Who will reach this year's DFB Cup final? (archive image)
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The draw has spoken: favorite Bayer Leverkusen will face Fortuna Düsseldorf from two leagues in the semi-finals of the DFB Cup. FC Kaiserslautern remains the winner of the remaining quarterfinals: Saarbrücken or Mönchengladbach.

tfavorite op Bayer Leverkusen In the semi-finals of the DFB Cup it was supposedly easy. Approximately three hours after the exciting 3-0 victory over FC Bayern in the Bundesliga's main match, the team of successful coach Xabi Alonso faced Fortuna Düsseldorf from the second division. In the second match, 1. FC Kaiserslautern will face the winner of the canceled quarter-final match between third division 1. FC Saarbrücken and Borussia Mönchengladbach. If Saarbrücken wins, the home advantage is changed in favor of the lower-ranked club.

This was the result of the draw on Saturday evening in the current ZDF sports studio. The matches will be played on April 2 and 3, the final will be played on May 25 at the Olympic Stadium in Berlin. The match between Bayern's conquerors Saarbrücken and the Gladbachers will catch up on March 12. The match was canceled last Wednesday after heavy rain softened the playing field.