Winner of Kiel vs. Bayern to face Darmstadt
FC Bayern are still to play their DFB Cup second-round fixture away at Holstein Kiel on 13 January, but if they progress then the holders will already know their opponent for the last 16.
Possible DFB Cup last-16 tie on 2/3 February
Hansi Flick’s side would take on Bundesliga 2 side Darmstadt at home in the last 16 on 2/3 February after the draw was made on Sunday by former ski jumper Sven Hannawald and DFB vice-president Peter Frymuth. Fourteen of the 16 second-round matches were played prior to Christmas, but Bayern’s tie with Kiel and Bayer Leverkusen’s fixture against Eintracht Frankfurt were both postponed until the new year due to a congested calendar.
Bayern won the DFB Cup as part of the treble last season, and we looked back on an outstanding 2020: