News : DFB Cup 2019/20 in TV + live stream + result: Opening match today with KFC Uerdingen vs. Borussia Dortmund


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DFB Cup 2019/20 in TV + live stream + result: Opening match today with KFC Uerdingen vs. Borussia Dortmund


Who will be the FC Bayern Munich as the winner of the DFBTo inherit the cup in 2018/19? The course for the decision will be made from Friday, the 09.08.2019, when the first games in the 1st main round at DFB Cup Be played 2019/30. The prelude in the current round of the DFB Cup is the match between the Third division KFC Uerdingen 05 against the Supercup winner Borussia Dortmund,

Watch the DFB Cup 2019/20 in TV and live stream - how it works

Football fans, who do not want to miss the matches in the DFB Cup 2019/20, can save themselves the purchase of a ticket to the stadium and instead enjoy football action in front of the home TV. Sometimes this is even completely free, because the games in the DFB Cup 2019/20 will be among others in the Free TV transfer.

The lion's share of the broadcasting rights, however, has the pay-TV channel Sky secured, which is why all 63 matches from the first matchday of the first main round to the final on Sky Sports HD can be seen. Paying subscribers with Sky subscriptions can then choose between the live broadcasts of the individual games and the conference call. In parallel, there is the option to follow the DFB Cup 2019/20 via live stream in the Sky Go app.

DFB Cup 2019/20 on Free-TV at Sport1

In the free TV is the DFB Cup 2019/20 also at Sport1 and in the ARD - at least in a few cases. With a moderator duo Sport1 goes into his first season in the DFB Cup. Laura Papendick and Jochen Stutzky will present the live broadcasts and the program around the competition. For the first time ever, the section channel will be able to broadcast four matches in total from the new season on, from the opening to the quarter-finals one round each round. Sport1 has acquired the rights until 2022. The station celebrates its premiere on 9th August at 8.45 pm. As before, the ARD is allowed to show nine matches per season live. The media rights were awarded in April last year by the DFB.

DFB Cup from 9 to 11.08.2019 see on TV - all broadcast dates here

The games in the first main round of the DFB Cup 2019/20 will be shown on TV on the following broadcast dates. On Friday, 09.08.2019, Sky Sport will broadcast the kick-off match at 8.15 pm, Sport1 will be in the game at 20.45 KFC Uerdingen 05 against Borussia Dortmund on.

On Saturday, August 10, 2019, Sky Sport HD will be starting to broadcast the first round of the DFB Cup at 2.30 pm, with the individual games starting at 15.15. If you like, you can watch the highlights of the DFB Cup games from 10.08.2019 in the summary, even if you do not have a Sky subscription, if the highlights are shown from 6 pm on in the first.

DFB Pokal 2019/20 - Schedule for the 1st Main Round from 09.08.2019 to 12.08.2019

date kicking off heading Result
Friday, 09.08.2019 20.45 clock KFC Uerdingen - Borussia Dortmund
Friday, 09.08.2019 20.45 clock SV Sandhausen - Borussia Mönchengladbach
Friday, 09.08.2019 20.45 clock Ingolstadt - 1. FC Nuremberg
Saturday, 10.08.2019 15.30 clock FC 08 Villingen - Fortuna Dusseldorf
Saturday, 10.08.2019 15.30 clock Wacker Nordhausen - FC Erzgebirge
Saturday, 10.08.2019 15.30 clock 1. FC Magdeburg - SC Freiburg
Saturday, 10.08.2019 15.30 clock Dassendorf - Dynamo Dresden
Saturday, 10.08.2019 15.30 clock 1. FC Kaiserslautern - Mainz 05
Saturday, 10.08.2019 15.30 clock Verl - Augsburg
Saturday, 10.08.2019 15.30 clock Alemannia Aachen - Bayer 04 Leverkusen
Saturday, 10.08.2019 15.30 clock Drochtersen - FC Schalke 04
Saturday, 10.08.2019 15.30 clock FC Viktoria Berlin - Arminia Bielefeld
Saturday, 10.08.2019 18.30 clock SSV Ulm 1846 - Heidenheim
Saturday, 10.08.2019 18.30 clock KSV Baunatal - VfL Bochum
Saturday, 10.08.2019 18.30 clock Würzburger Kickers - TSG Hoffenheim
Saturday, 10.08.2019 20.45 clock Atlas Delmenhorst - Werder Bremen
Sunday, 11.08.2019 15.30 clock Lubeck - St. Pauli
Sunday, 11.08.2019 15.30 clock Oberneuland - Darmstadt 98
Sunday, 11.08.2019 15.30 clock Roedinghausen - SC Paderborn
Sunday, 11.08.2019 15.30 clock Halberstadt - Union Berlin
Sunday, 11.08.2019 15.30 clock Salm tube - Holstein Kiel
Sunday, 11.08.2019 15.30 clock Saabruecken - Jahn Regensburg
Sunday, 11.08.2019 15.30 clock VfL Osnabrück - RB Leipzig
Sunday, 11.08.2019 15.30 clock Eichstätt - Hertha BSC
Sunday, 11.08.2019 15.30 clock SV Waldhof Mannheim - Eintracht Frankfurt
Sunday, 11.08.2019 18.30 clock Chemnitz FC - Hamburger SV
Sunday, 11.08.2019 18.30 clock MSV Duisburg - Greuther Fürth
Sunday, 11.08.2019 18.30 clock SV Wehen Wiesbaden - 1. FC Cologne
Monday, 12.08.2019 18.30 clock Karlsruhe SC - Hannover 96
Monday, 12.08.2019 18.30 clock Hansa Rostock - VfB Stuttgart
Monday, 12.08.2019 18.30 clock Hallescher FC - VfB Wolfsburg
Monday, 12.08.2019 20.45 clock Energie Cottbus - Bayern Munich

