Dortmund, Bayern get 2nd-tier opposition in Cup

Dortmund, Bayern get 2nd-tier opposition in Cup

Published Aug. 25, 2012 7:11 p.m. ET

German Cup holder Borussia Dortmund will continue its title defense at Aalen following Saturday's draw for the last 32.

Runner-up Bayern Munich will host another second division side, Kaiserslautern, while Borussia Moenchengladbach visits Fortuna Duesseldorf for a derby between Bundesliga clubs.

Of the other top-tier sides remaining, Bayer Leverkusen was drawn at Arminia Bielefeld, 2011 winner Schalke hosts Sandhausen, Stuttgart welcomes St. Pauli, Freiburg visits Eintracht Braunschweig, Mainz hosts second division Erzgebirge Aue, Wolfsburg welcomes FSV Frankfurt, Hannover hosts Dynamo Dresden and Augsburg visits third division Preussen Muenster, which knocked out Werder Bremen.

Fourth-tier sides Berliner AK, Wormatia Worms and Havelse were rewarded for their upset victories in the previous round with home ties against second division sides 1860 Munich, Cologne and Bochum, respectively.


Also, Karlsruher SC hosts Duisburg and Union Berlin visits Kickers Offenbach.