DFB Pokal, 1st round: broadcast, TV, live stream

The 2020/21 season opens with the first round of the DFB Pokal. A week before the start of the Bundesliga season, it’s David against Goliath again. SPOX gives you all the information about transmission on TV and live stream.

The reigning cup winner is also the record winner of this competition. After a three-month forced Corona break, FC Bayern Munich prevailed 4-2 against Bayer Leverkusen in the final in Berlin in front of empty spectators and celebrated the 20th cup victory in the club’s history.

DFB Pokal, 1st round: When do the games take place?

Due to the corona pandemic, the first round of the DFB Cup this season will not start in August, but only in September. Otherwise everything stays as usual. That means: The games will take place one week before the start of the Bundesliga and will be played from Friday to Monday.

The two Bundesliga clubs Mainz 05 and Hertha BSC will give the go-ahead on Friday, before Borussia Dortmund will round off the first round on Monday evening.

The game of FC Bayern is an exception. Since the Munich team was still successful in the Champions League final tournament in Lisbon in August, the meeting of the record winner was postponed one month to October 15. The 2nd round will take place on December 22nd and 23rd.

  • Competition: DFB Cup
  • Round: 1
  • Term: 11., 12., 13., 14. September, 15. October

DFB Pokal, 1st round: broadcast on free TV and live stream

Both the ARD as well as Sport1 Rights to broadcasts of the DFB Cup. The two free TV channels show two games live in the first round.

While the ARD has decided on the end of the first round, and so that Borussia Dortmund’s guest appearance at MSV Duisburg will broadcast on Monday evening (8.45 p.m.) Sport1 be patient for another month. The station will broadcast the FC Bayern game in October (Thursday, October 15, 8:45 p.m.).

In the ARD There is also the possibility to follow the BVB game on Monday evening in the live stream.

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ARD ARD Livestream Sport1

DFB Pokal, 1st round: broadcast on pay TV and live stream

Pay TV broadcaster stands out for the transmission of all other games of the 1st round of the DFB Cup Sky responsible. All games, including those of BVB, will be shown there individually and in the conference from Friday to Monday.

In order to take advantage of this offer, a paid Sky subscription is required. Those who do not want to be tied to long contract terms also have the option of opting for SkyTicket flexibly and at short notice.

Last offers Sky also offers a live stream to all of its customers. However, this can only be accessed if you have a valid subscription and runs via the SkyGo app.


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