The DFB Cup draw, which took place on Sunday at the German Football Museum in Dortmund, has handed the Wolves a local derby against their Bundesliga rivals, one of 16 second-round ties to be played on 30/31 October. The exact date and kick-off time of the game will be confirmed in due course and communicated through the club's official channels.
Two previous DFB Cup derbies
The Lower Saxony sides have met twice before in this competition, although on both occasions the game took place in Wolfsburg. VfL triumphed 3-0 in the first round in 1987, and were 1-0 winners in the second round last season thanks to Felix Ohis Uduokhai's second-half goal.
Bruno Labbadia's troops reached this stage courtesy of a 1-0 victory at SV Elversberg 07 in the first round; Hannover won 6-0 at third-tier Karlsruher SC.
The second round draw in full:
Hansa Rostock – 1. FC Nürnberg
SC Weiche Flensburg 08 – SV Werder Bremen
BSG Chemie Leipzig - SC Paderborn 04
SSV Ulm – Fortuna Düsseldorf
SV Wehen Wiesbaden – Hamburger SV
SV Rödinghausen – FC Bayern Munich
Holstein Kiel – SC Freiburg
Arminia Bielefeld – MSV Duisburg
1.FC Heidenheim – SV Sandhausen
RB Leipzig – TSG 1899 Hoffenheim
1.FC Köln – FC Schalke 04
Hannover 96 – VfL Wolfsburg
SV Darmstadt 98 – Hertha BSC
Borussia M`gladbach – Bayer 04 Leverkusen
FC Augsburg – 1. FSV Mainz 05
Borussia Dortmund – Union Berlin