The DFB-Pokal (German: [ˈdeː ʔɛf beː poˈkaːl], which was until 1943 called the Tschammer-Pokal [tʃaːmɐ poˈkaːl], English: German Cup) is a German knockout football cup competitors held each year by the German Football Association (DFB). Sixty-four teams take part in the competitors, consisting of all clubs from the Bundesliga as well as the 2. Bundesliga. It is thought about the second-most vital club title in German football after the Bundesliga championship. Taking location from August until May, the winner gets approved for the DFL-Supercup as well as the UEFA Europa Organization unless the victor currently gets the UEFA Champions League in the Bundesliga.
The competition was established in 1935, then called the Tschammer-Pokal. The very first titleholders were 1. FC Nürnberg. In 1937, Schalke 04 were the first string to win the dual. The Tschammer-Pokal was suspended in 1944 due to Globe War II and also disbanded following the death of Nazi Germany. In 1952– 53, the cup was reinstated in West Germany as the DFB-Pokal, named after the DFB, as well as was won by Rot-Weiss Essen. (FDGB-Pokal, the Eastern German matching, began in 1949 as well as run with the 1991 period, when it combined with the DFB-Pokal).
Bayern Munich have won a document 20 titles. The present holders are Borussia Dortmund, that defeated RB Leipzig 4– 1 in the 2021 last to win their fifth title. Fortuna Düsseldorf hold the record for most successive tournament game success (18) between 1978 as well as 1981, winning the cup in 1979 and 1980.
Already in the 18th minute in the second round of the DFB Cup at the 1st FC Nuremberg, Leibold twisted in a duel with Tom Krauß unhappy the right knee. The left-part went to the outside line immediately to the ground, screamed at pain and was worn in the square of the FCN fans. At this Wednesday, there was the confirmation of the bad fears: Leibold has torn the front cruciate ledge in the right knee and falls out for the rest of the season as HSV tweeted. HEIBOLD had so far completed all mandatory games under coach Tim Walter this season (an assist, Cup-notes section 3.55).