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Bundesliga schedule 2022/23: the most important dates



Eintracht Frankfurt and FC Bayern Munich will open the 2022/23 Bundesliga season on August 5th.

The 2022/23 Bundesliga season is still a long way off, but the schedule is already set. SPOX provides you with the most important dates of the upcoming season.

None of the Bundesliga clubs have started their preparatory phase yet, but the German Football League (DFL) already published the schedule for the upcoming 2022/23 Bundesliga season today, Friday, June 17th. Who is playing against whom on which match day? This question is therefore considered answered.

Bundesliga schedule 2022/23: the most important dates

The question of the opening game, which promises to be an absolute spectacle, has also been answered: On Friday, August 5th, the 2022/23 Bundesliga season will start with the cracker between the reigning champions FC Bayern Munich and the Europa League Winner Eintracht Frankfurt opened. The game will be played in Frankfurt’s Deutsche Bank Park, kick-off is at 8.30 p.m. On the same first matchday, runners-up Borussia Dortmund and Bayer Leverkusen, who came third in the table last season, also face each other.

Other top games involving BVB in the course of the competition are the clashes with FC Bayern on the 9th and 26th matchdays. Above all, however, the black and yellow fans will be looking forward to the two district derbies with Bundesliga returnees FC Schalke 04, who are finally back in the game calendar of the top German division after a year’s break. These are completed in the 7th and 24th game rounds.

It is also important to note the winter break this season, which will be a lot longer than in previous seasons due to the World Cup in Qatar (November 21 to December 18). The last league game before the World Cup will be played on November 13 at the end of the 15th day of play. Gaming will only resume on January 20, 2023. The 34th and final matchday is scheduled for May 27th. As usual, all 18 teams will be in action at the same time.

date encounter/event
August 5, 2022 Opening game on match day 1 between Eintracht Frankfurt and FC Bayern Munich
6th/7th Aug 2022 Borussia Dortmund vs Bayer Leverkusen (1st matchday)
6th/7th Aug 2022 Berlin city derby between the 1. FC Union Berlin and Hertha BSC (1st matchday)
September 9-11, 2022 RB Leipzig vs Borussia Dortmund (6th matchday)
September 16-18, 2022 district derby between Borussia Dortmund and FC Schalke 04 (7th matchday)
7th – 9th October 2022 “classic” between Borussia Dortmund and Bayern Munich (9th matchday)
7th – 9th October 2022 Rhine derby between Borussia Mönchengladbach and 1. FC Cologne (9th matchday)
November 14, 2022 to January 19, 2023 Winter break due to the World Cup in Qatar, which lasts from November 21st to December 18th
January 20, 2023 Continuation of Bundesliga game operations
January 20 – 22, 2023 RB Leipzig vs Bayern Munich (Matchday 16)
March 3 – 5, 2023 Borussia Dortmund vs RB Leipzig (23rd matchday)
March 10 – 12, 2023 district derby between FC Schalke 04 and Borussia Dortmund (24th matchday)
March 31 – April 2, 2023 “classic” between Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund (26th matchday)
May 19-21, 2023 FC Bayern Munich vs. RB Leipzig (Matchday 33)
May 27, 2023 34th matchday

Bundesliga schedule 2022/23: The 1st matchday at a glance

For FC Schalke 04, the new season in the Bundesliga begins with a duel against 1. FC Köln, while Werder Bremen, who have just been promoted, face VfL Wolfsburg on the first matchday.

date time home away
August 5, 2022 8.30 p.m Eintracht Frankfurt FC Bayern Munich
6th/7th Aug 2022 Borussia Dortmund Bayer 04 Leverkusen
6th/7th Aug 2022 1.FC Union Berlin Hertha BSC
6th/7th Aug 2022 1. FC Cologne FC Schalke 04
6th/7th Aug 2022 Borussia Monchengladbach TSG Hoffenheim
6th/7th Aug 2022 VfL Wolfsburg SV Werder Bremen
6th/7th Aug 2022 VfL Bochum 1848 1.FSV Mainz 05
6th/7th Aug 2022 FC Augsburg Sport Club Freiburg
6th/7th Aug 2022 VfB Stuttgart RB Leipzig

Bundesliga schedule 2022/23: The 2nd matchday at a glance

On Matchday 2, FC Bayern will meet again with their former coach Niko Kovac, who is in charge of VfL Wolfsburg for the new season.

date time home away
August 12 – 14, 2022 FC Bayern Munich VfL Wolfsburg
August 12 – 14, 2022 Bayer 04 Leverkusen FC Augsburg
August 12 – 14, 2022 RB Leipzig 1. FC Cologne
August 12 – 14, 2022 Sport Club Freiburg Borussia Dortmund
August 12 – 14, 2022 1.FSV Mainz 05 1.FC Union Berlin
August 12 – 14, 2022 TSG Hoffenheim VfL Bochum 1848
August 12 – 14, 2022 Hertha BSC Eintracht Frankfurt
August 12 – 14, 2022 FC Schalke 04 Borussia Monchengladbach
August 12 – 14, 2022 SV Werder Bremen VfB Stuttgart