Bayern ease into last eight
By Mark Buckingham
Last Updated: 01/01/70 1:00am
Bayern Munich moved into the quarter finals of the DFB Cup with a 3-0 win over Stuttgart.Bayern Munich moved into the quarter finals of the DFB Cup with a convincing 3-0 victory over Bundesliga rivals Stuttgart.
Felix Magath put one over his former club at the Olympic Stadium as Bayern marched on in the competition.
England international Owen Hargreaves opened the scoring on 35 minutes before second half goals from Michael Ballack and Roy Makaay settled the contest.
In-form Schalke joined Bayern in the last eight as they avoided an upset courtesy of a 2-0 triumph at Eintracht Frankfurt.
Markus Husterer broke the deadlock on 32 minutes and Mike Hanke's 77th minute goal sealed the tie.
Hansa Rostock required extra time to see off Bundesliga Zwei outfit Ahlen away from home.
Andrei gave Ahlen the lead after just eight minutes but Rene Rydlewicz had Hansa level before the interval.
A dramatic final five minutes of normal time saw Rade Prica put Hansa in front only for Cyrille Bella to equalise three minutes from the finish.
With three minutes of the first period of extra time remaining, Magnus Arvidsson popped up to send Hansa through.
Freiburg were pushed all the way by Regionalliga Nord side Paderborn before winning 4-1 in the penalty shoot-out.
Levan Tskitishvili's goal on the stroke of half time appeared as though it would be enough for Freiburg, only for Paderborn to equalise two minutes into injury time through Alexander Lobe.
The minnows forged ahead in extra time through Daniel Cartus on 102 minutes but Youssef Mohammed levelled on 111 minutes and Paderborn faltered in the shoot-out.