The draw for the second round of the cup took some great hits. On the other hand, things went relatively well for Dortmund and Bayern, as both meet second division teams.

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Defending champion FC Bayern Munich has a feasible fate in the second main round of the DFB Cup and has to compete against second division Holstein Kiel. This was the result of the draw for the matches in ARD Sportschau’s studio in Cologne on Sunday evening.

Vice-champion Borussia Dortmund attracted the former national player Inka Grings as an opponent of second division team Eintracht Braunschweig, who enjoys house rights against BVB. The Bundesliga top match of the round is the duel between Europa League starter Bayer Leverkusen and Eintracht Frankfurt. Champions League participant RB Leipzig visits FC Augsburg.

The games of the second round, in which the 32 winners of the first round will participate, will be played on December 22 and 23, ending a turbulent football year 2020. In addition to 16 Bundesliga teams, eleven second division teams and two third division teams, Rot-Weiss Essen, SSV Ulm and SV Elversberg also have three representatives from the regional league. Bundesliga clubs Hertha BSC and Arminia Bielefeld were eliminated in the first round.

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