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Calendar for the 2021–22 Bundesliga season published!

The Executive Committee of the German Football Association (DFB) yesterday, December 4 approved the calendar for the 2021–22 season. The new Bundesliga season will begin on August 13, 2021, while Bundesliga 2 matches will start earlier on July 23, 2021.

After matchday 17 of the Bundesliga and matchday 18 of Bundesliga 2 (December 17–19, 2021 in both cases), both leagues will take a break. The only mid-week matchday of the Bundesliga season will take place before the break and is scheduled for matchday 16 (December 14/15, 2021). After the winter break, Bundesliga matches will resume on January 7, 2022, with Bundesliga 2 resuming a week later on January 14, 2022. Matchday 34 – the final day of the 2021–22 Bundesliga season – is scheduled for Saturday, May 14, 2022. Matchday 34 of Bundesliga 2 will take place one day later, on May 15, 2022.

Next season, the first matches in the DFB-Pokal will be held between August 6-9, 2021. The second round will follow on October 26/27, 2021, the third round on January 18/19, 2022, and the quarterfinals on March 1/2, 2022. The semifinals will be held on April 19/20, 2022. The 2022 DFB-Pokal final will take place on May 21, 2022 at Berlin’s Olympiastadion.

Key dates for the 2021–22 season at a glance:

  • Bundesliga, matchday 1: August 13-15, 2021
  • Bundesliga, matchday 34: May 14, 2022
  • Bundesliga 2, matchday 1: July 23–25, 2021
  • Bundesliga 2, matchday 34: May 15, 2022

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