2012 DFB-Pokal Final

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2012 DFB-Pokal Final
2012 DFB-Pokal Final programme.jpg
Match programme cover
Event 2011–12 DFB-Pokal
Date 12 May 2012 (2012-05-12)
Venue Olympiastadion, Berlin
Referee Peter Gagelmann (Bremen)[1]
Attendance 75,708
Weather Clear
11 °C (52 °F)
41% humidity[2]

The 2011–12 DFB-Pokal, the 62nd season of Germany's premier football cup competition, came to a close on 12 May 2012 when Borussia Dortmund played against Bayern Munich at the Olympiastadion in Berlin.

Borussia Dortmund won 5–2, their third DFB-Pokal triumph and the completion of their first Bundesliga and DFB-Pokal double.[3][4][5]

Route to the final

The DFB-Pokal began with 64 teams in a single-elimination knockout cup competition. There were a total of five rounds leading up to the final. Teams were drawn against each other, and the winner after 90 minutes would advance. If still tied, 30 minutes of extra time was played. If the score was still level, a penalty shoot-out was used to determine the winner.[6]

Note: In all results below, the score of the finalist is given first (H: home; A: away).

Borussia Dortmund Round Bayern Munich
Opponent Result 2011–12 DFB-Pokal Opponent Result
SV Sandhausen (A) 3–0 First round Eintracht Braunschweig (A) 3–0
Dynamo Dresden (H) 2–0 Second round FC Ingolstadt (H) 6–0
Fortuna Düsseldorf (A) 0–0 (a.e.t.) (5–4 p) Round of 16 VfL Bochum (A) 2–1
Holstein Kiel (A) 4–0 Quarter-finals VfB Stuttgart (A) 2–0
Greuther Fürth (A) 1–0 (a.e.t.) Semi-finals Borussia Mönchengladbach (A) 0–0 (a.e.t.) (4–2 p)



Borussia Dortmund 5–2 Bayern Munich
Attendance: 75,708
Borussia Dortmund
Bayern Munich
GK 1 Germany Roman Weidenfeller YC 23' Substituted off 34'
RB 26 Poland Łukasz Piszczek
CB 4 Serbia Neven Subotić
CB 15 Germany Mats Hummels YC 83'
LB 29 Germany Marcel Schmelzer
CM 21 Germany İlkay Gündoğan
CM 5 Germany Sebastian Kehl (c)
RW 16 Poland Jakub Błaszczykowski Substituted off 84'
AM 23 Japan Shinji Kagawa Substituted off 81'
LW 19 Germany Kevin Großkreutz
CF 9 Poland Robert Lewandowski
GK 20 Australia Mitchell Langerak Substituted in 34'
DF 27 Brazil Felipe Santana
MF 7 Germany Moritz Leitner
MF 11 Germany Mario Götze
MF 14 Croatia Ivan Perišić Substituted in 84'
MF 22 Germany Sven Bender Substituted in 81'
FW 18 Paraguay Lucas Barrios
Germany Jürgen Klopp
Borussia Dortmund vs Bayern Munich 2012-05-12.svg
GK 1 Germany Manuel Neuer
RB 21 Germany Philipp Lahm (c)
CB 17 Germany Jérôme Boateng
CB 28 Germany Holger Badstuber YC 51'
LB 27 Austria David Alaba Substituted off 69'
CM 31 Germany Bastian Schweinsteiger YC 70'
CM 30 Brazil Luiz Gustavo Substituted off 46'
RW 10 Netherlands Arjen Robben
AM 39 Germany Toni Kroos
LW 7 France Franck Ribéry
CF 33 Germany Mario Gómez
GK 22 Germany Hans-Jörg Butt
DF 13 Brazil Rafinha
DF 26 Germany Diego Contento Substituted in 69'
MF 23 Croatia Danijel Pranjić
MF 25 Germany Thomas Müller Substituted in 46'
MF 44 Ukraine Anatoliy Tymoshchuk
FW 11 Croatia Ivica Olić
Germany Jupp Heynckes

Assistant referees:[1]
Matthias Anklam (Buchholz in der Nordheide)
Sascha Thielert (Buchholz in der Nordheide)
Fourth official:[1]
Marco Fritz (Korb)

Match rules

  • 90 minutes.
  • 30 minutes of extra time if necessary.
  • Penalty shoot-out if scores still level.
  • Seven named substitutes, of which up to three may be used.


  1. ^ a b c "Schiedsrichter Gagelmann pfeift DFB-Pokalfinale" [Referee Gagelmann officiates DFB-Pokal final]. focus.de (in German). Focus. 16 April 2012. Retrieved 5 January 2017. 
  2. ^ "Weather History for Berlin Tegel, DE". Weather Underground. The Weather Company. 12 May 2012. Retrieved 29 April 2017. 
  3. ^ "Lewandowski hat-trick secures domestic double for Jurgen Klopp's men". Goal.com. 12 May 2012. Retrieved 11 June 2012. 
  4. ^ "Bayern Munich shaken to the core by Borussia Dortmund humiliation". Guardian. 12 May 2012. Retrieved 11 June 2012. 
  5. ^ "Borussia Dortmund 5-2 Bayern Munich". ESPN. 12 May 2012. Retrieved 11 June 2012. 
  6. ^ "Modus" [Mode]. DFB.de (in German). German Football Association. 15 August 2012. Retrieved 11 June 2015. 

External links

  • Official website
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