After Die Roten Bullen overcame Viktoria Köln and 1899 Hoffeneim in the previous two rounds, RBL will host VfL Wolfsburg in the DFB-Pokal round of 16. The two sides have met twice before in the 2011 and 2015 editions of the competition.
The round of 16 will take place on Tuesday, 5th February, and Wednesday, 6th February, 2019. The exact timings of the match are yet to be announced.
Leipzig Coach Ralf Rangnick's thoughts on the cup draw:
"For one thing, we are pleased to have secured a home cup tie for the third round. All good things come in threes. This will be our third cup clash with Wolfsburg."
Overview of the DFB-POkal round of 16 fixtures:
- RB Leipzig - VfL Wolfsburg
- Borussia Dortmund - Werder Bremen
- MSV Duisburg - SC Paderborn
- Hertha BSC - Bayern München
- Holstein Kiel - FC Augsburg
- FC Schalke 04 - Fortuna Düsseldorf
- 1. FC Heidenheim - Bayer Leverkusen
- Hamburger SV - 1. FC Nürnberg