Frankfurt - The DFL Deutsche Fußball Liga GmbH has finalised the kick-off schedule for Matchdays 18-21 in the Bundesliga and Matchdays 20 and 21 in Bundesliga 2.

The Bundesliga will resume after the winter break at 20:30 CET on Friday, 18 January, with FC Schalke 04 playing host to Hannover 96. Bundesliga 2 will restart on Friday, 1 February.

International match

On account of the friendly international between France and Germany on Wednesday 6 February, there will be no Friday game on Matchday 21 of the Bundesliga. Instead, 1. FC Kaiserslautern will host Dynamo Dresden in Bundesliga 2, kicking off at 20:30 CET.

The final schedule for further matchdays in the top two flights is expected to be announced in mid-January 2013.