Will Borussia Mönchengladbach avoid an early DFB-Pokal exit?
Die Fohlen are three-times winners of this competition, hammering Bayern Munich 5-0 en route to the round of 16 last season.
In the first round this year, Marcus Thuram bagged a first half hat-trick as Gladbach put nine past fifth-tier Oberachern.
Meanwhile, Daniel Farke’s side sit sixth in the Bundesliga, following Saturday’s 2-2 draw with Wolfsburg.
So, will die Borussen avoid slipping up here?
Darmstadt meanwhile were in the top division as recently as 2016/17, but have been routed in the 2.Bundesliga ever since.
Right now though, die Lilien are flying, sat top of the table, following a 2-1 victory at Karlsruher at the weekend.
In the first round, Torsten Lieberknecht’s team easily beat Ingolstadt 3-0, so will believe an upset is possible.
Will the visitors be simply too strong at Merck-Stadion am Böllenfalltor?