54 games played, 91 points won and over 900,000 fans in the Red Bull Arena - but now 2018 is almost over. We've taken a look back at the stats and figures that made our year.
We've included some interasting facts for you below.
points & fans
Having played 54 competitive fixtures in 2018, including Bundesliga, DFB-Pokal and Europa League games, we've recorded 26 wins and 13 draws. We therefore come away having earned 91 points in the 2018 calendar year.
At home in the Red Bull Arena, we've celebrated 18 wins, as well as playing out five draws. We have therefore taken 65% of the available points from home games. Away from home, we secured eight wins and eight draws in 26 games.
The most frequent scoreline was 1-1, recorded in nine matches. Our most frequent winning scoreline was 3-1 or 2-1, each recorded five times.
Fun fact: We recorded the biggest win of 2018 against 1. FC Nürnberg. The RBL XI kept a clean sheet and put six past their opposition in a thrilling game.
940,346 fans in total came to our home games at the Red Bull Arena. That's a crowd of roughly 33,500 per game.
In competitive fixtures, the team scored a total of 96 goals - an average of two goals per game.
Looking at when we were most likely to score, it seems we were most dangerous at the start of each half. In the opening quarter of an hour, and the first 15 minutes after the restart, we scored 35 goals.
We were more clinical in the second half, with 55 goals coming after the break.
Goals by minutes
With 22 goals, Timo Werner was the most clinical scorer in the team. In second place was Jean-Kevin Augustin with 16 goals, followed by Yussuf Poulsen with 12 goals. Werner also leads the assist record with ten assists. Poulsen is in a close second with nine and Kevin Kampl places in third with seven. The most braces were, of course, scored by Werner (7). Poulsen scored three braces, while Sabitzer and Augustin both scored one each.
Diego Demme and Poulsen both recorded the most games for the club, having appeared in 47 competitive games each in 2018. On Matchday 16, the Dane recorded his 200th game for Die Roten Bullen.