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Bundesliga
2020–21
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Season information
Dates 18 September 2020 – 22 May 2021
Continental cup qualifiers
UEFA Champions League
UEFA Europa League
Europa Conference League
Season statistics
Matches played 45
Goals scored 140
Average 3.11 (per match)
Top goalscorer Robert Lewandowski
(10 goals)
Biggest home win Bayern 8–0 Schalke
Biggest away win Bremen 1–4 Hertha
Mainz 1–4 Stuttgart
Bielefeld 1–4 Bayern
Highest scoring Bayern 8–0 Schalke
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The 2020–21 Bundesliga is the 58th season of the Bundesliga, Germany's premier football competition. The season began on 18 September 2020 and will conclude on 22 May 2021. The season was originally scheduled to begin on 21 August 2020 and conclude on 15 May 2021, though this was delayed due to postponement of the previous season as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. The fixtures were announced on 7 August 2020. Bayern Munich are the defending champions.

Teams

A total of 18 teams participate in the 2020–21 edition of the Bundesliga. As of 20 June 2020, 16 teams have confirmed their place in the league.

Team changes

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

Stadiums and locations

Team Location Stadium Capacity
FC Augsburg Augsburg WWK Arena 30,660
Hertha BSC Berlin Olympiastadion 74,649
Union Berlin Berlin Stadion An der Alten Försterei 22,012
Arminia Bielefeld Bielefeld Schüco-Arena 27,300
Werder Bremen Bremen Wohninvest Weserstadion 42,100
Borussia Dortmund Dortmund Signal Iduna Park 81,365
Eintracht Frankfurt Frankfurt Commerzbank-Arena 51,500
SC Freiburg Freiburg im Breisgau Schwarzwald-Stadion 24,000
1899 Hoffenheim Sinsheim PreZero Arena 30,150
1. FC Köln Cologne RheinEnergieStadion 49,698
RB Leipzig Leipzig Red Bull Arena 42,558
Bayer Leverkusen Leverkusen BayArena 30,210
Mainz 05 Mainz Opel Arena 34,000
Borussia Mönchengladbach Mönchengladbach Borussia-Park 59,724
Bayern Munich Munich Allianz Arena 75,000
Schalke 04 Gelsenkirchen Veltins-Arena 62,271
VfB Stuttgart Stuttgart Mercedes-Benz Arena 60,449
VfL Wolfsburg Wolfsburg Volkswagen Arena 30,000

Personnel and kits

Team Manager Captain Kit manufacturer Shirt sponsor
Front Sleeve
FC Augsburg Flag of Germany Heiko Herrlich Flag of Netherlands Jeffrey Gouweleeuw Nike WWK Siegmund
Hertha BSC Flag of Germany Bruno Labbadia Flag of Belgium Dedryck Boyata Nike Hyundai Motor Company
Union Berlin Flag of Switzerland Urs Fischer Flag of Austria Christopher Trimmel Adidas Aroundtown wefox
Arminia Bielefeld Germany Uwe Neuhaus Germany Fabian Klos Macron Schüco JAB Anstoetz Textilien
Werder Bremen Flag of Germany Florian Kohfeldt Flag of Finland Niklas Moisander Umbro Wiesenhof Toutou
Borussia Dortmund Flag of Switzerland Lucien Favre Flag of Germany Marco Reus Puma 1&1 Ionos Opel
Eintracht Frankfurt Flag of Austria Adi Hütter Flag of Argentina David Abraham Nike Indeed.com
SC Freiburg Flag of Germany Christian Streich Flag of Germany Christian Günter Hummel Schwarzwaldmilch Badenova
1899 Hoffenheim Flag of Germany Sebastian Hoeneß Flag of Germany Benjamin Hübner Joma SAP SNP
1. FC Köln Flag of Germany Markus Gisdol Flag of Germany Jonas Hector Uhlsport REWE DEVK
RB Leipzig Flag of Germany Julian Nagelsmann Flag of Austria Marcel Sabitzer Nike Red Bull CG Immobilien
Bayer Leverkusen Flag of Netherlands Peter Bosz Flag of Chile Charles Aránguiz Jako Barmenia Versicherungen Kieser Training
Mainz 05 Flag of Germany Jan-Moritz Lichte Flag of Germany Danny Latza Kappa Kömmerling fb88.com
Borussia Mönchengladbach Flag of Germany Marco Rose Flag of Germany Lars Stindl Puma flatex Sonepar
Bayern Munich Flag of Germany Hans-Dieter Flick Flag of Germany Manuel Neuer Adidas Deutsche Telekom Qatar Airways
Schalke 04 Flag of Germany Manuel Baum Flag of Spain Omar Mascarell Umbro Gazprom Harfid
VfB Stuttgart Flag of United States Pellegrino Matarazzo Flag of Germany Gonzalo Castro Jako Mercedes-Benz Bank Mercedes-Benz EQ
VfL Wolfsburg Flag of Austria Oliver Glasner Flag of France Josuha Guilavogui Nike Volkswagen Linglong Tire

