Holders Bayern Munich will start their DFB-Pokal defence with a trip to 3. Liga side Preussen Munster on Sunday.
Anthony Ujah and Fin Bartels struck in extra time to put Werder Bremen in the second round of the DFB-Pokal.
Nicolai Müller Nicolai Muller was the hero for Hamburg as they again escaped Bundesliga relegation in a thrilling play-off with Karlsruher.
Less than two weeks after last season's final, the draw for the 2015-16 DFB Pokal first round has been made.
Jens Todt Jens Todt worked in Hamburg's youth system before leaving for Karlsruhe, where he returns from to become the new sporting director.
Rafael van der Vaart Coach Bruno Labbadia, goalkeeper Rene Adler and captain Rafael van der Vaart could barely believe Hamburg's escape at Wildparkstadion.
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