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Bundesliga
Season 2020–21
Champions Bayern Munich
30th Bundesliga title
31st German title
Relegated Werder Bremen
Schalke 04
Champions League Bayern Munich
RB Leipzig
Borussia Dortmund
VfL Wolfsburg
Europa League Eintracht Frankfurt
Bayer Leverkusen
Europa Conference League Union Berlin
Matches played 306
Goals scored 928 (3.03 per match)
Top goalscorer Robert Lewandowski
(41 goals)
Biggest home win Munich 8–0 Schalke
Biggest away win Dortmund 1–5 Stuttgart
Köln 0–4 Leverkusen
Schalke 0–4 Munich
Bielefeld 1–5 Frankfurt
Schalke 0–4 Dortmund
Highest scoring Munich 8–0 Schalke
Wolfsburg 5–3 Bremen
Longest winning run 7 games
Dortmund
Longest unbeaten run 12 games
Leverkusen
Munich
Longest winless run 14 games
Schalke
Longest losing run 7 games
Bielefeld
Bremen

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. Bayern Munich are now the defending champions of the Fußball-Bundesliga of this season.

Teams

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

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 Ref.
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 Deutsche Bank Park 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 54,057
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 Germany Markus Weinzierl Netherlands Jeffrey Gouweleeuw Nike WWK Siegmund
Hertha BSC Hungary Pál Dárdai Belgium Dedryck Boyata Nike Homeday Hyundai
Union Berlin Switzerland Urs Fischer Austria Christopher Trimmel Adidas Aroundtown wefox
Arminia Bielefeld Germany Frank Kramer Germany Fabian Klos Macron Schüco JAB Anstoetz Textilien
Werder Bremen Germany Thomas Schaaf Finland Niklas Moisander Umbro Wiesenhof 188bet
Borussia Dortmund Germany Edin Terzić (interim) Germany Marco Reus Puma 1&1 Ionos Opel
Eintracht Frankfurt Austria Adi Hütter Japan Makoto Hasebe Nike Indeed.com dpd
SC Freiburg Germany Christian Streich Germany Christian Günter Hummel Schwarzwaldmilch ROSE Bikes
1899 Hoffenheim Germany Sebastian Hoeneß Germany Benjamin Hübner Joma SAP SNP
1. FC Köln Germany Friedhelm Funkel Germany Jonas Hector Uhlsport REWE DEVK
RB Leipzig Germany Julian Nagelsmann Austria Marcel Sabitzer Nike Red Bull CG Immobilien
Bayer Leverkusen Germany Hannes Wolf (interim) Chile Charles Aránguiz Jako Barmenia Versicherungen Kieser Training
Mainz 05 Denmark Bo Svensson Germany Danny Latza Kappa Kömmerling fb88.com
Borussia Mönchengladbach Germany Marco Rose Germany Lars Stindl Puma flatex Sonepar
Bayern Munich Germany Hansi Flick Germany Manuel Neuer Adidas Deutsche Telekom Qatar Airways
Schalke 04 Greece Dimitrios Grammozis Bosnia and Herzegovina Sead Kolašinac Umbro Gazprom Harfid
VfB Stuttgart United States Pellegrino Matarazzo Germany Gonzalo Castro Jako Mercedes-Benz Bank Mercedes-Benz EQ
VfL Wolfsburg Austria Oliver Glasner France Josuha Guilavogui Nike Volkswagen Linglong Tire