Managerial changes

Team Outgoing Manner Exit date Position in table Incoming Incoming date
Announced on Departed on Announced on Arrived on
1899 Hoffenheim Flag of Germany Matthias Kaltenbach / Flag of Germany Marcel Rapp / Flag of Germany Kai Herdling (interim) End of caretaker spell 9 June 2020 30 June 2020 Pre-season Flag of Germany Sebastian Hoeneß 27 July 2020
Schalke 04 Flag of United States David Wagner Sacked 27 September 2020 18th Flag of Germany Manuel Baum 30 September 2020
Mainz 05 Flag of Germany Achim Beierlorzer Sacked 28 September 2020 17th Flag of Germany Jan-Moritz Lichte (interim) 28 September 2020

League table

Pos
Team Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 RB Leipzig 5 4 1 0 12 3 +9 13 Qualification to Champions League group stage
2 Bayern Munich 5 4 0 1 22 8 +14 12
3 Borussia Dortmund 5 4 0 1 11 2 +9 12
4 Bayer Leverkusen 5 2 3 0 6 3 +3 9
5 VfB Stuttgart 5 2 2 1 10 6 +4 8 Qualification to Europa League group stage
6 Borussia Mönchengladbach 5 2 2 1 8 8 0 8 Qualification to Europa Conference League play-off round
7 Werder Bremen 5 2 2 1 7 7 0 8
8 Eintracht Frankfurt 5 2 2 1 7 9 −2 8
9 1899 Hoffenheim 5 2 1 2 9 7 +2 7
10 VfL Wolfsburg 5 1 4 0 4 3 +1 7
11 FC Augsburg 5 2 1 2 6 6 0 7
12 Union Berlin 5 1 3 1 8 6 +2 6
13 SC Freiburg 5 1 3 1 6 9 −3 6
14 Arminia Bielefeld 5 1 1 3 4 8 −4 4
15 Hertha BSC 5 1 0 4 9 12 −3 3
16 1. FC Köln 5 0 2 3 5 9 −4 2 Qualification to the relegation play-offs
17 Schalke 04 5 0 1 4 2 19 −17 1 Relegation to 2. Bundesliga
18 Mainz 05 5 0 0 5 4 15 −11 0
Updated to games played on 26 October 2020
Source: DFB
Rules for classification: 1st points; 2nd goal difference; 3rd number of goals scored.
(C) = Champion; (R) = Relegated; (P) = Promoted; (O) = Play-off winner; (A) = Advances to a further round; (Q) = Qualified to the phase of tournament


Relegation play-offs

The relegation play-offs will take place on 26 and 29 May 2021.

Statistics

Top scorers

As of 26 October 2020
Rank Player Club Goals
1 Flag of Poland Robert Lewandowski Bayern Munich 10
2 Flag of Croatia Andrej Kramarić 1899 Hoffenheim 6
3 Flag of Norway Erling Haaland Borussia Dortmund 5
4 Flag of Germany Niclas Füllkrug Werder Bremen 4
5 Flag of Argentina Lucas Alario Bayer Leverkusen 3
Flag of Colombia Jhon Córdoba Hertha BSC
Flag of Germany Serge Gnabry Bayern Munich
Flag of Austria Saša Kalajdžić VfB Stuttgart
Flag of France Jean-Philippe Mateta Mainz 05
Flag of Germany Thomas Müller Bayern Munich
Flag of Portugal André Silva Eintracht Frankfurt

Top assists

As of 26 October 2020
Rank Player Club Assists
1 Flag of Germany Jonas Hofmann Borussia Mönchengladbach 4
Flag of Germany Thomas Müller Bayern Munich
3 Flag of Germany Joshua Kimmich Bayern Munich 3
Flag of Poland Robert Lewandowski Bayern Munich
Flag of Spain Dani Olmo RB Leipzig
Flag of United States Giovanni Reyna Borussia Dortmund
Flag of Germany Christopher Trimmel Union Berlin
8 Flag of Sweden Ludwig Augustinsson Werder Bremen 2
Flag of Jamaica Leon Bailey Bayer Leverkusen
Flag of Czech Republic Vladimír Darida Hertha BSC
Flag of Germany Daniel Didavi VfB Stuttgart
Flag of Netherlands Bas Dost Eintracht Frankfurt
Flag of Norway Erling Haaland Borussia Dortmund
Flag of Germany Lucas Höler SC Freiburg
Flag of Austria Saša Kalajdžić VfB Stuttgart
Flag of Japan Daichi Kamada Eintracht Frankfurt
Flag of Germany Maximilian Mittelstädt Hertha BSC
Flag of England Jadon Sancho Borussia Dortmund
Flag of Germany Leroy Sané Bayern Munich

Hat-tricks

Player Club Against Result Date
Flag of Germany Serge Gnabry Bayern Munich Schalke 04 8–0 (H) 18 September 2020
Flag of Croatia Andrej Kramarić 1899 Hoffenheim 1. FC Köln 3–2 (A) 19 September 2020
Flag of Germany Niclas Füllkrug Werder Bremen Schalke 04 3–1 (A) 26 September 2020
Flag of Poland Robert Lewandowski4 Bayern Munich Hertha BSC 4–3 (H) 4 October 2020
Flag of Poland Robert Lewandowski Bayern Munich Eintracht Frankfurt 5–0 (H) 24 October 2020
  • 4 Player scored four goals.

