Bayern to begin title defence at home to Hamburg
26 June 2015, 14:23
Berlin - German champions Bayern Munich will begin their defence of the Bundesliga title at home to Hamburg on Friday, August 14, after the fixtures for the 2015/16 season were announced.
Pep Guardiola's side won 8-0 in last season's corresponding fixture against Hamburg, who needed to beat Karlsruhe in a play-off to avoid being relegated from the Bundesliga for the first time.
Before the opening league game, Bayern will face Cup winners Wolfsburg in the Super Cup on August 1.
Thomas Tuchel's first game in charge of Borussia Dortmund after replacing Jurgen Klopp will be at home against Borussia Moenchengladbach on August 15 or 16.
Last season's runners-up Wolfsburg begin their campaign at home to Eintracht Frankfurt, who have Armin Veh back as coach to replace the departed Thomas Schaaf.
The 2015/16 Bundesliga season will finish on May 14, 27 days before the start of Euro 2016 in France.
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