2015-16 Bundesliga
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2015%E2%80%9316 Bundesliga

Bundesliga
Season2015-16
Dates14 August 2015 - 14 May 2016
ChampionsBayern Munich
25th Bundesliga title
26th German title
RelegatedVfB Stuttgart
Hannover 96
Champions LeagueBayern Munich
Borussia Dortmund
Bayer Leverkusen
Borussia Mönchengladbach
Europa LeagueSchalke 04
Mainz 05
Hertha BSC
Matches played306
Goals scored866 (2.83 per match)
Top goalscorerRobert Lewandowski
(30 goals)
Biggest home winVfL Wolfsburg 6-0 Werder Bremen
Biggest away winEintracht Frankfurt 1-5 Borussia Mönchengladbach
Darmstadt 98 0-4 Hertha BSC
Highest scoringEintracht Frankfurt 6-2 1. FC Köln
Werder Bremen 6-2 VfB Stuttgart
Longest winning run10 matches[1]
Bayern Munich
Longest unbeaten run15 matches[1]
Borussia Dortmund
Longest winless run9 matches[1]
VfB Stuttgart
Longest losing run8 matches[1]
Hannover 96
Highest attendance81,359[1]
Borussia Dortmund 4-0 Borussia Mönchengladbach
(15 August 2015)
Lowest attendance13,500[1]
FC Ingolstadt 1-0 Mainz 05
Average attendance43,309
2014-15

The 2015-16 Bundesliga was the 53rd season of the Bundesliga, Germany's premier football competition. The season started on 14 August 2015 and ended on 14 May 2016.[2]Bayern Munich were the defending champions, after winning their 24th Bundesliga title and 25th German championship overall in the previous season.

Bayern Munich won the 2015-16 title in the second-last round on 7 May 2016, thereby becoming the first club in the history of the Bundesliga and the German football championship to win four consecutive championships.[3]

Teams

A total of 18 teams were participating in this year's edition of the Bundesliga. Of these, 15 sides qualified directly from the 2014-15 season and the two sides were directly promoted from the 2014-15 2. Bundesliga season: FC Ingolstadt, the champions, and Darmstadt 98, the runners-up. The final participant was decided by a two-legged play-off, in which the 16th-placed Bundesliga club, Hamburger SV, defeated the third-place finisher in the 2. Bundesliga, Karlsruher SC.

Stadiums and locations

Personnel and kits

Managerial changes

Team Outgoing Manner Exit date Position in table Incoming Incoming date Ref.
Announced on Departed on Announced on Arrived on
Borussia Dortmund Germany Jürgen Klopp Resigned 15 April 2015 30 June 2015 Pre-season Germany Thomas Tuchel 19 April 2015 1 July 2015 [11][12]
VfB Stuttgart Netherlands Huub Stevens End of contract 24 May 2015 Germany Alexander Zorniger 25 May 2015 [13][14]
Schalke 04 Italy Roberto Di Matteo Resigned 26 May 2015 Germany André Breitenreiter 12 June 2015 [15][16]
Eintracht Frankfurt Germany Thomas Schaaf Germany Armin Veh 14 June 2015 [17][18]
Borussia Mönchengladbach Switzerland Lucien Favre 20 September 2015 18th Germany André Schubert[a] 21 September 2015 [19][20]
1899 Hoffenheim Germany Markus Gisdol Sacked 26 October 2015 17th Netherlands Huub Stevens 26 October 2015 [21]
VfB Stuttgart Germany Alexander Zorniger Sacked 24 November 2015 16th Germany Jürgen Kramny 24 November 2015 [22]
Hannover 96 Germany Michael Frontzeck Resigned 21 December 2015 17th Germany Thomas Schaaf 28 December 2015 4 January 2016 [23][24]
1899 Hoffenheim Netherlands Huub Stevens 10 February 2016 Germany Julian Nagelsmann 11 February 2016 [25][26]
Eintracht Frankfurt Germany Armin Veh Sacked 6 March 2016 16th Croatia Niko Kova? 8 March 2016 [27][28]
Hannover 96 Germany Thomas Schaaf 3 April 2016 18th Germany Daniel Stendel 3 April 2016 [29]
  1. ^ Schubert was initially appointed as interim coach, but the move was made permanent on 13 November 2015.

