DFB Cup: First round tie in Leipzig on 7 August

The German Football Association (DFB) has confirmed the fixture details for the DFB Cup first round.

The Werkself are away to Lokomotive Leipzig on Saturday, 7 August, with the kick off at 15.30 CEST. The venue is the prestigious Bruno Plache Stadium, home ground to the North-east Regional League side and winners of the Saxony Cup. The first round tie with Bayer 04 will be broadcast live on the pay-TV channel Sky.

"An interesting draw'

Simon Rolfes, Bayer 04 sporting director, said after the draw: "An interesting draw as we are up against a club with a great football past. Our aim is clearly to go through to the second round. At the same time, we are obviously hoping for a game with real cup character where the fans of both teams can finally provide an atmosphere again. That's what makes DFB Cup games special. We're looking forward to Leipzig."


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