Fourth-division Rot-Weiss Essen continued their big run within the German Cup on Tuesday by defeating Bayer Leverkusen 2-1 after additional time to achieve the quarter-finals.
Jamaican worldwide Leon Bailey put the Bundesliga facet forward within the a hundred and fifth minute of elimination within the final 16, however Essen made it degree quickly after with a purpose from Oguzhan Kefkir.
Unbeaten since February 1 final 12 months, Simon Engelmann scored the winner for Essen within the 117th minute because the remaining lowest ranked crew within the competitors claimed one other scalp after victories over Arminia Bielefeld and Fortuna Dusseldorf. of the second degree within the earlier rounds.
Essen, who’re at the moment second to Borussia Dortmund within the Regionalliga West, gained the German Cup in 1952-53, the primary version of the event after World Struggle II.
Bundesliga 2 facet Holstein Kiel, who eradicated Bayern Munich holders within the closing spherical of penalties, survived Darmstadt 7-6 in one other shootout after a 1-1 draw.