BVB Draw Schalke in U19 Cup Quarters


Dortmund U19 have been drawn at home against their biggest rivals, Schalke, in the Quarter-Finals of the national youth cup competition, the DFB Junioren-Vereinspokal. The match will be played at Stadion Rote Erde on Sunday 15 February.

Both Dortmund and Schalke play in U19 Group 3, where BVB sit third, two places ahead of Schalke on goal difference only. The fourth-place side, Köln, have been drawn against Aachen who are second in the same group.

In the other ties, Cottbus (6th, Group 1) host Hannover (14th, Group 5), and FSV Frankfurt (5th Group 5) play Dinamo Dresden (2nd, Group 1).

Dortmund’s scheduled league match against leaders Leverkusen, who they beat in the cup yesterday, has been brought forward to Wednesday 11 February. Dortmund host Schalke in the league on 01 February, adding extra spice to the cup match.