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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Arturo Vidal has been a mainstay of Bayern Munich’s midfield for the last three seasons, so his move to Barcelona comes as something of a surprise. But the German champions have the means to replace him without spending.
Three months after their first-ever relegation from the Bundesliga, Hamburg begin a new chapter at home to Holstein Kiel. The fans expect immediate promotion, but coach Christian Titz is well aware of the difficulties.