The DFL Deutsche Fußball Liga has announced exact times and dates of Bundesliga and Bundesliga 2 fixtures until the first weekend of December. In the Bundesliga, times and dates of the 7th to 14th Matchdays have been set. In the Bundesliga 2, the times and dates for Matchday 9 to 16 have been set.
In order to relieve teams starting in the UEFA Europa League, three matches will take place on the Sunday of Matchdays seven and nine in the Bundesliga. Additional kick-off times – five times on Sunday and five times on a Monday per season – will satisfy the desire for sufficient regeneration following UEFA Europa League matches on a Thursday. On Matchday 7, Sport-Club Freiburg will play against TSG 1899 Hoffenheim on Sunday, October 1 (13:30CEST) and on Matchday 9, 1. FC Köln will play against SV Werder Bremen on Sunday, October 22 (13:30CEST).