DFB Cup Round two
FC Bayern München booked their place in the last 16 of the DFB Cup with a 4-1 win over Hannover 96 on
Claudio Pizarro (pictured) then headed in Dante's cross to double the hosts' lead, before Didier Ya Konan pulled a goal back for Hannover
Müller later doubled his tally on the evening to restore the hosts' two-goal lead, and Franck Ribery (pictured) eventually
FC Schalke 04 beat third division SV Darmstadt 98 3-1. Jefferson Farfan (r.) opened the scoring from the
Darmstadt equalised just two minutes after Farfan's opener, but Royal Blues' captain Benedikt Höwedes (l.)
In a repeat of their 2012/13 DFB Cup semi-final, SC Freiburg overcame VfB Stuttgart 2-1 at the Mage Solar Stadion.
...before Mike Hanke (pictured) doubled the hosts' advantage with a calm finish over Sven Ulreich in
Eintracht Frankfurt comfortably beat VfL Bochum 2-0 at the Commerzbank Arena to book their place
...and the Japan international midfielder then set up Stefan Aigner to net Frankfurt's second
Hertha Berlin suffered a surprise defeat to Bundesliga 2 side 1. FC Kaiserslautern. The visitors did take the lead when Peter Niemeyer (2nd r.) netted after 25 minutes...
...but goals from Mohamadou Idrissou, Karim Matmour and Olivier Occean (pictured) sealed Kaiserslautern's place among the last 16 at top flight club Hertha's expense
On Tuesday, Borussia Dortmund huffed and puffed and eventually found a way past 1860 Munich in extra time
The 2012 DFB Cup winners are now into the third round, despite missing a host of chances...
...including striking the woodwork an several occasions, with Marco Reus (l.) hitting both the post and the crossbar within minutes
Bayer Leverkusen also booked their passage into the next round. South Korean striker Heung Min Son (2nd l.) celebrates opening the scoring here,
Hamburger SV captain Rafael van der Vaart (r.) enjoys the moment with interim coach Rodolfo Cardoso (l.) after
No such luck for Shinji Okazaki (r.) and Co. in Mainz, where the 05ers crashed out of the cup following a 1-0 defeat against 1. FC Köln
Roberto Firmino (c.) scored a delightful solo goal to help 1899 Hoffenheim to a 3-0 win over Bundesliga 2 strugglers Energie Cottbus after extra time
Wolfsburg's Brazilian playmaker Diego scored one and made the other as the Wolves cruised to a 2-0 home win over VfR Aalen