DFB Pokal 2019/20 - All results of the League Cup at a glance

As the football teams beat in the DFB Cup 2019/20, you will get an overview of all results from the first main round to the final here.

+++ 09.08.2019: BVB with Hummels and Hazard in the starting + +++

With returnee Mats Hummels and new signing Thorgan Hazard starts Supercup winner Borussia Dortmund in the first round match in the DFB Cup against KFC Uerdingen. Hummels comes for Ömer Toprak in the team and denies his first competitive game for BVB since the Cup final in 2016. The Ex-Gladbach Hazard is the first time in a competitive match for the Bundesliga club in the starting eleven. For him, Raphael Guerreiro pauses.

+++ 09.08.2019: DFB Cup: Eight Bundesliga teams demanded - Underdogs hope +++

After the three games on Friday evening rise on Saturday equal to 13 first-round games in the DFB Cup. Eight football Bundesliga clubs are required, including the crisis-ridden by the Tönnies affair FC Schalke 04 in the regional league SV Drochtersen / Assel (15:30 clock). The underdogs Atlas Delmenhorst hope for the sensation at 20.45 against Werder Bremen in the Weserstadion, TuS Dassendorf against Dynamo Dresden, FC 08 Villingen against Fortuna Düsseldorf (both at 15.30) and KSV Baunatal against VfL Bochum (18.30). Twelve more games will be played on Sunday and another four on Monday. The conclusion is the duel between regional league Energie Cottbus and double winner FC Bayern München.

+++ 09.08.2019: Leverkusen have to give up goalkeeper Hradecky at DFB Cup +++

Bundesliga club Bayer Leverkusen has to make do without Lukas Hradecky in his first round match in the DFB Cup at regional league team Alemannia Aachen. The 29-year-old goalkeeper of the Champions League participant will not travel to Tivoli on Saturday (15.30 / Sky) illness due to illness, for him Ramazan Özcan will be used. The declared coach Peter Bosz on Friday. For the last injured or injured Joel Pohjanpalo, Lars Bender, Tin Jedvaj and Mitchell Weiser, the game also comes too early.

He puts on exceptional talent Kai Havertz. For the grown up in Alsdorf national player, who played in the youth only for Alemannia Mariadorf and later for Alemannia Aachen, the duel is something of a home game. "This is my home, I had a season ticket for the Tivoli, was there constantly with my father and my brother," said the 20-year-old the "Aachen news" and the "Aachen newspaper".

+++ 09.08.2019: Hannover striker Jonathas injured again in training +++

Second division football Hannover 96 will probably have to make do without the Brazilian Jonathas on Monday evening in the DFB Cup match at Karlsruher SC. The 30-year-old striker injured his thigh in training on Friday. "Muscle injury is obvious and I'm very sorry for him, he was back," said coach Mirko Slomka on Friday. Because of a hamstring in the thigh Jonathas had just missed much of the season preparation.

