The reigning UEFA Europa League winner hosts the current Bundesliga Champion: the 60th season of the Bundesliga will begin with Eintracht Frankfurt and FC Bayern München. On Friday, August 5, 2022, the jubilee season will kick off at 8:30pm CEST at Deutsche Bank Park in Frankfurt. It will be the 103rd time that the two clubs have played each other since the Bundesliga was founded.
The new Bundesliga 2 season begins three weeks earlier on Friday, July 15, 2022. The first match will see 1. FC Kaiserslautern play Hannover 96 at Fritz-Walter-Stadion from 8:30pm CEST.
The exact dates and times of fixtures for Bundesliga Matchdays 1-7 will be announced in the week commencing June 27. In Bundesliga 2, the announcement for Matchdays 1-2 will take place next week (commencing June 20), and then for Matchdays 3-9 together with the Bundesliga fixture list in the week commencing June 27. Further announcements regarding the exact matchday schedules will be made over the course of the season, depending on, among other things, the involvement of the clubs in international competitions and in the DFB-Pokal.
The German Supercup 2022 between Bundesliga Champion FC Bayern München and DFB-Pokal winner RB Leipzig will be held at Red Bull Arena in Leipzig on Saturday, July 30, 2022 (8:30pm CEST).
Key dates for the 2022-23 season at a glance:
- Bundesliga 2, Matchday 1: July 15–17, 2022
- Bundesliga, Matchday 1: August 5–7, 2022
- Last Matchday of the Bundesliga and Bundesliga 2 in 2022: November 11–13, 2022
- FIFA World Cup: November 21 – December 18, 2022
- First Matchday of the Bundesliga in 2023: January 20–22, 2023
- First Matchday of Bundesliga 2 in 2023: January 27–29, 2023
- Bundesliga, Matchday 34: May 27, 2023
- Bundesliga 2, Matchday 34: May 28, 2023