Created on 2021-07-07 at 15:20 PM
Now it's set in stone: On Wednesday, the German Football League (DFL) released the dates and timings for Matchdays 1-6. After FCB open the season at Mönchengladbach on Friday, August 13th (2:30 pm ET), the defending champions will wrap up Matchday 2 on Sunday, August 22nd (11:30 am ET) with a home game against 1. FC Köln.
That's followed by a Saturday afternoon clash at the Allianz Arena against Hertha BSC (August 28th, 12:30 pm ET). Following the international break, it's back to a Saturday afternoon (September 11th, 12:30 ET) for the matchday's standout fixture at Leipzig. The record champions then welcome VfL Bochum on a Saturday morning (September 18th, 9:30 am ET). And the Reds will open Matchday 6 with a Friday evening away game at SpVgg Greuther Fürth (September 24th, 2:30 pm ET).
On Wednesday, FC Bayern start pre-season training with new head coach Julian Nagelsmann. Check out the re-live stream of his first press conference here: