2005 DFL-Ligapokal

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2005 DFL-Ligapokal
2005 DFL-Ligapokal programme.jpg
Tournament programme cover
Country Germany Germany
Teams 6
Champions Schalke 04
Runners-up VfB Stuttgart
Matches played 5
Goals scored 8 (1.6 per match)

The 2005 DFL-Ligapokal was the ninth edition of the Ligapokal, now under control of the German Football League (DFL) as opposed to the German Football Association (DFB). The competition saw some format changes, with the preliminary round matches being played consecutively in the same stadium, and the final moved to the new Zentralstadion in Leipzig. Schalke 04 won their first title, beating VfB Stuttgart 1–0 in the final.

Preliminary round[edit]

23 July 2005
20:30
Werder Bremen 1 – 0 Bayer Leverkusen
Klasnić Goal 19' Report
LTU Arena, Düsseldorf
Attendance: 25,000
Referee: Manuel Gräfe

Semi-finals[edit]

26 July 2005
20:30
Bayern Munich 1 – 2 VfB Stuttgart
Makaay Goal 19' Report Hitzlsperger Goal 22'
Stranzl Goal 90'
Allianz-Arena, Munich
Attendance: 40,000
Referee: Thorsten Kinhöfer

27 July 2005
20:30
Schalke 04 2 – 1 Werder Bremen
Bajramović Goal 34'
Sand Goal 71'
Report Valdez Goal 90'
Veltins-Arena, Gelsenkirchen
Attendance: 50,000
Referee: Helmut Fleischer

Final[edit]

2 August 2005 (2005-08-02)
20:30 CEST
VfB Stuttgart 0–1 Schalke 04
Report Kurányi Goal 10'
Zentralstadion, Leipzig
Attendance: 40,000
Referee: Lutz Wagner (Kriftel)

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