Opening match vs. Hannover 96 on Saturday afternoon

Timings decided for Bundesliga matchdays 1 to 6

Werder begin their Bundesliga campaign against Hannover 96 at the Weser-Stadion (Photo: Heidmann).
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Wednesday, 11.07.2018 // 10:18 Uhr

SV Werder have the ideal kick off time for their first Bundesliga match. The home game against Hannover 96 on matchday one will be played on Saturday, 25th August, at 15:30 CEST in the Weser-Stadion. The German Football League (DFL) released the details of the fixtures on Wednesday morning.

Three of the other matches will also take place at the classic Bundesliga kick-off slot. However, the home game against 1. FC Nürnberg on matchday three will be at 15:30 CEST on Sunday, 16th September. Whilst the home duel with Hertha BSC will be played on Tuesday, 25th September, at 18:30 CEST as part of the busy, so-called “English week”.

The first six Bundesliga fixtures

Matchday 1: Saturday, 25th August, 15:30 CEST - SV Werder Bremen vs. Hannover 96
Matchday 2: Saturday, 1st September, 15:30 CEST – Eintracht Frankfurt vs. SV Werder Bremen
Matchday 3: Sunday, 16th September, 15:30 CEST – SV Werder Bremen vs. 1. FC Nürnberg
Matchday 4: Saturday, 22nd September, 15:30 CEST – FC Augsburg vs. SV Werder Bremen
Matchday 5: Tuesday, 25th September, 18:30 CEST – SV Werder Bremen vs. Hertha BSC
Matchday 6: Saturday, 29th September, 15:30 CEST – VfB Stuttgart vs. SV Werder Bremen