DFB-Pokal: Wednesday night clash in Köln for S04

The DFB have announced the timings for the sixteen DFB-Pokal second round matches with Schalke 04 travelling to 1. FC Köln on Wednesday 31st October (18:30 CET). The game will take place in the 50,000 capacity RheinEnergieSTADION.


The Billy Goats, who play in the 2. Bundesliga, comfortably qualified for the 2nd round thanks to a 9-1 victory at Regionalliga side BFC Dynamo. The Royal Blues took on Köln in the third round of last season’s competition, winning 1-0 in the VELTINS-Arena courtesy of a Max Meyer header.

Overview of the DFB-Pokal 2nd Round fixtures:

Tuesday 30th October – 18:30 CET

SSV Ulm 1846 – Fortuna Düsseldorf

SV Darmstadt 98 – Hertha BSC

BSG Chemie Leipzig – SC Paderborn

Hannover 96 – VfL Wolfsburg


Tuesday 30th October – 20:45 CET

1. FC Heidenheim – SV Sandhausen

SV Wehen Wiesbaden – Hamburger SV

FC Augsburg – 1. FSV Mainz 05

SV Rödlinghausen – FC Bayern München


Wednesday 31st October – 18:30 CET

1. FC Köln – FC Schalke 04

Borussia Dortmund – 1. FC Union Berlin

SC Weiche Flensburg – Werder Bremen

FC Hansa Rostock – 1. FC Nürnberg


Wednesday 31st October – 20:45 CET

Borussia Mönchengladbach – Bayer 04 Leverkusen

Holstein Kiel – SC Freiburg

DSC Arminia Bielefeld – MSV Duisburg

RB Leipzig – TSG 1899 Hoffenheim

Share page

You may also be interested in


Malick Thiaw suspended for two cup games

The DFB sporting tribunal has suspended Malick Thiaw for two DFB-Pokal games, due to unsportsmanlike conduct. The defender will be unavailable for all of FC Schalke 04’s cup matches until the full length of the ban has been served.


Dimitrios Grammozis: We started badly

Head coach Dimitrios Grammozis and striker Marius Bülter were both disappointed after Schalke were knocked out of the DFB-Pokal on Tuesday evening (26/10). TSV 1860 München coach Michael Köllner, on other hand, was delighted with his side’s 1-0 victory.


10-man Schalke beaten at 1860 in the DFB-Pokal

FC Schalke 04 failed to reach the round of 16 in this season’s DFB-Pokal after losing 1-0 away to TSV 1860 München on Tuesday night (26/10). The only goal of the game was scored in the fifth minute by Stefan Lex in front of 15,000 fans at the sold out Stadion an der Grünwalder Straße. S04 played most of the second half with ten men, with Malick Thiaw sent off for a professional foul in the 48th minute.


Dimitrios Grammozis: Use our momentum to reach the next round

Busy week ahead for the Royal Blues: Just three days after the 3-0 home win against Dynamo Dresden, FC Schalke 04 will be in DFB-Pokal action away to TSV 1860 München. For Dimitrios Grammozis and his players, the goal is reaching the next round, but the head coach has stressed that Tuesday evening’s game will be anything but easy.