3. Liga, also known as 3. Fußball-Liga, is a professional football league in Germany for men. There are overall 20 teams that compete for the title every year between July and May. Sofascore tracks live football scores and 3. Liga table, results, statistics and top scorers. In the 22/23 season, among the most popular teams in 3. Liga for online searches are 1. FC Magdeburg, TSV 1860 München, Borussia Dortmund II. To follow today’s games and other active leagues, please visit the main page for all competitions in Germany.
Competition format of 3. Liga
The first edition of the 3. Liga took place in 2008 when the first league winner was Union Berlin. The teams are placed in 3 tables, with a promotion and relegation system for the best and worst-performing teams. The best teams are promoted to the 2. Bundesliga. The last 4 teams are relegated to the Regionalliga NordRegionalliga WestRegionalliga SüdwestRegionalliga NordostRegionalliga Bayern. In 22/23 Rot-Weiss Essen, SV 07 Elversberg, SpVgg Bayreuth, VfB Oldenburg were promoted to the 3. Liga. Erzgebirge Aue, SG Dynamo Dresden, FC Ingolstadt 04 were relegated to 3. Liga for the 22/23 season. Each team plays overall 398 games in one season and the winner is the team that has the most points at the end of the season.
Top scorers and goals
The top scorer in the 3. Liga 21/22 season was Marcel Bär with 21 goals. The average number of goals in the league for season 22/23 is 2.72 per game.
Team stadiums and attendance
The team with the largest stadium is 1. FC Kaiserslautern with the total capacity of 49,780. The highest attendance per game in the season 3. Liga 21/22 was 41,324. This was during the match between 1. FC Kaiserslautern and TSV 1860 Munich. The total attendance in 3. Liga 21/22 season was 3,089,354. The average attendance per game was 8,130.
TV partners and official organization
The organization that is in charge of the league is DFB.
Top 9 important questions about 3. Liga
#1 Which team in 3. Liga has the most titles?
The teams with the most titles in 3. Liga are VfL Osnabrück, 1. FC Magdeburg, SG Dynamo Dresden.
#2 What rank of competition is 3. Liga in Germany?
3. Liga is the level 3 division in Germany.
#3 How many rounds are played each season in 3. Liga?
Overall 38 rounds are played in 3. Liga each season.
#4 How many goals are scored on average in 3. Liga in 22/23?
The average number of goals in 3. Liga is 2.72 per game in 22/23.
#5 Is there a playoff round in 3. Liga after the regular season?
There isn't a playoff competition after the regular season in 3. Liga.
#6 When does the 3. Liga start and when does it finish?
The 3. Liga usually starts in July and ends in May.
#7 Which teams were relegated from 3. Liga for the season 22/23?
The relegated teams from 3. Liga in 22/23 season are Erzgebirge Aue, SG Dynamo Dresden, FC Ingolstadt 04.
#8 Which teams were promoted to the 3. Liga in 22/23 season?
The promoted teams to 3. Liga in 22/23 season are Rot-Weiss Essen, SV 07 Elversberg, SpVgg Bayreuth, VfB Oldenburg.
#9 How many groups are there in 3. Liga competition?
The teams in 3. Liga are placed in 3 groups.