Managerial changes

Team Outgoing Manner Exit date Position in table Incoming Incoming date Ref.
Announced on Departed on Announced on Arrived on
1899 Hoffenheim Germany Matthias Kaltenbach [de]
Germany Marcel Rapp
Germany Kai Herdling (interim)
End of caretaker spell 9 June 2020 30 June 2020 Pre-season Germany Sebastian Hoeneß 27 July 2020
Schalke 04 United States David Wagner Sacked 27 September 2020 18th Germany Manuel Baum 30 September 2020
Mainz 05 Germany Achim Beierlorzer 28 September 2020 17th Germany Jan-Moritz Lichte (interim) 28 September 2020
Borussia Dortmund Switzerland Lucien Favre 13 December 2020 5th Germany Edin Terzić (interim) 13 December 2020
Schalke 04 Germany Manuel Baum 18 December 2020 18th Netherlands Huub Stevens (interim) 18 December 2020
Netherlands Huub Stevens (interim) End of caretaker spell 22 December 2020 Switzerland Christian Gross 27 December 2020
Mainz 05 Germany Jan-Moritz Lichte (interim) Sacked 28 December 2020 17th Germany Jan Siewert (interim) 28 December 2020
Germany Jan Siewert (interim) End of caretaker spell 4 January 2021 Denmark Bo Svensson 4 January 2021
Hertha BSC Germany Bruno Labbadia Sacked 24 January 2021 13th Hungary Pál Dárdai 25 January 2021
Schalke 04 Switzerland Christian Gross 28 February 2021 18th Greece Dimitrios Grammozis 2 March 2021
Arminia Bielefeld Germany Uwe Neuhaus 1 March 2021 16th Germany Frank Kramer 2 March 2021
Bayer Leverkusen Netherlands Peter Bosz 23 March 2021 6th Germany Hannes Wolf (interim) 23 March 2021
1. FC Köln Germany Markus Gisdol 11 April 2021 17th Germany Friedhelm Funkel 12 April 2021
FC Augsburg Germany Heiko Herrlich 26 April 2021 13th Germany Markus Weinzierl 26 April 2021
Werder Bremen Germany Florian Kohfeldt 16 May 2021 16th Germany Thomas Schaaf 16 May 2021

League table

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
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.

Results

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 0–0 2–0 2–0 0–2 1–1 2–1 2–3 0–2 1–1 3–1 3–1 0–1 2–2 1–4 0–2
Hertha BSC 2–1 3–1 0–0 1–4 2–5 1–3 3–0 0–3 0–0 0–3 3–0 0–0 2–2 0–1 3–0 0–2 1–1
Union Berlin 1–3 1–1 5–0 3–1 2–1 3–3 1–1 1–1 2–1 2–1 1–0 4–0 1–1 1–1 0–0 2–1 2–2
Arminia Bielefeld 0–1 1–0 0–0 0–2 0–2 1–5 1–0 1–1 1–0 0–1 1–2 2–1 0–1 1–4 1–0 3–0 0–3
Werder Bremen 2–0 1–4 0–2 1–0 1–2 2–1 0–0 1–1 1–1 1–4 0–0 0–1 2–4 1–3 1–1 1–2 1–2
Borussia Dortmund 3–1 2–0 2–0 3–0 4–1 1–2 4–0 2–2 1–2 3–2 3–1 1–1 3–0 2–3 3–0 1–5 2–0
Eintracht Frankfurt 2–0 3–1 5–2 1–1 1–1 1–1 3–1 2–1 2–0 1–1 2–1 1–1 3–3 2–1 3–1 1–1 4–3
SC Freiburg 2–0 4–1 0–1 2–0 1–1 2–1 2–2 1–1 5–0 0–3 2–4 1–3 2–2 2–2 4–0 2–1 1–1
1899 Hoffenheim 3–1 2–1 1–3 0–0 4–0 0–1 1–3 1–3 3–0 0–1 0–0 1–2 3–2 4–1 4–2 3–3 2–1
1. FC Köln 0–1 0–0 1–2 3–1 1–1 2–2 1–1 1–4 2–3 2–1 0–4 2–3 1–3 1–2 1–0 0–1 2–2
RB Leipzig 2–1 2–1 1–0 2–1 2–0 1–3 1–1 3–0 0–0 0–0 1–0 3–1 3–2 0–1 4–0 2–0 2–2
Bayer Leverkusen 3–1 0–0 1–1 1–2 1–1 2–1 3–1 1–2 4–1 3–0 1–1 2–2 4–3 1–2 2–1 5–2 0–1
Mainz 05 0–1 1–1 1–0 1–1 0–1 1–3 0–2 1–0 1–1 0–1 3–2 0–1 2–3 2–1 2–2 1–4 0–2
Borussia Mönchengladbach 1–1 1–1 1–1 5–0 1–0 4–2 4–0 2–1 1–2 1–2 1–0 0–1 1–2 3–2 4–1 1–2 1–1
Bayern Munich 5–2 4–3 1–1 3–3 1–1 4–2 5–0 2–1 4–1 5–1 3–3 2–0 5–2 6–0 8–0 4–0 2–1
Schalke 04 1–0 1–2 1–1 0–1 1–3 0–4 4–3 0–2 4–0 1–2 0–3 0–3 0–0 0–3 0–4 1–1 0–2
VfB Stuttgart 2–1 1–1 2–2 0–2 1–0 2–3 2–2 2–3 2–0 1–1 0–1 1–1 2–0 2–2 1–3 5–1 1–3
VfL Wolfsburg 0–0 2–0 3–0 2–1 5–3 0–2 2–1 3–0 2–1 1–0 2–2 0–0 2–3 0–0 2–3 5–0 1–0
Source: DFB

