DFB-Pokal, Borussia Dortmund demolish Leipzig to lift trophy: Records broken

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DFB-Pokal, Borussia Dortmund demolish Leipzig to lift trophy: Records broken
DFB-Pokal, Borussia Dortmund demolish Leipzig to lift trophy: Records broken

14 May 2021: DFB-Pokal, Borussia Dortmund demolish Leipzig to lift trophy: Records broken

Borussia Dortmund hammered RB Leipzig 4-1 in the DFB-Pokal final.

Jadon Sancho and Erling Braut Haaland scored a brace each for Dortmund as they swept aside Leipzig in style.

Leipzig coach Julian Nagelsmann, who is set to join Bayern Munich in July, saw his hopes of winning a trophy get dashed.

For Dortmund, this was their fifth German Cup.

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Final: Dortmund shine against Leipzig in German Cup finale

Dortmund thrived in a blistering first-half performance, scoring thrice.

England winger Sancho scored the opening goal with a superb curled finish.

Haaland outmuscled Leipzig's French defender Dayot Upamecano to get the second.

Sancho saw Dortmund go 3-0 up at stroke of half-time.

In the second half, Leipzig pulled one goal back through Dani Olmo before Haaland killed the game in the 87th minute.

Fact: Dortmund are DFB-Pokal champions

Fact: Dortmund manager Edin Terzic scripts this record

As per Opta, Dortmund manager Edin Terzic (38 years and 195 days) become the youngest manager to lift the DFB-Pokal since Thomas Schaaf (38 years and 43 days) for Werder Bremen in 1998-99.