Borussia Dortmund have reached the DFB Cup Round of 16 for the seventh season in succession. Here we bring you the facts on the match against Union Berlin.
Berlin, Berlin! Borussia Dortmund have been drawn against a club from the capital in the DFB Cup four times in the past two and a half years and seven times in total. BVB have won on all seven occasions, whether the opponents were TeBe, Hertha BSC or Union. They last faced – and beat – Die Eisernen in the competition as recently as 2016.
Strong home form: The Black & Yellows have won their last eight DFB Cup home games and only lost one of their last 14. Their last defeat on home turf was a 2-1 reverse at the hands of Werder Bremen on 28 January 2009.
Extra-time: This was the 33rd time a Borussia Dortmund DFB Cup tie has gone to extra-time. Today was their 11th "overtime" victory. There have been nine penalty shootouts, while seven ties have gone to a replay. Only on six occasions have the Black & Yellows lost in extra-time. Excluding finals, the last time Dortmund were beaten in extra-time was on 20 September 1994, when they were defeated 6-3 by 1. FC Kaiserslautern. (br)