The resumption date for the Bundesliga has been delayed by one week as the government has delayed a decision over resumption.
The league has been suspended since mid-March because of coronavirus.
Germany Chancellor Angela Merkel said that any decision on if and when sports activities could resume would now be taken on Wednesday, 6 May.
Bundesliga officials, have warned that many top-division teams will be in an “existence-threatening” financial position if play does not resume by June.
With nine games of the season remaining, Bayern Munich lead the table, four points ahead of Borussia Dortmund, but the DFL needs the season to be completed by 30 June because of deals with sponsors and broadcasters.
Germany has banned large events with crowds until 24 October, so games will be behind closed doors.