Bundesliga | Germany - an overview
One of the most successful professional men’s football leagues in Europe is the Germany Bundesliga. The Bundesliga is the official German Federal League’s top level of professional football with some of the highest average stadium attendance worldwide.
There are 18 teams that contest the right to play in the Bundesliga. Each team fights for dominance in the league as well as the chance at lifting 2 domestic cups. The DFB-Pokal
And the DFL-Super-Cup.
As of the 2019 season, Bayern Munich has taken the league title a staggering 27 times. All the Germany Bundesliga clubs have proven themselves in Europe too, with seven UEFA Champions League trophies and six UEFA Europa League trophies between them.
There is no promotion from the Bundesliga, but the top four teams qualify for the UEFA Champions League. Fifth place qualifies for the Europa League group stage, with sixth place entering the third qualifying round of Europa League. The DFB-Pokal (German Cup) winner qualifies for the group phase of UEFA Europa League regardless of league position.
Relegation from the Bundesliga drops to the 2. Bundesliga, with the bottom two teams at the end of the season being relegated. The 16th-placed Bundesliga team and the third-placed 2. Bundesliga team enter a two-leg play-off match. The winner of this match plays the next season in the Bundesliga and the loser in the 2. Bundesliga.
1.FC Köln, 1899 Hoffenheim, Bayer Leverkusen, Bayern Munich, Borussia Dortmund, Borussia M'gladbach, Eintracht Frankfurt, FC Augsburg, FSV Mainz 05, Fortuna Dusseldorf, Hertha BSC, RB Leipzig, SC Freiburg, SC Paderborn 07, Schalke 04, Union Berlin, VfL Wolfsburg, Werder Bremen
Allianz Arena - Bayern Munich, BayArena - Bayer Leverkusen, Benteler Arena - SC Paderborn 07, Borussia-Park - Borussia M'gladbach, Coface Arena - FSV Mainz 05, Commerzbank-Arena, Esprit Arena - Fortuna Dusseldorf, Frankfurter Volksbank Stadion - Eintracht Frankfurt, Olympiastadion Berlin - Hertha BSC, Red Bull Arena - RB Leipzig, Rhein-Neckar-Arena - 1899 Hoffenheim, Rheinenergiestadion - 1.FC Köln, Schwarzwald-Stadion - SC Freiburg, Signal Iduna Park - Borussia Dortmund, Stadion An der Alten Försterei - Union Berlin, Veltins Arena - Schalke 04, Volkswagen Arena - VfL Wolfsburg, Weserstadion - Werder Bremen, sgl Arena - FC Augsburg