+++ 09.08.2019: Increased safety precautions for Chemnitz against HSV +++

For the first round match in the DFB Cup between Chemnitzer FC and Hamburger SV on Sunday (18.30 / Sky) increased security precautions apply. "Basically, the game has been classified as a safety game and there will be appropriate measures, including increased use of folders and tighter admission controls," said CFC spokesman Steffen Wunderlich on Friday. The Chemnitz estimate with 15 000 spectators, including between 2000 and 2500 HSV fans.

CFC head coach David Bergner said next to a trophy, "We've worked hard for this game and we need to be careful not to throw it away, we're so motivated to see our chances in this one game against an overpowering opponent." Surprise especially on a peaceful football festival hopes.

There has been great unrest around the Saxon third division for several months now. Low point was on Monday the separation of Daniel Frahn. The captain was accused of being close to right-wing extremists. Then CEO Thomas Sobotzik received threats via WhatsApp. "We need every single spectator to push our team forward, and what we do not need are cheeks - no one should use Sunday as a stage to abuse this game," Bergner said.

+++ 09.08.2019: More than ten million euros for cup winners - premiums increased +++

The DFB Cup is more lucrative for clubs this season than ever before. The German Football Association increased the premiums for the 2019/2020 season, as the association announced on Friday. So the cup winners can collect more than ten million euros, to the semi-finals will be distributed almost 5.5 million euros.

The increases start from the first round. The 64 participants of the opening games receive from the marketing proceeds 175,500 euros, in the previous season, it was 166,000 euros. However, according to the DFB, the regional associations may award a "fair share" of this premium to other clubs that were involved in the national cup competition.

For reaching the second round, there are 351,000 euros (previously 332,000 euros), the move to the second round brings 702,000 euros (previously 664,000), in the quarterfinals, the clubs cash 1,440,000 euros (previously 1,328,000) and in the semifinals 2,808,000 euros (previously 2,656,000).

The final will be settled separately as in previous years. Here, too, increases compared to the previous season are to be expected. In 2018/19, cup winner FC Bayern Munich received 4.5 million euros, for the defeated final opponent RB Leipzig it was 3.5 million euros.

+++ 09.08.2019: Paderborn coach Baumgart warns of Rödinghausen +++

SC Paderborn coach Steffen Baumgart has specifically warned his team in front of the cup opponent SV Rödinghausen. "This is a tough opponent, as comes a lot to us," said the 47-year-old on Friday before the East Westphalian cup derby between the leaders of the Regionalliga West and the promoted to the Bundesliga (Sunday, 15.30 clock). "We've come to the conclusion that we are now a favorite in such a game, but the fact is that this can be a close match," said Baumgart.

One week before the first Bundesliga match at Bayer Leverkusen Paderborn in the first DFB Cup round ever "with the strongest Elf run up," as Baumgart said. Not included are the full-backs Jamilu Collins and Mohamed Dräger, who entered the training late after their participation in the Africa Cup. "They're both well prepared, and you can see that in practice, but it's not decided whether they'll be in the squad, but Laurent Jans and Gerrit Holtmann will start from the start," said Baumgart.

+++ 09.08.2019: Subotic in DFB-Pokl before competitive debut at Union Berlin +++

New signing Neven Subotic could celebrate in the DFB Cup match at regional league Germania Halberstadt his competitive debut for football Bundesliga club 1. FC Union Berlin. "Neven plays a role in my thinking, he was able to train well again for a week, even if he has some residue, of course," said coach Urs Fischer before the first round Sunday on Sunday (15.30 clock) in Saxony-Anhalt. "But we still have some time."

Former Dortmund defender Subotic is "on the way back" after suffering a knee injury. The 30-year-old had come in early July free transfer from the French first division AS St. Etienne to Köpenick and should stabilize the defensive of the Berlin in their first season in the Bundesliga.

"I see the role of favorites as clear, but what matters is how you tackle this task," said Fischer, referring to the three leagues of Halberstädter's playing. "We also have to have the necessary respect for the opponent, but of course we have to be self-confident to qualify for the next round."

+++ 09.08.2019: Trimmel remains Union captain +++

The Austrian football professional Christopher Trimmel remains captain of Bundesliga promoted 1. FC Union Berlin. This announced coach Urs Fischer on Friday at a press conference in the capital. The 32-year-old midfielder Trimmel has been active for the Köpenickers since 2014 and has held the office since the preseason. Vice-captain becomes Marvin Friedrich. The center-back was next to Felix Kroos in the past season already deputy. Kroos is no longer part of the captains circle.

