Friday start in 2018
Tue, 07/11/17, 11:30
DFL confirms matchdays 15-22
The German Football League (DFL) confirmed fixture details for matchdays 15-22 on Tuesday. FC Bayern are away to Eintracht Frankfurt on Saturday nine December at 15.30 CET. On Wednesday 13 December, the Reds entertain FC Köln with the kick-off at 20.30 CET. The German record champions complete the first half of the Bundesliga campaign away to VfB Stuttgart on Saturday 16 December (15.30 CET).
The champions of Germany start the second half of the season on a Friday as usual: FC Bayern are away to Bayer Leverkusen on 12 January 2018 with the match kicking off at 20.30 CET. FCB host Werder Bremen on Sunday 21 January (15.30 CET) and there are Saturday matches against Hoffenheim (27.01.18, 15.30 CET), Mainz (03.02.18, 15.30 CET) and Schalke (10.02.18, 18.30 CET).
The date of the final match in 2017 for FC Bayern remains to be confirmed. The DFB Cup Round of 16 tie against Borussia Dortmund will be played at the Allianz Arena on 19 or 20 December.