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10th Telekom Cup featuring FC Bayern set to entertain fans on January 13

10. Telekom Cup 2019

The 10th edition of the Telekom Cup will take place on January 13, 2019 at the Merkur Spiel-Arena in Düsseldorf. Hosts Fortuna Düsseldorf, Bundesliga record champions FC Bayern Munich, Borussia Mönchengladbach and Hertha BSC have confirmed their participation in the Telekom Cup 2019.

The tournament hosted by Deutsche Telekom will serve as an ideal platform for the participating teams who gear up for the second half of the Bundesliga season. The Bundesliga will return to action after the traditional winter break on January 18.

Fortuna Düsseldorf will take on Bayern Munich in the first semifinal scheduled for 13.00 CET (17.30 IST / 12.00 GMT), while Borussia Moenchengladbach and Hertha BSC face each other in the second semifinal at 14.10 CET (18.40 IST / 13.10 GMT).

The losing semifinalists will feature in a 3rd Place Match (15.20 CET / 19.50 IST / 14.20 GMT), before the Telekom Cup 2019 culminates in the grand final at 16.30 CET (21.00 IST / 15.30 GMT).

All the matches at the Telekom Cup will have a duration of 45 minutes without extra-time. A penalty shoot-out would take place in case of a draw at full time.

Tickets are available at affordable prices ranging from 12,50 € to 40 € and can be purchased at