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2019–20 Bundesliga

The 2019–20 Bundesliga is the 57th season of the Bundesliga, Germany's premier football competition. It began on 16 August 2019 and will conclude on 16 May 2020.[2] Bayern Munich are the seven-time defending champions.

Bundesliga
Season2019–20
Dates16 August 2019 – 16 May 2020
Matches played135
Goals scored440 (3.26 per match)
Top goalscorerRobert Lewandowski
(18 goals)
Biggest home winLeipzig 8–0 Mainz
Biggest away winUnion Berlin 0–4 Leipzig
Paderborn 1–5 Schalke
Köln 0–4 Hertha
Hoffenheim 1–5 Mainz
Düsseldorf 0–4 Munich
Mainz 0–4 Dortmund
Highest scoringLeipzig 8–0 Mainz
Longest winning runLeipzig
(6 games)[1]
Longest unbeaten runWolfsburg
(9 games)[1]
Longest winless runBremen
Paderborn
(8 games)[1]
Longest losing runHertha
Paderborn
(5 games)[1]
Highest attendance81,365
Dortmund v Augsburg[1]
Lowest attendance14,217
Paderborn v Mainz[1]
Attendance5,513,466 (40,840 per match)
2020–21
All statistics correct as of 15 December 2019.

The number of substitutes allowed on the bench was increased from seven to nine for the 2019–20 season.[3]

TeamsEdit

A total of 18 teams participate in the 2019–20 edition of the Bundesliga.

Team changesEdit

Promoted from
2018–19 2. Bundesliga
Relegated from
2018–19 Bundesliga
1. FC Köln
SC Paderborn
Union Berlin
VfB Stuttgart
Hannover 96
1. FC Nürnberg

Following a victory against VfB Stuttgart on away goals in the relegation/promotion play-offs, Union Berlin were promoted to the Bundesliga for the first time in their history, becoming the 56th club to feature in the Bundesliga.[4]

Stadiums and locationsEdit

Team Location Stadium Capacity Ref.
FC Augsburg Augsburg WWK Arena 30,660 [5]
Hertha BSC Berlin Olympiastadion 74,649 [6]
Union Berlin Berlin Stadion An der Alten Försterei 22,012 [7]
Werder Bremen Bremen Wohninvest Weserstadion 42,100 [8]
Borussia Dortmund Dortmund Signal Iduna Park 81,365 [9]
Fortuna Düsseldorf Düsseldorf Merkur Spiel-Arena 54,600 [10]
Eintracht Frankfurt Frankfurt Commerzbank-Arena 51,500 [11]
SC Freiburg Freiburg im Breisgau Schwarzwald-Stadion 24,000 [12]
1899 Hoffenheim Sinsheim PreZero Arena 30,150 [13]
1. FC Köln Cologne RheinEnergieStadion 49,698 [14]
RB Leipzig Leipzig Red Bull Arena 42,558 [15]
Bayer Leverkusen Leverkusen BayArena 30,210 [16]
Mainz 05 Mainz Opel Arena 34,000 [17]
Borussia Mönchengladbach Mönchengladbach Borussia-Park 59,724 [18]
Bayern Munich Munich Allianz Arena 75,000 [19]
SC Paderborn Paderborn Benteler-Arena 15,000 [20]
Schalke 04 Gelsenkirchen Veltins-Arena 62,271 [21]
VfL Wolfsburg Wolfsburg Volkswagen Arena 30,000 [22]

Personnel and kitsEdit

Team Manager[23] Captain Kit manufacturer[24] Shirt sponsor[24]
Front Sleeve
FC Augsburg   Martin Schmidt   Daniel Baier Nike WWK Siegmund
Hertha BSC   Jürgen Klinsmann   Vedad Ibišević Nike TEDi Hyundai Motor Company
Union Berlin   Urs Fischer   Christopher Trimmel Macron Aroundtown ONE Versicherung AG
Werder Bremen   Florian Kohfeldt   Niklas Moisander Umbro Wiesenhof H-Hotels
Borussia Dortmund   Lucien Favre   Marco Reus Puma Evonik Opel
Fortuna Düsseldorf   Friedhelm Funkel   Oliver Fink Uhlsport Henkel Toyo Tires
Eintracht Frankfurt   Adi Hütter   David Abraham Nike Indeed.com Deutsche Börse Group
SC Freiburg   Christian Streich   Mike Frantz Hummel Schwarzwaldmilch Badenova
1899 Hoffenheim   Alfred Schreuder   Kevin Vogt Joma SAP SNP
1. FC Köln   Markus Gisdol   Jonas Hector Uhlsport REWE DEVK
RB Leipzig   Julian Nagelsmann   Willi Orban Nike Red Bull CG Immobilien
Bayer Leverkusen   Peter Bosz   Lars Bender Jako Barmenia Versicherungen Kieser Training
Mainz 05   Achim Beierlorzer   Danny Latza Lotto Kömmerling QQ288
Borussia Mönchengladbach   Marco Rose   Lars Stindl Puma Postbank H-Hotels
Bayern Munich   Hans-Dieter Flick (interim)   Manuel Neuer Adidas Deutsche Telekom Qatar Airways
SC Paderborn   Steffen Baumgart   Christian Strohdiek Saller Sunmaker Effect Energy Drink
Schalke 04   David Wagner   Alexander Nübel Umbro Gazprom DHL
VfL Wolfsburg   Oliver Glasner   Josuha Guilavogui Nike Volkswagen Linglong Tire

