The German Super Cup 2022 final will be the 12th edition of the German football curtain raiser. The one-off match is usually the basis of the bragging rights heading into the new season.
Bayern Munich is the most successful team in the German Super Cup; haven won nine trophies. The Bavarians have made a record twelve appearances in its current format as the Super Cup and sixteen times all-time.
Bayern Munich and RB Leipzig will contest the 2022 DFL-Supercup or the German super cup. Bayern qualified for the Super Cup as Bundesliga title holders, while Leipzig won the DFB-POKAL for the first time to make their second appearance in the match.
Title holders Bayern Munich celebrated a 10th consecutive Bundesliga title which currently stands as a national record for the Munich-based club.
What is the date for the 2022 German Super Cup?
The Super Cup will be played on the 30th of July 2022. It serves as the official countdown and season opener for the new football season in Germany, scheduled for commencement on Friday, August 5.
What time will RB Leipzig vs Bayern Munich German Super Cup game start?
RB Leipzig and Bayern Munich Super Cup game will kickoff at 7:30 PM British Summer Time.
ET: 2:00 PM
CT: 1:00 PM
MT: 12:00 PM
PT: 11:00 AM
Where is the German Super Cup being played in 2022?
The Red Bull Arena Leipzig will be the venue for the 2022 Germany Super Cup. The 47,069 capacity is said to be sold out as visiting Bayern Munich across Germany expected to troop in their numbers.
Bayern Munich has some new faces like Sadio Mané and Matthijs de Ligt, who could play their first competitive German football game. The duo joined the Bavarian in the current transfer window.
German fans will miss Polish striker Robert Lewandowski following his move to FC Barcelona.
RB Leipzig won the DFB-Pokal and would have some key players on display like Christopher Nkunku, Dominik Szoboszlai and André Silva.
Who qualifies for the German Super Cup?
The annual DFL-Supercup is contested by winners of the Bundesliga and DFB-Pokal the previous year. However, if the same team wins the two competitions, the second-placed team on the league table will play in the Super Cup alongside the league Champion.