1999 DFB-Ligapokal Final

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1999 DFB-Ligapokal Final
German League Cup
Event1999 DFB-Ligapokal
Date17 July 1999 (1999-07-17)
VenueBayArena, Leverkusen
RefereeHans-Jürgen Weber (Essen)

The 1999 DFB-Ligapokal Final decided the winner of the 1999 DFB-Ligapokal, the 3rd edition of the reiterated DFB-Ligapokal, a knockout football cup competition.

The match was played on 17 July 1999 at the BayArena in Leverkusen. Bayern Munich won the match 2–1 against Werder Bremen for their 3rd title.[1]


Team Qualification for tournament Previous appearances (bold indicates winners)
Werder Bremen 1998–99 DFB-Pokal winners None
Bayern MunichTH 1998–99 Bundesliga champions 2 (1997, 1998)

Route to the final[edit]

The DFB-Ligapokal is a six team single-elimination knockout cup competition. There are a total of two rounds leading up to the final. Four teams enter the preliminary round, with the two winners advancing to the semi-finals, where they will be joined by two additional clubs who were given a bye. For all matches, the winner after 90 minutes advances. If still tied, extra time, and if necessary penalties are used to determine the winner.[2]

Werder Bremen Round Bayern Munich
Opponent Result 1999 DFB-Ligapokal Opponent Result
Bayer Leverkusen 2–1 Semi-finals Borussia Dortmund 1–0



Werder Bremen1–2Bayern Munich
Seidel Goal 56' Report
Attendance: 13,000
Werder Bremen
Bayern Munich
GK 1 Germany Frank Rost
RB 4 Germany Dirk Flock
CB 24 Germany Sven Benken
CB 6 Germany Frank Baumann
LB 13 Germany Andree Wiedener
RM 22 Germany Torsten Frings Substituted off 60'
CM 5 Germany Dieter Eilts Substituted off 60'
CM 3 Switzerland Raphaël Wicky Yellow card
LM 7 Ukraine Yuriy Maksymov
CF 25 Germany Sören Seidel
CF 32 Brazil Aílton Substituted off 75'
GK 12 Germany Stefan Brasas
DF 33 Germany Mike Barten
MF 2 Netherlands Lodewijk Roembiak
MF 23 Germany Christoph Dabrowski Substituted in 60'
FW 9 Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Rade Bogdanović Substituted in 60'
FW 11 Switzerland Adrian Kunz Substituted in 75'
FW 20 Germany Dirk Weetendorf
Germany Thomas Schaaf
Werder Bremen vs Bayern Munich 1999-07-17.svg
GK 22 Germany Bernd Dreher
CB 5 Sweden Patrik Andersson
CB 25 Germany Thomas Linke Yellow card
DM 10 Germany Lothar Matthäus (c) Substituted off 79'
RWB 2 Germany Markus Babbel
LWB 18 Germany Michael Tarnat
CM 7 Germany Mehmet Scholl
CM 17 Germany Thorsten Fink
RW 21 Germany Alexander Zickler Substituted off 77'
LW 13 Brazil Paulo Sérgio
CF 19 Germany Carsten Jancker
GK 33 Germany Stefan Wessels
DF 23 Germany Frank Wiblishauser
DF 29 Germany Sebastian Backer
MF 6 Germany Michael Wiesinger
MF 20 Bosnia and Herzegovina Hasan Salihamidžić Yellow card Substituted in 77'
MF 31 Czech Republic David Jarolím Substituted in 79'
FW 32 Ghana Emanuel Bentil
Germany Ottmar Hitzfeld


  1. ^ "(West) Germany - List of Super/League Cup Finals". RSSSF.com. Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation. Retrieved 16 June 2016.
  2. ^ "Rund um den Ligapokal" [About the Ligapokal]. dfb.de (in German). German Football Association. Retrieved 19 September 2016.