"We decided to choose only a vice-captain, which came about through talks and is a decision of all of us," said Fischer, doubting Trimmel and Friedrich did not exist, Fischer emphasized: "Both have a good one Job, so there was no reason to change anything. "

+++ 09.08.2019: National player Hector remains Cologne captain - looking forward to Cup match +++

Jonas Hector will lead 1. FC Köln as captain in the Bundesliga as well. The new FC coach Achim Beierlorzer said after a conversation with the 29-year-old national player that after the rise in the first division, nothing will change. As Beierlorzer further announced on Friday, also belong to Marco Höger and Anthony Modeste and the two goalkeepers Timo Horn and Thomas Kessler to the team council. Den had chosen the team this week itself.

With the commitment of the Belgian international Sebastiaan Bornauw on Wednesday, the FC has by its own admission completed the personnel planning with regard to access. "The new additions have been super integrated," praised Beierlorzer. Also defender Bornauw, who trained on Thursday for the first time with the team, was super recorded by the teammates.

+++ 09.08.2019: Osnabrück wants to be "very, very disgusting opponent" for Leipzig +++

VfL Osnabrück wants to add another chapter to its surprises-rich cup history and throw football Bundesliga club RB Leipzig out of the cup competition. "We want to be a very, very disgusting opponent," said VfL coach Daniel Thioune on Friday before the duel at the Bremen Bridge on Sunday (15.30 / Sky). That the Erstligadritte the preseason has reinforced his squad again, has no meaning for Thioune. "The market values ​​of both teams do not matter on the pitch," said the former professional, who started with his team with a win and a defeat in the second division season.

The Osnabrücker rely mainly on the home advantage. "We have to see that we bring the fans into the match," said midfielder Ulrich Taffertshofer, but supporters of the Purple-Whites were negative in the last cup match between the two sides, although the VfL led 1-0 and flew out of the fan block The Osnabrücker put a lighter on the pitch in the 71st minute and met referee Martin Petersen, whereupon the match was stopped and scored for Leipzig.

For the new edition on Sunday, the events of that time, according to Thioune but no longer meaning. "That has no great relevance, I completely ignore that," said the coach from Osnabrück, who together with Leipzig's new head coach Julian Nagelsmann has the coaching certificate. Thioune thinks about the personal situation, because in Manuel Farrona Pulido and Niklas Schmidt two more players fail.

+++ 09.08.2019: RB Leipzig bangs before DFB Cup match by four regular players +++

Football Bundesliga club RB Leipzig fears before the first round match in the DFB Cup at VfL Osnabrück to four regular players. Kevin Kampl still has ankle problems, Dayot Upamecano and Ethan Ampadu have muscular problems. "With Kevin it could be enough until Sunday, with the other two I rather go from the No to a final decision we make on Saturday," said coach Julian Nagelsmann on Friday. National player Marcel Halstenberg also faces a question mark with regard to the match on Sunday (15.30 / Sky). "He has an irritation on his knee, nothing dramatic, the knee muscles have closed," said Nagelsmann.

Before the duel against the second division Nagelsmann sees a certain anticipation. "It's a bit of pressure on the cauldron, Osnabrück already had two games, and I think the tension level that Osnabrück will have in any case will also be with us," said Nagelsmann before his competitive debut at RB.

+++ 08.08.2019: Fortuna Dusseldorf without new signing Adams in the cup - Steffen in goal +++

Football Bundesliga club Fortuna Dusseldorf has to renounce in the first round of the cup at FC 08 Villingen (Saturday, 15.30 / Sky) on newcomer Kasim Adams. In addition, Erik Thommy, Dawid Kownacki, Jean Zimmer, Kenan Karaman and Robin Bormuth will not be aboard the tour in the Black Forest due to various injuries. In goal new signing Zack Steffen will replace the injured Michael Rensing. Coach Friedhelm Funkel warns against underestimating the Oberliga club. "It will not be a self-runner, it can be tight if you get too reckless," the coach said.

