2019/2020 Bundesliga Season to begin on third weekend of August

The president of the German football association (DFB) announced the start and end dates for the 2019/2020 Bundesliga season on Friday. The Bundesliga will begin on the third weekend of August (16th-18th August 2019).

The DFB-Pokal first round will take place in the week preceding the opening Bundesliga matchday. The winter break will begin after matchday 17 which will take place on 20th-22nd December 2019. The second half of the  season will begin on 17th January 2020.

The final matchday of the season, matchday 34, will take place on 16th May 2020. The DFB-Pokal final will take place a week later in Berlin’s Olympiastadion.

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