When 1. FC Saarbrücken takes on 1. FC Kaiserslautern, things traditionally get heated.
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A third division club invites a second division club to the semi-finals of the DFB Cup. The fan camps in Saarbrücken and Kaiserslautern have been enemies for decades. There are more things that connect clubs than separate them.

FFor the first division clubs FC Bayern Munich, Eintracht Frankfurt and Borussia Mönchengladbach, the current round of the DFB Cup is characterized by unexpected defeats for the third division representatives. 1. FC Saarbrücken term. This Tuesday (8:45 p.m. in FAZ live ticker for the DFB Cup, (on ARD and Sky) the next surprise will occur in the semi-finals on the Ludwigsparkstadion pitch, which, as always, is difficult to play on.

So the “cup terror” wants to fight him 1. FC Kaiserslautern reach the final. The derby is especially explosive for both teams: “For the fans, the match against the Red Devils is perhaps even more important than the last cup match against Mönchengladbach,” he says. Jürgen Luginger, Saarbrücken sports director.


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