Union start Bundesliga season at home to RB Leipzig

Bundesliga 2019/20:

Fri, 28. June 2019
Union start Bundesliga season at home to RB Leipzig

1. FC Union Berlin's first Bundesliga match will be at home to RB Leipzig on the opening weekend of the 2019/20 league campaign.

Urs Fischer's team will welcome Julian Nagelsmann's side on the weekend of the 17 to 18 August. Confirmation of dates and times for the opening set of fixtures is expected from the DFL over the next few weeks. Our pre-sale start for the home opener is penciled in for Monday July 29. Further information on tickets and dates will be published in due course on the club website.

1. FC Union Berlin's first away match in the Bundesliga will be against FC Augsburg on Matchday 2 on the weekend of August 23 to 25.

Key Fixtures: Bayern, Dortmund, Hertha

A week after our trip to Augsburg, Union will welcome another of the Bundesliga's top sides, with last year's runner-up Borussia Dortmund coming to Köpenick on Matchday 3. Union will return to the Westfalenstadion, the place where Fischer's side lost 3-2 in extra-time in last season's DFB Pokal, on Matchday 20 and the weekend of January 31 and February 2, 2020.

Union Berlin make the trip to the Bundesliga champions in Munich on Matchday 9 across the weekend of October 25 to 27, while Niko Kovac's Bayern will visit the Stadion An der Alten Försterei between 13 and 16 of March next year.

Meanwhile, the first clash against city rivals Hertha Berlin is scheduled at the Stadion An der Alten Försterei for Matchday 10 on the weekend of November 1 to 3. The return match at the Olympiastadion will be on Matchday 27 with a date to be confirmed between March 20 and 22, 2020.

The final two fixtures of the league season are scheduled from the beginning. On Saturday May 9 at 15:30, Union will play Hoffenheim on Matchday 33, before bringing the curtain down on the season at home to Fortuna Düsseldorf in Berlin on Saturday May 16 at 15:30.

1. FC Union Berlin's final match of the season is against Fortuna Düsseldorf at the Stadion An der Alten Försterei.

The full fixture list for the 2019/20 Bundesliga season can be found here.