2–1 1–2 1–1 1–2 1–0 0–0
Borussia Mönchengladbach 3–0 3–1 4–1 2–0 4–0 2–1 3–0
Bayern Munich 1–1 a 3–3 1–1 3–1 3–1 0–3 3–0
1. FC Nürnberg 3–0 1–1 2–0 1–3 1–1 a 0–2 0–2
Schalke 04 0–2 0–2 1–2 3–1 1–0 0–2 5–2
VfB Stuttgart 1–0 2–1 2–1 0–4 0–0 0–3 0–3
VfL Wolfsburg 2–2 0–1 1–3 2–2 1–0 2–2 1–3 2–1
Updated to match(es) played on 15 December 2018. Source: DFB
Colours: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.
For upcoming matches, an "a" indicates there is an article about the match.

StatisticsEdit

Top scorersEdit

As of 15 December 2018
Rank Player Club Goals[34]
1   Paco Alcácer Borussia Dortmund 11
2   Luka Jović Eintracht Frankfurt 10
  Robert Lewandowski Bayern Munich
  Marco Reus Borussia Dortmund
5   Sébastien Haller Eintracht Frankfurt 9
6   Thorgan Hazard Borussia Mönchengladbach 8
  Alassane Pléa Borussia Mönchengladbach
  Timo Werner RB Leipzig
9   Alfreð Finnbogason FC Augsburg 7
10   Ondrej Duda Hertha BSC 6
  Vedad Ibišević Hertha BSC
  Andrej Kramarić 1899 Hoffenheim
  Dodi Lukebakio Fortuna Düsseldorf
  Reiss Nelson 1899 Hoffenheim
  Yussuf Poulsen RB Leipzig

Top assistsEdit

As of 15 December 2018
Rank Player Club Assists[35]
1   Sébastien Haller Eintracht Frankfurt 8
  Joshua Kimmich Bayern Munich
  Florian Neuhaus Borussia Mönchengladbach
  Marco Reus Borussia Dortmund
  Jadon Sancho Borussia Dortmund
6   Thorgan Hazard Borussia Mönchengladbach 6
7   Joelinton 1899 Hoffenheim 5
  Luka Jović Eintracht Frankfurt
  Robert Lewandowski Bayern Munich
10   Daniel Brosinski Mainz 05 4
  Daniel Caligiuri Schalke 04
  Niko Gießelmann Fortuna Düsseldorf
  Pavel Kadeřábek 1899 Hoffenheim
  Filip Kostić Eintracht Frankfurt
  Max Kruse Werder Bremen

Hat-tricksEdit

Player Club Against Result Date
  Alfreð Finnbogason FC Augsburg SC Freiburg 4–1 30 September 2018
  Paco Alcácer Borussia Dortmund FC Augsburg 4–3 6 October 2018
  Luka Jović5 Eintracht Frankfurt Fortuna Düsseldorf 7–1 19 October 2018
  Jonas Hofmann Borussia Mönchengladbach Mainz 05 4–0 21 October 2018
  Alassane Pléa Borussia Mönchengladbach Werder Bremen 3–1 10 November 2018
  Dodi Lukebakio Fortuna Düsseldorf Bayern Munich 3–3 24 November 2018

5 Player scored five goals

Clean sheetsEdit

As of 9 December 2018
Rank Player Club Clean
sheets[36]
1   Péter Gulácsi RB Leipzig 7
2   Roman Bürki Borussia Dortmund 5
  Rune Jarstein Hertha BSC
4   Lukáš Hrádecký Bayer Leverkusen 4
  Yann Sommer Borussia Mönchengladbach
6   Koen Casteels VfL Wolfsburg 3
  Manuel Neuer Bayern Munich
  Alexander Schwolow SC Freiburg
  Ron-Robert Zieler VfB Stuttgart
10   Fabian Bredlow 1. FC Nürnberg 2
  Ralf Fährmann Schalke 04
  Florian Müller Mainz 05
  Jiří Pavlenka Werder Bremen
  Kevin Trapp Eintracht Frankfurt
  Robin Zentner Mainz 05

Number of teams by stateEdit

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