German third-tier side Dynamo Dresden said they sold more than 72,000 "ghost" tickets for a cup match in an empty staidum.
Dynamo Dresden have been ordered into a 14-day quarantine after two new coronavirus cases, the Bundesliga 2 club announced on Saturday.
SC Paderborn completed a remarkable return to the Bundesliga next season despite a 3-1 defeat to Dynamo Dresden on Sunday.
Dynamo Dresden defender Marc Wachs underwent emergency surgery on Tuesday following a shooting incident that left the player's aunt dead.
The incident, which happened in a DFB Pokal game in August, saw the second tier club punished by the German football authorities.
Dynamo Dresden have been fined after their fans threw a severed bull's head near the pitch during a match against Leipzig.
East Germany and Dynamo Dresden legend Reinhard Hafner has died at the age of 64.
RB Leipzig have slammed Dynamo Dresden fans as "tasteless" after a severed cow's head was thrown from the stands during a DFB Pokal clash.
Leipzig became the first Bundesliga side to fall by the wayside in the DFB Pokal as the rest of the first-round ties went to form on Saturday.
Gerard Deulofeu scored on a sharp free kick but Everton lost to Dynamo Dresden in their first game of the Dresden Cup on Friday night.
Stephan Uersfeld travels to Dresden and Leipzig to witness Dynamo Dresden vs. Dortmund and RB Leipzig vs. Wolfsburg in the DFB-Pokal, and watches German football history pass him by.
BVB star Reus limped off in German Cup after 24 minutes from off-the-ball foul by Erdmann, who taunted: "In the Kreisliga... you'd have played on."
Ciro Immobile scored twice as Borussia Dortmund advanced to the quarterfinals of the DFB Pokal with a 2-0 win over third-division Dynamo Dresden on Tuesday.
Schalke became the biggest casualty of the first round of the DFB-Pokal on Monday night when they were beaten 2-1 by third division Dynamo Dresden.
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