Clean sheets

As of 26 October 2020
Rank Player Club Clean
sheets
1 Flag of Switzerland Roman Bürki Borussia Dortmund 2
Flag of Belgium Koen Casteels VfL Wolfsburg
Flag of Poland Rafał Gikiewicz FC Augsburg
Flag of Hungary Péter Gulácsi RB Leipzig
Flag of Switzerland Marwin Hitz Borussia Dortmund
Flag of Finland Lukáš Hrádecký Bayer Leverkusen
Flag of Germany Manuel Neuer Bayern Munich
8 Flag of Switzerland Gregor Kobel VfB Stuttgart 1
Flag of Germany Andreas Luthe Union Berlin
Flag of Germany Stefan Ortega Arminia Bielefeld
Flag of Czech Republic Jiří Pavlenka Werder Bremen

External links

Bundesliga 2020-21

FC Augsburg · Hertha BSC · Union Berlin · Arminia Bielefeld · Werder Bremen · Borussia Dortmund · Eintracht Frankfurt · SC Freiburg · 1899 Hoffenheim · 1. FC Köln · RB Leipzig · Bayer Leverkusen · Mainz 05 · Borussia Mönchengladbach · Bayern Munich · Schalke 04 · VfB Stuttgart · VfL Wolfsburg

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Bundesliga stadiums 2020-21

Allianz Arena (Bayern Munich) · BayArena (Bayer Leverkusen) · Borussia-Park (Borussia Mönchengladbach) · Deutsche Bank Park (Eintracht Frankfurt) · Mercedes-Benz Arena (VfB Stuttgart) · Olympiastadion Berlin (Hertha BSC) · Opel Arena (Mainz 05) · PreZero Arena (1899 Hoffenheim) · Red Bull Arena (RB Leipzig) · RheinEnergieStadion (1. FC Köln) · Schüco-Arena (Arminia Bielefeld) · Schwarzwald-Stadion (SC Freiburg) · Signal Iduna Park (Borussia Dortmund) · Stadion An der Alten Försterei (Union Berlin) · Veltins-Arena (Schalke 04) · Volkswagen Arena (VfL Wolfsburg) · Wohninvest Weserstadion (Werder Bremen) · WWK Arena (FC Augsburg)

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League competitions

Bundesliga · 2. Bundesliga · 3. Liga · Regionalliga ( Bayern · Nord · Nordost · Südwest · West)

Cup competitions

DFB-Pokal (Final) · DFL-Supercup · Verbandspokal

European competitions

Champions League (Final) · Europa League (Final)

National teams

Senior · UEFA Euro 2021 (Qualifying)

Club seasons
Bundesliga

FC Augsburg · Hertha BSC · Union Berlin · Arminia Bielefeld · Werder Bremen · Borussia Dortmund · Eintracht Frankfurt · SC Freiburg · 1899 Hoffenheim · 1. FC Köln · RB Leipzig · Bayer Leverkusen · Mainz 05 · Borussia Mönchengladbach · Bayern Munich · Schalke 04 · Stuttgart · VfL Wolfsburg

Other

Summer 2020 transfers · Winter 2020–21 transfers · Summer 2021 transfers

2019-20                                                        2021-22

202021 in European football (UEFA)
Domestic leagues

Albania · Andorra · Armenia · Austria · Azerbaijan · Belarus '20 '21 · Belgium · Bosnia and Herzegovina · Bulgaria · Croatia · Cyprus · Czech Republic · Denmark · England · Estonia '20 '21 · Faroe Islands '20 '21 · Finland '20 '21 · France · Georgia '20 '21 · Germany · Gibraltar · Greece · Hungary · Iceland '20 '21 · Israel · Italy · Kazakhstan '20 '21 · Kosovo · Latvia '20 '21 · Lithuania '20 '21 · Luxembourg · Malta · Moldova '20 '21 · Montenegro · Netherlands · North Macedonia · Northern Ireland · Norway '20 '21 · Poland · Portugal · Republic of Ireland '20 '21 · Romania · Russia · San Marino · Scotland · Serbia · Slovakia · Slovenia · Spain · Sweden '20 '21 · Switzerland · Turkey · Ukraine · Wales

Domestic cups

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League cups

England · Estonia · France · Iceland '20 '21 · Israel · Latvia · Northern Ireland · Portugal · Republic of Ireland '20 '21 · Scotland · Wales

Supercups

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UEFA competitions

Champions League (qualifying phase and play-off round, group stage, knockout phase, Final) · Europa League (qualifying phase and play-off round, Champions Path, Main Path, group stage, knockout phase, Final) · Super Cup

International competitions
UEFA Euro 2021 (qualification) · 2022 FIFA World Cup (qualification) · 2020–21 UEFA Nations League (League A · League B · League C · League D · Finals · Final)
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