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.

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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