Dortmund's DFB Pokal clash with Lotte is a key game for Thomas Tuchel's men to maintain momentum while keeping their hopes of silverware alive.
Thirty players were used in a match for the first time across Europe's leading footballing nations in Wednesday's clash between Dortmund and Hertha.
Thomas Tuchel praised goalkeeper Roman Burki after Borussia Dortmund sealed a DFB-Pokal quarterfinal spot with a 3-2 win over Hertha Berlin.
Borussia Dortmund needed penalties to advance in the German Cup but got a strong performance from Ousmane Dembele on a difficult night.
Borussia Dortmund needed a penalty shootout to overcome Hertha Berlin on Wednesday to reach the DFB Pokal quarterfinals.
Borussia Dortmund beat Hertha Berlin on penalties to reach the DFB Pokal quarters for the sixth-straight year. Schalke and Frankfurt also advanced.