Relegation play-offs

All times are CEST (UTC+2).

Overview

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Team #1   Agg.   Team #2   1st leg     2nd leg  
1. FC Köln (B) 5–2 Holstein Kiel (2B) 0–1 5–1

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Matches

26 May 2021 (2021-05-26)
18:30
1. FC Köln 0–1 Holstein Kiel RheinEnergieStadion, Cologne
Attendance: 0
Referee: Felix Zwayer
https://www.dfb.de/bundesliga/relegation/?spieledb_path=%2Fmatches%2F2323091
  • Lorenz Goal 59'
29 May 2021 (2021-05-29)
18:00
Holstein Kiel 1–5 1. FC Köln Holstein-Stadion, Kiel
Attendance: 2,334
Referee: Deniz Aytekin
  • Lee Goal 4'
https://www.dfb.de/bundesliga/relegation/?spieledb_path=%2Fmatches%2F2323092
  • Hector Goal 3'
  • Andersson Goal 6'13'
  • Czichos Goal 39'
  • Skhiri Goal 84'

1. FC Köln won 5–2 on aggregate, and therefore both clubs remained in their respective leagues.

Statistics

Top scorers

Rank Player Club Goals
1 Poland Robert Lewandowski Bayern Munich 41
2 Portugal André Silva Eintracht Frankfurt 28
3 Norway Erling Haaland Borussia Dortmund 27
4 Croatia Andrej Kramarić 1899 Hoffenheim 20
Netherlands Wout Weghorst VfL Wolfsburg
6 Austria Saša Kalajdžić VfB Stuttgart 16
7 Germany Lars Stindl Borussia Mönchengladbach 14
8 Argentina Lucas Alario Bayer Leverkusen 11
Germany Max Kruse Union Berlin
Germany Thomas Müller Bayern Munich
Democratic Republic of the Congo Silas VfB Stuttgart

Top assists

Rank Player Club Assists
1 Germany Thomas Müller Bayern Munich 18
2 Serbia Filip Kostić Eintracht Frankfurt 14
3 Japan Daichi Kamada Eintracht Frankfurt 12
4 Germany Jonas Hofmann Borussia Mönchengladbach 11
England Jadon Sancho Borussia Dortmund
6 France Kingsley Coman Bayern Munich 10
France Moussa Diaby Bayer Leverkusen
Italy Vincenzo Grifo SC Freiburg
Portugal Raphaël Guerreiro Borussia Dortmund
Germany Joshua Kimmich Bayern Munich

