The draw for the second round of the 2023/24 DFB-Pokal will take place on Sunday (1 October) during the Sportschau programme (live on Das Erste from 19:10 CET). The 16 ties will be played on 31 October and 1 November 2023.
Borussia Dortmund beat TSV Schott Mainz by a 6-1 scoreline in the first round of this year’s competition in mid-August. On Sunday, it will become clear who the next opponents will be for the Black & Yellows. The draw will take place at the German Football Museum in Dortmund. Former Germany international Shkodran Mustafi will draw the balls.
A total of 32 teams have qualified for the second round and their names will be allocated to one of two pots: the first pot will contain all the names of the clubs in the Bundesliga and the 2. Bundesliga, with the other containing the remaining teams. For each tie, a ball will firstly be drawn from the amateur pot and then from the professional pot. If the amateur pot is empty, the professional pot will be drawn from. The team drawn first has home advantage.
Borussia Mönchengladbach, FC Schalke 04, VfB Stuttgart, Hertha BSC, FC St. Pauli, Borussia Dortmund, Bayer Leverkusen, Holstein Kiel, 1. FC Nürnberg, Greuther Fürth, 1. FSV Mainz 05, 1. FC Heidenheim, Hamburger SV, Fortuna Düsseldorf, VfL Wolfsburg, 1. FC Kaiserslautern, Eintracht Frankfurt, SC Freiburg, SC Paderborn, 1. FC Union Berlin, Hansa Rostock, 1. FC Magdeburg, 1899 Hoffenheim, 1. FC Köln, Bayern Munich, Rasenballsport Leipzig
SV Sandhausen, 1. FC Saarbrücken, Viktoria Köln, Arminia Bielefeld, SpVgg Unterhaching, FC Homburg