Suleiman Abdullahi’s 1. FC Union Berlin should enjoy a smooth entry into the new season after being drawn against fourth-tier VfB Germania Halberstadt in the first round of the DFB-Pokal, reports Futbalgalore.com.
The newly promoted German Bundesliga outfit will begin their 2019/20 campaign with a trip to Germania Halberstadt in early August.
Their opponents, Germania Halberstadt, are at a low ebb in German football.
Jamilu Collins’ Paderborn are also on the road to SV Rodinghausen.
Defending champions Bayern Munich have an easy fixture against Cottbus, who were relegated back to Regionalliga level just 12 months after winning promotion to the third division.
Beaten finalists Leipzig will visit Osnabruck – newly promoted to the 2. Bundesliga – while Borussia Dortmund are set for a reunion with former player and ex-Germany international Kevin Grosskreutz at Uerdingen.
First-round matches are scheduled to be contested between 64 teams from August 9 to 12.