17 June 2022 – The reigning UEFA Europa League winner hosts the current Bundesliga Champion: the 60th season of the Bundesliga will begin with Eintracht Frankfurt and FC Bayern München. On Friday, 5 August 2022, the jubilee season will kick off at 8:30 p.m. CEST at Deutsche Bank Park in Frankfurt. It will be the 103rd time that the two clubs have played each other since the Bundesliga was founded.
The new Bundesliga 2 season begins three weeks earlier on Friday, 15 July 2022. The first match will see 1. FC Kaiserslautern play Hannover 96 at Fritz-Walter-Stadion from 8:30 p.m. CEST.
The exact dates and times of fixtures for Bundesliga Matchdays 1-7 will be announced in the week commencing 27 June. In Bundesliga 2, the announcement for Matchdays 1-2 will take place next week (commencing 20 June), and then for Matchdays 3-9 together with the Bundesliga fixture list in the week commencing 27 June. Further announcements regarding the exact matchday schedules will be made over the course of the season, depending on, among other things, the involvement of the clubs in international competitions and in the DFB-Pokal.
The German Supercup 2022 between Bundesliga Champion FC Bayern München and DFB-Pokal winner RB Leipzig will be held at Red Bull Arena in Leipzig on Saturday, 30 July 2022 (8:30 p.m. CEST).
The Bundesliga and Bundesliga 2 match schedules, published today by DFL Deutsche Fußball Liga, can be downloaded here:
Key dates for the 2022-23 season at a glance:
- Bundesliga 2, Matchday 1: 15–17 July 2022
- Bundesliga, Matchday 1: 5–7 August 2022
- Last Matchday of the Bundesliga and Bundesliga 2 in 2022: 11–13 November 2022
- FIFA World Cup: 21 November – 18 December 2022
- First Matchday of the Bundesliga in 2023: 20–22 January 2023
- First Matchday of Bundesliga 2 in 2023: 27–29 January 2023
- Bundesliga, Matchday 34: 27 May 2023
- Bundesliga 2, Matchday 34: 28 May 2023