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Dortmund knocked out of German Cup by second division side, St Pauli



Defending champions Borussia Dortmund were knocked out of the German Cup on Tuesday night.

The Bundesliga giants suffered a shock last-16 defeat to second division side St Pauli.

St Pauli struck early in the first half when Etienne Amenyido finished from close range.

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Dortmund then fell further behind in the 40th minute when Axel Witsel turned a cross into his own net.

Erling Braut Haaland reduced the deficit from the penalty spot but St Pauli held on for a famous 2-1 win.

Cologne also went out to second-tier opposition, losing on penalties to Hamburg SV after the game ended 1-1, while Bochum defeated Mainz 3-1.

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