SK Awards: Bundesliga 2018/19 - Bundesliga Team of the Season
The 2018-19 German Bundesliga season has finished with Bayern Munich keeping the title for the seventh consecutive time. This season, Bayern gathered 78 points from 34 game-weeks. Dortmund finished second with 76 points, with RB Leipzig and Bayer Leverkusen completing the top four list.
Without further ado, let's take a look at the best XI of the Bundesliga 2018-19 season.
Peter Gulacsi: The 29-year-old Hungarian endured an extraordinary season for RB Leipzig. Peter kept 15 clean sheets for his side this season. This campaign, he also made 2.9 saves per match and conceded 0.83 goals per match, while making a total of 93 saves in 33 appearances for The Bulls. His brilliant reflexes and work-rate truly helped his team to finish another season successfully.
Joshua Kimmich: Bayern Munich right-back, Joshua Kimmich, proved his class again, providing 13 assists throughout this 2018-19 Bundesliga season. With an average of 91% passing accuracy, Kimmich played an important both in Bayern's offensive and defensive halves.
Manuel Akanji: The 23-year-old centre-back started 25 matches for Borussia Dortmund, keeping an average of 93% passing accuracy. He also conceded 0.53 fouls per match. His terrific statistics have forced us to choose him as one of the best defenders in Germany.
Ibrahima Konate: RB Leipzig conceded just 29 goals what made them finish the season in 3rd position. The 19-year-old Frenchman was the main reason why The Bulls kept that kind of defensive records. Konate won 72.73% tackles on an average, making 28 appearances this season in Bundesliga.
Nico Schulz: The 26-year-old left-back was an outstanding asset, scoring one goal and five assists for the Hoffenheim side. Nico Schulz played 30 matches for Die Kraichgauer this season in Bundesliga. Though Hoffenheim finished the season in 9th position, Schulz's delightful performances inspired their supporters.
Thiago Alcantara: Thiago Alcantara is one of the best midfielders in world football. He proved again why he is rated so highly in Germany. The Spaniard netted 2 goals and assisted six times this season in Bundesliga, with an average of 92% passing accuracy.
Axel Witsel: This season, Dortmund's midfield had performed pretty well as their keyman Witsel surpassed a successful campaign for the Yellow Marines. The 30-year-old Belgian scored four goals and one assist during this 2018-19 Bundesliga season, with an average of 93% passing accuracy.
Kai Havertz: Kai played a crucial role in making Bayer Leverkusen's 2018-19 Bundesliga season a huge success. The German midfielder influenced his fans, scoring 17 goals and assisting three times this season for the black demons. His stunning performances helped the team to finish the season in the fourth position. Hence, they will play Champions League football next season.
Serge Gnabry: With 10 goals and five assists from 30 Bundesliga 2018-19 appearances, Gnabry played a pivotal role for the German giants. This season, the 23-year-old averaged 83% passing accuracy and touched the ball 63 times per match. The numbers are remarkable and are showing how much talented the German is.
Robert Lewandowski: The highest goalscorer of German Bundesliga 2018-19, Robert Lewandowski, proved that he is one of the best finishers in World football, scoring 22 goals from 33 matches. This season, he completed 728 passes with an average of 78% passing accuracy. Lewandowski showed his dominance with an average of 47% shooting accuracy.
Jadon Sancho: The next big thing in world football, Jadon Sancho, passed another shiny season for the German outfit, racking up 12 goals and 14 assists. The 19-year-old Dortmund star averaged 85% passing accuracy, making his contribution for their all 34 matches this season in Bundesliga.
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