2. Bundesliga

CountryGermanyGermany
Season2023

The "2. Bundesliga" is the second-tier professional football league in Germany, positioned directly below the top-flight Bundesliga. Established in 1974, it is operated by the German Football Association (Deutscher Fußball-Bund, DFB) and the German Football League (Deutsche Fußball Liga, DFL). The league is known for its intense competition, high-quality football, and its role as a springboard for clubs to reach the prestigious Bundesliga.

The 2. Bundesliga consists of 18 teams, each playing 34 matches in a season, which runs from August to May. The matches are usually played on Fridays, Saturdays, and Mondays, with a winter break in December and January. The league follows a double round-robin format, where each team plays every other team twice, once at home and once away.

Promotion and relegation are integral parts of the 2. Bundesliga. The top two teams at the end of each season are automatically promoted to the Bundesliga, while the third-placed team enters a two-legged playoff against the 16th-placed team from the Bundesliga. The winner of this playoff either secures or retains their place in the top division. Meanwhile, the bottom two teams in the 2. Bundesliga are relegated to the third-tier 3. Liga, with the 16th-placed team entering a playoff against the third-placed team from the 3. Liga.

Over the years, the 2. Bundesliga has produced several notable clubs that have gone on to achieve significant success in the Bundesliga. These include 1. FC Kaiserslautern, who won the Bundesliga title immediately after being promoted in 1998, and RB Leipzig, who reached the UEFA Champions League semi-finals in 2020.

The 2. Bundesliga is also known for its passionate fan culture. Despite being a second-tier league, it consistently ranks among the top ten in Europe in terms of average attendance. The league's matches are broadcasted in over 200 countries, reflecting its global appeal.

In addition to its sporting significance, the 2. Bundesliga plays a crucial role in the development of German football. It provides a platform for young talents to gain experience and exposure, and for coaches to implement innovative tactics and strategies. The league's clubs are also actively involved in their local communities, contributing to various social and charitable causes.

In summary, the 2. Bundesliga is more than just a stepping stone to the Bundesliga. It is a vibrant and competitive league that contributes significantly to the richness and diversity of German football.

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2. Bundesliga Top Scorers

The current top scorer list for 2. Bundesliga in 2023

Player Team Goals
hamburger-sv 15
fc-st-pauli 12
fc-nurnberg 11
fortuna-dusseldorf 11
hertha-berlin 11
hamburger-sv 11
fc-kaiserslautern 9
fortuna-dusseldorf 9
hannover-96 9
sv-wehen 8

2. Bundesliga standings

Rank Team MP W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 FC St. Pauli players, news and schedule FC St. Pauli 23 13 9 1 43 22 21 48
2 Holstein Kiel players, news and schedule Holstein Kiel 23 13 3 7 44 32 12 42
3 Hamburger SV players, news and schedule Hamburger SV 22 11 5 6 45 33 12 38
4 Hannover 96 players, news and schedule Hannover 96 23 10 7 6 43 31 12 37
5 SC Paderborn 07 players, news and schedule SC Paderborn 07 23 11 4 8 36 38 -2 37
6 SpVgg Greuther Furth players, news and schedule SpVgg Greuther Furth 22 10 5 7 34 28 6 35
7 Fortuna Dusseldorf players, news and schedule Fortuna Dusseldorf 22 9 6 7 46 32 14 33
8 Hertha Berlin players, news and schedule Hertha Berlin 23 9 6 8 43 37 6 33
9 Karlsruher SC players, news and schedule Karlsruher SC 23 8 8 7 44 40 4 32
10 SV Elversberg players, news and schedule SV Elversberg 22 9 5 8 35 36 -1 32
11 FC Nurnberg players, news and schedule FC Nurnberg 22 8 6 8 31 40 -9 30
12 FC Magdeburg players, news and schedule FC Magdeburg 22 7 6 9 35 33 2 27
13 SV Wehen players, news and schedule SV Wehen 23 7 6 10 26 30 -4 27
14 FC Schalke 04 players, news and schedule FC Schalke 04 22 8 2 12 34 42 -8 26
15 Eintracht Braunschweig players, news and schedule Eintracht Braunschweig 23 7 3 13 22 35 -13 24
16 FC Kaiserslautern players, news and schedule FC Kaiserslautern 23 6 4 13 35 48 -13 22
17 Hansa Rostock players, news and schedule Hansa Rostock 22 6 4 12 22 36 -14 22
18 VfL Osnabruck players, news and schedule VfL Osnabruck 23 2 9 12 20 45 -25 15

Prediction Stats

Correct Strike rate
Winner 124/197 63%
Over/Under 26/39 67%
League Correct %
Primera División - Apertura logo Primera División - Apertura 20/23 87%
Pro League logo Pro League 44/53 83%
Cup logo Cup 9/11 82%
Premier League logo Premier League 44/54 81%
First League logo First League 105/133 79%
Liga Pro logo Liga Pro 121/157 77%
Liga 1 logo Liga 1 56/73 77%
Super League 1 logo Super League 1 99/128 77%
NPFL logo NPFL 86/113 76%
Pro League logo Pro League 102/135 76%