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2018–19 Fußball-Bundesliga
Tournament details
Host country Germany
Final positions
Champions FC Bayern Munich (29th title)
Runners-up Borussia Dortmund
Third place RB Leipzig
Fourth place Bayer Leverkusen
Tournament statistics
Matches played 306
Goals scored 973 (3.18 per match)
Top scorer(s) Poland Robert Lewandowski
(22 goals)
← 2017-18

The 2018–19 Fußball-Bundesliga was the 56th season of the Bundesliga, Germany's top football league. The season started on 24 August 2018 and ended on 18 May 2019. The defending champions were Bayern Munich. The champion was not decided until the last matchday, making this the first time since 2009 when this happened. FC Bayern Munich won the tournament the 7th time in a row, with a 2-point lead.

Teams

League table

Below is the table for the 2018–19 Fußball-Bundesliga season. Bayern Munich, Borussia Dortmund, RB Leipzig and Bayer 04 Leverkusen directly qualified for the UEFA Champions League, while Hannover 96 and 1. FC Nuremberg were relegated to the 2. Bundesliga.

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Bayern Munich (C, DFB, UCL) 34 24 6 4 88 32 +56 78
2 Borussia Dortmund (UCL) 34 23 7 4 81 44 +37 76
3 RB Leipzig (UCL) 34 19 9 6 63 29 +34 66
4 Bayer 04 Leverkusen (UCL) 34 18 4 12 69 52 +17 58
5 Borussia Mönchengladbach (UEL) 34 16 7 11 55 42 +1 55
6 VfL Wolfsburg (UEL) 34 16 7 11 62 50 +12 55
7 Eintracht Frankfurt (UEL) 34 15 9 10 60 48 +12 54
8 Werder Bremen 34 14 11 9 58 49 +9 53
9 1899 Hoffenheim 34 13 12 9 70 52 +18 51
10 Fortuna Düsseldorf 34 13 5 16 49 65 −16 44
11 Hertha BSC 34 11 10 13 49 57 –8 43
12 1. FSV Mainz 05 34 12 7 15 45 57 –12 43
13 SC Freiburg 34 8 12 14 46 61 –15 36
14 FC Schalke 04 34 8 9 17 37 55 –18 33
15 FC Augsburg 34 8 8 18 51 71 –20 32
16 VfB Stuttgart (R) 34 7 7 20 32 70 –38 28
17 Hannover 96 (R) 34 5 6 23 31 71 –40 21
18 1. FC Nuremberg (R) 34 3 10 21 26 68 –42 19
At the end of 2017-18 season:
(C) 2018–19 Fußball-Bundesliga Winner: FC Bayern Munich
(DFB) 2018-19 DFB-Pokal Winner: FC Bayern Munich
(UCL) Teams Qualified For The 2019-20 UEFA Champions League: FC Bayern Munich, Borussia Dortmund, RB Leipzig, Bayer 04 Leverkusun
(UEL) Teams Qualified For The 2019-20 UEFA Europa League: Borussia Mönchengladbach, VfL Wolfsburg, Eintracht Frankfurt
(R) Relegated To 2019-20 2. Bundesliga: VfB Stuttgart (via Play-Offs), Hannover 96, 1. FC Nürnberg
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