The DFB have now scheduled the round of 16 ties of the DFB-Pokal. 1. FC Köln will play against Hamburger SV on Tuesday, January 18 (18:30 CET), whilst at 20:45 CET on the same evening, FC St. Pauli will host defending champions Borussia Dortmund. On Wednesday, January 19, the Olympiastadion in Berlin, the venue for the final of the competition, will see the derby between Hertha BSC and 1. FC Union.
TSV 1860 München, the last remaining third division side left in the DFB-Pokal, will play against Karlsruher SC on the Tuesday at 18:30 CET, whilst Wednesday will also see a repeat of the 1992 final between Hannover 96 and Borussia Mönchengladbach (18:30 CET).
DFB POKAL – PRE-QUARTERFINALS
Tuesday, January 18, 18:30 CET: 1. FC Köln vs Hamburger SV
Tuesday, January 18, 18:30 CET: TSV 1860 München vs Karlsruher SC
Tuesday, January 18, 20:45 CET: FC St. Pauli vs Borussia Dortmund
Tuesday, January 18, 20:45 CET: VfL Bochum vs 1. FSV Mainz 05
Wednesday, January 19, 18:30 CET: RB Leipzig vs FC Hansa Rostock
Wednesday, January 19, 18:30 CET: Hannover 96 vs Borussia Mönchengladbach
Wednesday, January 19, 20:45 CET: Hertha BSC vs 1. FC Union Berlin
Wednesday, January 19, 20:45 CET: TSG Hoffenheim vs SC Freiburg