FC Augsburg will discover their first opponents of the 2019/20 season this Saturday. The DFB-Pokal first round draw will take place in the German football museum in Dortmund as the Fuggerstädter prepare to begin another cup adventure.
2003 Women’s World Cup winner Nia Künzer will conduct the draw while DFB vice president Peter Frymuth will oversee proceedings. The 64 first round teams will be divided into two different groups. FC Augsburg will be in the first group alongside the other 17 Bundesliga teams as well as the highest ranked 14 Bundesliga 2 teams from the 2018/19 season. In the DFB-Pokal first round, FCA could face the four remaining Bundesliga 2 teams, including the trio relegated to the third tier, as well as the 3. Liga and amateur teams who have qualified for the first round. These teams will be in the second group for the draw and will have home advantage for the ties in August.
The DFB-Pokal first round draw will begin at 18:00 CEST on Saturday and fixtures will take place from 9th-12th August 2019. The exact timings for each fixture will be announced 10-12 days after the draw at the very earliest.
An overview of all the DFB-Pokal first round teams:
Bundesliga: 1. FSV Mainz 05, 1. FC Nürnberg, Bayer Leverkusen, Borussia Dortmund, Borussia Mönchengladbach, Eintracht Frankfurt, FC Augsburg, FC Bayern München, FC Schalke 04, Fortuna Düsseldorf, Hannover 96, Hertha BSC, RB Leipzig, SC Freiburg, TSG Hoffenheim, VfB Stuttgart, VfL Wolfsburg, Werder Bremen
Bundesliga 2: 1. FC Heidenheim, 1. FC Köln, 1. FC Magdeburg, Arminia Bielefeld, Dynamo Dresden, Erzgebirge Aue, FC Ingolstadt, FC St. Pauli, Hamburger SV, Holstein Kiel, Jahn Regensburg, MSV Duisburg, SC Paderborn, SpVgg Greuther Fürth, SV Darmstadt 98, SV Sandhausen, 1. FC Union Berlin, VfL Bochum
3. Liga: Hallescher FC, Karlsruher SV, SV Wehen Wiesbaden, VfL Osnabrück
Amateur teams representing their respective regions:
Baden: Waldhof Mannheim, Bavaria: FC Würzburger Kickers, VfB Eichstätt, Berlin: FC Viktoria 1889 Berlin, Brandenburg: FC Energie Cottbus, Bremen: FC Oberneuland, Hamburg: TuS Dassendorf, Hessen: KSV Baunatal, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern: FC Hansa Rostock, Middle Rhineland: Alemannia Aachen, Lower Rhineland: KFC Uerdingen 05, Lower Saxony: SV Drochtersen/Assel, SV Atlas Delmenhorst, Rhineland: FSV Salmrohr, Saarland: 1. FC Saarbrücken, Saxony: Chemnitzer FC, Saxony Anhalt: VfB Germania Halberstadt, Schleswig-Holstein: VfB Lübeck, Southern Baden: FC 08 Villingen, South West: 1. FC Kaiserslautern, Thuringia: FSV Wacker Nordhausen, Westphalia: SC Verl, SV Rödinghausen, Württemberg: SSV Ulm 1846