Where will Robert Lewandowski, Niklas Süle and their Bayern Munich teammates get to grips with pre-season training this summer? - © 2019 Getty Images
Where will Robert Lewandowski, Niklas Süle and their Bayern Munich teammates get to grips with pre-season training this summer? - © 2019 Getty Images
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Bundesliga summer 2019 friendlies overview

Bayern Munich were crowned champions once again in 2018/19, but the 2019/20 season is fast approaching and the Bundesliga teams are all back in work ahead of the new campaign.

With new signings to be bedded in and fresh formations to be fine-tuned, Germany’s top-flight teams are travelling far and wide over the summer ahead of the new campaign, which kicks off on 16 August.

bundesliga.com has compiled a list of pre-season friendlies to keep track of (dates all local).

Bayern Munich

May 25: 1-1 vs. Kaiserslautern (benefit match, Kaiserslautern)
May 29: 4-2 vs. SpVgg Lindau (benefit match, Lindau)
July 8: Started pre-season training
July 17: 1-2 vs. Arsenal (Carson, California, International Champions Cup)
July 20: 3-1 vs. Real Madrid (Houston, Texas, ICC)
July 23: 1-0 vs. AC Milan (Kansas City, Missouri, ICC)
July 30: 6-1 vs. Fenerbahce (Munich, Audi Cup)
July 31: 2-2 vs. Tottenham Hotspur (Munich, Audi Cup final)
August 3: 0-2 Supercup vs. Borussia Dortmund (Signal Iduna Park)
August 8: 23-0 vs. Rottach Egern

Borussia Dortmund

July 3: Started pre-season training
July 12:
 10-0 vs. FC Schweinberg
July 17: 3-1 vs. Seattle Sounders (Seattle, Washington)
July 19: 3-2 vs. Liverpool (Notre Dame, Indiana)
July 27: 4-1 vs. Udinese (Altach, Austria)
July 30: 4-1 vs. St. Gallen (St Gallen, Switzerland)
August 3: 2-0 Supercup vs. Bayern Munich (Signal Iduna Park)
August 10: 4-0 vs Preußen Münster (Münster)

Marco Reus and Co. returned to training with Borussia Dortmund on 3 July ahead of their summer trip to the US. - imago/Kirchner-Media

RB Leipzig

July 5: Started pre-season training
July 12:
1-4 vs. FC Zürich (Markranstädt)
July 19: 3-2 vs. Galatasaray (at training camp in Seefeld, Austria)
July 26: 2-0 vs. Rennes (AET, Markranstädt)
August 3: 1-3 vs. Aston Villa (Leipzig)
August 4: 0-1 vs. Aston Villa (Leipzig)

Bayer Leverkusen

July 1: Started pre-season training
July 6: 4-0 vs. Wuppertaler SV (Wuppertal)
July 13: 0-1 vs. Fortuna Sittard/ 3-4 vs. Eupen
July 20: 2-2 vs. Eibar/ 1-2 vs. Watford
July 28: 3-4 vs. Heracles/ 1-1 vs Vitesse (Cologne)
August 4: 1-2 vs. Valencia (Leverkusen)

Borussia Mönchengladbach

May 22: 4-0 vs. Guangzhou (Guangzhou, China)
June 30: Started pre-season training
July 10: 8-0 vs. 1. FC Mönchengladbach
July 13: 0-1 vs. Augsburg/ 1-0 vs. 1860 Munich (Schauinsland-Reisen-Cup)
July 17: 5-1 vs. Istanbul Basaksehir
July 20: 2-1 vs. Rayo Vallecano (Rottach-Egern)
July 27: 2-1 vs. Angers (Straelen)
July 28: 0-2 vs. Athletic Bilbao (Velbert)
August 3: 2-2 vs. Chelsea (Borussia-Park)

Wolfsburg

May 24: 3-3 vs. Eintracht Frankfurt (Foshan, China)
June 30: Started pre-season training
July 9: 2-1 vs. Caen (Wolfsburg)
July 13: 2-2 vs. VVV-Venlo (Flutmulde)
July 17: 2-0 vs. PSV Eindhoven (Eindhoven)
July 22: 1-1 vs. Fenerbahce (Kapfenberg, Austria)
July 27: 1-1 vs. Union Berlin
August 3: 8-1 vs Nice (Wolfsburg)

Eintracht Frankfurt

May 24: 3-3 vs. Wolfsburg (Foshan, China)
July 3: Started pre-season training
July 4: 14-0 vs. DJK Bad Homburg (Bad Homburg)
July 10: 1-5 vs. BSC Young Boys (Uhren Cup, Biel, Switzerland)
July 12: 3-1 vs. FC Lucerne (Uhren Cup, Biel)
July 25: 2-1 vs. Flora Tallinn (Tallinn, Estonia, Europa League second round qualifier first leg)
July 28: 7-0 vs. FC Wels

Werder Bremen

June 28: Started pre-season training
July 7: 1-0 WSG Wattens
July 13: 1-1 vs. Darmstadt (Zell am Ziller, Austria)
July 20: 1-0 vs. Cologne/ 0-1 vs. Osnabrück (Interwetten Cup, Lohne)
July 28: 4-0 vs. Eibar (Grassau)
August 3: 0-0 vs Everton (Bremen)

