DFB POKAL – ROUND OF 16
4/8 of the quarterfinalists. The other 4 will join the list in a week. There were no ‘upsets’, even though Paderborn came close to causing one against Stuttgart.
The current top three teams in the German Bundesliga advanced to the quarterfinals of the German Cup.
Paderborn was 10 minutes away from advancing to the quarterfinals of the German Cup through a 4th-minute Stuttgart own goal. Konstantinos Mavropanos made a back pass that ended up in his own net in the 4th minute to leave Stuttgart chasing the game for almost its entirety.
Gil Dias scored Stuttgarts’s equalizing goal from a wonder strike in the 86th minute to break a stubborn Paderborn defense before Sehrou Guirassy headed in the winning goal in the 5th minute of added time from a corner kick.
Second-half substitute Kevin Behrens scored the game-winning goal in the 79th minute for Union Berlin to come from an early goal down and advance through a 2-1 win against Wolfsburg.
RB Leipzig moves on the defend the title after a 3-1 win over Hoffenheim, while Bayern comfortably goes through Mainz.
4/8 of the QUARTER-FINALISTS