Bayern Munich will be out to avoid an upset when they travel to 2. Bundesliga side Bochum in the quarterfinals of the German Cup in February, but one Bochum player has a head start on them.
After Bochum beat TSV 1860 Munich to qualify for the next round, defender Felix Bastians made sure that he was putting in the practice on a Douglas Costa picture.
"Wanted to win a tackle against Douglas Costa," he wrote on Facebook. "It's a bit difficult during the match."
Borussia Dortmund striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang was on target again as his club qualified for a fifth consecutive DFB-Pokal quarterfinal with a 2-0 win at Augsburg.
Aubameyang took his season's tally to 27 goals in 26 games when he broke the deadlock after 61 minutes.
"I'm really, really happy," the Gabon attacker told Dortmund's TV channel. "It was a tough game on a difficult pitch, but we did it.
"It was really important to win today, and we did it. Very good."
Borussia Dortmund proceed to the quarterfinals of the DFB Pokal by beating FC Augsburg 2-0. Shifting into top gear for only the second half proved to be enough for the Black and Yellows to seal the deal within regular time. BVB will play away to VfB Stuttgart in February in the next round.
Though Borussia Dortmund had to work hard to get there. The home side did not wait for the guests to act in the first half, but rather attacked and pressed Thomas Tuchel's men from the outset. It's somehow ironic...
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scored again to help Borussia Dortmund advance to the DFB Pokal quarterfinals with a 2-0 win at Augsburg on Wednesday.
Aubameyang, the Bundesliga's top-scorer with 18 goals in 16 games, broke the deadlock in the 61st with a quick shot into the left corner after Lukasz Piszczek blocked Ji Dong-won's attempted clearance.
Henrikh Mkhitaryan sealed the result five minutes later, his shot taking a deflection to give Augsburg keeper Marwin Hitz no chance.
Dortmund keeper Roman...