Dortmund wins their 5th DFB Pokal title

Dortmund wins their 5th DFB Pokal title
Dortmund wins their 5th DFB Pokal title

Dortmund defeated RB Leipzig to win their 5th DFB Pokal title

On Friday, Dortmund defeated RB Leipzig 1-4 to lift their 5th German DFB Pokal trophy. Erling Haaland and Jadon Sancho both scored braces in the match.

Bayern Munich is the most successful club in the competition with 20 titles. They last won in 2020, beating Bayer Leverkusen 4–2 in the final.

Though Bayern didn’t win the DFB trophy this year, they won their 9th consecutive Bundesliga title to equalize Juventus’ 9 title winning streak.

Dortmund is currently at 4th place on Bundesliga points table. They are competing with 5th place Eintracht Frankfurt for the UEFA Champions League qualification race. Bayern and RB Leipzig (2nd position) has already qualified for the UCL next season.

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Lukasz Piszczek played his last game for Dortmund yesterday. He lost in tears floods of tears after the final whistle of his last professional football.

“I’ve no words,” Piszczek said after his final game.

“I know that my career is slowly coming to an end and I never dreamed of such a highlight.”

Piszczek will return to his hometown club LKS Goczalkowice, who play in the third tier of Polish football.

“I have concrete plans in Poland and have already postponed these plans for a year,” he said last season in 2020.

“I want to play with friends from my hometown club Goczalkowice, where my father is vice-president, and take care of the youth academy that we started in 2019.

“I grew up here, this is where I developed into the man I am today, which is why I wanted to give something back.”

A Dortmund legend who gave fans so many memories.