S04 to travel to SV Drochtersen/Assel in DFB-Pokal first round

David Wagner’s first competitive game in charge of the Royal Blues will take place in Lower Saxony. On Saturday (15/06), the DFB-Pokal first-round draw was made in the German Football Museum, with world champion Nia Künzer drawing the teams.

SV Drochtersen/Assel - FC Schalke 04

The fixture will be played between the 9th and 12th August, with specific dates and times for each game to be confirmed within the next two weeks.

Drochtersen/Assel finished fifth in the Regionalliga North and qualified for the DFB-Pokal as winners of the Lower Saxony Cup, in which third and fourth tier sides take part. In the final, the club overcame third-division SV Meppen in a 1-0 victory.

This season’s fixture will mark the third time Drochtersen/Assel have competed in the DFB-Pokal, after losing to Borussia Mönchengladbach in 2016/17 and Bayern Munich the year before. Both scorelines were narrow 1-0 defeats.

Ticket information will be released when available on schalke04.de.

First-round draw in full:

Würzburger Kickers – TSG 1899 Hoffenheim
FSV Salmrohr – Holstein Kiel
VfB Germania Halberstadt – 1. FC Union Berlin
1. FC Kaiserslautern – 1. FSV Mainz 05
SV Rödinghausen – SC Paderborn
Hallescher FC – VfL Wolfsburg
SV Atlas Delmenhorst – SV Werder Bremen
KFC Uerdingen – Borussia Dortmund
SV Sandhausen – Borussia Mönchengladbach
Chemnitzer FC – Hamburger SV
SV Waldhof Mannheim – Eintracht Frankfurt
Alemannia Aachen – Bayer 04 Leverkusen
TuS Dassendorf – Dynamo Dresden
FC 08 Villingen – Fortuna Düsseldorf
KSV Baunatal – VfL Bochum
FC Energie Cottbus – FC Bayern Munich
Karlsruher SC – Hannover 96
MSV Duisburg – SpVgg Greuther Fürth
FC Oberneuland – SV Darmstadt 98
SV Wehen Wiesbaden – 1. FC Köln
FC Hansa Rostock – VfB Stuttgart
1. FC Saarbrücken – SSV Jahn Regensburg
SV Drochtersen/Assel – FC Schalke 04
Viktoria Berlin – Arminia Bielefeld
FC Ingolstadt – 1. FC Nürnberg
SC Verl – FC Augsburg
VfB Lübeck – FC St. Pauli
VfB Eichstätt – Hertha BSC
FSV Wacker 90 Nordhausen – FC Erzgebirge Aue
VfL Osnabrück – RB Leipzig
1. FC Magdeburg – SC Freiburg
SSV Ulm 1846 Fußball – 1. FC Heidenheim


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