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Bundesliga: Association football league
The Bundesliga, sometimes referred to as the Fußball-Bundesliga or 1. Bundesliga, is a professional association football league in Germany and the football league with the highest average stadium attendance worldwide. At the top of the German football league system, the Bundesliga is Germany's primary football competition. The Bundesliga comprises 18 teams and operates on a system of promotion and relegation with the 2. Bundesliga. Seasons run from August to May. Most games are played on Saturdays and Sundays, with a few games played on weekdays. All of the Bundesliga clubs qualify for the DFB-Pokal. The winner of the Bundesliga qualifies for the DFL-Supercup.

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Bundesliga match preview: Bayern Munich v Dusseldorf [Video]

Bundesliga match preview: Bayern Munich v Dusseldorf

Bayern Munich boss Hans-Dieter Flick looks ahead to his side's Bundesliga clash with Dusseldorf at home on Saturday.

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Bundesliga match preview: Paderborn V Borussia Dortmund [Video]

Bundesliga match preview: Paderborn V Borussia Dortmund

Borussia Dortmund boss Lucien Favre looks ahead to his side's Bundesliga clash with Paderborn away on Saturday.

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La Liga season to restart on June 11 with Sevilla-Real Betis [Video]

La Liga season to restart on June 11 with Sevilla-Real Betis

Spanish soccer's top-flight will resume after a three-month pause due to the coronavirus pandemic on June 11 with the local derby between Sevilla and Real Betis.

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Dortmund's Haaland to miss Paderborn game, Dahoud out for the season [Video]

Dortmund's Haaland to miss Paderborn game, Dahoud out for the season

Borussia Dortmund's prolific teenage striker Erling Haaland will miss their next Bundesliga match at Paderborn while Mo Dahoud has been ruled out for the rest of the season.

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Bundesliga match preview: Dortmund v Bayern Munich [Video]

Bundesliga match preview: Dortmund v Bayern Munich

Borussia Dortmund could move just one point away from Bayern Munich as the top two in the Bundesliga face off against each other.

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Bayern's Thiago to miss top game at Dortmund through injury [Video]

Bayern's Thiago to miss top game at Dortmund through injury

Big Bundesliga rivals go head to head in game that Dortmund need to win to keep title hopes alive

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Two people from two Premier League clubs test positive for coronavirus, league says [Video]

Two people from two Premier League clubs test positive for coronavirus, league says

Two people from two Premier League clubs test positive for the coronavirus after a second batch of testing, the league says

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Bayern determined to beat Eintracht Frankfurt in empty Munich stadium on Saturday [Video]

Bayern determined to beat Eintracht Frankfurt in empty Munich stadium on Saturday

League leaders hunting another Bundesliga title, supporters or no supporters

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Teams will have to get used to injuries says Dortmund boss Favre [Video]

Teams will have to get used to injuries says Dortmund boss Favre

Resuming season after long break means players more susceptible to knocks

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Bayern Munich v Eintracht Frankfurt: Budesliga match preview [Video]

Bayern Munich v Eintracht Frankfurt: Budesliga match preview

Bayern Munich boss Hansi Flick previews his side's Bundesliga match against Eintracht Frankfurt on Saturday at the Allianz Arena, looking for a win before their crunch game against Dortmund on Tuesday.

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Wolfsburg v Dortmund: Bundesliga match preview [Video]

Wolfsburg v Dortmund: Bundesliga match preview

Borussia Dortmund boss Lucien Favre looks ahead to his side's Bundesliga clash with Wolfsburg on Saturday. His side are hoping to keep up the pressure on Bayern Munich at the top of the league after..

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Premier League confirms six positive COVID-19 cases after testing [Video]

Premier League confirms six positive COVID-19 cases after testing

Premier League players return to training after clubs agree to allow "small group" sessions to begin.

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La Liga chief confirms clubs will resume group training from Monday [Video]

La Liga chief confirms clubs will resume group training from Monday

a Liga president Javier Tebas confirms clubs in the top two divisions will begin training in groups of up to 10 players from Monday as Spanish soccer edges closer to returning after a long pause due to..

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La Liga to allow players to begin training in groups of ten Monday [Video]

La Liga to allow players to begin training in groups of ten Monday

La Liga to allow top divisions to begin training in groups of up to ten on Monday

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Borussia Dortmund 4-0 Schalke: Return of the Bundesliga behind closed doors [Video]

Borussia Dortmund 4-0 Schalke: Return of the Bundesliga behind closed doors

Borussia Dortmund returned to action with a 4-0 derby victory over local rivals Schalke. The eyes of the football world were on Signal Iduna Park for the most high-profile match of the Bundesliga’s..

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Dortmund fans celebrate Bundesliga restart [Video]

Dortmund fans celebrate Bundesliga restart

Borussia Dortmund fans follow their team's 4-0 win over local rivals Schalke 04 in a bar as the Bundesliga restarts behind closed doors after being suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Eerie silence across stadiums on Bundesliga restart [Video]

Eerie silence across stadiums on Bundesliga restart

The Bundesliga restarts after a two-month suspension to the sound of silence with matches being played behind closed doors.

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Soccer-Bayern's Flick welcomes more substitutions for busy season restart [Video]

Soccer-Bayern's Flick welcomes more substitutions for busy season restart

Bayern Munich's Hansi Flick welcomes the allowance of five substitutions for remainder of season as the Bundesliga ramps back up.

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Union Berlin v Bayern Munich: Match Preview [Video]

Union Berlin v Bayern Munich: Match Preview

Here is a look at all of the key statistics ahead of Union Berlin's Bundesliga clash against Bayern Munich on Saturday.

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Borussia Monchengladbach install cardboard cut-out fans [Video]

Borussia Monchengladbach install cardboard cut-out fans

With the Bundesliga set to return during the coronavirus crisis, Borussia Mochengladbach have installed cardboard cut-out fans in their stadium. The side, who sit fourth in the table as the league..

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Dortmund ready for 'strange' derby against Schalke as Bundesliga returns [Video]

Dortmund ready for 'strange' derby against Schalke as Bundesliga returns

Borussia Dortmund are preparing to face local rivals Schalke as the Bundesliga returns after a hiatus because of the coronavirus crisis.

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Bayern Munich train ahead of season restart [Video]

Bayern Munich train ahead of season restart

Bayern Munich hit the practice pitch with Bundesliga slated to restart this weekend.

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La Liga aiming for June 12 restart - president [Video]

La Liga aiming for June 12 restart - president

La Liga president Javier Tebas hoping Spanish soccer will resume on June 12

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Bundesliga 2 Dresden Dynamo squad in 14-day quarantine after two players test positive for coronavirus [Video]

Bundesliga 2 Dresden Dynamo squad in 14-day quarantine after two players test positive for coronavirus

Bundesliga second tier Dresden Dynamo announces squad is in 14-day quarantine after two players test positive for coronavirus

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