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DFB Cup: FC Bayern travel to Gladbach

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FC Bayern are heading west for the next leg of their 2021/22 DFB Cup journey, where they'll meet Bundesliga rivals Borussia Mönchengladbach in the second round. The draw was made on Sunday evening during ARD-Sportschau, with German canoeing gold medallist Ronald Rauhe pulling out the names together with DFB integration ambassador and long-serving Germany international Célia Šašić. The second-round ties will be played across 26 and 27 October 2021, with the exact details still to be confirmed.

Seventh cup encounter

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Memories of the last meeting are still fresh. The two sides kicked off the Bundesliga season with a 1-1 draw at Gladbach.

It will be Bayern's seventh meeting with Gladbach in the competition and the record cup winners have a perfect record so far. The two sides met in the same place just a couple of weeks ago, playing out a 1-1 draw in the Bundesliga opening match. Borussia saw off third-division side 1. FC Kaiserslautern 1-0 in the first round, while Bayern thrashed fifth-tier Bremer SV 12-0 in midweek.

Bayern followed up that triumph in the cup with another emphatic win over Hertha BSC in the league. Jamal Musiala impressed in both matches:


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