German Bundesliga crests 2020-21
September 18, 2020 - May 22, 2021 - Fussball-Bundesliga season, Germany’s premier football competition.
Bayern Munich, the reigning champions and favourites to clinch a 30th Bundesliga title, kick off the new season with a home clash against Schalke, while Red Bull Leipzig host Mainz, and perennial title challengers Borussia Dortmund begin their campaign at home to Borussia Monchengladbach.
The newly promoted teams are Stuttgart and Arminia Bielefeld. Stuttgart return to the top flight after a short absence, and begin their campaign against Freiburg, while Bielefeld are back in the Bundesliga for the first time since 2009 and start on the road at Eintracht Frankfurt.
The feisty “Der Klassiker” matches between Borussia Dortmund and Bayern Munich take place in Dortmund on November 7, and in Munich on March 6.
Opening weekend fixtures (Sep 19 unless stated):
Bayern Munich v Schalke 04 (Sep 18)
Eintracht Frankfurt v Arminia Bielefeld
Union Berlin v Augsburg
Koln v Hoffenheim
Werder Bremen v Hertha Berlin
Stuttgart v Freiburg
Borussia Dortmund v Borussia Monchengladbach
Red Bull Leipzig v Mainz (Sep 20)
Wolfsburg v Bayer Leverkusen (Sep 20)