FCB away to Paderborn in last eight
Third-tier SC Paderborn are Bayern's opponents in this season's DFB Cup quarter-finals. The draw for the last eight, held on Sunday evening at the German Football Museum in Dortmund, was conducted by Germany handball national team manager Oliver Roggisch and supervised by German FA (DFB) sporting director Horst Hrubesch. It means the competitions's most successful club travel to face the third division side, who are automatically awarded home advantage.
FC Bayern and SC Paderborn met in the cup in August 2001, when the Bavarians won 5-1 in the first round. Steffen Baumgart's men currently lie second in the league, two points short of table-toppers Magdeburg. Paderborn beat St. Pauli (2-1), Bochum (2-0) and Ingolstadt (1-0) on their way to the last eight.
Following a comfortable 5-0 victory over Chemnitzer FC in the first round, the penalty shootout win over Leipzig in the second round and a tight 2-1 success against Dortmund in the last sixteen, the men from Munich now face giant-killing minnows Paderborn. The quarter-finals will be played on 6 and 7 February, with the fixtures to be finalised over the next few days. Should Bayern live up to their role as overwhelming favourites, they would be only one match away from the final at Berlin Olympiastadion on 19 May.
DFB Cup quarter-finals draw
SC Paderborn – Bayern München
Eintracht Frankfurt – FSV Mainz 05
Bayer 04 Leverkusen – SV Werder Bremen
FC Schalke 04 – VfL Wolfsburg