Rostock is an important port city on Germany's Baltic coast and home to one of the oldest universities in the world. Here you can find an automatic compilation of DW content on Rostock.
Rostock is the largest city in the northern German state of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern. During the Cold War, it was part of East Germany. Former German President Joachim Gauck lived and worked in the city during the Communist-era.
Holders Bayern Munich progressed to the second round despite the best efforts of Energie Cottbus' young goalkeeper. Elsewhere, Wolfsburg needed extra time to see off Halle while Stuttgart gained revenge on Rostock.
Both Hertha Berlin and Schalke scored pairs of late goals to secure their tickets to the German Cup second round. However, Hertha's game in Rostock was marred by hardcore fans throwing flares, twice interrupting play.