German Bundesliga crests 2018-19
August 24, 2018-May 18, 2019 -- Fussball-Bundesliga season, Germany’s premier football competition.
Bayern Munich, the reigning champions and favourites to clinch a 28th Bundesliga title, kick off the new season with a home clash against Hoffenheim, while Schalke face a trip to Wolfsburg and Borussia Dortmund take on Red Bull Leipzig.
Newly promoted teams Fortuna Dusseldorf and Nurnberg, both returning to the top flight after a short absence, begin their campaigns against Augsburg and Hertha Berlin respectively.
The first meeting between Borussia Dortmund and Bayern Munich, a fixture known as Der Klassiker, is scheduled for November 10, with the return fixture on April 6.