Hat-tricks

See also: List of Bundesliga hat-tricks
Player Club Against Result Date
Germany Serge Gnabry Bayern Munich Schalke 04 8–0 (H) 18 September 2020
Croatia Andrej Kramarić 1899 Hoffenheim 1. FC Köln 3–2 (A) 19 September 2020
Germany Niclas Füllkrug Werder Bremen Schalke 04 3–1 (A) 26 September 2020
Poland Robert Lewandowski4 Bayern Munich Hertha BSC 4–3 (H) 4 October 2020
Poland Robert Lewandowski Bayern Munich Eintracht Frankfurt 5–0 (H) 24 October 2020
Norway Erling Haaland4 Borussia Dortmund Hertha BSC 5–2 (A) 21 November 2020
France Jean-Philippe Mateta Mainz 05 SC Freiburg 3–1 (A) 22 November 2020
Germany Lars Stindl Borussia Mönchengladbach Eintracht Frankfurt 3–3 (A) 15 December 2020
United States Matthew Hoppe Schalke 04 1899 Hoffenheim 4–0 (H) 9 January 2021
Poland Robert Lewandowski Bayern Munich Borussia Dortmund 4–2 (H) 6 March 2021
Poland Robert Lewandowski Bayern Munich VfB Stuttgart 4–0 (H) 20 March 2021
Finland Joel Pohjanpalo Union Berlin Werder Bremen 3–1 (H) 24 April 2021
Croatia Josip Brekalo VfL Wolfsburg Union Berlin 3–0 (H) 8 May 2021
Poland Robert Lewandowski Bayern Munich Borussia Mönchengladbach 6–0 (H) 8 May 2021
  • 4 Player scored four goals.

Clean sheets

Rank Player Club Clean
sheets
1 Hungary Péter Gulácsi RB Leipzig 15
2 Belgium Koen Casteels VfL Wolfsburg 14
3 Germany Stefan Ortega Arminia Bielefeld 11
4 Germany Manuel Neuer Bayern Munich 9
5 Finland Lukáš Hrádecký Bayer Leverkusen 8
Germany Alexander Schwolow Hertha BSC
7 Poland Rafał Gikiewicz FC Augsburg 7
Switzerland Marwin Hitz Borussia Dortmund
9 Germany Oliver Baumann 1899 Hoffenheim 6
Germany Florian Müller SC Freiburg
Czech Republic Jiří Pavlenka Werder Bremen
Switzerland Yann Sommer Borussia Mönchengladbach

Awards

Monthly awards

Month Player of the Month Rookie of the Month Goal of the Month Ref.
Player Club Player Club Player Club
September Croatia Andrej Kramarić 1899 Hoffenheim England Jude Bellingham Borussia Dortmund Germany Joshua Kimmich Bayern Munich
October Poland Robert Lewandowski Bayern Munich Germany Mateo Klimowicz VfB Stuttgart Denmark Yussuf Poulsen RB Leipzig
November Norway Erling Haaland Borussia Dortmund Democratic Republic of the Congo Silas Wamangituka Austria Valentino Lazaro Borussia Mönchengladbach
December Germany Lars Stindl Borussia Mönchengladbach Jamaica Leon Bailey Bayer Leverkusen
January Portugal André Silva Eintracht Frankfurt United States Matthew Hoppe Schalke 04 Germany Nadiem Amiri
February England Jadon Sancho Borussia Dortmund Democratic Republic of the Congo Silas Wamangituka VfB Stuttgart Austria Marcel Sabitzer RB Leipzig
March Serbia Filip Kostić Eintracht Frankfurt Japan Ritsu Dōan Arminia Bielefeld Netherlands Deyovaisio Zeefuik Hertha BSC
April Norway Erling Haaland Borussia Dortmund Germany Jamal Musiala Bayern Munich Slovakia Ondrej Duda 1. FC Köln
May N/A N/A Poland Robert Lewandowski Bayern Munich

Annual awards

Award Winner Club Ref.
Player of the Season Norway Erling Haaland Borussia Dortmund
Rookie of the Season Democratic Republic of the Congo Silas Wamangituka VfB Stuttgart
Goal of the Season Austria Valentino Lazaro Borussia Mönchengladbach

Team of the season

Pos. Player Team
GK Germany Manuel Neuer Bayern Munich
DF Canada Alphonso Davies Bayern Munich
Spain Angeliño RB Leipzig
Germany Mats Hummels Borussia Dortmund
Germany Ridle Baku VfL Wolfsburg
MF Germany Leon Goretzka Bayern Munich
Germany Joshua Kimmich Bayern Munich
Germany Thomas Müller Bayern Munich
FW Portugal Andre Silva Eintracht Frankfurt
Poland Robert Lewandowski Bayern Munich
Norway Erling Haaland Borussia Dortmund
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