DFB-Pokal Final: Bayern wins 4-3 in Der Klassiker final
Monday, May 23, 2016
In the German final, on Saturday, Munich-based football club FC Bayern Munich defeated rivals Borussia Dortmund 4–3 in a penalty shoot-out decider as the match ended 0–0 after 120 minutes at in Berlin. This marked the third consecutive loss for Dortmund in the German Cup final. This was the eighteenth German Cup win for Bayern and eleventh domestic double.
|Once you've reached five finals over the course of five years, simply reaching the final is no longer enough!|
—Thomas Tuchel, Borussia Dortmund Manager
Bundesliga winners Bayern Munich had 70% ball possession in the game and had seventeen shots while Dortmund hit just nine. With a total of seven shown in 120 minutes, 35 fouls were committed.
Dominating Bayern faced a shot from Robert Lewandowski's shot in the fourth minute of the extra time.which was saved in the 85th minute. 's sliding tackle saved a goal for
As normal time ended goal-less, the match progressed to additional time.delayed the Bavarian victory by disallowing 's 113th minute shot as well as 's shot in the next minute.
In the penalty shootout, Manuel Neuer saved 's spot kick, and missed while failed to score for Munich.
In the end, Munich won the cup defeating their rivals 4–3 on penalties. This match was the last match for Dortmund for their captain Mats Hummels as he is due to move to Munich next week.
In a pre-match conference, ((de))German Language: Wenn man fünf Mal in fünf Jahren in einem Endspiel steht, ist eine Final-Teilnahme nicht mehr genug!, Borussia Manager, said, "Once you've reached five finals over the course of five years, simply reaching the final is no longer enough!"
Dortmund has won the DFB-Pokal three times. Including the 2012, 2014 and 2015 DFB-Pokal finals they have featured in five finals in the last five seasons in various competitions including the 2013 UEFA Champions League Pep Guardiola's seventh trophy with Bayern Munich in his three years as the club manager. He won the Bundesliga title each season and he is set to join Manchester City next season.final. This was
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