Berlin, Aug 21: Schalke overcame sixth-division team Villingen 4-1 whereas Monchengladbach craved out a 1-0 victory to progress into the second round of the German Cup football tourment on Saturday.
The “Royal Blues” eased 4-1 past Villingen as the early goals from Dennis Aogo and summer signing Breel Embolo sealed the deal within the first half. Markus Weinzierl’s man grabbed bright start into their first competitive game of the season after Aogo broke the deadlock with a well-placed shot into the top left corner from 16 meters with 10 minutes into the game.
Elsewhere, Cologne showed no mercy with lower league side BFC Preussen after cursing to a 7-0 victory on the road. Bundesliga newcomers Freiburg staged a faultless performance against Babelsberg following a 4-0 win.
Second division team Dymo Dresden knocked out Leipzig 5-4 on pelties from the German Cup. The newly promoted Bundesliga team gave away a 2-0 lead allowing Dresden to turn the tides in the pelty shootout. IANS