Football: Bayern beats Borussia Dortmund 5-4 on penalties to win German Super Cup

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Sunday, August 6, 2017

Yesterday, in the German DFL-Supercup final, defending Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich defeated DFB Pokal cup winners Borussia Dortmund 5–4 in the penalty shootout to win the title at Dortmund's stadium Signal Iduna Park, after the full time ended in a 2–2 draw.

Bayern Munich lifting their sixth DFL-Super Cup trophy
Image: FC Bayern.

Dortmund got an early lead in the game as their winger Christian Pulisic opened the scoring in the 12th minute of the game. Pulisic got the ball from Bayern Munich defender Javi Martínez and scored the first goal of the match. 18-year-old Pulisic became the youngest goalscorer in the competition history. Six minutes later, Bayern equalized as striker Robert Lewandowski scored a close range tap-in from Joshua Kimmich's assist. The first half ended with 1–1 on the scoreboard. Dortmund's Sokratis Papastathopoulos was the only player to be booked in the first half.

After the half time, Dortmund's Sebastian Rode was substituted in for Mahmoud Dahoud. Later, Bayern made two changes. In the 71st minute, Dortmund's striker Pierre-Emerick Augameyang scored the second goal for Borussia, chipping over Bayern's goalkeeper Sven Ulreich, restoring Dortmund's lead. With the 2–1 on the scoreboard, the match seemed to to end with Dortmund as the winner, but in the 88th minute, Dortmund's Łukasz Piszczek scored an own goal, as the final time finished with a 2–2 draw, and the game proceeded to penalty shootouts.

Robert Lewandowski took the first kick for Bayern and converted it into goal. Joshua Kimmich's kick was saved by Dortmund's goalkeeper Roman Bürki while Rode was denied by Sven Ulreich. The score reached a tie of 4–4. Ulreich stopped Marc Bartra's kick as Bayern won their sixth Supercup title.

Dortmund had 48% ball possession in the match, with 434 passes. Bayern had 52% ball possession, with five on target shoots of thirteen attempts. A total 30 fouls were committed in the match and six players were shown yellow cards.

Bayern's coach, Carlo Ancelotti, congratulated the team and tweeted, "Proud of your effort. Enjoy, Champions!!" ((de)) German language: Stolz auf unsere Arbeit und Bemühung. Genießt es Gewinner!!

Until yesterday, both Bayern and Borussia had five DFL-Supercup trophies. Bayern's forwards Robert Lewandoski and Thomas Müller has played in Supercup seven times. Kimmich was awarded man of the match award. Last season, Bayern defeated Dortmund in the DFB Pokal and the DFL Supercup.


Line-ups:

Borussia Dortmund:

Roman Bürki (goalkeper), Dan-Axel Zagadou, Marc Bartra, Sokratis Papastathopoulos, Łukasz Piszczek, Gonzalo Castro, Nuri Şahin, Mahmoud Dahoud, Christian Pulisic, Ousmane Dembélé, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang,

Bayern Munich:

Sven Ulreich (goalkeeper), Rafinha, Mats Hummels, Javi Martínez, Sebastian Rudy, Joshua Kimmich, Corentin Tolisso, Arturo Vidal, Franck Ribéry, Thomas Müller, Robert Lewandowski


August 5, 2017
Borussia Dortmund 2–2 (FT) FC Bayern Munich Signal Iduna Park, Dortmund, Germany
Referee: Felix Zwayer
Christian Pulisic Scored after 12 minutes 12' Substituted off after 90 minutes 90'
Maximilian Philipp Substituted on after 90 minutes 90'
Pierre-Emerick Augameyang Scored after 71 minutes 71'
Sokratis Papastathopoulos Booked after 17 minutes 17'
Dan-Axel Zagadou Booked after 53 minutes 53' Substituted off after 77' or 78 minutes 77' or 78'
Felix Passlack Booked after 90+3 minutes 90+3' Substituted on after 77' or 78 minutes 77' or 78'
Sebastian Rode Booked after 86 minutes 86' Substituted on after 46 minutes 46'
Mahmoud Dahoud Substituted off after 46 minutes 46'



Ousmane Dembélé Penalty scored
Maximilian Philipp Penalty scored
Pierre-Emerick Augameyang Penalty scored
Sebastian Rode Missed
Gonzalo Castro Penalty scored
Marc Bartra Missed

5–4 (penalties ) Robert Lewandowski Scored after 18 minutes 18' Booked after 69 minutes 69'
Łukasz Piszczek Scored after 88 minutes 88' (o.g.)
Niklas Süle Substituted on after 60 minutes 60'
Javi Martínez Substituted off after 60 minutes 60'
Thomas MüllerSubstituted off after 67 minutes 67'
Kingsley Coman Substituted on after 67 minutes 67'
Corentin Tolisso Substituted off after 84' or 85 minutes 84' or 85'
Renato Sanches Substituted on after 84' or 85 minutes 84' or 85'
Arturo Vidal Booked after 74 minutes 74'


Robert Lewandowski Penalty scored
Franck Ribéry Penalty scored
Joshua Kimmich Missed
Sebastian Rudy Penalty scored
Arturo Vidal Penalty scored
Niklas Süle Penalty scored

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