2010 DFB-Pokal Final
Match programme cover
|Date||15 May 2010|
|Referee||Thorsten Kinhöfer (Herne)|
8 °C (46 °F)
The 2009–10 DFB-Pokal season came to a close on 15 May 2010 when Bayern Munich played defending champions Werder Bremen at the Olympiastadion in Berlin. Bayern thrashed Bremen 4-0 with goals from Robben, Olić, Ribéry, and Schweinsteiger. The title capped off a successful season, with Bayern winning the domestic double of the Fußball-Bundesliga and the DFB-Pokal. These successes were Bayern's 22nd league and 15th cup titles. Bayern were also in line for The Treble but lost to Internazionale of Milan, 2-0 in the Champions League Final at Madrid's Santiago Bernabéu Stadium on 22 May.
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).
|Werder Bremen||Round||Bayern Munich|
|Union Berlin (A)||5–0||First round||SpVgg Neckarelz (A)||3–1|
|FC St. Pauli (H)||2–1||Second round||Rot-Weiß Oberhausen (H)||5–0|
|1. FC Kaiserslautern (H)||3–0||Round of 16||Eintracht Frankfurt (A)||4–0|
|1899 Hoffenheim (H)||2–1||Quarter-finals||Greuther Fürth (H)||6–2|
|FC Augsburg (H)||2–0||Semi-finals||Schalke 04 (A)||1–0 (a.e.t.)|
|Werder Bremen||0–4||Bayern Munich|
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