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How every British player in the Bundesliga fared in 2019/20: Hit or Miss?

After an exciting 10 months, the 2019/20 Bundesliga season is finally over. Bayern Munich wins the championship title for the eighth time in a row.

Hans-Dieter Flick's team was 13 points ahead of second-placed Borussia Dortmund, but the race was closer than the difference showed. RB Leipzig and Borussia Mönchengladbach completed the top 4 and switched to Bayern and Dortmund in the Champions League next season.

Bayer Leverkusen, Hoffenheim and Wolfsburg won places in the Europa League, while Paderborn and Fortuna Düsseldorf had to relegate to the 2nd Bundesliga. Werder Bremen went into the play-offs after a 6-1 win on the last day.

All of these actions alone were enough to draw attention to German football, but if that wasn't enough, there was a solid British presence in the Bundesliga – with 10 players, three more than in the previous season.

At the start of the campaign, we looked at eight of these players – one came in January and another made a late call – and predicted how they would get along. So who were these exports, how did they develop and were our first predictions somewhere near the brand? Read on to find out.

Jadon Sancho

Are you lucky? How every British player fared in the 2019/20 Bundesliga

Society: Borussia Dortmund
Nationality: English
Age: 20
Position:Winger
Bundesliga appearances: 32

The expectations of Jadon Sancho to continue his promotion in the 2019/20 season were high.

In 32 Bundesliga games, Sancho was directly involved in 33 goals – 17 goals and 16 assists – with only Robert Lewandowski (38) and Timo Werner (36) involved in more.

The Englishman, who turned 20 in the course of the campaign, is also one of only two players who scored more than 15 goals and scored more than 15 assists in one of the top five leagues in Europe, along with an Argentine named Lionel Messi.

Sancho couldn't help Dortmund dethrone Bayern, but the Englishman had an individual campaign he remembered when he returned to England after reports of a Premier League move.

Jadon Sanchos Bundesliga season 2019-20 by numbers:

77 acquisitions completed
69 opportunities created
19 great opportunities created
17 goals
16 templates

And broken countless records. 💥 pic.twitter.com/YP5JxqpMhM

– Squawka Football (@Squawka) June 27, 2020

Our first prediction: Beat
Judgment: Beat

Keanan Bennetts

Are you lucky? How every British player fared in the 2019/20 Bundesliga

Society: Borussia Monchengladbach
Nationality: English
Age: 21
Position: Winger
Bundesliga appearances: 1

Keanan Bennetts moved from Tottenham Hotspur to Borussia Mönchengladbach in July 2018, but spent his first season in Germany with the club's second team – 22 games and one spot on the 2019 Golden Boy Shortlist.

The 2019/20 season had first signs of Bennett's breakthrough when he was named for the season's opening game at Mönchengladbach, but that would be one of only three appearances on the bench in the Bundesliga.

Given Mönchengladbach's strength in attacking Alassane Plea, Marcus Thuram and Breel Embolo, it's understandable that the winger couldn't join the squad, but the Bennett's will certainly be frustrated that he couldn't reach more than a minute towards the end of the Season – his debut in the first team.

Our first prediction: young lady
Judgment: young lady

Ethan Ampadu

Are you lucky? How every British player fared in the 2019/20 Bundesliga

Society: RB Leipzig
Nationality: Welsh
Age: 19th
Position: Center back
Bundesliga appearances: 3rd

Ethan Ampadu began his first loan break outside of Chelsea in the 2019/20 season and switched to RB Leipzig for the season after stalling on Stamford Bridge during Maurizio Sarri's tenure.

There were high hopes for the Welshman, who can play in both defense and midfield, but things just didn't work out. Ampadu had fitness problems this season and could not find a frequent place in Julian Nagelsmann's starting team. He only played three substitute games in the league, despite having sat on the bench 20 times in total.

In the Champions League, he did a little better and started twice, including as a central defender at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, when RB Leipzig won 1-0 – Ampadu was praised for his performance. That being said, Ampadu's season may be wrongly remembered for a haircut after getting rid of his easily recognizable dreadlocks – although the Welsh man has not regretted his decision to join Leipzig.

"Of course I would have loved to stay with Chelsea, but for this season it was the best decision for me and I will stick with it," he told The Athletic in April. "I don't regret coming here and having this experience."

Our first prediction: Beat
Judgment: young lady

Ademola Lookman

Are you lucky? How every British player fared in the 2019/20 Bundesliga

Society: RB Leipzig
Nationality: English
Age: 22
Position: Winger
Bundesliga appearances: 11

Another British export in Leipzig, the 2019/20 campaign, was Ademola Lookman's first permanent Red Bull player following a successful loan from Everton in the 2017/18 season.

