Kevin Akpoguma was on target for Hoffenheim but it was not enough, as they were dumped out in round two of the German DFB-Pokal by Bundesliga 2 (second division) side Greuther Fuerth on Tuesday night, Completesports.com reports.
With both teams tied at 2-2 after 120 minutes of football, Greuther Fuerth progressed into the next round 7-6 on penalties.
Akpoguma got on the score sheet in the 50th minute to make it 2-2, after goals from Sebastian Ernst (21st minute) and Marco Meyerhofer (46th minute) put the visitors 2-1 ahead.
It is Akpoguma’s first ever goal since joining Hoffenheim also, it is his first goal since October 2016.
In another DFB-Pokal fixture for Tuesday, Taiwo Awoniyi’s Union Berlin will host Bundesliga 2 side Paderborn that parade Jamilu Collins.
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