+++ 08.08.2019: Cup euphoria too big? Drochtersen worries about Schalke game +++

After the two narrow defeats against Borussia Mönchengladbach and Bayern Munich is the president of the Lower Saxon football regional league SV Drochtersen / Assel, the euphoria before the next DFB Cup game against FC Schalke 04 a bit too big. "The expectations are here in part too high for me because only twice we have lost 1-0, that does not mean that we win the third game," said the club boss Rigo Gooßen in a talk round of the "Stader Tageblatt." Every player would get one on his cheeks if he thought so. That would be the first step in losing a game like that. "

The fourth division from the district Stade meets in the DFB Cup for the third time on a Bundesliga club. Kick-off against Schalke is on Saturday at 15.30 clock. "A game like this means that each player has one opponent who is clearly better and it would be sensational if we keep the game open for a long time," Gooßen said.

+++ 08.08.2019: Hoffenheim have to make do without Kramaric in the cup match in Würzburg +++

Bundesliga club 1899 Hoffenheim must play the first competitive game under new coach Alfred Schreuder without the World Cup Second Andrej Kramaric. The 28-year-old Croat is not an option for the DFB Cup match at third division Würzburger Kickers this Saturday (18.30 / Sky), as coach Alfred Schreuder said at the press conference on Thursday. "He is a top player, of course we always miss him," added Schreuder. The knee is doing better, a return to the league start at Eintracht Frankfurt is still uncertain. Schreuder also misses Leonardo Bittencourt and Sargis Adamyan for the cup match in Franconia.

After his successful time at Ajax Amsterdam Schreuder wants to concentrate fully on the new task. "Ajax can not be compared to Hoffenheim, that is a very different expectation, the Bundesliga is a completely different league," said the 46-year-old Dutchman who follows Julian Nagelsmann in the Kraichgau.

+++ 08.08.2019: First major competitive weekend: DFB Cup heralds season +++

After an excruciatingly long preparation with innumerable friendly matches, things are getting serious for the Bundesliga side too. On the first big competitive weekend with 32 DFB Cup matches it gets high - coach, players and fans can hardly wait for the start. "I have a feeling of total anticipation," said David Wagner and spoke to it probably all first division a week before the Bundesliga start from the heart.

Although the new coach of FC Schalke 04 would certainly have wished for a calmer final training week. But the affair of the supervisory board boss Clemens Tönnies and its criticized by many as racist comments should now be set aside. "We have a really important cup match, we are totally focused on ourselves and entering the second round of the cup, starting on Saturday, 15.30 clock, there is only one direction," said Wagner before the test at the Nord-Regionalligisten SV Drochtersen / Assel, the In the past two years the elite clubs Borussia Mönchengladbach (2017) and Bayern Munich (2018) had arduous problems. Although it was not enough for the second round at the end.

Defending champions FC Bayern attacks only on Monday (20.45 clock / Sky and ARD) at the Regionalligaclub Energie Cottbus into the action, Borussia Dortmund, however, will already present on Friday (20.45 clock / Sky and Sport 1) in Uerdinger Ausweichquartier Dusseldorf against the KFC. Especially for Kevin Grosskreutz, who is playing against his heart club for the first time. For 90 minutes I know no friends, I'm going to tear myself and wants to annoy the BVB a bit, "said the former BVB professional. Even if it goes against a third division, warned his former teammate Sebastian Kehl urgently: "The first round in the DFB Cup can sometimes be a stumbling block."

The niederklassigste club in the first main round is the FSV Salmrohr. The Palatine club from the sixth league (Rheinland league) hopes against the second division Holstein Kiel as well on a cup sensation as the other underdogs: So it get the league Atlas Delmenhorst (against Werder Bremen) - the home game of the Werder neighbors is strangely held in the Weserstadion - TuS Dassendorf (Dynamo Dresden), KSV Baunatal (Vfl Bochum) and FC Oberneuland (Darmstadt 98) to do with well-known opponents. It is not just about fame and honor, there are also a few euros to win: The entry into the second round of the cup, which is due at the end of October, honored the DFB after all, with 351,000 euros. This is again a small increase compared to the previous year (343,000 euros).

The focus is also on some new rules, in particular the interpretation of the rule of thumb after a second clarification should continue to provide for discussion. "What has already flowed into the evaluation, such as enlargement of the body area, arm above the shoulder line, how far is the arm splayed from the body, is now anchored in the rulebook," said Lutz Michael Fröhlich, chairman of the DFB Referees Committee, in the "kicker ". At the same time, there is still a margin of discretion for the referees in situational assessment.

