Borussia Dortmund have been drawn away against second-tier outfit SV Greuther Fürth in the First Round of the 2018/19 DFB Cup. The tie will be played between Friday 17 and Monday 20 August, with a precise time and date for the fixture expected to be scheduled in mid-July.

The draw took place at the DFB Football Museum in Dortmund late on Friday evening following the international match between Germany and Saudi Arabia. It won't be the first time the two teams have squared off in the competition: BVB beat the Franconians 1-0 after extra-time in the 2011/12 semi-final, but lost 3-1 against predecessor club SpVgg. Fürth in 1990/91. (br)

The dates

17/08 - 20/08/2018 1st Round
30/10 - 31/10/2018 2nd Round
05/02 - 06/02/2019 Round of 16
02/04 - 03/04/2019 Quarter-final
23/04 - 24/04/2019 Semi-final
25/05/2019 Final in Berlin