4-2 win against SC Freiburg: RB Leipzig wins the DFB Cup for the first time

Status: 05/21/2022 11:02 p.m

Bundesliga club RB Leipzig has won the DFB Cup for the first time. Despite being outnumbered, the Saxons beat SC Freiburg 4-2 on penalties in the final in Berlin’s Olympic Stadium.

With the last of their strength, RB Leipzig won the first major title in the club’s young history in a thriller final. Coach Domenico Tedesco’s team won the final in Berlin against SC Freiburg 4-2 on penalties. After regular time and extra time, the score was 1-1 (0-1, 1-1). Freiburg’s Christian Günter and Ermedin Demirovic each missed a penalty.

In front of 74,322 spectators in the sold-out Olympic Stadium, Maximilian Eggestein (19th minute) gave Freiburg the lead. Christopher Nkunku equalized in the 76th minute and saved the fourth-placed Bundesliga player into extra time in his third cup final. Leipzig was outnumbered from the 57th minute after defender Marcel Halstenberg saw the red card for an emergency brake.

DFB Cup final: SC Freiburg is defeated by RB Leipzig on penalties

Thorsten Michels, RBB, daily topics 10:45 p.m., May 22, 2022

You can read the detailed match report at the sportschau.

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