2001 DFB-Pokal Final
Match programme cover
|Date||26 May 2001|
|Referee||Hermann Albrecht (Kaufbeuren)|
22 °C (72 °F)
The 2001 DFB-Pokal Final decided the winner of the 2000–01 DFB-Pokal, the 58th season of Germany's premier knockout football cup competition. It was played on 26 May 2001 at the Olympiastadion in Berlin. Schalke 04 won the match 2–0 against Union Berlin to claim their 3rd cup title.
Route to the final
The DFB-Pokal began with 64 teams in a single-elimination knockout cup competition. There were a total of five rounds leading up to the final. Teams were drawn against each other, and the winner after 90 minutes would advance. If still tied, 30 minutes of extra time was played. If the score was still level, a penalty shoot-out was used to determine the winner.
Note: In all results below, the score of the finalist is given first (H: home; A: away).
|Union Berlin||Round||Schalke 04|
|Rot-Weiß Oberhausen (H)||2–0||Round 1||TSV Rain am Lech (A)||7–0|
|Greuther Fürth (H)||1–0||Round 2||FC St. Pauli (A)||3–1 (a.e.t.)|
|SSV Ulm (H)||4–2||Round of 16||Borussia Dortmund (H)||2–1|
|VfL Bochum (H)||1–0||Quarter-finals||1. FC Magdeburg (A)||1–0|
|Borussia Mönchengladbach (H)||2–2 (a.e.t.) (4–2 p)||Semi-finals||VfB Stuttgart (A)||3–0|
|Union Berlin||0–2||Schalke 04|
|Report||Böhme 53', 58' (pen.)|
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