DFL schedules Bundesliga Matchdays 10 to 16
FC Bayern now know their schedule for the rest of the year after the German Football League (DFL) confirmed the dates and kick-off times for Bundesliga Matchdays 10 to 16 on Friday. The period begins for Bayern with a home game against current leaders SC Freiburg on Sunday 16 October (kick-off 19:30*) at the Allianz Arena. Following the DFB Cup second round clash away to FC Augsburg on 19 October (20:45), it's off to TSG 1899 Hoffenheim in the league on Saturday 22 October at 15:30. The final Champions League away trip to FC Barcelona on 26 October is followed by the home fixture against 1. FSV Mainz 05 on Saturday 29 October (15:30).
Midweek programme before winter break
After the last Champions League group game against Inter Milan on 1 November, the Bavarians are in midweek action again in the Bundesliga. Before that Julian Nagelsmann's side travel to Hertha BSC on Saturday 5 November (15:30). Three days later, FCB host SV Werder Bremen on Tuesday 8 November at 20:30. The final match before the winter break, which this year starts in mid-November due to the World Cup in Qatar, takes place on Saturday 12 November away to FC Schalke 04 (18:30).
Starting the year in Leipzig
After a break of over two months, the new year begins for Bayern with a real humdinger, as the Munich men visit RB Leipzig on Friday 20 January for a 20:30 kick-off.
*all times CEST/CET