Schalke ended their 22-match winless run that stretched back to February with a 4-1 victory over amateurs Schweinfurt on Tuesday.
United States defender Chris Richards is unavailable for Bayern Munich's cup match against minnows Duren on Thursday due to injury.
Borussia Dortmund captain Marco Reus scored on his comeback after a seven-month injury break and teenager Jude Bellingham was also on target on his
Hamburg's Toni Leistner entered the stands to pick a fight with Dynamo Dresden supporters after his side's 4-1 German Cup loss on Monday.
Amadou Haidara, Yussuf Poulsen and Hwang Hee-chan found the net for RB Leipzig to win the tie.
Eintracht Braunschweig captain Martin Kobylanski scored a hat-trick as the second division newcomers stunned Hertha Berlin 5-4 in the German Cup fir
Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich secured their second consecutive domestic double on Sunday with a 4-2 win against Leverkusen in the German Cup.
Bayern Munich can seal a league and cup double on Saturday, but Leverkusen have beaten them once already this season. Can lightning strike twice?
Bayern Munich remained on course for a domestic double after beating Eintracht Frankfurt 2-1 on Wednesday to reach the DFB Pokal final.
Eintracht Frankfurt wore jerseys with the slogan "#BlackLivesMatter" across the chest in their German Cup semifinal match against Bayern Munich.
Bayer Leverkusen beat Saarbrucken 3-0 away on Tuesday to reach next month's DFB Pokal final and end the fairytale run of the fourth-division side.