However, Nagelsmann's arrival as manager and his preferred formations – either 3-5-2 or flat 4-4-2 – meant that Lookman had little space in the Leipzig team this season. The Englishman only started one of his eleven Bundesliga games and was loaned to the Premier League in January, although no change came about.

Our first prediction: young lady
Judgment: young lady

Jonjoe Kenny

Are you lucky? How every British player fared in the 2019/20 Bundesliga

Society: Schalke
Nationality: English
Age: 23
Position: Be right back
Bundesliga appearances: 31

Another temporary change: Jonjoe Kenny switched from Everton to Schalke for the season and was a big part of David Wagner's team.

The full-back started all 31 of his Bundesliga games throughout the season, either as a standard right-back or occasionally as a full-back, and appeared to be part of Schalke's team that deserves European football.

However, Schalke faltered in the second half of the season and only won once in the league between the beginning of January and the end of the season – in their first game after Christmas. But Kenny did enough to show his promise when he was nominated for the season's rookie before either breaking into Everton's first team or earning a change.

Are you lucky? How every British player fared in the 2019/20 Bundesliga

Our first prediction: Beat
Judgment: Beat

Rabbi Matondo

Are you lucky? How every British player fared in the 2019/20 Bundesliga

Society: Schalke
Nationality: Welsh
Age: 19th
Position: Winger
Bundesliga appearances: 20

Rabbi Matondo joined Kenny auf Schalke, who finally moved from Manchester City in January 2019 and played eight games in the first team before the end of the season.

Matondo missed the start of the 2019/20 season due to injury, but returned to his first start and scored a goal in Schalke's 3-1 win over RB Leipzig. However, that would be as good as for the Welsh winger who could only score one more goal in his next 19 league games.

Matondo didn't have a bad campaign, growing up both on and off the field, but the Welsh may not get the full benefits until next season – and he's currently associated with a move to Manchester United as an alternative to Sancho.

Our first prediction: Beat
Judgment: Beat

Reece Oxford

Are you lucky? How every British player fared in the 2019/20 Bundesliga

Society: augsburg
Nationality: English
Age: 21
Position: Center back
Bundesliga appearances: 12th

After borrowing from Augsburg in the first half of 2019, Reece Oxford made the move final in the summer to continue its development in Germany.

After a difficult start, the 2019/20 Oxford campaign should be time to prove itself in Germany and show West Ham United what they were missing. But that was not the case.

With just two starts, the Englishman played only 12 Bundesliga games for Augsburg, collected a total of 367 minutes and was three times on the winning side.

Our first prediction: young lady
Judgment: young lady

Lewis Baker

Are you lucky? How every British player fared in the 2019/20 Bundesliga

Society: Fortuna Dusseldorf
Nationality: English
Age: 25th
Position: Central midfield
Bundesliga appearances: 8th

Lewis Baker has had little success in recent seasons, battling for time at Middlesbrough and Leeds United before taking a short break at Reading towards the end of the 2018/19 season.

His move to Fortuna Düsseldorf was possibly his last chance to gear his career to an upward trend that is no longer an exciting youth perspective, but was just like his time at Boro and Leeds.

The Englishman appeared only eight times for Fortuna and saw that his rental spell ended in January after the manager of the German team, Friedhelm Funkeln, claimed that he had become AWOL.

"He's in London and supposedly sick, I can't check that," he said. "Normally he would have been here. I don't know why he wasn't here.

"What I do know is that Lewis Baker was not in the Union Berlin squad and should have trained with the others at ten in the morning.

"But he just wasn't there during this training session. There was no apology in advance. If he wasn't playing, he wasn't even in the stadium. All the other non-squad players were there and happy with the others."

Our first prediction: Beat
Judgment: young lady

Antony Evans

Society: Paderborn
Nationality: English
Age: 21
Position:Attacking midfielder
Bundesliga appearances: 6

Antony Evans came to Bundesliga fighters Paderborn in January due to a permanent contract from Everton, but couldn't make a real difference when the club relegated.

The 21-year-old only played six games for Paderborn before the end of the season and tasted no victory, drew two and lost four.

Our first prediction: N / A
Judgment: young lady

Jamal Musiala

Are you lucky? How every British player fared in the 2019/20 Bundesliga

Society: Bayern Munich
Nationality: English
Age: 17th
Position:Attacking midfielder
Bundesliga appearances: 1

The top-class Jamal Musiala, who moved from England to the Bundesliga last summer, left the academy of Chelsea after eight years to join the youth team at Bayern Munich.

Musialia is still a member of the Bayern Academy and will be for the foreseeable future, but the teenager, who was capped at youth level for both Germany and England, made his debut in the first team as a replacement when Bayern Freiburg was 3 : 3 defeated. 1 in the penultimate game of the season. It was just a cameo that lasted two minutes, but it was a big moment for the Englishman who became Bayern's youngest Bundesliga player ever.

Our first prediction: N / A
Judgment: Beat

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