Thanks to an assist and a goal from Devil, Vitesse won 2–0 against DVS’ 33 Ermelo, a Third Division team. Lined up from the start, the player on loan from Club Brugge allowed his team to take the lead after only 20 minutes. After a fine individual action, he served Dan Huisman, who put the leather out of reach of the visiting goalkeeper (22nd, 1-0). From a smack, the striker became the scorer by scoring his team’s second goal to definitively validate qualification before the hour mark (57th, 2–0).
The defending champions, Borussia Dortmund, with their three Belgians on kick-off, were knocked out in the round of 16 of the German Cup by FC St Pauli. BVB lost 2–1 on Tuesday evening on the lawn of the leader of the German Second Division, notably because of his own goal from Axel Witsel. Trap match excellent, the first trip to Bundesliga 2 took only 4 minutes to settle. Etienne Amenido was in the right place to give Saint-Pauli the lead and put his team in charge (4th, 1-0).