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Müller is the main man

Thomas Müller is now the leading goalscorer in the current DFB Cup campaign. He scored from the penalty spot on 50 minutes to put Bayern 3-0 up in the 5-1 semi-final victory over Kaiserslautern on Wednesday night - his seventh cup goal this season. Müller heads the list above Roberto Firmino with six goals for Hoffenheim who have already been knocked out.

Reliant Robben

Arjen Robben also feels right at home in the DFB Cup. The Dutchman added two assists to his own impressive tally in the tie against Kaiserslautern. He also earned the penalty for the third goal. Arjen has been involved in 14 goals in the last eight cup games (seven goals, seven assists). Robben has made 17 DFB Cup appearances overall and played a part in 22 goals (13 goals, nine assists).

Record-breaker Schweinsteiger

No current pro in the Bundesliga has played in as many DFB Cup ties as Bastian Schweinsteiger. The FCB vice-captain made his 47th appearance in the cup against Kaiserslautern thereby overtaking the record set by his team-mate Claudio Pizarro (46). Schweinsteiger also clocked up his ninth cup goal last night. The all-time record number of DFB Cup appearances is held by Oliver Kahn (68).

Injury worries at Braunschweig

Three days ahead of the Bundesliga fixture against FC Bayern, an injury and selection crisis has taken hold at Eintracht Braunschweig. The two full backs Ken Reichel and Benjamin Kessel are both doubtful due to knee problems. According to information from the Eintracht camp, a final decision will be made after the Friday training session. Striker Domi Kumbela (torn muscle) and defenders Ermin Bicakcic (one-match ban) and Jan Washausen (torn cruciate) are all definitely sidelined.