FCB take on Dortmund on 20 December

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The German FA (DFB) has finalised the DFB Cup Round of 16 ties. German record champions FC Bayern and cup holders Borussia Dortmund will cross swords at the Allianz Arena on 20 December. The cup cracker kicks off at 20.45 CET.

Breather for Boateng

Germany head coach Joachim Löw will have to make do without Jérôme Boateng against England. The Bayern pro is ruled out of Friday's classic at Wembley due to a muscle problem. Boateng will stay with the Germany squad and receive treatment, the German FA (DFB) announced on Wednesday.