Josh Sargent is limbering up for his first full season of Bundesliga football with Werder Bremen. - imago images / eu-images

Hoffenheim

June 29: Started pre-season training
July 13:
3-0 vs. Eintracht Braunschweig (Sattelbach)
July 17: 3-2 vs. Jahn Regensburg (Zuzenhausen)
July 25: 0-0 vs. Verona/ 3-3 vs. Trabzonspor (Bad Wimsbach-Neydharting, Austria)
August 3: 1-2 vs. Sevilla (PreZero Arena)
August 4: 0-4 Sevilla (not public)

Fortuna Düsseldorf

June 30: Started pre-season training
July 4:
14-0 vs. RSV 1819 Weyer
July 8: 6-0 vs. Sportfreunden Siegen
July 11: 3-0 vs. Sonsbeck
July 14: 4-1 vs. Ipswich Town
July 20: 1-1 vs. Istanbul Basaksehir
July 24: 1-0 vs. Rayo Vallecano (Tirol, Austria)
August 3: 3-2 & 1-2 vs. Eibar (two games, Flingern Nord)
August 6: 15-1 vs. Benrath
August 13: 7-0 vs. TSV Bockum

Hertha Berlin

July 1: Started pre-season training
July 7:
 4-1 vs. Eintracht Braunschweig
July 13: 1-0 vs. Sturm Graz; 5-3 vs. Karlsruher (tournament in Karlsruhe)
July 17: 4-1 vs. Erzgebirge Aue
July 20: 1-1 vs. Bochum
July 25: 2-1 vs. Fenerbahce (Hartberg, Austria)
July 31: 3-5 vs. West Ham (Ritzing, Austria)
August 3: 4-0 vs. Crystal Palace (London)

Mainz

June 30: Started pre-season training
July 6:
12-0 vs. Fupa-Allstars Rheinhessen
July 10: 9-0 vs. SF Eisbachtal
July 13: 8-0 vs. SV Gonsenheim
July 17: 2-0 vs. Rayo Vallecano
July 21: 1-2 vs. SSV Jahn Regensburg
July 27: 0-5 vs. Sevilla & 3-1 vs. Everton (Opel Cup, Mainz)
August 3: 1-0 & 1-0 vs. Metz (two games, Molsheim, France)

Freiburg

July 1: Started pre-season training
July 6:
2-0 vs. SV Linx
July 13: 6-1 vs. Offenburger FV (Offenburg)
July 26: 9-1 & 2-0 vs. Kayserispor (two games, Schruns)
August 3: 0-1 & 4-1 vs. Cagliari (two games, Freiburg)

Weston McKennie has returned to Schalke training after a break following the CONCACAF Gold Cup. - imago images / RHR-Foto

Schalke

July 1: Started pre-season training
July 7:
 3-1 vs. Rot-Weiß Oberhausen
July 12: 20-1 vs. Bottrop XI
July 14: 2-2 vs. SG Wattenscheid 09
July 19: 1-2 vs. Norwich City (Lotte)
July 23: 1-1 vs. FC Twente (Enschede)
July 29: 2-3 vs. Bologna (Kitzbühel)
August 2: 2-0 vsAlanyaspor/ 3-1 vs. Villarreal (Mittersill)

Augsburg

June 28: Started pre-season training
July 9: 6-0 vs. Gundelfingen
July 13: 1-0 vs. Borussia Mönchengladbach/ 1-0 vs. Greuther Fürth (Schauinsland-Reisen-Cup)
July 25: 4-1 vs. Galatasaray (Innsbruck, Austria)
July 26: 2-6 vs. Villarreal (Schwaz, Austria)
August 3: 2-3 vs. Bologna (Augsburg)

Cologne

July 4: Started pre-season training
July 5: 7-1 vs. SpVg Frechen
July 10: 10-0 vs. Bad Dürrheim
July 14:
5-1 vs. SSV Reutlingen
July 20: 0-1 vs. Werder Bremen/ 3-0 vs. Osnabrück (Interwetten Cup)
July 26: 3-1 vs. Bologna
July 28: 1-3 vs. Villarreal (Mönchengladbach)
August 3: 0-2 vs. Southampton

Paderborn

June 30: Started pre-season training
July 3:
20-0 vs. VfB Salzkotten (Salzkotten)
July 6: 3-2 vs. Ipswich Town (Steinhagen)
July 10: 2-2 vs. SC Verl
July 12: 7-0 vs. Delbrücker SC (Delbrück)
July 16: 4-1 vs. Eintracht Northeim (Northeim)
July 27: 3-3 vs. Athletic Bilbao (Gütersloh)
August 3: 2-4 vs. Lazio

Union Berlin

June 29: Started pre-season training
July 6: 2-1 vs. Brondby
July 12: 3-0 vs. SV Ried
July 13: 3-0 vs. Blau-Weiß Linz
July 17: 4-1 vs. First Vienna
July 20: 1-1 vs. Erzgebirge Aue
July 27: 1-1 vs. Wolfsburg
August 3: 0-3 vs. Celta Vigo