0-2: Kaiserslautern ends modest Saarbrucken’s dream and will play in the final


He Kaiserslautern prophecies come true and end the fairy tale starring modesty Saarbruckena team from the third category of German football, after proving this Tuesday their qualification for the final of DFB Pokal (German Cup) by defeating Rudiger Ziehl’s team 0-2.

What the mighty Bayern Munich, Eintracht Frankfurt or Borussia Moenchengladbach could not do, Kaiserslautern achieved, a historic team that fell into disrepair, currently struggling to avoid relegation to the Third Division.

But if the league future of the ‘red devils’ is uncertain, the path to the Cup could not be more exciting for Friedhelm Funkel’s team who, twenty-one years later, will once again fight for a cup title they have already achieved in the 1990s and nineteen ninety-six.

It’s a story Kaiserslauterna team that has as many as four Bundesliga titles under its belt, counting it against a Saarbrucken that clawed back in the second half.

If in the first forty-five minutes the home team was able to contain a Kaiserslautern team that seemed content to make no mistakes, in the second Saarbrucken succumbed to the step forward made by Kaiserslautern.

Improvement that they are responsible for moving on the scoreboard Marlon Ritterthat made it 1-0 in the 53rd minute, and the Malian Almany Tourewho established the final 2-0 score in the 75th minute that confirmed the classification of the ‘red devils’.

A final where Kaiserslautern will measure the winner of the semifinal that will face this Wednesday the Bayer Leverkusen of the Spaniard Xabi Alonso, the unbeaten leader of the Bundesliga, with Fortuna DusseldorfSecond Division team.

Source: La Verdad


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