For the first time ever there are eight German teams competing in European competition in 2022/23, with five in the UEFA Champions League alone after Eintracht Frankfurt joined Bayern Munich, Borussia Dortmund, RB Leipzig and Bayer Leverkusen. Union Berlin and Freiburg are the two Europa League representatives, while Cologne take on the continent in the Conference League.
bundesliga.com runs you through all their group fixtures for 2022/23…
*All times in CEST except Matchday 6, which is CET
Tuesday 6 September
Borussia Dortmund 3-0 Copenhagen
Goals: 1-0 Reus 35’ (assist: Brandt), 2-0 Guerreiro 42’ (assist: Reyna), 3-0 Bellingham 83' (assist: Reyna)
Gio Reyna produced two assists, including one for Jude Bellingham, as Borussia Dortmund swept aside Copenhagen in their Champions League Group G opener.
RB Leipzig 1-4 Shakhtar Donetsk
Goals: 0-1 Shved 16’, 1-1 Simakam 57’ (assist: Szoboszlai), 1-2 Shved 58’ (assist: Mudryk), 1-3 Mudryk 76’ (assist: Sudakov), 1-4 Traore 85’ (assist: Mudryk)
Leipzig were soundly beaten on Matchday 1 in Champions League Group F, losing 4-1 at home to Ukraine's Shakhtar Donetsk.
Wednesday 7 September
Eintracht Frankfurt 0-3 Sporting Lisbon
Goals: 0-1 Edwards 65’ (assist: Morita), 0-2 Trincao 67’ (assist: Edwards), 0-3 Nuno Santos 82’ (assist: Pedro Porro)
Frankfurt's Champions League debut ended in defeat, after the Eagles failed to make the most of a strong first-half showing.
Club Brugge 1-0 Bayer Leverkusen
Lukas Hradecky's uncharacteristic error cost Leverkusen, who later had a Patrik Schick equaliser ruled out upon VAR review.
Inter Milan 0-2 Bayern Munich
Goals: 0-1 Sane 25’ (assist: Kimmich), 0-2 D’Ambrosio (o.g. 66’)
Leroy Sane scored one and made another as Bayern beat Inter Milan 2-0 in their opening 2022/23 Champions League fixture.
Thursday 8 September
Union Berlin 0-1 Union St. Gilloise
Goals: 0-1 Lynen 39' (asisst: Boniface)
Union came up short against Belgium's St. Gilloise on their Europa League debut.
Nice 1-1 Cologne
Goals: 0-1 Tigges 19' (assist: Thielmann), 1-1 Delort (pen. 62')
Cologne came away from their Europa Conference League opener with a point after Steffen Tigges's first goal for the club was cancelled out by a second-half penalty.
Freiburg 2-1 Qarabag
Goals: 1-0 Grifo (pen. 7’), 2-0 Doan 15’ (assist: Eggestein), 2-1 Vesovic 39’ (assist: Owuju)
Freiburg started their Europa League season on a high, courtesy of early goals from Vincenzo Grifo and Ritsu Doan.
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Tuesday 13 September
Two second-half goals saw Bayern go top of Group C, with goalscorer Lucas Hernandez also keeping the returning Robert Lewandowski at bay at the other end at the Allianz Arena.
Leverkusen got the reward their impressive display deserved after two late goals earned them their first three points of the group at home to Atletico.
Marseille 0-1 Eintracht Frankfurt
Goal: 0-1 Lindstrom (43')
Eintracht's first-ever goal in the Champions League - courtesy of Jesper Lindstrom on the verge of half-time in France - brought the club their maiden win in the competition.
Wednesday 14 September
Real Madrid 2-0 RB Leipzig
Goals: 1-0 Valverde 80' (assist: Vinicius), 2-0 Asensio 90'+1 (assist: Kroos)
Leipzig weren't without chances, but remain pointless in Group F after succumbing to late goals against holders Real Madrid.
Manchester City 2-1 Borussia Dortmund
Goals: 0-1 Bellingham 56' (assist: Reus), 1-1 Stones 80' (assist: De Bruyne) 1-2 Haaland 84' (assist: Cancelo)
Erling Haaland came back to haunt his old club with a late winner, after John Stones had cancelled out Jude Bellingham's opener.
Thursday 15 September
Olympiacos 0-3 Freiburg
Goals: 0-1 Höfler (5'), 0-2 Gregoritsch (25'), 0-3 Gregoritsch (52')
Michael Gregoritsch bagged a brace as Freiburg ran out comfortable winners in Greece to make it two from two in Europa League Group G.
Braga 1-0 Union Berlin
Goal: 1-0 Oliveira (77')
Bundesliga leaders Union are still without a point in Europa League Group D after a late defeat in Portugal.
Cologne 4-2 Slovacko
Goals: 1-0 Adamyan (10'), 2-0 Dietz (42), 2-1 Kalabiska (49'), 2-2 Petrzela (52'), 3-2 Ljubicic (pen, 65'), 4-2 Ljubicic (74')
Cologne top Group D in the Conference League after winning a six-goal encounter with Czech side Slovacko on their home debut in the competition.
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Tuesday 4 October
Wednesday 5 October
RB Leipzig vs. Celtic (6.45pm)
Sevilla vs. Borussia Dortmund (9pm)
Thursday 6 October
Malmo vs. Union Berlin (6.45pm)
Freiburg vs. Nantes (9pm)
Cologne vs. Partizan Belgrade (9pm)
Watch: Kevin Trapp – Frankfurt’s loyal hero
Tuesday 11 October
Borussia Dortmund vs. Sevilla (9pm)
Celtic vs. RB Leipzig (9pm)
Wednesday 12 October
Bayer Leverkusen vs. Porto (9pm)
Tottenham Hotspur vs. Eintracht Frankfurt (9pm)
Viktoria Plzen vs. Bayern Munich (9pm)
Thursday 13 October
Nantes vs. Freiburg (6.45pm)
Partizan Belgrade vs. Cologne (6.45pm)
Union Berlin vs. Malmo (9pm)
Watch: Analysing high-flying Union
Tuesday 25 October
RB Leipzig vs. Real Madrid (9pm)
Borussia Dortmund vs. Manchester City (9pm)
Wednesday 26 October
Eintracht Frankfurt vs. Marseille (9pm)
Barcelona vs. Bayern Munich (9pm)
Atletico Madrid vs. Bayer Leverkusen (9pm)
Thursday 27 October
Union Berlin vs. Braga (6.45pm)
Slovacko vs. Cologne (6.45pm)
Freiburg vs. Olympiacos (9pm)
Watch: All 312 of Lewandowski’s Bundesliga goals
Tuesday 1 November
Bayer Leverkusen vs. Club Brugge (6.45pm)
Bayern Munich vs. Inter Milan (9pm)
Sporting Lisbon vs. Eintracht Frankfurt (9pm)
Wednesday 2 November
Shakhtar Donetsk vs. RB Leipzig (6.45pm)
Copenhagen vs. Borussia Dortmund (9pm)
Thursday 3 November
Qarabag vs. Freiburg (6.45pm)
Union St. Gilloise vs. Union Berlin (9pm)
Cologne vs. Nice (9pm)
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