Union Berlin’s German forward Andreas Voglsammer (L) and Hertha Berlin’s German defender Maximilian Mittelstaedt vie for the ball during the German Cup DFB round of 16 football match between Hertha Berlin and Union Berlin at the Olympic Stadium in Berlin on January 19, 2022. (Photo by Tobias Schwarz / AFP) / DFB REGULATIONS PROHIBIT ANY USE OF PHOTOGRAPHS AS IMAGE SEQUENCES AND QUASI-VIDEO.

The Berlin derby in the Bundesliga between 1. FC Union and Hertha BSC takes place on Saturday afternoon. On August 6 at 3:30 p.m. (Sky), both clubs will start the 60th Bundesliga season in the An der Alten Försterei stadium, as the German Football League (DFL) announced on Friday.

A week later, Hertha hosts Eintracht Frankfurt for their first home game in the Olympic Stadium, also in the afternoon. Union has to play at FSV Mainz a day later (3:30 p.m.). The DFL has scheduled the first seven match days until mid-September.