DFB Cup draw: Hammer derby in Berlin, BVB meets St. Pauli

DFB Cup round of 16 – games at a glance

Hertha BSC – Union Berlin

St. Pauli – Borussia Dortmund

1. FC Koln – Hamburger SV

1899 Hoffenheim – SC Freiburg

1860 Munich – Karlsruher SC

RB Leipzig – Hansa Rostock

Hannover 96 – Borussia Monchengladbach

Bochum – Mainz

The essentials in brief: TSV 1860 Munich can continue its role as a second division terror in the DFB Cup against Karlsruher SC. “I think it’s a good draw,” said captain Sascha Mölders on Sunday evening after the draw for the round of 16 games on ARD.

The “Lions” are the last remaining Bavarian club in the traditional cup, as goalscorer Mölders explicitly emphasized. He expects “a game at eye level” on January 18 or 19, 2022 in the Grünwalder Stadium. Even though Mölders declared his third-division team to be outsiders, he sees “definitely good chances” of advancing to the quarter-finals.

In the first two rounds of the cup, coach Michael Köllner’s team had already beaten second division teams SV Darmstadt 98 and FC Schalke 04.

Defending champions Borussia Dortmund have to play away at current second division leaders FC St. Pauli. Another attractive round of 16 is the Berlin local derby between Hertha BSC and 1. FC Union. Borussia Mönchengladbach, who surprisingly defeated record cup winners FC Bayern Munich 5-0 in the second round, are visiting second division club Hannover 96.

DFB Cup draw

6.50 p.m .: RB Leipzig gets a supposedly easy ticket in the round of 16. RB scores Hansa Rostock.

6:49 p.m.: Of the 1. FC Cologne must against the Hamburger SV ran.

6.48 p.m .: Knaller round of 16 in Berlin! Union and Hertha duel in the DFB Cup. Hertha has home advantage.

6.47 p.m .: Hanover 96 meets in the round of 16 Borussia Monchengladbach.

6.47 p.m .: Bochum must in the round of 16 against FSV Mainz 05 consist.

6:47 p.m.: Of the TSV 1860 Munich gets it with that Karlsruhe SC to do. The third division naturally has home rights against the second division.

6.46 p.m .: St. Pauli has home rights and gets caught Borussia Dortmund a real hammer lot!

6.45 p.m.: Let’s go! Hoffenheim is drawn as the first lot and meets the SC Freiburg. We have the first Bundesliga duel.

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6:44 p.m.: With 1860 Munich there is still a third division team in the running. Captain Sascha Mölders is switched on shortly before the slogan and assesses his lions “as blatant outsiders”.

6.40 p.m.: Zimmermann continues: “It is incredibly important for the children to return to the sports fields and to deal with the disaster. Two of our fields will no longer be built, they are too close to the Ahr. In the end we have to hope for federal and state aid and see on.”

6:38 p.m.: “It’s present and unfortunately part of our everyday life. We have to live with it somehow, but of course it’s difficult,” says Zimmermann about the conditions in the Ahr Valley months after the flood disaster.

6:33 p.m.: World champion Benedikt Höwedes is available as DFB draw manager in the ARD sports studio. Losfee is Peter Zimmermann today. He was invited as a representative for all clubs affected by the flood disaster.

6.30 p.m.: Here we go!

5 p.m.: Hello and welcome to the live ticker at FOCUS Online. The draw for the eighth final of the DFB Cup begins at 6:30 p.m. We are there live!

Teams in the draw:

Bundesliga: RB Leipzig, Borussia Dortmund, Hertha BSC, TSG Hoffenheim, 1. FSV Mainz, SC Freiburg, VFL Bochum, Union Berlin, Borussia Mönchengladbach, 1. FC Cologne

2. Bundesliga: Hamburger SV, Karlsruher SC, FC. St. Pauli, Hanover 96 and Hansa Rostock

3. Liga: TSV 1860 München

Information about the draw:

Peter Zimmermann, CEO of SG Ahrtal, will today (from 6.30 p.m., live on the ARD sports show) draw the round of 16 games in the DFB Cup.

The SG Ahr Valley lost four sports fields during the flood on July 14, 2021 and represents a total of 15 clubs along the Ahr. Game operations were ensured, among other things, through the SolidAHRität campaign by neighboring clubs in the high-altitude area, who made their sports fields available. Clubs in the Eifel, North Rhine-Westphalia and Bavaria were also affected by the disaster.

The round of 16 will be held on January 18th and 19th, 2022, the quarterfinals will follow on January 1st/2nd. March. The semifinals are scheduled for April 19th and 20th. The final in the Berlin Olympic Stadium will take place on May 21, 2022.