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The Bundesliga's biggest winners and losers of the 2019/20 season so far

By Rune Gjerulff

In a survey, 239 Bundesliga players have answered a number of questions about the 2019/20 season so far, including who they think have been the best player.

Robert Lewandowski has been voted the best Bundesliga player of the season so far by his colleagues.
Robert Lewandowski has been voted the best Bundesliga player of the season so far by his colleagues.Photo: Sven Mandel / CC-BY-SA-4.0

Kicker has released the results of a questionnaire about the 2019/20 season that 239 Bundesliga players have anonymously taken part in. Here are the most remarkable results:



Best outfield player:
1. Robert Lewandowski, Bayern München - 47,7%
2. Timo Werner, RB Leipzig - 14,6%
3. Jadon Sancho, Borussia Dortmund - 6,7%
4. Marcus Thuram, Gladbach - 5,4%
5. Serge Gnabry, Bayern München - 3,8%
6. Marcel Sabitzer, RB Leipzig - 2,9%

Best goalkeeper:
1. Yann Sommer, Gladbach - 38,9%
2. Manuel Neuer, Bayern München - 10,9%
3. Peter Gulacsi, RB Leipzig - 9,2%
4. Roman Bürki, Borussia Dortmund - 8,8%
5. Alex Nübel, Schalke 04 - 6,3%
6. Rafal Gikiewicz, Union Berlin - 5%
6. Lucas Hradecky, Bayer Leverkusen - 5%

Biggest winners among the coaches:
1. Marco Rose, Gladbach - 49%
2. Julian Nagelsmann, RB Leipzig - 18,4%
3. David Wagner, Schalke 04 - 11,7%
4. Christian Streich, Freiburg - 8,8%
5. Hansi Flick, Bayern München - 2,9%
6. Urs Fischer, Union Berlin - 2,9%

Most disappointing coaches:
1. Niko Kovac, former Bayern München coach - 38,5%
2. Florian Kohfeldt, Werder Bremen - 23%
3. Ante Covic, former Hertha BSC coach - 10%
4. Sandro Schwarz, former Mainz coach - 7,1%
5. Lucien Favre, Borussia Dortmund - 4,6%
5. Achram Beierlorzer, former FC Köln coach and current Mainz coach - 4,6%

Most positive surprises among the players:
1. Marcus Thuram, Gladbach - 26,4%
2. Amine Harit, Schalke 04 - 9,6%
3. Rouwen Hennings, Fortuna Düsseldorf - 7,1%
4. Alphonso Davies, Bayern München - 4,6%
4. Christopher Nkunku, RB Leipzig - 4,6%
6. Breel Embolo, Gladbach - 4,2%
7. Florian Niederlechner, Augsburg - 3,3%

Biggest disappointments among the players:
1. Mario Götze, Borussia Dortmund - 11,7%
2. Jerome Boateng, Bayern München - 10%
3. Michael Cuisance, Bayern München - 9,2%
4. Anthony Modeste, FC Köln - 5,9%
5. Philippe Coutinho, Bayern München - 5,4%
5. Nico Schulz - Borussia Dortmund - 5,4%

Most positive surprises among the teams:
1. SC Freiburg - 41,8%
2. Gladbach - 26,8%
3. Union Berlin - 17,2%
4. Schalke 04 - 5,9%
5. Augsburg - 4,2%

Most disappointing teams:
1. Werder Bremen - 43,1%
2. Hertha BSC - 15,9%
3. FC Köln - 14,6%
4. Bayern München - 9,2%
5. Eintracht Frankfurt - 5%
6. Borussia Dortmund - 4,6%

Who will win the Bundesliga title?
1. RB Leipzig - 43,1%
2. Bayern München - 36%
3. Borussia Dortmund - 10,9%
4. Gladbach - 7,9%

Which clubs will be directly relegated?
1. SC Paderborn - 43,3%
2. FC Köln - 27,6%
3. Fortuna Düsseldorf - 14,4%
4. Augsburg - 2,3%
5. Mainz - 1,7%

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