FC Bayern to open 2019 at Hoffenheim
Record champions FC Bayern will open the second half of the 2018/19 season at Hoffenheim on 18 January 2019 (kick-off 20:30 CET). On Wednesday, the Deutsche Fußball Liga (DFL) announced the precise kick-off times for matchdays 15 through to 21. FCB and TSG already contested this season's curtain-raiser on matchday 1, which Bayern won 3-1 in Munich.
Niko Kovac's side will play twice on Saturdays prior to the winter break at Hannover (15 December at 15:30 CET) and one week later at Eintracht Frankfurt (22 December at 18:30 CET). Between that the champions host RB Leipzig at the Allianz Arena for the final home game of 2018 on Wednesday 19 December at 20:30 CET.
After the match against Hoffenheim, FC Bayern then host VfB Stuttgart on Sunday 26 January (15:30 CET). That is followed by a visit to Bayer Leverkusen on 2 February (15:30 CET) before Schalke visit Munich on 9 February (18:30 CET). You can find the full schedule HERE.
FC Bayern also offer a free service that allows fans to download the club's fixtures automatically to their digital calendars (Apple iCal, Microsoft Outlook, Google Calendar). To enable this feature either click on the "subscribe" button on the fixtures page or click HEREand choose the fixture list you wish to follow. This service is only available for certain competitions and other Bayern teams (reserves, youth and women).