Cologne - Anybody who thought FC Augsburg had already exceeded themselves last season will be forced to think again after the Bavarian club completed their best ever Hinrunde to move into position for a place in Europe next season, proving last year's seventh-placed finish was no fluke.
bundesliga.com has assessed the performance of all 18 clubs in various areas of play over the course of the Hinrunde and ranked them in positions 1-18 accordingly. The greater the surface area on the spidergram below, the better that club has statistically performed overall in 2014/15.
Markus Weinzierl's men continue to impress as the numbers below, and their position in the table, reveal and their form can no longer be regarded as a surprise. So can they carry it through to the end of the season? Where do you think they will finish up? Tell us your thoughts by interacting with Bundesliga on Twitter.