Norbert Meier is the new man at the helm of SV Darmstadt 98. - © imago
Norbert Meier is the new man at the helm of SV Darmstadt 98. - © imago
Bundesliga

Bundesliga basics: SV Darmstadt 98

All you need to know about last season's surprise package, SV Darmstadt 98.

Fun facts

    Following promotion from Bundesliga 2, Darmstadt upset the odds with a 14th-placed finish, five points clear of automatic relegation.Sandro Wagner scored 14 goals to finish as the Bundesliga's joint-sixth highest scorer.Captain Aytac Sulu was the top-scoring defender across Europe's major leagues, plundering seven from centre-back.

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Stadium: Merck-Stadion am Böllenfalltor

Capacity: 19,350

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