11.07.2018 – DFL Deutsche Fußball Liga today released the exact schedule for the matches in Bundesliga and Bundesliga 2 until the end of September. The Bundesliga fixtures have now been scheduled until the 6th matchday. After the fixtures for the first and second matchdays were announced with exact kick-off times last week, fixtures in Bundesliga 2 have now been scheduled until the 8th matchday.
The 56th season of the Bundesliga will open with the champions, FC Bayern München, playing host to TSG 1899 Hoffenheim on Friday, 24 August (20:30 CEST). The first Saturday evening match of the season will be the encounter between Borussia Mönchengladbach and Bayer 04 Leverkusen on 25 August (18:30 CEST).
The 5th matchday of the Bundesliga will be the first of two sets of midweek fixtures in the 2018-19 season, as will the 7th matchday of Bundesliga 2.
The next fixtures for the Bundesliga and Bundesliga 2 are expected to be announced in the week of 3–9 September, following the draw for the group phase of the UEFA Champions League and the UEFA Europa League.
The exact schedule for the Bundesliga and Bundesliga 2 fixtures that have now been announced: