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Fußball-Bundesliga
Season 1997–98
Champions 1. FC Kaiserslautern
2nd Bundesliga title
4th German title
Relegated Karlsruher SC
1. FC Köln
Arminia Bielefeld
Champions League 1. FC Kaiserslautern
FC Bayern Munich
Cup Winners' Cup MSV Duisburg (domestic cup finalists)
UEFA Cup Bayer 04 Leverkusen
VfB Stuttgart
FC Schalke 04
Intertoto Cup F.C. Hansa Rostock
SV Werder Bremen
Goals scored 853
Average goals/game 2.79
Top goalscorer Ulf Kirsten (22)
Biggest home win Leverkusen 6-1 Karlsruhe (23 August 1997)
Leverkusen 6-1 Stuttgart (21 December 1997)
Leverkusen 5-0 Hamburg (18 April 1998)
Biggest away win nine games with a differential of +3 each (2–5 once, 1–4 twice, 0–3 six times)
Highest scoring Duisburg 4-5 M'gladbach (9 goals) (31 October 1997)

Fußball-Bundesliga 1997–98 was the 35th season of the Fußball-Bundesliga, Germany's premier football league. It began on 1 August 1997[1] and ended on 9 May 1998.[2] FC Bayern Munich were the defending champions.

Contents

Competition modus

Every team played two games against each other team, one at home and one away. Teams received three points for a win and one point for a draw. If two or more teams were tied on points, places were determined by goal difference and, if still tied, by goals scored. The team with the most points were crowned champions while the three teams with the least points were relegated to 2. Fußball-Bundesliga.

Team changes to 1996–97

Fortuna Düsseldorf, SC Freiburg and FC St. Pauli were relegated to the 2. Bundesliga after finishing in the last three places. They were replaced by 1. FC Kaiserslautern, VfL Wolfsburg and Hertha BSC Berlin.

Season overview

Team overview

Club Ground[3] Capacity[3]
Hertha BSC Berlin Olympiastadion 76,000
Arminia Bielefeld Stadion Alm 22,512
VfL Bochum Ruhrstadion 36,344
SV Werder Bremen Weserstadion 36,000
Borussia Dortmund Westfalenstadion 55,000
MSV Duisburg Wedaustadion 30,128
Hamburger SV Volksparkstadion 62,000
1. FC Kaiserslautern Fritz-Walter-Stadion 38,500
Karlsruher SC Wildparkstadion 33,800
1. FC Köln Müngersdorfer Stadion 55,000
Bayer 04 Leverkusen BayArena 22,500
Borussia Mönchengladbach Bökelbergstadion 34,500
TSV 1860 Munich Olympiastadion 63,000
FC Bayern Munich Olympiastadion 63,000
F.C. Hansa Rostock Ostseestadion 25,850
FC Schalke 04 Parkstadion 70,000
VfB Stuttgart Gottlieb-Daimler-Stadion 53,700
VfL Wolfsburg VfL-Stadion am Elsterweg 21,600

League table

P
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 Kaiserslautern  (C) 34 19 11 4 63 39 +24 68 UEFA Champions League 1998–99 Group stage
2 Bayern Munich 34 19 9 6 69 37 +32 66 UEFA Champions League 1998–99 Second qualifying round
3 Bayer Leverkusen 34 14 13 7 66 39 +27 55 UEFA Cup 1998–99 First round
4 Stuttgart 34 14 10 10 55 49 +6 52
5 Schalke 04 34 13 13 8 38 32 +6 52
6 Hansa Rostock 34 14 9 11 54 46 +8 51 UEFA Intertoto Cup 1998 Third round
7 Werder Bremen 34 14 8 12 43 47 −4 50 UEFA Intertoto Cup 1998 Second round
8 Duisburg 34 11 11 12 43 44 −1 44 UEFA Cup Winners' Cup 1998–99 First round 1
9 Hamburg 34 11 11 12 38 46 −8 44
10 Borussia Dortmund 34 11 10 13 57 55 +2 43
11 Hertha BSC 34 12 7 15 41 53 −12 43
12 Bochum 34 11 8 15 41 49 −8 41
13 1860 Munich 34 11 8 15 43 54 −11 41
14 Wolfsburg 34 11 6 17 38 54 −16 39
15 Mönchengladbach 34 9 11 14 54 59 −5 38
16 Karlsruhe  (R) 34 9 11 14 48 60 −12 38 2. Fußball-Bundesliga
17 Köln  (R) 34 10 6 18 49 64 −15 36
18 Arminia Bielefeld (R) 34 8 8 18 43 56 −13 32

Source: www.dfb.de
Rules for classification: 1st points; 2nd goal difference; 3rd goals scored.
1As domestic cup winners Bayern Munich had qualified for UEFA Champions League, their place in the Cup Winners' Cup was transferred to finalists Duisburg.
(C) = Champion; (R) = Relegated; (P) = Promoted; (Q) = Qualified to respective phase of tournament; (O) = Play-off winner; (A) = Advances to a further round.

Results

Top goalscorers

22 goals
21 goals
14 goals
13 goals

Champion Squad

1. 1. FC Kaiserslautern

Goalkeepers: Andreas Reinke (31); Lajos Szűcs Hungary (3).
Defenders: Michael Schjønberg Denmark (32 / 4); Miroslav Kadlec Czech Republic (32 / 1); Harry Koch (31); Axel Roos (31); Oliver Schäfer (10); Roger Lutz (6); János Hrutka Hungary (3).
Midfielders: Ciriaco Sforza Switzerland (32 / 3); Andreas Buck (31 / 1); Martin Wagner (30 / 4); Ratinho Brazil (26 / 4); Marian Hristov Bulgaria (22 / 5); Michael Ballack (16); Thomas Riedl (6 / 1); Andreas Brehme (5); Frank Greiner (1); Pascal Ojigwe Nigeria (1).
Forwards: Marco Reich (31 / 1); Jürgen Rische (27 / 11); Olaf Marschall (24 / 21); Pavel Kuka Czech Republic (22 / 5); Stefan Ertl (5).
(league appearances and goals listed in brackets)

Manager: Otto Rehhagel.

On the roster but have not played in a league game: Petr Kouba Czech Republic; Thomas Franck.

Transferred out during the season: Petr Kouba Czech Republic (to FK Viktoria Žižkov).

See also

External links

References

  1. ^ "Schedule Round 1". DFB. http://www.dfb.de/index.php?id=321598.  
  2. ^ "Archive 1997/1998 Round 34". DFB. http://www.dfb.de/index.php?id=321960.  
  3. ^ a b Grüne, Hardy (2001) (in German). Enzyklopädie des deutschen Ligafußballs, Band 7: Vereinslexikon. Kassel: AGON Sportverlag. ISBN 3-89784-147-9.  
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