Borussia Dortmund midfielder Sebastian Kehl was delighted with his side's 5-2 DFB-Pokal final win over Bayern Munich on Saturday.The holding midfielder admitted the Bavarians caused them plenty of problems, but stressed that Dortmund were up to the task as they completed the domestic double after previously securing the Bundesliga title.
Germany coach Joachim Loew believes Bayern Munich will bounce back against Chelsea after their DFB Pokal final thrashing.Jupp Heynckes' men looked horribly out of sorts in Berlin as they were thrashed 5-2 in the final by Borussia Dortmund on Saturday.
Bayern Munich full-back Philipp Lahm has claimed they were the better team in their 5-2 loss to Borussia Dortmund in the DFB Pokal final.The Bavarians had started reasonably well but Shinji Kagawa opened the scoring in Berlin for the German champions and although Arjen Robben equalised, a penalty from Mats Hummels and a Robert Lewandowski strike right in injury-time at the end of the first-half put two goals between the sides at the break.
Borussia Dortmund secured a domestic double with a 5-2 victory over Bayern Munich in the DFB Pokal final at the Olympiastadion in Berlin.Shinji Kagawa put the Bundesliga champions ahead early on but Arjen Robben levelled the game with a penalty midway through the first half. Mats Hummels restored Dortmund's lead before Robert Lewandowski added another in stoppage time.
Former Bayern Munich coach Udo Lattek says Jupp Heynckes' men must win Saturday's DFB Pokal final against Borussia Dortmund.The 77-year-old, who coached both clubs throughout his career, feels the Bavarians need the cup glory more than ever before - for a much needed confidence boost heading into the Champions League final against Chelsea.
Former Bayern Munich midfielder Thomas Strunz has predicted a thrilling DFB Pokal final between his old side and Borussia Dortmund.Juergen Klopp's men have had the better of their illustrious Bavarian counterparts of late, and claimed their second consecutive Bundesliga title this term, while the Allianz Arena outfit have the Champions League final against Chelsea to play next weekend.
Bayern Munich's Bastian Schweinsteiger feels the DFB Pokal final against Borussia Dortmund will be the toughest yet.The Bavarian giants will take on Jurgen Klopp's men on Saturday to decide the winners of the domestic trophy, with the Signal Iduna Park outfit looking to wrap up a double after claiming the league title.
Bayern Munich coach Jupp Heynckes is in a confident mood ahead of the DFB-Pokal final against Borussia Dortmund.The Bavarian giants have lost both of their matches against Dortmund this season, but Heynckes believes his side will finally be able to defeat Juergen Klopp's men on Saturday.
Mats Hummels does not expect his Borussia Dortmund team-mate Shinji Kagawa to stay at the club beyond the end of the season.The Japanese star has been in fantastic form this season as his club stormed to a second consecutive Bundesliga title, but has been widely linked with a move away with Manchester United the reported destination.
Former Borussia Dortmund defender Christian Woerns says he has been impressed by the club's rise to prominence in recent years.Dortmund have won back-to-back Bundesliga titles after a number of disappointing seasons in the early 2000s, and Woerns has nothing but praise for their resurgence.
Lucas Barrios is desperate to beat Bayern Munich in Saturday's DFB Pokal final in Berlin in order to end his Borussia Dortmund career on a high.The Paraguay international has already signed a contract with Chinese Super League club Guangzhou Evergrande, but wants to complete the domestic double with BVB before saying farewell to the Bundesliga champions.
Bayern Munich president Uli Hoeness has compared the DFB Pokal final to their upcoming Champions League final against Chelsea.Bayern take on the Bundesliga champions Borussia Dortmund on Saturday, before locking horns with the English giants on May 19 in Europe, and Hoeness said the titles are on par with one another.
Goalkeeper Roman Weidenfeller cannot wait for Saturday's Cup final clash between Borussia Dortmund and Bayern Munich.Dortmund's Dortmund claims the rivalry between the two German clubs is of similar proportions to the heated relationship of Barcelona and Real Madrid.
|13-05||´We´re worthy champions´, says Kehl|
|13-05||Loew predicts Bayern backlash|
|13-05||Defeated Bayern were better, says Lahm|
|12-05||DFB Pokal: Borussia Dortmund 5 Bayern Munich 2|
|12-05||Lattek: Bayern must win DFB Pokal|
|12-05||Strunz predicts classic DFB Pokal final|
|12-05||Schweinsteiger: Final will be toughest yet|
|11-05||Heynckes bullish ahead of cup final|
|11-05||Hummels tips Kagawa to leave Dortmund|
|11-05||Woerns impressed by Dortmund progress|
|10-05||Barrios keen to sign off with win|
|09-05||Hoeness: DFB and CL are equal|
|07-05||Weidenfeller relishes cup final clash|