Germany's top professional football or soccer division, administered by the DFL (German Football League). An 18-team league, Bundesliga clubs play 34 fixtures per season, a lengthy winter break is commonplace.
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RB Leipzig had a light schedule when they came second last season but that's not the case anymore. With fixtures in three competitions against some big clubs coming up in October, their strength in depth will be tested.
Eight months after violent protests resulted in the closure of the "Yellow Wall," RB Leipzig return to Dortmund. BVB fans will protest again but the authorities are confident that the match will pass off peacefully.
Karl-Heinz Rummennige says German clubs will only be able to compete internationally if UEFA implements its Financial Fair Play (FFP) rules more stringently. Otherwise, German football may have to rethink the 50+1 rule.