Kevin Prince Boateng made history with Frankfurt after helping the club win the DFB Pokal
in the 2017/18 season before leaving to join Sassuolo in Italy.
Apart from this, they will also be playing against RB Leipzig for the DFB Pokal
final on May 25.
2- Bayern (7): Three Bundesliga, Two DFB Pokal
, one UEFA Super
Schalke v W Bremen 7.45pm SCHALKE stopped the bleeding at the weekend when the Royal Blues snapped an eight-game winless run in the league, but they still look there to be taken on at home to Werder Bremen in the last eight of the Pokal
Boss Jurgen Klopp (left) has experienced cup success - not here, but seven years ago when his Borussia Dortmund lifted the DFB-Pokal, Germany's equivalent of the FA Cup ('pokal
' can also mean 'a goblet').
With a 2300km journey to Ukranian side Zorya Luhansk hot on the heels of their German Cup (DFB Pokal
) opener against Viktoria Cologne on Sunday and the small matter of a Bundesliga opening weekend trip to Borussia Dortmund before the return leg, it's fair to say it's not been the off-season most clubs would hope for.
He played 29 times in the Bundesliga last season, making four further appearances in the DFB Pokal
, scoring one goal.
Tv sport FOOTBALL: DFB Pokal
Cup, Eintracht Frankfurt v Mainz (BT Sport 1, 5.30pm); Eredivisie, Roda v Ajax (Sky Sports Main Event 7.45pm).
The Germans lifted their first trophy in five years with victory over Eintracht Frankfurt in the DFB Pokal
final last weekend, but disagreements between Tuchel, CEO Hans-Joachim Watzke and sporting director Michael Zorc saw the coach leave after two years in charge.
FOOTBALL: FA Cup final, Aston Villa v Arsenal - BBC One 3.55pm, BT Sport 1 5pm; Scottish Cup final, Falkirk v Inverness - Sky Sports 3 2pm; DFB Pokal
final, Borussia Dortmund v Wolfsburg - BT Sport 2 6.45pm; Copa del Rey final, Athletic Bilbao v Barcelona - Sky Sports 5 8pm.
On shelf: small salt mill, pounds 12, and large pepper mill, pounds 29, both Habitat; mixing bowls from a three part set, pounds 3.99, Morrisons; Pokal
white glasses, 97p each, Ikea; tea towels, pounds 3.99 for three, Sainsbury's; cook's measure, pounds 4.29, and colander, pounds 3.99, both Dunelm Mill.