Bundesliga opener on a Saturday afternoon
Mainz play at the traditional time of 15:30 CEST for five of their opening six games
Exactly a week after the opening game in the DFB-Pokal, Mainz will face SC Freiburg on Saturday 17th August for the first game of the 2019/20 Bundesliga season. The times for the first six games in Mainz’s eleventh season in the Bundesliga have been announced, with the fixtures having already been released by the DFL at the end of June.
In five of the first six opening games, the Zerofivers will play at the traditional time of 15:30 CEST. On Matchday 5, however, Mainz will play Schalke 04 on Friday evening, kicking off at 20:30 CEST.