OUTLINE FIXTURE SCHEDULE ANNOUNCED FOR NEW SEASON
Friday, 10. July 2020, 18:21 Uhr
The German Football League (DFL) released the outline fixture list for the 2020-21 season on Friday afternoon. In the top two divisions, the new campaign kicks off around the third weekend of September (18-21.9.2020) and includes a much shorter winter break than usual.
Key dates at a glance:
- Week 1: Friday, 18 September to Monday, 21 September
- Final round of matches before the winter break: Friday, 18 December to Monday, 21 December
- First round of matches after the winter break: Saturday, 2 January to Monday, 4 January
- Week 34: Sunday, 23 May
The first round of the DFB Cup will take place from Friday, 11 September to Monday, 14 September, i.e. a week before the league begins, with the second round scheduled for Tuesday, 22 December/Wednesday, 23 December.
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