Managerial changesEdit

Team Outgoing Manner Exit date Position in table Incoming Incoming date Ref.
Announced on Departed on Announced on Arrived on
1899 Hoffenheim   Julian Nagelsmann Signed for RB Leipzig 21 June 2018 30 June 2019 Pre-season   Alfred Schreuder 19 March 2019 1 July 2019 [25][26]
RB Leipzig   Ralf Rangnick Appointed as sporting director 9 July 2018   Julian Nagelsmann 21 June 2018 [27][25]
VfL Wolfsburg   Bruno Labbadia End of contract 12 March 2019   Oliver Glasner 23 April 2019 [28][29]
Schalke 04   Huub Stevens End of caretaker spell 14 March 2019   David Wagner 9 May 2019 [30][31]
Borussia Mönchengladbach   Dieter Hecking Sacked 2 April 2019   Marco Rose 10 April 2019 [32][33]
Hertha BSC   Pál Dárdai Mutual consent 16 April 2019   Ante Čović 12 May 2019 [34][35]
1. FC Köln   André Pawlak /   Manfred Schmid (interim) End of caretaker spell 27 April 2019   Achim Beierlorzer 13 May 2019 [36][37]
Bayern Munich   Niko Kovač Mutual consent 3 November 2019 4th   Hans-Dieter Flick (interim) 3 November 2019 [38][39]
1. FC Köln   Achim Beierlorzer Sacked 9 November 2019 17th   Markus Gisdol 18 November 2019 [40][41]
Mainz 05   Sandro Schwarz Mutual consent 10 November 2019 16th   Achim Beierlorzer 18 November 2019 [42][43]
Hertha BSC   Ante Čović Mutual consent 27 November 2019 15th   Jürgen Klinsmann 27 November 2019 [44][45]

League tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 RB Leipzig 15 10 3 2 42 16 +26 33 Qualification to Champions League group stage
2 Borussia Mönchengladbach 15 10 1 4 31 18 +13 31
3 Borussia Dortmund 15 8 5 2 37 19 +18 29
4 Schalke 04 15 8 4 3 26 18 +8 28
5 Bayern Munich 15 8 3 4 41 21 +20 27 Qualification to Europa League group stage
6 SC Freiburg 15 7 4 4 24 18 +6 25 Qualification to Europa League second qualifying round
7 Bayer Leverkusen 15 7 4 4 22 20 +2 25
8 VfL Wolfsburg 15 6 5 4 17 15 +2 23
9 1899 Hoffenheim 15 6 3 6 21 27 −6 21
10 Union Berlin 15 6 2 7 19 20 −1 20
11 FC Augsburg 15 5 5 5 24 28 −4 20
12 Eintracht Frankfurt 15 5 3 7 24 23 +1 18
13 Hertha BSC 15 4 3 8 21 29 −8 15
14 Mainz 05 15 5 0 10 20 38 −18 15
15 Werder Bremen 15 3 5 7 23 35 −12 14
16 Fortuna Düsseldorf 15 3 3 9 16 32 −16 12 Qualification to relegation play-offs
17 1. FC Köln 15 3 2 10 14 30 −16 11 Relegation to 2. Bundesliga
18 SC Paderborn 15 2 3 10 18 33 −15 9
Updated to match(es) played on 15 December 2019. 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 away goals scored; 7) Away goals scored; 8) Play-off.[46]

ResultsEdit

Home \ Away AUG BSC UNB BRE DOR DÜS FRA FRE HOF KÖL LEI LEV MAI MÖN MUN PAD SCH WOL
FC Augsburg 4–0 1–1 2–1 0–3 2–1 2–2 2–3
Hertha BSC 1–2 3–1 1–0 2–3 2–4 2–1 0–3
Union Berlin 1–0 1–2 3–1 1–2 2–0 2–0 0–4 2–0
Werder Bremen 3–2 1–1 1–3 2–2 0–3 0–1 1–2
Borussia Dortmund 5–1 2–2 5–0 4–0 1–0 a 3–3 a 3–0
Fortuna Düsseldorf 1–2 2–0 0–3 1–3 1–0 0–4 1–1
Eintracht Frankfurt 2–2 2–2 2–2 2–1 1–0 3–0 5–1 0–2
SC Freiburg 1–1 2–2 1–0 1–2 2–1 3–0 1–0
1899 Hoffenheim 2–4 3–2 1–1 0–3 1–5 0–3 3–0 2–0
1. FC Köln 1–1 0–4 1–3 1–2 2–0 0–1 3–0
RB Leipzig 2–1 3–1 4–1 8–0 1–1 1–3 1–1
Bayer Leverkusen 2–0 2–2 1–1 0–0 1–1 1–2 3–2 2–1
Mainz 05 2–1 2–3 0–4 2–1 3–1 1–3 0–1
Borussia Mönchengladbach 5–1 3–1 2–1 4–2 4–2 1–3 2–1 0–0
Bayern Munich 2–2 2–1 6–1 4–0 1–2 4–0 1–2 6–1
SC Paderborn 0–1 1–1 2–0 1–3 2–3 1–2 2–3 1–5
Schalke 04 3–0 2–1 0–0 3–3 1–0 1–1 2–1 0–3
VfL Wolfsburg 0–0 1–0 2–3 1–1 2–1 0–2 2–1 1–1
Updated to match(es) played on 15 December 2019. 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 rivalry between the two participants.

StatisticsEdit

Top scorersEdit

As of 15 December 2019[47]
Rank Player Club Goals
1   Robert Lewandowski Bayern Munich 18
2   Timo Werner RB Leipzig 16
3   Rouwen Hennings Fortuna Düsseldorf 10
4   Marco Reus Borussia Dortmund 9
5   Sebastian Andersson Union Berlin 8
  Jadon Sancho Borussia Dortmund
7   Florian Niederlechner FC Augsburg 7
  Milot Rashica Werder Bremen
  Wout Weghorst VfL Wolfsburg
10   Philippe Coutinho Bayern Munich 6
  Breel Embolo Borussia Mönchengladbach
  Amine Harit Schalke 04
  Gonçalo Paciência Eintracht Frankfurt
  Nils Petersen SC Freiburg
  Marcel Sabitzer RB Leipzig
  Marcus Thuram Borussia Mönchengladbach

Top assistsEdit

As of 15 December 2019[48]
Rank Player Club Assists
1   Thomas Müller Bayern Munich 10
2   Jadon Sancho Borussia Dortmund 9
3   Florian Niederlechner FC Augsburg 8
  Christopher Nkunku RB Leipzig
5   Thorgan Hazard Borussia Dortmund 7
  Kevin Volland Bayer Leverkusen
6   Philippe Coutinho Bayern Munich 6
  Christian Günter SC Freiburg
  Alassane Pléa Borussia Mönchengladbach
  Timo Werner RB Leipzig

Hat-tricksEdit

Player Club Against Result Date
  Robert Lewandowski Bayern Munich Schalke 04 3–0 (A) 24 August 2019
  Timo Werner RB Leipzig Borussia Mönchengladbach 3–1 (A) 30 August 2019
  Timo Werner RB Leipzig Mainz 05 8–0 (H) 2 November 2019
  Rouwen Hennings Fortuna Düsseldorf Schalke 04 3–3 (A) 9 November 2019
  Philippe Coutinho Bayern Munich Werder Bremen 6–1 (H) 14 December 2019

Clean sheetsEdit

As of 15 December 2019[49]
Rank Player Club Clean
sheets
1   Rafał Gikiewicz Union Berlin 4
  Péter Gulácsi RB Leipzig
  Lukáš Hrádecký Bayer Leverkusen
  Manuel Neuer Bayern Munich
  Alexander Nübel Schalke 04
6   Oliver Baumann 1899 Hoffenheim 3
  Roman Bürki Borussia Dortmund
  Tomáš Koubek FC Augsburg
  Pavao Pervan VfL Wolfsburg
  Yann Sommer Borussia Mönchengladbach

Number of teams by stateEdit

Monthly awardsEdit

Month Player of the Month Rookie of the Month Goal of the Month Ref.
Player Club Player Club Player Club
August   Robert Lewandowski Bayern Munich   Jonjoe Kenny Schalke 04   Robert Lewandowski Bayern Munich [50][51][52]
September   Amine Harit Schalke 04   Marcus Thuram Borussia Mönchengladbach   Javairô Dilrosun Hertha BSC
October   Serge Gnabry Bayern Munich   Robin Quaison Mainz 05
November   Robert Skov 1899 Hoffenheim

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