The German Football League (DFL) have announced the exact fixture timings for the opening six matchdays of the 2019/20 Bundesliga. Borussia’s opening home match against FC Schalke 04 will be the first Saturday evening match of the season (Saturday, 17th August – 18:30 CEST).
Borussia will open the new Bundesliga season at home to FC Schalke 04 in the first Saturday evening match of the 2018/19 campaign. On matchday two, Marco Rose will face former club 1. FSV Mainz 05 away from home on Saturday, 24th August (15:30 CEST). On matchday three, the Foals will return home for their first Friday night match of the season against RB Leipzig (Friday, 30th August – 20:30 CEST).
The first Rhine Derby of the season against 1. FC Köln will take place a week later on matchday four. The Foals will travel to Cologne on Saturday, 14th September (15:30 CEST). Borussia will begin their UEFA Europa League group stage campaign on Thursday, 19th September before hosting Fortuna Düsseldorf on matchday five (Sunday, 22nd September – 15:30 CEST). Rose’s side will then travel to TSG 1899 Hoffenheim on Saturday, 28th September (15:30 CEST).
Tickets for the new Bundesliga season go on sale to members this Saturday (13th July) at 10:00 CEST. Tickets will go on general sale on Monday, 22nd July at 10:00 CEST.
An overview of Borussia’s 2019/20 Hinrunde:
Matchday 1: Borussia v FC Schalke 04 (Saturday, 17th August – 18:30 CEST)
Matchday 2: 1. FSV Mainz 05 v Borussia (Saturday, 24th August – 15:30 CEST)
Matchday 3: Borussia v RB Leipzig (Friday, 30th August – 20:30 CEST)
Matchday 4: 1. FC Köln v Borussia (Saturday, 14th September – 15:30 CEST)
Matchday 5: Borussia v Fortuna Düsseldorf (Sunday, 22nd September – 15:30 CEST)
Matchday 6: TSG 1899 Hoffenheim v Borussia (Saturday, 28th September – 15:30 CEST)
Matchday 7: Borussia v FC Augsburg (4th-6th October)
Matchday 8: Borussia Dortmund v Borussia (18th-20th October)
Matchday 9: Borussia v Eintracht Frankfurt (25th-27th October)
Matchday 10: Bayer Leverkusen v Borussia (1st-3rd November)
Matchday 11: Borussia v Werder Bremen (8th-10th November)
Matchday 12: Union Berlin v Borussia (22nd-24th November)
Matchday 13: Borussia v SC Freiburg (29th November – 2nd December)
Matchday 14: Borussia v FC Bayern München (6th – 8th December)
Matchday 15: VfL Wolfsburg v Borussia (13th-15th December)
Matchday 16: Borussia v SC Paderborn (17th/18th December)
Matchday 17: Hertha BSC v Borussia (20th-22nd December)