With RB Leipzig and FC Augsburg have managed two football-Bundesliga into the DFB Cup quarter-final. RB Leipzig won on Wednesday night with 1:0 (1:0) against Bundesliga rivals VfL Wolfsburg. The FC Augsburg deed over a long time at the second division side Holstein Kiel and would have had to fall behind. At the end there was a Happy ending for the guests from the upper house with the 1:0 win (0:0). A sad night for soccer it was in the duel between FC Schalke and Fortuna Dusseldorf. A few hours after the death of her longtime Manager, Rudi Assauer, the hosts with 4:1 (1:0) sat against the Bundesliga rivals Fortuna Düsseldorf.
Already the day before Werder Bremen and second division club, Hamburger SV, SC Paderborn and 1. FC Heidenheim reached the round of the last Eight. The quarter final games on 2./3. April played the semi-final matches take place on 23./24 April instead. The final in Berlin on may 25. May kicks off.
Leipzig was in the tenth Minute with a goal from Matheus Cunha in the lead. Lukas Klostermann operated the 19-year-old attacker, Wolfsburg's John Anthony Brooks over slipped on the Ball and Cunha had Koen Casteels in goal no Chance. Leipzig head-to-head for the first Time in his young club's history in the DFB-Pokal-quarter-finals - before the Saxons were never have got beyond the round.
On Schalke, the Teams played with black armbands after the death of Rudi Assauer
In the case of the match between second-tier Holstein Kiel and Bundesliga side FC Augsburg is no class difference was apparent. Kiel was the better team and had several big chances in the first half, unused, including a shot on to the post of offensive players Kingsley Schindler. German was also the beginning of the second passage with a lot of offensive power in the North. Janni Serra and Masaya Okugawa missed shortly after the restart with a long-overdue guide of the hosts. Among the guests was to see a recovery after the 3:0 victory in the Bundesliga against Mainz 05, however, first. Only from the mid second half, Kiel was tired and the FCA increased the pressure to the front. Michael Gregoritsch scored in the 85. Minute the only goal of the game, and made the somewhat happy to enter into the DFB Cup round of sixteen perfectly.More about
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At Schalke, both teams played played with black armbands. Before the duel on Wednesday night, there was a minute's silence: The 56 638 spectators in the Arena auf Schalke remembered the club legend Assauer. After the 1:0 by Ahmed Kutucu (30. Minute), made his starting lineup debut as a professional, sang the whole of the North curve: "Rudi Assauer, schA lalala!" For the rest of the matches Salif Sané (48./87.) and Mark Uth (53.). Goal by Rouwen Hennings (71.) not enough for the guests. (dpa)