The first half of the 2017-18 Bundesliga season was marked by significant protests in the stands as supporters voiced their displeasure at the increasing commercialization of the game.
Now, as the second half of the season gets underway, the protests are set to continue as another unpopular novelty arrives in Germany’s top flight: Monday night football.
In June 2016, the German Football league (DFL) announced that five Bundesliga matches in the 2017-18 season would take place on Monday nights and the first three have now been scheduled: Eintracht Frankfurt vs. RB Leipzig (19.02), Borussia Dortmund vs. Augsburg (26.02) and Werder Bremen vs. Cologne (12.03).
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