It is the second time that such a rivalry laden meeting takes place between Bundesliga first-place team Borussia Dortmund and the classic German winning team of Bayern Munich in the DFB Cup.http://www.dfb.de/index.php?id=3104
In the 2008 DFB-Pokal - which was then held also in the Berlin Olympic Stadium- by two goals from Luca Toni won 2-1 after extra time decided the outcome. Mladen Petric had equalized just before the end of regulation time From the Dortmund team of that year 2 players remain – Sebastian Kehl and Jakub “Cuba” Blaszczykowski - and from the ranks of Bayern Munich the players Philipp Lahm, Bastian Schweinsteiger and Franck Ribery.
With 15 victories in 17 finals, the Bayern team have won the the most of any all the other Bundesliga teams – a Cup record by far in front of the FC Schalke 04, who won last year by the 5-0 against MSV Duisburg for the sixth time the Cup. Dortmund won the DFB Cup with four runners-up twice: in 1965 in Hanover by a 2-0 win over Alemannia Aachen and Berlin in 1989 by the 4-1 against Werder Bremen.
The DFB Cup is for the German national championship is the second most important trophy in club football. Since 1935, the club teams have been playing for the title. http://www.dfb.de/index.php?id=510870&no_cache=1
The venue for the finals changed in the past. Since 1985, however the final of the DFB Cup at the Olympiastadion in Berlin will take place. In May 2010 the contract with the DFB was extended for another five years until 2015.
64 teams (36 teams from the 1st and 2nd league and 28 teams from lower leagues) occurred in five KO Rounds to reach the final. The DFB-Cup winner qualifies for the UEFA Europa League. Last year, Schalke 04 beat MSV Duisburg 5-0 amazinlgy. Probably there will not be such a rout this year.
DFB-Pokal 12th May 2000hrs Olympic Stadium Berlin – Borussia Dortmund vs Bayern München- we wish both teams the best of luck but want Bayern to win!
They did it with Real Madrid …………so why not also with Dortmund? http://www.ota-berlin.de/blog/04/26/fc-bayern-munchen-do-the-right-thing-and-beat-real-madrid-by-filip-van-der-plas/
OTA-Berlin building at Rosa Luxemborg Platz will provide its apartments for the supporters of both teams – the U2 U-bahn stops at the Olypmic Stadium.
See also – http://www.euro-2012-blog.com/
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