From Erling Haaland to Robert Lewandowski: the top scorers in Germany as Bundesliga gets set to return – in pictures

Top two divisions in Germany set to resume this weekend after coronavirus-enforced shutdown

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BUNDESLIGA FIXTURES

Saturday, May 16 (kick-offs UAE time)

Borussia Dortmund v Schalke (4.30pm) 
RB Leipzig v Freiburg (4.30pm) 
Hoffenheim v Hertha Berlin (4.30pm) 
Fortuna Dusseldorf v Paderborn  (4.30pm) 
Augsburg v Wolfsburg (4.30pm) 
Eintracht Frankfurt v Borussia Monchengladbach (7.30pm)

Sunday, May 17

Cologne v Mainz (4.30pm),
Union Berlin v Bayern Munich (7pm)

Monday, May 18

Werder Bremen v Bayer Leverkusen (9.30pm)

Football returns in German this weekend with the Bundesliga set to be the guinea pig on whether it's safe to play top-flight football in the time of coronavirus.

The pandemic caused a global shutdown of football almost two months ago, but on Saturday Germany will take its first tentative steps to try to complete its 2019/20 seasons in Bundesligas 1 and 2.

The restart has already come under scrutiny by those worried professional sport is being rushed back too soon.

Two members of the Dynamo Dresden staff tested positive for coronavirus just days after the German league, the DFL, received the green light for the behind-closed-doors resumption.

The entire squad at Dynamo, who are bottom of the second division, have been quarantined, on advice from the regional health authority in Saxony.

In the top flight, perennial champions Bayern Munich, who sit four points clear at the top of the table, travel to the capital on Sunday to face Union Berlin with second-placed Borussia Dortmund at home to Schalke.

Above is a reminder of how the Bundesliga scoring charts stand with 11 games to go.

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BUNDESLIGA FIXTURES

Saturday, May 16 (kick-offs UAE time)

Borussia Dortmund v Schalke (4.30pm) 
RB Leipzig v Freiburg (4.30pm) 
Hoffenheim v Hertha Berlin (4.30pm) 
Fortuna Dusseldorf v Paderborn  (4.30pm) 
Augsburg v Wolfsburg (4.30pm) 
Eintracht Frankfurt v Borussia Monchengladbach (7.30pm)

Sunday, May 17

Cologne v Mainz (4.30pm),
Union Berlin v Bayern Munich (7pm)

Monday, May 18

Werder Bremen v Bayer Leverkusen (9.30pm)

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