Schalke’s DFB Pokal season opener versus Schweinfurt scheduled

The DFB announced the schedule for the first round ties in the DFB-Pokal this morning. The Knappen will face 1. FC Schweinfurt 05 on Friday 17th August at 20:45 in the Willy-Sachs-Stadion which holds around 15,000 fans.

FC Schweinfurt 05 qualified for the first round by winning the Bavarian Regional Cup (Landespokal). The team, who finished third last season in the fourth tier, won their cup final versus SpVgg Bayreuth.

The ties at a glance:

Friday 17th August, 20:45 CEST
1. FC Schweinfurt – FC Schalke 04
SV Wehen Wiesbaden – FC St. Pauli
1. FC Magdeburg – SV Darmstadt 98

Saturday, 18th August, 15:30 CEST
SV 07 Elversberg – VfL Wolfsburg
1. FC Kaiserslautern – TSG 1899 Hoffenheim
1. CfR Pforzheim – Bayer 04 Leverkusen
SV Linx – 1. FC Nürnberg
Wormatia Worms – Werder Bremen
SV Rödinghausen – Dynamo Dresden
SSV Ulm 1846 Fußball – Eintracht Frankfurt
SV Drochtersen/Assel – FC Bayern München
TuS Dassendorf – MSV Duisburg

Saturday 18th August 18:30 CEST
TuS Erndtebrück – Hamburger SV
FC Erzgebirge Aue – 1. FSV Mainz 05
Rot-Weiß Oberhausen – SV Sandhausen

Saturday 18th August, 20:45 CEST
FC Hansa Rostock – VfB Stuttgart

Sunday 19th August, 15:30 CEST
BFC Dynamo – 1. FC Köln
Karlsruher SC – Hannover 96
TSV Steinbach Haiger – FC Augsburg
Viktoria Köln – RB Leipzig
1. FC Lok Stendal – DSC Arminia Bielefeld
SC Weiche Flensburg – VfL Bochum
SSV Jeddeloh II – 1. FC Heidenheim
TuS RW Koblenz – Fortuna Düsseldorf
BSG Chemie Leipzig – SSV Jahn Regensburg

Sunday 19th August, 18:30 CEST
BSC Hastedt – Borussia Mönchengladbach
TSV 1860 München – Holstein Kiel
FC Carl Zeiss Jena – 1. FC Union Berlin

Monday 20th August, 18:30 CEST
Eintracht Braunschweig – Hertha BSC
FC Energie Cottbus – SC Freiburg
SC Paderborn – FC Ingolstadt

Monday 20th August, 20:45 CEST
SpVgg Greuther Fürth – Borussia Dortmund

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