This is the second-highest professional football league in the country. The 2.Bundesliga was created in 1974 year, and from its creation till now suffers a lot of changes. Nowadays it is built by 18 clubs. Each club plays 34 matches for the season, 1 “home” and 1 “away” against every other club in the league. At the end of the season finished on 1st and 2nd place in seasonal ranking are directly promoted to higher division – Bundesliga. 3rd placed club plays a play-off with 16th club from Bundesliga and winner takes the place in Bundesliga. Last two clubs from 2.Bundesliga are directly relegated to 3.Liga and the 16th club plays against 3rd team from 3.Liga in two matches and determine which team will play in 2.Bundesliga.