In the German Cup final held in Berlin on Thursday, Dortmund defeated Leipzig RB 4-1 in the final with a 4-1 defeat by Vila Gulac. In the first half, the yellow and black teams had a 3-0 lead over Jadon Sancho’s two goals and Erling Haaland’s one goal, and they had no chance to reverse their opponents after being beautified by Leipzig. RB Leipzig lost their second Cup final, while Dortmund won the championship for the fifth time.
The 78th German Cup final could have been better against the yellow and black teams because they defeated the Gulacians 3-2 in the league five days ago. Leipzig previously reached the Cup final in 2019 and then eliminated from Bayern Munich 3-0, while Dortmund entered the tenth final, winning four of the first nine and the last of 2017.
The goalkeeper of the Hungarian national team appeared again at the beginning of RB Leipzig, and Willi Orbán only started the game on a small bench, while Dominik Szoboszlai only started a few days ago and did not join after the national team training.
Compared with the weekend starter, Edin Terzic changed three positions. The injured Hitz was replaced by Roman Bürki, Thorgan Hazard and Giovanni Reina ( Giovanni Reyna was replaced by Jude Bellingham and Erling Haaland.
Sabitzer’s first shot belonged to Leipzig in the fourth minute, but after the next attack, Dortmund could already celebrate at the Berlin Olympic Stadium: Reus received the ball from Kanpur, and the ball passed through Harland and Dahoud. Jaton Sancho, the latter bandaged and entered Gulasi without defense.
Until the 28th minute, nothing happened, but Hvang sold the ball at the midpoint and Reus launched Haaland. The latter was actually bounced by the ball that Upamecano tried to sit on, while the Norwegian wrapped his left hand around. On the long bottom corner. 2-0, just like the championship on Saturday.
Before the break, BVB even decided the game: another ball in the midfield, Reus went out of bounds and hit Sancho, who passed the goal after being mischievous.
After the turn, the Leipzig players competed with Nkunku and reached the highest shot in 21 seconds. The latter exchanged with Nkunku, and then Bürk had to chase Sabitzer’s shot first, and then Dani Olmo. Leipzig had more opportunities in the first three minutes of the second half than in the entire first game. Leipzig tried it, but in the 65th minute, when the counter was over, Thorgan Hazard missed the winning streak. Then in the 71st minute, Leipzig’s shot just arrived and Dani Olmo blew the ball from 17 meters.
After the goal, Leipzig continued to work hard, but Dortmund also switched to a higher level (he resumed the game in the first half), and in the 87th minute, he ended a good move with an excellent shot, Erling Ha Rand finally ended the game.
As a result, RB Leipzig lost three goals and entered the second Cup final, and BVB can now claim to be the five-time German Cup champion. At the same time, it is certain that Julian Nagelsmann will start his game on the bench at Bayern Munich next season without winning the trophy.