Veltins Arena

Next Game

Schalke v Bay Munich

Saturday, 30 August 2014, 17:30

German Bundesliga

Allianz Arena

Last Game

Bay Munich 2 - 1 Wolfsburg

Friday, 22 August 2014, 19:30

German Bundesliga

Wolfsburg face Bayern in semi

Wolfsburg have been handed the unenviable task of a trip to Bayern Munich in the semi-finals of the DFB-Pokal.

Last Updated: 03/03/13 at 21:41 Post Comment

Dieter Hecking: Tough draw for his troops

Dieter Hecking: Tough draw for his troops

Dieter Hecking's side were given the draw they were hoping to avoid on Sunday with an away game at the Allianz Arena now standing between them and a place in the Berlin final, yet the Wolves continue to harbour dreams of clinching their first trophy since winning the 2009 Bundesliga title.

"As anybody could imagine, this was not our dream draw," Hecking said. "But, if we want to win the cup, then we have got to beat Bayern."

Sporting director Klaus Allofs added: "From six permutations, we have got the worst one imaginable. Nevertheless, we will do all we can to make what seems to be impossible possible."

In the other semi-final, Stuttgart and Freiburg will meet in a Baden-Wurttemberg derby match at the Mercedes-Benz Arena.

Freiburg, who are also on course for a place in the Europa League via their Bundesliga position, may make it all the way to the capital without playing a single game at home, leading the club to respond to the draw with a touch of irony.

"We have had another look in the tournament rules and regulations, but we can't find anywhere where it states that Freiburg must always play away in the DFB-Pokal," a statement on their website read.

It is Freiburg's 10th away game in a row in the cup competition.

The ties will be played on April 16 and 17 with the winners meeting in the final in Berlin's Olympiastadion on June 1 - a week after the Champions League final in London.

Related News

Most Commented

Readers' Comments

E

ven if United were to sign CR7 & Messi to play upfront, the fact remains Fletcher and Cleverly are playing in midfield. That's where the problem is. Fletcher is too slow with an awful pass, while Cleverly is simply rubbish

mrunited4life
Di Maria - A Signing of Necessity, or Opportunity?

T

hese days, these days, you can't say something racist without somebody saying that you're a racist.

tk421
'Wrong' Views Not Silenced By Shouting...

D

rop Rooney (he's so disappointing, overrated and overpaid), and play Di Maria and RVP upfront, much like the set up at the Netherlands team with Roben and RVP...

eric bush3
Di Maria - A Signing of Necessity, or Opportunity?

Footer 365

Indian Super League: Alessandro Del Piero to play for Delhi Dynamos franchise

Alessandro Del Piero will play for the Delhi Dynamos and will take up an ambassadorial role in the Indian Super League

Transfer news: West Brom closing on deal for winger Sebastian Blanco

West Brom are close to agreeing a deal to sign winger Sebastián Blanco, according to Sky sources.

Women's football: Wolfsburg captain Nadine Kessler named Best Women’s Player in Europe

Wolfsburg captain Nadine Kessler has been named Best Women’s Player in Europe at an awards ceremony in Monaco

Mail Box

Don't Forget Chelsea Also Need A Striker

With Diego Costa struggling for fitness, one Chelsea fan pipes up in the mailbox to remind us that the Blues also need a striker. Plus, thoughts on Rooney as captain...

A United Fan Happy To See Welbeck Go

One United fan doesn't understand all the fuss over Danny Welbeck, while we also have mails on Arsenal being Arsenal, curious transfers and how to pronounce 'Gaal'...

© 2014 British Sky Broadcasting Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media property