1. Spieltag, - DFB-Pokal - Spielplan der Saison / DFB-Pokal / im Deutschland: Alle Ergebnisse, die Tabelle und der komplette Spielplan der DFB-Pokal der Herren aus dem Landesverband. vor 2 Tagen Die Achtelfinal-Partien im DFB-Pokal zwischen Borussia Dortmund und Werder Bremen sowie zwischen Hertha BSC und Bayern München.
Depending on the results of the first round, the pots might not be equal in terms of number. Teams from one pot are drawn against teams from the other pot until one pot is empty.
The remaining teams are then drawn against each other with the team first drawn playing the game at home.
For the remaining rounds, other than the final, the teams are drawn from one pot. Since the final has been held in the Olympic Stadium in Berlin.
Extra time will be played if the scores are level after 90 minutes with a penalty shootout following if needed. Historically the number of participants in the main tournament has varied between four from until and from through resulting in tournaments of two to seven rounds.
Since the inception of the Bundesliga in all clubs from the Bundesliga are automatically qualified for the DFB-Pokal as are all clubs from the 2.
Bundesliga since its inception in Reserve sides for most of the time were allowed to participate in the DFB-Pokal but have been excluded since The final has been held at the Olympic Stadium in Berlin every season since Before , the host of the final was determined on short notice.
Originally the cup games were held over two 45 minute halves with two 15 minute overtime periods in case of a draw. If the score was still level after minutes the game was replayed with the home field right reversed.
In the Tschammer-Pokal the semi-final between Waldhof Mannheim and Wacker Wien was played to a draw three times before the game was decided by lot.
The German Football Association decided to hold a penalty shootout if the replay was another draw after a similar situation arose in the cup , when the match between Alemannia Aachen and Werder Bremen had to be decided by lot after two draws.
In —72 and —73 , the matches were held over two legs. The second leg was extended by two additional minute overtime periods if the aggregate was a draw after both legs.
In case the extension brought no decision, a penalty shootout was held. In , the final 1. Hertha BSC had to be replayed, leading to great logistical difficulties.
In the aftermath, the DFB opted not to replay cup finals in the future, instead holding a penalty shootout after extra time. Eventually, this change was extended to all cup games in If the cup winner had already qualified for the European Club Champions Cup , the losing finalist moved into the Cup Winners' Cup instead.
If the DFB-Pokal winner or both finalists qualify through the Bundesliga for European cup competitions, the best placed team of the Bundesliga not already qualified for at least the Europa League receives the spot.
The first German cup was held in The first final was contested between the two most successful clubs of that era, 1.
FC Nürnberg and Schalke 04 , with Nürnberg winning 2 — 0. In , the original trophy, Goldfasanen-Pokal , was substituted by the trophy which is still awarded today, because the original reminded DFB president Peco Bauwens of the Nazi era.
Originally, the DFB-Pokal was a competition open to clubs from the top divisions of German football only. This continued after the establishment of the Bundesliga in Semi-professional and amateur clubs could only enter the competition from onwards, when it was enlarged.
Up until , only the top two divisions of German football, the Bundesliga and 2. Bundesliga, were fully professional but from , with the establishment of the 3.
Liga, the third tier also became fully professional. From the start, the new match ups between Bundesliga and amateurs most usually third division clubs became a source of surprises.
Often titled the "mother of all cup sensations" German: Die Mutter aller Pokalsensationen ,   was Hamburger SV 's second round loss to VfB Eppingen in , the first instance of an amateur side knocking out a Bundesliga club.
It took until for a fourth division side to achieve the same, when SpVgg Fürth took Borussia Dortmund out of the competition. FC Magdeburg became the first fourth division side to eliminate two Bundesliga clubs in one season.
Bundesliga, became cup winners after eliminating several Bundesliga teams in the process. Bundesliga team, but was promoted to the Bundesliga a week before they won the cup final.
Surprise results in the cup attract a strong media coverage in Germany and, at times, abroad. Having won 18 titles, Bayern Munich has been the most successful team in the cup since they won their fourth title in Fortuna Düsseldorf established a record for consecutive German Cup match victories 18 straight victories between and , taking the trophy in and Schalke 04 holds the record for the biggest win in a DFB-Pokal final, winning 5—0 against 1.
East Germany also had its own national cup: It was introduced in and awarded annually until after German reunification in led to the merger of the football leagues of the two Germanys.
An East German women's cup was also held from to In Germany, one match per round is aired free on Das Erste ; all other matches are available on Sky Sport.
English-language coverage is found on ESPN3. In the United Kingdom, selected ties are broadcast by BT Sport for the —15 until —18 season and Eleven Sports for the —19 until —21 season.
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. FC Schalke 04 in have all battled their way past overwhelming favourites to reach the final, where they would be denied the ultimate triumph by their respective Bundesliga opponents.
In fact, the winners list is almost solely made up of teams from the top tier. Only Kickers Offenbach vs. FC Köln in and Hannover 96 vs.
Borussia Mönchengladbach in have managed to accomplish the unthinkable. The regulations have since been changed to rule out odd pairings like this until the final.
Despite the diverse history of the DFB-Pokal, it has not yet seen two teams from the same club make it to the final.
However in , the showpiece included two clubs from the same city, when 1. FC Köln narrowly held the upper hand in a derby win over 2.
Bundesliga outfit SC Fortuna Köln. There was also a lot of excitement and drama just a year later, when for the first time ever, the DFB-Pokal final went to a penalty shoot-out.
It was Lothar Matthäus, of all players, who missed the decisive spot kick for Borussia Mönchengladbach, handing the title to FC Bayern. Another truly remarkable story in the DFB-Pokal.
Also ranking amongst the top anecdotes of the competition is a legendary move by Günter Netzer. Seconds later he fired home a brilliant winner for Gladbach.
Usually all tickets except for those contingents held back for the fans of both finalists are sold out well before the final pairing has been decided.
With eight titles to their name, 1. Its physical value is worth around 30, euros, but of course the sentimental value is far greater than that.
The DFB-Pokal trophy is 54 centimetres tall, weighs 6. The cup, which can hold up to eight litres of beer or champagne, hence making it the perfect celebration tool, had to be elongated by five centimetres in because it had run out of space for engraving the names of future winners.