League table

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Bayern Munich (C) 34 28 4 2 80 17 +63 88 Qualification to Champions League group stage
2 Borussia Dortmund 34 24 6 4 82 34 +48 78
3 Bayer Leverkusen 34 18 6 10 56 40 +16 60
4 Borussia Mönchengladbach 34 17 4 13 67 50 +17 55 Qualification to Champions League play-off round
5 Schalke 04 34 15 7 12 51 49 +2 52 Qualification to Europa League group stage[a]
6 Mainz 05 34 14 8 12 46 42 +4 50
7 Hertha BSC 34 14 8 12 42 42 0 50 Qualification to Europa League third qualifying round[a]
8 VfL Wolfsburg 34 12 9 13 47 49 −2 45
9 1. FC Köln 34 10 13 11 38 42 −4 43
10 Hamburger SV 34 11 8 15 40 46 −6 41
11 FC Ingolstadt 34 10 10 14 33 42 −9 40
12 FC Augsburg 34 9 11 14 42 52 −10 38
13 Werder Bremen 34 10 8 16 50 65 −15 38
14 Darmstadt 98 34 9 11 14 38 53 −15 38
15 1899 Hoffenheim 34 9 10 15 39 54 −15 37
16 Eintracht Frankfurt (O) 34 9 9 16 34 52 −18 36 Qualification to relegation play-offs
17 VfB Stuttgart (R) 34 9 6 19 50 75 −25 33 Relegation to 2. Bundesliga
18 Hannover 96 (R) 34 7 4 23 31 62 −31 25
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-offs.[30]
(C) Champion; (O) Play-off winner; (R) Relegated.
Notes:
  1. ^ a b Since the winners of the 2015-16 DFB-Pokal, Bayern Munich, qualified for the Champions League based on league position, the Europa League group stage spot was passed to the sixth-placed team, Mainz 05; and the Europa League third qualifying round spot was passed to the seventh-placed team, Hertha BSC.

Results

Home \ Away FCA BSC SVW D98 BVB SGE HSV H96 TSG FCI KOE B04 M05 BMG FCB S04 VFB WOB
FC Augsburg 0-1 1-2 0-2 1-3 0-0 1-3 2-0 1-3 0-1 0-0 3-3 3-3 2-2 1-3 2-1 1-0 0-0
Hertha BSC 0-0 1-1 1-2 0-0 2-0 3-0 2-2 1-0 2-1 2-0 2-1 2-0 1-4 0-2 2-0 2-1 1-1
Werder Bremen 1-2 3-3 2-2 1-3 1-0 1-3 4-1 1-1 0-1 1-1 0-3 1-1 2-1 0-1 0-3 6-2 3-2
Darmstadt 98 2-2 0-4 2-1 0-2 1-2 1-1 2-2 0-0 2-0 0-0 1-2 2-3 0-2 0-3 0-2 2-2 0-1
Borussia Dortmund 5-1 3-1 3-2 2-2 4-1 3-0 1-0 3-1 2-0 2-2 3-0 2-0 4-0 0-0 3-2 4-1 5-1
Eintracht Frankfurt 1-1 1-1 2-1 0-1 1-0 0-0 1-0 0-2 1-1 6-2 1-3 2-1 1-5 0-0 0-0 2-4 3-2
Hamburger SV 0-1 2-0 2-1 1-2 3-1 0-0 1-2 1-3 1-1 1-1 0-0 1-3 3-2 1-2 0-1 3-2 0-1
Hannover 96 0-1 1-3 1-0 1-2 2-4 1-2 0-3 1-0 4-0 0-2 0-1 0-1 2-0 0-1 1-3 1-3 0-4
1899 Hoffenheim 2-1 2-1 1-3 0-2 1-1 0-0 0-1 1-0 2-1 1-1 1-1 3-2 3-3 1-2 1-4 2-2 1-0
FC Ingolstadt 2-1 0-1 2-0 3-1 0-4 2-0 0-1 2-2 1-1 1-1 0-1 1-0 1-0 1-2 3-0 3-3 0-0
1. FC Köln 0-1 0-1 0-0 4-1 2-1 3-1 2-1 0-1 0-0 1-1 0-2 0-0 1-0 0-1 1-3 1-3 1-1
Bayer Leverkusen 1-1 2-1 1-4 0-1 0-1 3-0 1-0 3-0 2-1 3-2 1-2 1-0 5-0 0-0 1-1 4-3 3-0
Mainz 05 4-2 0-0 1-3 0-0 0-2 2-1 0-0 3-0 3-1 0-1 2-3 3-1 1-0 0-3 2-1 0-0 2-0
Borussia Mönchengladbach 4-2 5-0 5-1 3-2 1-3 3-0 0-3 2-1 3-1 0-0 1-0 2-1 1-2 3-1 3-1 4-0 2-0
Bayern Munich 2-1 2-0 5-0 3-1 5-1 1-0 5-0 3-1 2-0 2-0 4-0 3-0 1-2 1-1 3-0 4-0 5-1
Schalke 04 1-1 2-1 1-3 1-1 2-2 2-0 3-2 3-1 1-0 1-1 0-3 2-3 2-1 2-1 1-3 1-1 3-0
VfB Stuttgart 0-4 2-0 1-1 2-0 0-3 1-4 2-1 1-2 5-1 1-0 1-3 0-2 1-3 1-3 1-3 0-1 3-1
VfL Wolfsburg 0-2 2-0 6-0 1-1 1-2 2-1 1-1 1-1 4-2 2-0 1-1 2-1 1-1 2-1 0-2 3-0 3-1
Source: DFB
Legend: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Relegation play-offs

The team which finished 16th faced the third-placed 2015-16 2. Bundesliga side for a two-legged play-off. The winner on aggregate score after both matches will earn entry into the 2016-17 Bundesliga.