The video evidence is not available in this round yet. He will be in the DFB Cup but for the first time already from the second round to use. In the past two years, the technical aid had been applied only from the quarter-finals.

+++ 07.08.2019: Videobeweis in the DFB Cup for the first time already from the second round +++

The video evidence will be used in the DFB Cup this season for the first time already from the round of 16. This informed the DFB on Wednesday. In the past two years, the technical aid had been applied only from the quarter-finals. As in the Bundesliga, the video assistants follow the games on screens in the Video Assist Center in Cologne.

+++ 07.08.2019: Many losses at RB Leipzig before DFB Cup match in Osnabrück +++

RB Leipzig has some failures before the competitive start in the DFB Cup at VfL Osnabrück. When training the football Bundesliga were missing on Wednesday morning, a number of regular players. In addition to Dayot Upamecano, who had recently suffered a sprain in the right ankle, Kevin Kampl had to suspend due to problems with the ankle. Captain Willi Orban paused as well as Marcel Halstenberg and new signing Ethan Ampadu because of muscular problems. Emil Forsberg has adductor complaints, Matheus Cunha left because of a concussion unit out.

Back in the team training returned Tyler Adams, who had last groin and adductor problems. However, the American did not participate in all exercises. RB starts this Sunday (15.30 clock) with the first round match in Osnabrück in the first season with the new coach Julian Nagelsmann.

+++ 07.08.2019: Großkreutz feverish duel with BVB - 200 tickets for friends +++

Kevin Grosskreutz can hardly wait for the duel with his heart club Borussia Dortmund. "It's no secret that this is a big game for me, I can not wait," said the former BVB professional and international before the first round cup match of his current club KFC Uerdingen. The match against Dortmund on Friday evening (20.45 / Sky / Sport1) in the Düsseldorf Arena, where the Krefelder play their home games this season, has a very special charm for the native Dortmund.

"It's not a normal game for me, I've organized 200 cards and I've got my own block in the stadium," said the 31-year-old. Grosskreutz had to worry about his participation in the game in the short term: The DFB sports court closed the defender for at least four league games because of crass sports behavior in the third division match against SG Sonnenhof Großaspach. In the cup but he is eligible to play.

+++ 07.08.2019: BVB worries about the use of Brandt and Bürki - Hummels and Hazard +++

Borussia Dortmund plans for the DFB Cup match on Friday (20.45 clock) at KFC Uerdingen initially without new signing Julian Brandt and goalkeeper Roman Bürki. Brandt complained in the past training camp of the Revier club about adductor problems and had therefore missed the 2-0 success of the Bundesliga last Saturday in the Supercup against Bayern. This also applies to Bürki, whose sewn cut on the tibia still causes problems. In contrast, the pros in the Supercup Mats Hummels (thigh) and Thorgan Hazard (ankle) are available again.

BVB coach Lucien Favre is respectfully in the duel with the ambitious third division, which recently held its home games in Dusseldorf: "It's a cup match, they will give everything so we must prepare so top." The game is getting more and more exciting for the Dortmunders because of their reunion with their longtime professional Kevin Grosskreutz, who is now under contract with Uerdingen. "He had a great time here in Dortmund, he is still dangerous on the pitch today and a great person," commented Favre.

+++ 06.08.2019: Schalke is worried about the employment of Raman - Sané back in training +++

FC Schalke 04 are worried about Benito Raman's attack on SV Drochtersen / Assel in the first round of the DFB Cup on Saturday (15.30). The newcomer from Dusseldorf pulled on Tuesday training the football Bundesliga a blister at the ankle. He therefore had to cancel the unit prematurely.

Salif Sané was the last Schalke professional to get involved in the preparation. After the defender with the national team from Senegal reached the final of the African Cup, his special leave did not end until Tuesday. For the first competitive game of the new season he should therefore not be an option.

+++ 06.08.2019: Before cup derby FCK against Mainz: Professionals appeal to fans +++

Before the explosive Rhineland-Palatinate derby in the DFB Cup, the professionals of 1. FC Kaiserslautern and FSV Mainz 05 called their fans to fairness and respect. This was "the top priority," said 05-midfielder Danny Latza on Tuesday in a joint video message from both clubs. And FCK captain Christoph Hemlein said: "Violence and aggression have lost nothing here." Despite emotions, passion and the fight for each ball, both teams stand together "against violence".

