The 2015/16 Bundesliga season is now at the halfway stage, providing the ideal time to take stock of each club's progress so far. Here, bundesliga.com puts FC Ingolstadt 04 under the microscope.

The story so far

It has been a case of so far, so good for Bundesliga first-timers Ingolstadt. Die Schanzer made history by becoming the first promoted club to win their first three away games of the season, and while they have not always performed quite as well in front of their own fans, they go in at the winter break in 11th place, crucially having not spent spent a single matchday in the bottom three.

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Top facts

  • Only FC Bayern München (eight) have conceded fewer Bundesliga goals than Ingolstadt (18) this term.
  • Die Schanzer have never occupied a position in the lower third of the table.
  • Ingolstadt sit a respectable sixth in the away standings.

Star player

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Ingolstadt forward Mathew Leckie is flying the Australian flag with pride in the Bundesliga. The 24-year-old scored the winning goal against FC Augsburg on Matchday 3, and while he has not found the net since, he has been an integral part of Ralph Hasenhüttl's plans, missing only one game through suspension all season.

Interactive table

Take a detailed look at what has been a solid start to life in Germany's top flight for Ingolstadt .

Hinrunde highlight

Sit back and enjoy the highlights as Ingolstadt get their maiden Bundesliga voyage off to a bang in Mainz.