Holder Schalke faces 2nd tier Karlsruhe in cup

German Cup holder Schalke will travel to second division side

Karlsruhe to continue the defense its title.

Four sides from the regional leagues – Essen, Kiel, Leipzig and

Eintracht Trier – were the lowest-ranked clubs in Saturday’s draw

of 32 for the cup’s second round.

Matches will be played Oct. 25 and 26.

Bundesliga champion Borussia Dortmund will host second division

Dynamo Dresden, which knocked out Bayer Leverkusen.

Werder Bremen, Wolfsburg and Freiburg were the other Bundesliga

sides knocked out in the opening round.

Bayern Munich hosts Ingolstadt, another second division side,

while Hoffenheim and Hannover host Cologne and Mainz respectively

in ties between Bundesliga sides.