For the first time in over seven years, the two rivals will meet again this Saturday (3:30 pm). Around 6,000 Mainz fans will accompany the Bundesliga team to Betzenberg. The Mainz fan scene has been mobilizing for the game for weeks. Among other posters were stuck with the inscription: "100% use against KL! - Saturday 10.08. 10 clock - theater - shit FCK!"

After all, was appealed in a call to the fellow travelers followers: "As always, on bollards and tracers is omitted - please do not take such stuff with it ... Discrimination statements and chants will not be tolerated! Please leave such garbage at home."

+++ 06.08.2019: Hertha Maier and Dilrosun are missing in the team training +++

Bundesliga club member Hertha BSC has to give up Arne Maier and Javairo Dilrosun for the time being in preparation for the competitive match in the DFB Cup. Midfielder Maier has to step down because of a knee problem for the time being, offensive strength Dilrosun will also train the next days individually due to problems with the thigh muscles. The Berlin announced on Tuesday at the start of the training week before the Cup first round at VfB Eichstätt on Sunday (15.30 clock) with. Newcomers Dedryck Boyata (thigh blow) and Peter Pekarik are still missing in the team training.

+++ 04.07.2019: TuS Dassendorf moves Cup home game against Dresden to Zwickau +++

Football league team TuS Dassendorf will host their DFB Cup match against second division side Dynamo Dresden on 10 August (15.30) in Zwickau, Saxony. This was announced by the club from the Oberliga Hamburg on Thursday via Facebook. "We feel very welcome in Zwickau, which will be the biggest game in our club's history," said sporting director Jan Schönteich of the German press agency and confirmed the move.

The reason for this is the complicated security situation on the cup weekend. The local TuS stadium at Wendelweg is too small, and the police are also considering the explosive match between VfB Lübeck and FC St. Pauli on 11 August. Therefore, the DFB called to play the game in a suitable stadium in the vicinity.

Das westsächsische Zwickau bietet Dassendorf die 10 134 Zuschauer fassende GGZ-Arena, in der Drittligist FSV Zwickau seine Heimspiele austrägt. "Ein Schmuckkästchen", schwärmte Schönteich. Die Arena wurde vor drei Jahren fertiggestellt. Dynamo Dresden und FSV Zwickau verbindet eine Fanfreundschaft, so dass keine Ausschreitungen zu befürchten sind. Dresden befürwortet den Umzug ins 110 Kilometer entfernte Zwickau.

Obwohl für das Stadion Miete gezahlt werden muss, rechnet Schönteich "mit einem satten Plus für beide Vereine". Der Verzicht auf das Heimrecht sei kein großes Opfer. "Wir waren in der vergangenen Saison auswärts erfolgreicher als zu Hause", sagte der Sportdirektor. Eigenen Fans, die dabei sein wollen, werden Vergünstigungen geboten. Dassendorfs Zuschauerschnitt in der Oberliga liegt bei 163 Besuchern.

2017 trug Regionalligist TuS Koblenz sein Erstrunden-Spiel gegen Dynamo Dresden ebenfalls in Zwickau aus, weil das heimische Stadion Oberwerth wegen Umbaumaßnahmen gesperrt war.

+++ 26.06.2019: Atlas Delmenhorst darf im DFB-Pokal gegen Werder in Bremen spielen +++

Atlas Delmenhorst darf seine Erstrunden-Partie im DFB-Pokal gegen Werder Bremen im Weserstadion austragen. Dies teilte der Deutsche Fußball-Bund am Mittwoch mit. Der Oberligist wird für das Nachbarschafts-Derby die Arena des Fußball-Bundesligisten mieten und ist damit Gastgeber des Matches. Der Tausch des Heimrechts ist in den DFB-Statuten verboten. Die Delmenhorster rechnen für das Match der 1. Pokalrunde (9. bis 12. August) mit rund 30.000 Zuschauern.

Die Städte Bremen und Delmenhorst grenzen direkt aneinander. Atlas hatte vor der Auslosung das Weserstadion als Ausweichstadion benannt. Der DFB teilte zudem mit, dass nach einer Ergänzung der Spielordnung in so einem Fall kein "Verzicht auf das Heimrecht" vorliegen würde.

"Mit dem Spiel im Weserstadion geht für uns alle ein Kindheitstraum in Erfüllung", sagte Atlas-Sportvorstand Bastian Fuhrken dem Internetportal "Mein Werder". Die Städte Bremen und Delmenhorst grenzen direkt aneinander.

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