2020–21 Fußball-Bundesliga

58th season of Germany top-tier football league
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The 2020–21 Fußball-Bundesliga is the 58th season of the German Bundesliga. It began on September 18, 2020, and will end on May 22, 2021.[1] Bayern Munich are the defending champions.

Bundesliga
Season2020–21
Matches played234
Goals scored707 (3.02 per match)
Top goalscorerRobert Lewandowski
(35 goals)
Biggest home winMunich 8–0 Schalke
Biggest away winDortmund 1–5 Stuttgart
Köln 0–4 Leverkusen
Schalke 0–4 Munich
Bielefeld 1–5 Frankfurt
Schalke 0–4 Dortmund
Highest scoringMunich 8–0 Schalke
Wolfsburg 5–3 Bremen
Longest winning run6 games
Leipzig
Longest unbeaten run12 games
Leverkusen
Munich
Longest winless run14 games
Schalke
Longest losing run7 games
Bielefeld
All statistics correct as of 21 March 2021.

TeamsEdit

A total of 18 teams will participate in the 2020–21 edition of the Bundesliga.

Team changesEdit

Promoted from
2019–20 2. Bundesliga
Relegated from
2019–20 Bundesliga
Arminia Bielefeld
VfB Stuttgart
Fortuna Düsseldorf
SC Paderborn

Stadiums and locationsEdit

Team Location Stadium Capacity Ref.
FC Augsburg Augsburg WWK Arena 30,660 [2]
Hertha BSC Berlin Olympiastadion 74,649 [3]
Union Berlin Berlin Stadion An der Alten Försterei 22,012 [4]
Arminia Bielefeld Bielefeld Schüco-Arena 27,300 [5]
Werder Bremen Bremen Wohninvest Weserstadion 42,100 [6]
Borussia Dortmund Dortmund Signal Iduna Park 81,365 [7]
Eintracht Frankfurt Frankfurt Deutsche Bank Park 51,500 [8]
SC Freiburg Freiburg im Breisgau Schwarzwald-Stadion 24,000 [9]
1899 Hoffenheim Sinsheim PreZero Arena 30,150 [10]
1. FC Köln Cologne RheinEnergieStadion 49,698 [11]
RB Leipzig Leipzig Red Bull Arena 42,558 [12]
Bayer Leverkusen Leverkusen BayArena 30,210 [13]
Mainz 05 Mainz Opel Arena 34,000 [14]
Borussia Mönchengladbach Mönchengladbach Borussia-Park 54,057 [15]
Bayern Munich Munich Allianz Arena 75,000 [16]
Schalke 04 Gelsenkirchen Veltins-Arena 62,271 [17]
VfB Stuttgart Stuttgart Mercedes-Benz Arena 60,449 [18]
VfL Wolfsburg Wolfsburg Volkswagen Arena 30,000 [19]

Personnel and kitsEdit

Team Manager Captain Kit manufacturer Shirt sponsor
Front Sleeve
FC Augsburg   Heiko Herrlich   Jeffrey Gouweleeuw Nike WWK Siegmund
Hertha BSC   Pál Dárdai   Dedryck Boyata Nike Homeday[20] Hyundai
Union Berlin   Urs Fischer   Christopher Trimmel Adidas Aroundtown wefox
Arminia Bielefeld   Frank Kramer   Fabian Klos Macron Schüco JAB Anstoetz Textilien
Werder Bremen   Florian Kohfeldt   Niklas Moisander Umbro Wiesenhof Toutou
Borussia Dortmund   Edin Terzić (interim)   Marco Reus Puma 1&1 Ionos Opel
Eintracht Frankfurt   Adi Hütter   Makoto Hasebe Nike Indeed.com dpd
SC Freiburg   Christian Streich   Christian Günter Hummel Schwarzwaldmilch Badenova
1899 Hoffenheim   Sebastian Hoeneß   Benjamin Hübner Joma SAP SNP
1. FC Köln   Markus Gisdol   Jonas Hector Uhlsport REWE DEVK
RB Leipzig   Julian Nagelsmann   Marcel Sabitzer Nike Red Bull CG Immobilien
Bayer Leverkusen   Peter Bosz   Charles Aránguiz Jako Barmenia Versicherungen Kieser Training
Mainz 05   Bo Svensson   Danny Latza Kappa Kömmerling fb88.com
Borussia Mönchengladbach   Marco Rose   Lars Stindl Puma flatex Sonepar
Bayern Munich   Hans-Dieter Flick   Manuel Neuer Adidas Deutsche Telekom Qatar Airways
Schalke 04   Dimitrios Grammozis   Sead Kolašinac Umbro Gazprom Harfid
VfB Stuttgart   Pellegrino Matarazzo   Gonzalo Castro Jako Mercedes-Benz Bank Mercedes-Benz EQ
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   Matthias Kaltenbach [de]
  Marcel Rapp
  Kai Herdling (interim)
End of caretaker spell 9 June 2020 30 June 2020 Pre-season   Sebastian Hoeneß 27 July 2020 [21][22][23]
Schalke 04   David Wagner Sacked 27 September 2020 18th   Manuel Baum 30 September 2020 [24][25]
Mainz 05   Achim Beierlorzer 28 September 2020 17th   Jan-Moritz Lichte (interim) 28 September 2020 [26]
Borussia Dortmund   Lucien Favre 13 December 2020 5th   Edin Terzić (interim) 13 December 2020 [27]
Schalke 04   Manuel Baum 18 December 2020 18th   Huub Stevens (interim) 18 December 2020 [28]
  Huub Stevens (interim) End of caretaker spell 22 December 2020   Christian Gross 27 December 2020 [29]
Mainz 05   Jan-Moritz Lichte (interim) Sacked 28 December 2020 17th   Jan Siewert (interim) 28 December 2020 [30]
  Jan Siewert (interim) End of caretaker spell 4 January 2021   Bo Svensson 4 January 2021 [31]
Hertha BSC   Bruno Labbadia Sacked 24 January 2021 13th   Pál Dárdai 25 January 2021 [32][33]
Schalke 04   Christian Gross 28 February 2021 18th   Dimitrios Grammozis 2 March 2021 [34][35]
Arminia Bielefeld   Uwe Neuhaus 1 March 2021 16th   Frank Kramer 2 March 2021 [36][37]

League tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Bayern Munich (Q) 31 22 5 4 86 40 +46 71 Qualification to Champions League group stage
2 RB Leipzig (X) 31 19 7 5 55 25 +30 64
3 VfL Wolfsburg (X) 31 16 9 6 54 32 +22 57
4 Eintracht Frankfurt (X) 31 15 11 5 62 47 +15 56
5 Borussia Dortmund 31 17 4 10 66 42 +24 55 Qualification to Europa League group stage
6 Bayer Leverkusen 31 14 8 9 51 35 +16 50 Qualification to Europa Conference League play-off round
7 Borussia Mönchengladbach 31 12 10 9 59 46 +13 46
8 Union Berlin 31 11 13 7 47 38 +9 46
9 SC Freiburg 31 11 8 12 45 46 −1 41
10 VfB Stuttgart 31 10 9 12 52 51 +1 39
11 1899 Hoffenheim 31 9 9 13 45 50 −5 36
12 Mainz 05 31 9 8 14 34 50 −16 35
13 FC Augsburg 31 9 6 16 31 47 −16 33
14 Hertha BSC 30 7 9 14 38 49 −11 30
15 Werder Bremen 31 7 9 15 34 51 −17 30
16 Arminia Bielefeld 31 8 6 17 23 51 −28 30 Qualification to relegation play-offs
17 1. FC Köln 31 7 8 16 32 56 −24 29 Relegation to 2. Bundesliga
18 Schalke 04 (R) 30 2 7 21 18 76 −58 13
Updated to match(es) played on 6 May 2021. 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.[38]
(Q) Qualified to the phase indicated; (R) Relegated; (X) Assured of at least Europa League, but may still qualify for Champions League.

ResultsEdit

Home \ Away AUG BSC UNB BIE BRE DOR FRA FRE HOF KÖL LEI LEV MAI MÖN MUN SCH STU WOL
FC Augsburg 0–3 2–1 2–0 0–2 1–1 2–1 0–2 1–1 3–1 3–1 0–1 2–2 1–4 0–2
Hertha BSC 2–1 3–1 1–4 2–5 1–3 0–3 0–3 3–0 0–0 0–1 3–0 0–2 1–1
Union Berlin 1–3 1–1 5–0 2–1 3–3 1–1 1–1 2–1 1–0 4–0 1–1 1–1 0–0 2–2
Arminia Bielefeld 0–1 1–0 0–0 0–2 0–2 1–5 1–0 1–0 0–1 1–2 2–1 0–1 1–4 3–0 0–3
Werder Bremen 2–0 1–4 0–2 1–0 1–2 2–1 0–0 1–1 1–1 1–3 1–1 1–2 1–2
Borussia Dortmund 3–1 2–0 3–0 1–2 4–0 2–2 1–2 1–1 3–0 2–3 3–0 1–5 2–0
Eintracht Frankfurt 3–1 5–2 1–1 1–1 1–1 2–1 2–0 1–1 2–1 3–3 2–1 3–1 1–1
SC Freiburg 2–0 4–1 0–1 2–0 1–1 2–1 2–2 5–0 0–3 2–4 1–3 2–2 2–1 1–1
1899 Hoffenheim 3–1 1–3 0–0 4–0 0–1 1–3 1–3 3–0 0–1 1–2 4–1 3–3 2–1
1. FC Köln 0–1 0–0 1–2 3–1 1–1 2–2 1–1 2–3 0–4 1–3 1–2 0–1 2–2
RB Leipzig 2–1 2–1 1–0 2–1 2–0 1–3 1–1 3–0 0–0 1–0 3–1 3–2 0–1 4–0
Bayer Leverkusen 3–1 0–0 1–2 1–1 2–1 1–2 4–1 1–1 2–2 4–3 1–2 2–1 5–2 0–1
Mainz 05 0–1 1–0 1–1 0–1 0–2 1–0 1–1 0–1 3–2 0–1 2–3 2–2 1–4 0–2
Borussia Mönchengladbach 1–1 1–1 1–1 1–0 4–2 2–1 1–2 1–2 1–0 0–1 1–2 3–2 4–1 1–1
Bayern Munich 4–3 3–3 1–1 4–2 5–0 2–1 4–1 5–1 3–3 5–2 8–0 4–0 2–1
Schalke 04 1–1 0–1 1–3 0–4 0–2 4–0 1–2 0–3 0–3 0–0 0–3 0–4 1–1 0–2
VfB Stuttgart 1–1 2–2 1–0 2–2 2–3 2–0 1–1 0–1 1–1 2–0 2–2 1–3 5–1
VfL Wolfsburg 0–0 2–0 2–1 5–3 2–1 3–0 2–1 1–0 2–2 0–0 0–0 5–0 1–0
Updated to match(es) played on 9 April 2021. Source: DFB
Legend: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Relegation play-offsEdit

The relegation play-offs will take place on 26 and 29 May 2021.[1] It will be played between the 16th place team in the Fußball-Bundesliga, and the 3rd place team in the 2020-21 2. Bundesliga.

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