Bundesliga outfits Stuttgart, Eintracht Frankfurt, Hertha Berlin and Nurnberg all booked their places in the quarter finals of the German Cup.
Thomas Hitzlsperger was Man of the Match for Stuttgart as they claimed a 4-1 at Bochum.
The former Aston Villa man bagged a brace to lead his side through. Mario Gomez had put Stutgart ahead, before Hitzlsperger struck twice.
Tommy Bechmann pulled on back for Bochum, before Cacau restored Stuttgart's advantage in the final minute.
Hertha progressed 3-0 with a win at amateur side Osnabruck. Christian Gimenez scored twice with Malik Fatih added the other.
Eintracht Frankfurt beat Cologne 3-1 after extra time after the match finished 1-1, while Nurnberg needed penalties to overcome Unterhaching.