Christian Pulisic and Dortmund will open their season Aug. 26. (Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports)
In case you are wondering, Christian Pulisic and Red Bulls fans, the U.S. international and Borussia Dortmund kick off the Bundesliga season at home against RB Leipzig and assistant coach Jesse Marsch.
That’s right, Dortmund welcomes Leipzig to Signal Iduna Park Sunday, Aug. 26 at noon.
Pulisic last played for the U.S. in its 3-0 international friendly win over Bolivia May 28 and has been resting for the new season.
Dortmund next visits Hannover 96 Friday, Aug. 31 before returning home to play Eintracht Frankfurt Friday, Sept. 14 after the FIFA international playing date.
Marsch, who coached the Red Bulls for the past 3 1/2 years, was hired by Leipzig as an assistant coach Monday. Chris Armas, Marsch’s assistant, succeeded him as head coach.
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The German First Division season begins when Bayern Munich hosts TSG 1899 Hoffenheim Friday, Aug. 24.