First leg

Attendance: 51,500
Eintracht Frankfurt vs 1. FC Nürnberg 2016-05-19.svg
GK 1 Germany Raphael Schäfer Yellow card 57
RB 2 Slovenia Mi?o Bre?ko (c)
CB 33 Austria Georg Margreitter
CB 4 Netherlands Dave Bulthuis
LB 6 Romania László Sepsi
RM 17 Germany Sebastian Kerk Substituted off 74
CM 31 Czech Republic Ond?ej Petrák
CM 18 Germany Hanno Behrens
LM 23 Germany Tim Leibold Substituted off 89
CF 24 Germany Niclas Füllkrug Substituted off 85
CF 9 Austria Guido Burgstaller
Substitutes:
GK 22 Germany Patrick Rakovsky
DF 3 Norway Even Hovland Substituted in 85
DF 28 Germany Lukas Mühl
MF 14 Germany Kevin Möhwald
MF 19 Iceland Rúrik Gíslason Substituted in 89
FW 7 Germany Danny Blum Substituted in 74
FW 36 Germany Cedric Teuchert
Manager:
Switzerland René Weiler

Assistant referees:
Florian Heft (Neuenkirchen)
Jan Seidel (Oberkrämer)
Fourth official:
Bibiana Steinhaus (Hanover)

Match rules:

  • 90 minutes.
  • Seven named substitutes, of which up to three may be used.

Second leg

GK 1 Germany Raphael Schäfer
RB 2 Slovenia Mi?o Bre?ko (c) Yellow card 72
CB 33 Austria Georg Margreitter
CB 4 Netherlands Dave Bulthuis
LB 6 Romania László Sepsi Substituted off 84
RM 17 Germany Sebastian Kerk Yellow card 56 Substituted off 74
CM 31 Czech Republic Ond?ej Petrák Substituted off 74
CM 18 Germany Hanno Behrens
LM 23 Germany Tim Leibold
CF 9 Austria Guido Burgstaller Yellow card 90+2
CF 24 Germany Niclas Füllkrug
Substitutes:
GK 22 Germany Patrick Rakovsky
DF 3 Norway Even Hovland Substituted in 84
DF 28 Germany Lukas Mühl
MF 14 Germany Kevin Möhwald
MF 19 Iceland Rúrik Gíslason Substituted in 74
FW 7 Germany Danny Blum Substituted in 74
FW 36 Germany Cedric Teuchert
Manager:
Switzerland René Weiler
1. FC Nürnberg vs Eintracht Frankfrurt 2016-05-23.svg
GK 1 Finland Luká? Hrádecký Yellow card 90+1
RB 22 United States Timothy Chandler Substituted off 69
CB 5 Peru Carlos Zambrano (c)
CB 19 Argentina David Abraham Yellow card 90+4
LB 6 Germany Bastian Oczipka Yellow card 24
CM 20 Japan Makoto Hasebe
CM 8 Hungary Szabolcs Huszti
RW 32 Tunisia Änis Ben-Hatira Substituted off 58
AM 21 Germany Marc Stendera Substituted off 11
LW 11 Serbia Mijat Ga?inovi?
CF 9 Switzerland Haris Seferovi? Yellow card 76
Substitutes:
GK 13 Austria Heinz Lindner
DF 2 Germany Yanni Regäsel
MF 10 Mexico Marco Fabián Yellow card 51 Substituted in 11
MF 16 Germany Stefan Aigner
MF 27 Serbia Aleksandar Ignjovski Substituted in 69
FW 14 Germany Alexander Meier Substituted in 58
FW 30 Netherlands Luc Castaignos
Manager:
Croatia Niko Kova?

Assistant referees:
Tobias Christ (Münchweiler an der Rodalb)
Arne Aarnink (Nordhorn)
Fourth official:
Bastian Dankert (Rostock)

Match rules:

Eintracht Frankfurt won 2-1 on aggregate.

Season statistics

Hat-tricks

5Player scored five goals

Awards

Player of the Month

Number of teams by state

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