The championship of Germany on football will resume on may 16. Fans of the Bundesliga to restart will have to wait just 9 days. All matches will be played without spectators, and in compliance with security protocols.
This at a press conference said the Executive Director of the German football League (DFL) Christian Seifert.
The first match will be held on Saturday, may 16. A day earlier, will not be familiar to the Bundesliga Friday night game. Bundesliga will start on the same weekend. Last game day is planned for 27 and 28 June.
Will begin the competition with the 26-th round. This means that may 16 will be the Ruhr Derby between Borussia Dortmund and “Schalke 04”. Werder Bremen will finish the tour on Monday night with game against “Bayer” from Leverkusen, because it was the last club in the Bundesliga, which started training.
All the rules of ascent and descent between the leagues remain in force. It is still unknown whether to allow five substitutions, as proposed by FIFA. A decision on this matter is still pending.
Earlier, the resumption of the tournament was scheduled for may 9, but this date was postponed for a week.