As it does for the 18 Bundesliga head coaches, the winter break offers Official Fantasy Bundesliga players a chance to reassess and fine tune their teams as they go on the hunt for exclusive prizes.
But who has impressed most in the opening 16 games of the 2016/17 campaign and who has racked up the most points in their respective position? bundesliga.com breaks down the numbers of the top five forwards...
Watch: The Top 5 Official Fantasy Bundesliga players of the season so far:
1)Robert Lewandowski(FC Bayern München, 169pts)
Lewandowski sits third in the current scoring charts, but he tops the Fantasy leaderboard with an eye-watering 169 points. As well as striking 12 times in 16 appearances - a tally which includes one hat-trick and three braces - the Bayern striker has had more shots on goal than any other player in the Bundesliga, picking up 30 Fantasy points in the process. Having been named in the starting line-up on all but one occasion, the Poland international is a veritable gold mine when it comes to appearance points (46) and more often than not ends up on the winning side.