Germany's system of end-of-season relegation/promotion play-offs ensures that plenty of clubs are still in with a chance of going down this season.
With Xabi Alonso announcing he will retire at the end of the season, the focus has turned to how the German champions intend to fill the resultant void.
With more defeats than victory this season, Bayer Leverkusen's poor run of form has cost Roger Schmidt his job.
Nick Bidwell with the latest from the Bundesliga, including an ill-tempered conclusion to Bayern Munich's match against Hertha Berlin.
RB Leipzig remains Germany's least liked club, but the fans of Borussia Dortmund took their antipathy too far when the sides met at the weekend.
Nick Bidwell with the latest from Germany, including potential successors to Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and a future Bayern coach in the making.
Bayern Munich returned from the winter break looking rusty, but in Robert Lewandowski they have a proven match winner.
Germany's least favourite club RB Leipzig have continued to plunder affiliate side, RB Salzburg, for new players.
Wolfsburg have wasted no time in signing a replacement for the departed Julian Draxler.
Germany's Toni Kroos is a fantastic role model both on and off the pitch.