Hertha Berlin clashes with German heavyweights Bayern Munich in German DFB Pokal Cup both sides keen to bag the crucial cup victory and advance to the next stage of the Cup competition.
Hertha Berlin will be counting on their native home support to yet again down the formidable Bayern Munich side who come knocking at their doorstep.
The home side will be keen to bounce back from tier 1-0 bitter home defeat to Wolfsburg in their latest Bundesliga encounter and get the job done and bounce back to winning ways against the reigning German Bundesliga Champions.
The hosts head into the match having registered mixed results in their last five matches managing two wins, registered one draw and suffered one loss in their latest five matches and their manager will be keen to see his charges improve their performance.
Bayern Munich travels to Berlin hoping to sneak away with a crucial cup victory in what will prove to be an uphill task against the formidable Hertha side.
The Bavarians head into the match hoping to bounce back from their frustrating 3-1 humiliating defeat to Bayer Leverkusen in their latest Bundesliga encounter and return to winning ways.
Niko Kovac side has struggled in away matches this season and their latest trip to Berlin saw them suffer a 2-0 defeat prompting the Croatian tactician to have a cautious approach in their upcoming encounter between the two sides.
The visitors head into the match in fine form save for their latest defeat winning all their last four matches and their manager will be keen to see his charges produce more of the same against the tricky hosts.
Head to Head
Hertha Berlin has won one, Bayern won two and two draws have been registered between the two sides.