The four-point check: How exciting is the title race really?

Measured over the last ten years, the tension on the Bundesliga tip is barely to be overparted. Only four points lead to the first pursuer after 26 match days – this is at most for Bayern ratios at most a pölsterchen.

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In 2013, when he returned to two BVB triumphs and started his series of nine master shells, the record champion had 20 points more at the same time, 2014 23 and 2015 after all ten (before Wolfsburg). Also in the following years, the title question was most or less clearly answered in March: In 2016, Bayern led “only” five (before Dortmund), 2017 but again with 13 (before Leipzig) and 2018 with 20 meters (in front of Schalke).

In the last ten years, the BVB only once had a better starting position

Only in the past three seasons the Munich had to shake a little bit after 26 games, but also stood at the top. 2021 (before Leipzig) and 2020 (before Dortmund) as now with four points, 2019, the most exciting season finale of the last ten years, only thanks to the better goal difference. On the 27th game day, the BVB even moved over for a week.

In short: Borussia had had eight gaming days in the past ten years before only once a better starting position, but champions were also in this case the Bayern.

A team even got seven points

And also the gaze continues dafted as a courier: Since the introduction of the three-point rating 1995/96 only one team still picked up such a backlog: the VFB Stuttgart had already seven points in 2006/07 on the 26th match day Leaders Schalke and was only third – especially celebrated.

In general, since 1995/96 only three times a different team master was played as the leader of the leaders after 26. In addition to Stuttgart 2007, the Dortmund 1995/96 and 2001/02 were. In 1995/96, however, they had a game less completed at the time as a leader of Bavaria.