DFB Pokal: Bundesliga sides advance

Babelsberg 1 – Mainz 2 (AET) (DFB Pokal, August 9, 2008) Mainz almost stumbled at Babelsberg, but an extra-time winner from Dragan Bogavac gave them a 2-1 win.

Eintracht Nordhorn 3 – Werder Bremen 9 (DFB Pokal, August 9, 2008) Markus Rosenberg hit four, Hugo Almeida grabbed a hat-trick and Boubacar Sanogo and Jurica Vranjes netted one apiece.

RW Essen 1 – Borussia Dortmund 3 (DFB Pokal, August 9, 2008)

Fichte Bielefeld 1 – Moenchengladbach 8 (DFB Pokal, August 9, 2008) Fichte Bielefeld from the sixth tier of German football had no response for the Bundesliga newcomers, who raced to a 7-0 lead by half-time. Germany international Marko Marin grabbed a hat-trick before the Foals took their foot off the gas to complete an 8-1 rout.

Hallescher 0 – Hannover 5 (DFB Pokal, August 9, 2008)

Holstein Kiel 0 – Hansa Rostock 2 (DFB Pokal, August 9, 2008)

Ingolstadt 1 – Hamburg 3 (DFB Pokal, August 9, 2008) Hamburg suffered a scare as they fell behind to Ingolstadt, but Ivica Olic made the difference with two goals in as many second-half minutes before Jose Paolo Guerrero sealed a 3-1 win at the death.

Wegberg-Beeck 1 – Alemannia Aachen 4 (DFB Pokal, August 9, 2008)

Homburg 0 – Schalke 3 (DFB Pokal, August 9, 2008)