RB Leipzig reached the German Cup semi-finals after battling past in-form VfL Wolfsburg 2-0 on Wednesday.
Jadon Sancho finished a lightning-quick counter attack for Borussia Dortmund to secure a 1-0 win over Borussia Monchengladbach.
Borussia Monchengladbach were on the up. Then came news that manager Marco Rose would join Borussia Dortmund, changing everything for the Foals.
VfL Wolfsburg battled their way past Schalke 04 1-0 on Wednesday to reach the German Cup quarterfinals.
Borussia Dortmund's Erling Haaland struck the decisive goal in extra-time after having a previous goal ruled out to seal a 3-2 win.
Bayern Munich looked resplendent in their hand-painted retro kit designed by Pharrell Williams, but did it hold a curse from the early 1990s?
Holders Bayern Munich twice gave up a the lead before crashing out of the German Cup 6-5 on penalties to second-tier Holstein Kiel on Wednesday.
Moussa Diaby scored twice as 10-man Bayer Leverkusen came from a goal down to defeat in-form Eintracht Frankfurt 4-1 in the DFB Pokal second round.