DFB Cup third round
Reigning titleholders FC Bayern München got out of the blocks at lightning speed before cruising through
Arjen Robben (l.) opened the scoring inside five minutes, poking home after his intial effort was saved,
Augsburg continued to be physical with the European champions, yet had no response when Thomas Müller (c.)
Eintracht Frankfurt endured a brief scare to advance in the DFB Cup as Joselu's hat-trick played
...managed to draw the scores level when Simon Tüting's (l.) sublime volley from outside
However, Frankfurt had the last laugh as Vaclav Kadlec (r.) fired them back in front before Joselu completed
Bayer 04 Leverkusen booked their place in the quarter finals of the DFB Cup courtesy of a nail-biting 2-1 win on the road against SC Freiburg
Matthias Ginter (l.), who had the most shots of any player on the pitch, pulled a goal back by
...but after passing up a host of chances, Freiburg were made to pay when Emre Can (3rd r.) took advantage of
FC Ingolstadt 04 came agononisingly close to causing a real upset in Wolfsburg, but ultimately feel short despite
Wolfsburg had struggled to break down their visitors' resilient backline, but finally found a way through just past the hour mark
...who was at the heart of his side's downfall, spilling Ivan Perisic's late strike into the path of Ivica Olic (c.),
Borussia Dortmund celebrated a hard-fought 2-0 victory over 3. Liga outfit 1. FC Saarbrücken. Sokratis (pictured) turned in another commanding display at the back...
...and going forward Dortmund were as irresistible as ever - despite making several changes. Julian Schieber (2 r.) opened the scoring after 19 minutes...
...but the hosts battled back well, restricting
...and it was he who made the difference, sealing Dortmund's place in the last eight of the DFB Cup with a close-range finish after 49 minutes
1899 Hoffenheim were celebrating aplenty after securing their quarter-final berth with a 3-1 win over FC Schalke 04.
...and Kevin Volland's (r.) lovely finish to a fine counterattacking move ten minutes later worsened the home fans' mood...
...and the Veltins Arena was rocked as Roberto Firmino (pictured) made it 3-0 after 34 minutes
Jefferson Farfan (r.) hit a late consolation, but it wasn't enough for a disappointing Schalke outfit, who won't be repeating their DFB Cup success of 2011
Tomas Rincon's (l.) Hamburger SV progressed to the DFB Cup quarter-finals thanks to a 2-1 win over
...but a moment of magic from Maximilian Beister (l.) before the break gave the Bundesliga's ever-presents a 1-0 lead...
...and although Adam Matuschyk equalised ten minutes after the restart, Ivo Ilicevic's late winner ensured the hosts progressed
1. FC Kaiserslautern will be joining them in the last eight thanks to a 3-0 win over 1. FC Union Berlin. Goals from