Summer plans: A short break before focus shifts to the new season

Die Roten Bullen fall in the Champions League semifinals | Five days off for the players | Training gets underway again on 26th August | Focus on the new season | First round of the DFB-Pokal during the second weekend of September

The RB Leipzig players will have a short break following defeat in the Champions League. The 2019/2020 season came to an end for die Roten Bullen following our semifinal loss to Paris Saint-Germain. Now head coach Julian Nagelsmann will reward his team with five days off from training, before preseason training for the new season gets underway on 26th August.

All training sessions will take place behind closed doors for the forseeable future.

in the second week of September we will meet 1. FC Nürnberg in the first round of the DFB-Pokal. The new Bundesliga season gets underway on 18th September. RBL will face 1. FSV Mainz 05 at the Red Bull Arena.

A look at our schedule: 

  • 20./21. Juli: Performance tests ✔
  • 22. Juli: Return to training ✔
  • 30. Juli: Friendly against VfL Wolfsburg ✔
  • 13. August: Champions League quarterfinal against Atlético Madrid (2-1) ✔
  • 18. August: Champions-League League semifinal against Paris Saint-Germain (0-3) ✔
  • 11. bis 14. September: First round of the DFB-Pokal
  • 18. bis 21. September: Matchday one of the Bundesliga

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