The DFB Cup round of 16 for A-Juniors have been drawn. These are the opponents of Borussia Dortmund, Schalke 04 and VfL Bochum.
Over the weekend they learned U19-The district club teams Borussia Dortmund, Schalke 04 And VfL Bochum the first round of the A-Juniors DFB Cup. The next day the second round was drawn, which will take place in mid-October.
Bochum got a difficult draw. They have to go to 1. FC Köln, the reigning leaders of the Bundesliga West. In the first round, the Cologne team had already eliminated a championship contender in Rot-Weiss Essen (5: 2). Meanwhile, VfL won 1-0 at MSV Duisburg.
Last year’s finalist BVB meets FC St. Pauli of the North / Northeast squadron at home. Hamburg qualified for the round of 16 by winning 2-1 against Kickers Offenbach. BVB easily won 4-0 at Energy Cottbus.
And things are getting serious for Schalke too. At the start of the competition, Norbert Elgert’s side were challenged hard, celebrating a 13-0 win over amateur club JFG Schaumberg Prims. On the second day of play, Hansa Rostock of the North / Northeast season arrives in Gelsenkirchen.
DFB Junior Cup: the round of 16 at a glance
Saturday 15 October, opening hours
1. FC Cologne – VfL Bochum
1. FC Nuremberg – Leipzig
Borussia Dortmund – FC St. Pauli
Eintracht Frankfurt – Holstein Kiel
Hannover 96 – Hertha BSC
Bayer Leverkusen – VfB Stuttgart
Schalke 04 – Hansa Rostock
TSG Hoffenheim – Mainz 05