2001 DFB-Pokal Final

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2001 DFB-Pokal Final
2001 DFB-Pokal Final programme.jpg
Match programme cover
Event 2000–01 DFB-Pokal
Date 26 May 2001 (2001-05-26)
Venue Olympiastadion, Berlin
Referee Hermann Albrecht (Kaufbeuren)[1]
Attendance 73,011
Weather Clear
22 °C (72 °F)
29% humidity[2]

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.[3] Schalke 04 won the match 2–0 against Union Berlin to claim their 3rd cup title.

Route to the final[edit]

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.[4]

Note: In all results below, the score of the finalist is given first (H: home; A: away).

Union Berlin Round Schalke 04
Opponent Result 2000–01 DFB-Pokal Opponent Result
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 Goal 53'58' (pen.)
Attendance: 73,011
Union Berlin
Schalke 04
GK 26 Germany Sven Beuckert Yellow card
SW 18 Germany Jens Tschiedel Substituted off 81'
CB 33 Germany Tom Persich
CB 11 Germany Daniel Ernemann Yellow card Substituted off 56'
RWB 24 Bulgaria Emil Kremenliev
LWB 3 Germany Ronny Nikol
CM 4 Germany Steffen Menze (c)
CM 16 Bulgaria Hristo Koilov
AM 6 Nigeria Chibuike Okeke
CF 7 Albania Harun Isa Substituted off 70'
CF 22 Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Božidar Đurković
GK 20 Poland Robert Wulnikowski
DF 2 Germany Gert Müller
DF 21 Bulgaria Adalbert Zafirov
MF 5 Germany Marko Tredup Substituted in 81'
MF 9 Austria Michael Zechner Substituted in 70'
MF 19 Czech Republic Jiří Balcárek
FW 25 Brazil Daniel Teixeira Substituted in 56'
Bulgaria Georgi Vasilev
Union Berlin vs Schalke 04 2001-05-26.svg
GK 1 Germany Oliver Reck
RB 18 Netherlands Niels Oude Kamphuis
CB 6 Poland Tomasz Hajto Yellow card
CB 12 Netherlands Marco van Hoogdalem
LB 2 Belgium Nico Van Kerckhoven Substituted off 87'
DM 20 Czech Republic Jiří Němec Substituted off 84'
RM 14 Germany Gerald Asamoah Yellow card Substituted off 80'
CM 7 Germany Andreas Möller Yellow card
LM 8 Germany Jörg Böhme
CF 11 Denmark Ebbe Sand (c)
CF 21 Belgium Émile Mpenza
GK 13 Norway Frode Grodås
DF 3 Czech Republic Radoslav Látal Substituted in 80'
DF 10 Germany Olaf Thon Substituted in 84'
DF 23 Germany Markus Happe
MF 5 Germany Sven Kmetsch
MF 19 Germany Mike Büskens Substituted in 87'
FW 9 Netherlands Youri Mulder
Netherlands Huub Stevens

Assistant referees:[1]
Josef Maier (Munich)
Heiner Müller (Bilsdorf)

Match rules

  • 90 minutes.
  • 30 minutes of extra time if necessary.
  • Penalty shoot-out if scores still level.
  • Seven named substitutes, of which up to three may be used.


  1. ^ a b "1. FC Union Berlin - FC Schalke 04 0:2 (DFB-Pokal 2000/2001, Final)". worldfootball.net. HEIM:SPIEL. Retrieved 5 January 2017.
  2. ^ "Weather History for Berlin Tegel, DE". Weather Underground. The Weather Company. 26 May 2001. Retrieved 29 April 2017.
  3. ^ "Alle DFB-Pokalsieger" [All DFB-Pokal winners]. dfb.de (in German). German Football Association. Retrieved 6 June 2016.
  4. ^ "Modus" [Mode]. dfb.de (in German). German Football Association. 15 August 2012. Retrieved 11 June 2015.