The German top flight, will be the first major soccer league to return since the coronavirus pandemic shut down sports in March.

The action starts on Saturday morning, highlighted by Borussia Dortmund vs. Schalke in arguably the country’s best rivalry.

Bayern Munich

Nickname: Die Roten (The Reds)
League titles: 29
Player to watch: Robert Lewandowski
Bayern Munich is the biggest and most successful club in all of Germany.

The team is loaded with some of the world’s best players like David Alaba and Joshua Kimmich at the back, Serge Gnabry and Lewandowski in attack.

Borussia Dortmund

Nickname: Die Schwarzgelben (The black-yellows)
League titles: 8
Player to watch: Erling Haaland
Dortmund is known for its dedicated fan base,. Dortmund has top young players in the world like striker Erling Haaland and Jadon Sanchoa.

RB Leipzig

Nickname: Die Rotten Bullen (The Red Bulls)
League titles: 0
Player to watch: Timo Werner
RB Leipzig was founded just 10 years ago and has quickly climbed the ranks thanks to the financial backing of Red Bull. RB Leipzig has so many young stars like striker Timo Werner and Tyler Adams.

Borussia Monchengladbach

Nickname: Die Fohlen (The Foals)
League titles:  5
Player to watch: Alassane Plea
Borussia Monchengladbach dominated the league with five titles in less than 10 years.

Bayer Leverkusen

Nickname: Die Werkself (The working eleven)
League titles: 0
Player to watch: Kai Havertz
Leverkusen has been among the top five clubs in the league for about three decades. The club boasts attacking midfielder/winger Kai Havertz.

Schalke

Nickname: Konigsblauen (Royal Blues)
League titles:  7
Player to watch: Weston McKennie
Schalke are known for its hard-working mentality and rich, royal blue colors. McKennie is a rising star in the league.

Wolfsburg

Nickname: Die Wolfe (The Wolves)
League titles:  1
Player to watch: John Brooks
Wolves became Bundesliga champs for the first time just over a decade ago. John Brooks also plays for Wolfsburg.

Freiburg

Nickname: Die Breisgauer (From the region of Breisgau)
League titles:  0
Player to watch: Robin Koch
This club has been relegated four times since.

Hoffenheim

Nickname: Die Kraichgauer (From the region of Kraichgau)
League titles:  0
Player to watch: Andrej Kramaric
Hoffenheim became a Bundesliga regular with serious potential, evident by its third-place finish in 2017-18 and qualification for the Champions League. Kramaric is the team’s go-to scorer with 65 goals in 145 games.

Koln

Nickname: Die Geißböcke (The Billy Goats)
League titles:  3
Player to watch: Jhon Cordoba
They are with just two wins through 14 games, the club went on to win eight of its next 11 before the coronavirus pandemic stopped play.

Union Berlin

Nickname: Eisern Union (Iron Union)
League titles:  0
Player to watch: Sebastian Andersson
Union Berlin is the first club from the former East Berlin to play in the Bundesliga after getting by Stuttgart in the relegation playoffs last season on goal differential.

Eintracht Frankfurt

Nickname: Die Adler (The Eagles)
League titles:  1
Player to watch: David Abraham
The Bundesliga and winners of the 2017-18 German Cup.

Hertha Berlin

Nickname: Die Alte Dame (The Old Lady)
League titles: 2
Player to watch: Krzysztof Piatek
Hertha has had talents like Marcelinho dazzling, Krzysztof Piatek from AC Milan and Santiago Ascacibar from Stuttgart.

Underdogs

Augsburg

Nickname: Die Fuggerstädter (honors a famous family of Augsburg)
League titles: 0
Player to watch: Philipp Max
Augsburg has defense may have its issues, but draws can sometimes be celebrated like victories.

Mainz

Nickname: Die Nullfünfer (The Zerofivers)
League titles: 0
Player to watch: Robin Quaison
Mainz, has been in the Bundesliga for 11 straight seasons.

Fortuna Dusseldorf

Nickname: Die Flingeraner
League titles: 1
Player to watch: Zack Steffen
The club,was promoted this season, was established back in 1895, and are currently in 16th place where it would play in a relegation playoff against the third-place team from the second division.

Werder Bremen

Nickname: Die Grün-Weißen (The Green-Whites)
League titles: 4
Player to watch: Josh Sargent
Bremen is in the biggest fight its had in the last four decades, and are eight points from safety, and four points from the relegation playoff.

Paderborn

Nickname: N/A
League titles: 0
Player to watch: Sebastian Vasiliadis
Paderborn is looking to perform if it wants to avoid relegation. They are 10 points from safety with 27 points left.

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