German Bundesliga crests 2019-20
August 16, 2019 - May 16, 2020 - Fussball-Bundesliga season, Germany’s premier football competition.
Bayern Munich, the reigning champions and favourites to clinch a 29th Bundesliga title, kick off the new season with a home clash against Hertha Berlin, while Red Bull Leipzig face a trip to Union Berlin -- who are playing in their first ever season in the top flight, becoming the 56th club to feature in the Bundesliga. Perennial title challengers Borussia Dortmund begin their campaign at home to Augsburg.
The remaining newly promoted teams, Koln and Paderborn, both returning to the top flight after a short absence, begin their campaigns against Wolfsburg and Bayer Leverkusen respectively.
The feisty “Der Klassiker” matches between Borussia Dortmund and Bayern Munich take place in Munich on November 9, and in Dortmund on April 4.
Opening weekend fixtures (Aug 17 unless stated):
Bayern Munich v Hertha Berlin (Aug 16)
Borussia Dortmund v Augsburg
Bayer Leverkusen v Paderborn
Wolfsburg v Koln
Werder Bremen v Fortuna Dusseldorf
Freiburg v Main
Borussia Monchengladbach v Schalke
Eintracht Frankfurt v Hoffenheim (Aug 18)
Union Berlin v Red Bull Leipzig (Aug 18)
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