The German Cup writes the best stories. And it's exciting as hell this time. Bayern, Schalke, Leverkusen and Frankfurt all have won the Cup at least once. Who will make it to the final in Berlin?
As is tradition, the first round of the German Cup truly got Germany's football season underway. Bayern Munich had to huff and puff more than expected, and that was story of the day for most undesliga sides.
Der Klassiker isn't the only big Bundesliga clash this weekend. Bayer Leverkusen's recent attacking revival faces another stern test as Heiko Herrlich's men take on the league's best defensive outfit, RB Leipzig.
Borussia Dortmund are looking to maintain their two-point lead at the top of the Bundesliga when they travel to Wolfsburg. Elsewhere, Hertha Berlin host RB Leipzig and Bayer Leverkusen take on Hoffenheim.
Eintracht Frankfurt are developing a taste for giant killings and are hunting another scalp as they host Lazio on Thursday. The return of Ante Rebic has been a boost for the Eagles and confidence is high once again.
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