Bundesliga 1
FIFA Region
UEFA
Season
2020-2021
Location
Germany
Abbreviation
GER1

Summary

The Fußball-Bundesliga (GER1), or Bundesliga, is the top league in the German football league system. At the end of the 2020-2021 season, the GER1 teams listed below qualify for the following 2021-2022 non-league play:

  • 2021-2022 UEFA Champions League - Group Stage:
    • 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th place 2020-2021 GER1 teams
  • 2021-2022 UEFA Europa League - Group Stage:
    • 5th place 2020-2021 GER1 team
  • 2021-2022 UEFA Europa Conference League - Playoff Round:
    • 6th place 2020-2021 GER1 team

The winner of the 2020-2021 DFB-Pokal (DFB Cup), typically a GER1 team, also receives a berth in the Group Stage of the 2021-2022 UEFA Europa League.

Leagues Pyramid - Germany

Abbrev League # of Teams
GER1 Bundesliga 18
GER2 2. Bundesliga 18
GER3 3. Fußball-Liga (3.Liga) 20
GER4A Regionalliga Nord 22
GER4B Regionalliga Nordost 20
GER4C Regionalliga West 18
GER4D Regionalliga Südwest 19
GER4E Regionalliga Bayern 18

Competition Structure

Season

# of Teams

18 Sep 2020 - 22 May 2021  18: GER1 (15 minimum), GER2 (3 maximum)

Season Format

Each GER1 team plays Home-Away matches with the other 17 GER1 teams for a total of 34 league matches. Table ranking ties are broken by (1) goal difference, (2) goals scored, (3) head-to-head points, (4) head-to-head goal difference, (5) head-to-head away goals scored, (6) away goals scored, then (7) a playoff.

Playoffs

Not applicable.

Relegation

At the end of the 2020-2021 GER1 season, the 17th and 18th place GER1 teams will be relegated directly to the GER2, and the 16th place GER1 team plays Home-Away highest aggregate score win playoff against the 3rd place GER2 team. The playoff winner and the 1st and 2nd place GER2 teams play in the 2021-2022 GER1. The playoff loser plays in the 2021-2022 GER2.


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 LeagueHomeRoad
POSMPW - D - LPTSCPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGD
1FC Bayern München 1712 -3-239-49252486 -2-02030111996 -1-21919145
2RB Leipzig 1710 -5-235-29141597 -1-1221861283 -4-1131183
3Bayer 04 Leverkusen 179 -5-332-32171584 -3-1151610695 -2-2171679
4Borussia Dortmund 179 -2-629-33221184 -1-3131711695 -1-31616115
5Vfl Wolfsburg 177 -8-229-2619785 -3-018148692 -5-21112111
61. FC Union Berlin 177 -7-328-32211194 -4-1162011983 -3-21212102
7Borussia M'gladbach 177 -7-328-3126594 -4-116149583 -3-21217170
8Eintracht Frankfurt 176 -9-227-3026483 -5-0141410493 -4-21316160
9SC Freiburg 176 -6-524-3128393 -4-2132014683 -2-3111114-3
10Vfb Stuttgart 175 -7-522-3227580 -5-351115-495 -2-21721129
111899 Hoffenheim 175 -4-819-2530-582 -2-481213-193 -2-4111317-4
12FC Augsburg 175 -4-819-1726-992 -2-58916-783 -2-311810-2
13SV Werder Bremen 174 -6-718-1925-682 -2-48812-492 -4-3101113-2
14Hertha Berlin 174 -5-817-2328-582 -2-481015-592 -3-4913130
15DSC Arminia Bielefeld 175 -2-1017-1324-1194 -0-512911-281 -2-55413-9
16FC Köln 173 -6-815-1528-1390 -3-63818-1083 -3-212710-3
17FSV Mainz 05 171 -4-127-1536-2190 -2-72617-1181 -2-55919-10
18FC Schalke 04 171 -4-127-1444-3091 -2-65815-780 -2-62629-23
Relegation Playoff
UEFAEL
UEFACL
Relegation
UEFAECL

Fixtures

Fri - 22 Jan 2021
 Borussia M'gladbach   Borussia DortmundBorussia-Park Stadion
Sat - 23 Jan 2021
 SC Freiburg   Vfb StuttgartSchwarzwald-Stadion
 FSV Mainz 05   RB LeipzigOpel Arena
 Hertha Berlin   SV Werder BremenOlympiastadion (Berlin)
Sun - 24 Jan 2021
 1899 Hoffenheim   FC KölnPreZero Arena
Fri - 29 Jan 2021
 Borussia Dortmund   FC AugsburgSignal Iduna Park
 RB Leipzig   Bayer 04 LeverkusenRed Bull Arena (Leipzig)
 Vfl Wolfsburg   SC FreiburgVolkswagen Arena
 Eintracht Frankfurt   Hertha BerlinDeutsche Bank Park
 1. FC Union Berlin   Borussia M'gladbachStadion An der Alten Försterei
 FC Köln   DSC Arminia BielefeldRheinEnergieStadion
 SV Werder Bremen   FC Schalke 04wohninvest WESERSTADION
 Vfb Stuttgart   FSV Mainz 05Mercedes-Benz-Arena
Fri - 5 Feb 2021
 Borussia M'gladbach   FC KölnBorussia-Park Stadion

Results

Wed - 20 Jan 2021
 SC Freiburg 22 Eintracht FrankfurtSchwarzwald-Stadion
 RB Leipzig 10 1. FC Union BerlinRed Bull Arena (Leipzig)
 FC Schalke 04 12 FC KölnVeltins Arena
Tue - 19 Jan 2021
 Hertha Berlin 03 1899 HoffenheimOlympiastadion (Berlin)
 Borussia M'gladbach 10 SV Werder BremenBorussia-Park Stadion
Sun - 17 Jan 2021
 Eintracht Frankfurt 31 FC Schalke 04Deutsche Bank Park
Sat - 16 Jan 2021
 Vfb Stuttgart 22 Borussia M'gladbachMercedes-Benz-Arena
 SV Werder Bremen 20 FC Augsburgwohninvest WESERSTADION
 FC Köln 00 Hertha BerlinRheinEnergieStadion
 Vfl Wolfsburg 22 RB LeipzigVolkswagen Arena
 Borussia Dortmund 11 FSV Mainz 05Signal Iduna Park
Fri - 15 Jan 2021
 1. FC Union Berlin 10 Bayer 04 LeverkusenStadion An der Alten Försterei
Sun - 10 Jan 2021