May 17, 2014, 5:23 PM EST
They needed 120 minutes, but thanks to extra time goals from Arjen Robben and Thomas Müller, Bayern Munich has completed its league-cup double. Defeating Bundesliga runners up Borussia Dortmund 2-0 in Berlin, the league champions won their 17th DFB-Pokal, claiming both of Germany’s main domestic honors for the second season in a row.
After a stalemate between the club’s possession game and BVB’s attempts to counter extended into the second period of extra time, Robben converted the opener when a ball from the right found the Dutch international inside the left post. The attacker’s left-footed, 107th minute shot found the feet of Roman Weidenfeller. Without time to prepare himself for the shot, the Dortmund keeper was unable to prevent the Cup-winning goal.
Three minutes into stoppage time, Müller took advantage of a desperate Dortmund, beating Marcel Schmelzer to a ball fed behind the BVB defense by Claudio Pizarro. Going in alone on goal, the German international rounded Weidenfeller to finish into an empty net, sealing his team’s victory.
Highlights of both goals are below, but for Bayern, the win serves as redemption for the 3-0 loss it suffered at home to Dortmund on Apr. 12. It also gives the team another three-trophy season, though this year, the Club World Cup takse the Champions League trophy’s place on the mantle.
Dec 18, 2014, 4:36 PM EST
Find out who went where in Stage 2 of the MLS Re-Entry Draft on Thursday.
Dec 18, 2014, 3:00 PM EST
As we head into the busy festive season, here’s how the rankings of power look before Week 17.
Dec 18, 2014, 2:46 PM EST
Winger set to return to full training, may return to action this Sunday at Anfield.
Dec 18, 2014, 2:11 PM EST
Germany end 2014 on top, as the USMNT sit steady inside the top 30.
Dec 18, 2014, 1:26 PM EST
Balotelli will now miss Liverpool’s match against Arsenal this weekend.
Dec 18, 2014, 12:45 PM EST
Rogers worries about anti-gay laws in Russia, Qatar during World Cup tournaments.
Dec 18, 2014, 11:46 AM EST
Scunthorpe win 14-13 on penalty kicks… really?
Dec 18, 2014, 11:10 AM EST
Klinsmann’s son make six saves, but gets second-yellow as youth side beat Germany.
Dec 18, 2014, 10:17 AM EST
USMNT attacker heading back to MLS.
Dec 18, 2014, 8:50 AM EST
Vegas, baby! New soccer stadium gets seal of approval from city council… all they need know is an MLS expansion franchise.
Dec 18, 2014, 8:19 AM EST
Reus has been speeding around in his Aston Martin without a license. Gets biggest motoring fine in German history.
Dec 18, 2014, 7:54 AM EST
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Dec 17, 2014, 11:13 PM EST
Could Cole be returning to the Premier League?
Dec 17, 2014, 10:35 PM EST
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Dec 17, 2014, 10:10 PM EST
Dec 17, 2014, 8:40 PM EST
Real Madrid cruised past Azul 4-0 and will be the heavy favorites come Saturday.
Dec 17, 2014, 8:01 PM EST
Huge coup for the Dynamo, if they can pull it off.
Dec 17, 2014, 7:05 PM EST
Quick healer, Mr. Aguero.
Dec 17, 2014, 6:02 PM EST
China making a big, big play into soccer.
Dec 17, 2014, 5:09 PM EST
Three Premier League sides make the semi-final along with League One’s Sheffield United.
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