Match programme cover
|After extra time|
Borussia Dortmund won 4–3 on penalties
|Date||3 August 1996|
|Referee||Hans-Peter Best (Kämpfelbach-Bilfingen)|
The 1997 DFB-Supercup, known as the Panasonic DFB-Supercup for sponsorship purposes, was the tenth DFB-Supercup, an annual football match contested by the winners of the previous season's Bundesliga and DFB-Pokal competitions. It was the last DFB-Supercup, with the competition replaced by a DFB-Ligapokal which ran from 1997 to 2007. The supercup returned in 2010, now run by the Deutsche Fußball Liga (DFL).
The match was played at the Carl-Benz-Stadion, Mannheim, and contested by league champions Borussia Dortmund and cup winners 1. FC Kaiserslautern. Dortmund won their second consecutive title, their third in total.
|Team||Qualification||Previous appearances (bold indicates winners)|
|Borussia DortmundTH||1995–96 Bundesliga champions||2 (1989, 1995)|
|1. FC Kaiserslautern||1995–96 DFB-Pokal winners||2 (1988, 1991 Final)|
|Borussia Dortmund||1–1 (a.e.t.)||1. FC Kaiserslautern|
|Wolters 66'||Report||Marschall 55'|
1. FC Kaiserslautern
- "(West) Germany - List of Super/League Cup Finals". RSSSF.com. Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation. Retrieved 16 June 2016.