Enthralling women's final: Wolfsburg holt in the penalty shoot-out against eating the Cup

Good, better, VfL Wolfsburg. With a "double winner, double winner"-songs Alexandra Popp & co. celebrated their sixth Cup Triumph in the series. In the previou

Enthralling women's final: Wolfsburg holt in the penalty shoot-out against eating the Cup

Good, better, VfL Wolfsburg. With a "double winner, double winner"-songs Alexandra Popp & co. celebrated their sixth Cup Triumph in the series. In the previous season unbeaten German women's football champion won on Saturday in Cologne against outsiders SGS food with 4:2 (3:3, 3:3, 1:2) in the penalty shoot-out.

the VfL finished a memorable season with the Double and made a new historical record. "So a Cup win is not a habit. There is always something Special, and we want to continue," said VfL coach Stephan Lerch.

As the first women's Team managed the Wolfsburg inside the sixth Cup Triumph in the series and surpassed after the first spirit, the final of the German football the previous best mark of 1. FFC Frankfurt.

food complains: Wolfsburg is not a "deserved winner"

Pernille Harder (11. Minute), Anna Blässe (70.) and Dominique Janssen (86.) met in the high-class most women the final of the last years for the VfL, Lea Schüller (1.), Marina Hegering (18.) and Irini Ioannidou (90.+1) for eating. After a 3:3 after 90 enthralling and entertaining minutes, the extension remained goalless. "It is the deserved winner is not on the podium," said food national player Marina Hegering in the first disappointment of the awards ceremony.

"I'm proud of the team. We have made it through 120 minutes of very good. In the end, it is a game of luck," said food coach Markus Högner. "We were very close to win this game. That would have been the crowning glory to the season. Nevertheless, outweighs the Pride that we have made a Übermannschaft life difficult. This was the best performance this season."

In the penalty turned Wolfsburg's Pernille Harder to shoot the decisive shot, after goalkeeper Friederike Abt two penalties had kept. For Wolfsburg it was the fifth Double, and the seventh Cup success. Record the winner in this competition, however, remains the 1. FFC Frankfurt, with nine titles.

eat lead already after eleven seconds

the national coach Martina Voss-Tecklenburg and DFB Vice-President Hannelore Ratzeburg got as a grandstand for guests to see a competitive game, in front of all the outsiders from food continued to grow.

"respect for the performance of all the players," said Voss-Tecklenburg in the ARD. After eleven seconds, the SGS was in the lead. Schüller ran on to a pass from Lena Ostermeier, shortly after the reluctant from their goal, rushed to the scene enemy Keeperin Friederike Abt with a lifter and carried the Ball in from close range with a header over the line.

But the answer of the VfL was not long in coming. After the break, Anna pallor of the base line Harder broke the deadlock with a shot from ten metres out for the interim compensation.

Thus, the favorite seemed to be back in the track, acted but in defense continues to be carefree. Of national player Hegering benefited and brought to the SGS after a short corner with a well-placed header but the ball is back in the lead.

Wolfsburg must be in the extension

After this bird wild kick-off in Wolfsburg was required only rarely in this previously dominant season. With a fast structure game, and a lot of movement in the VfL pressed to equalise, but found hardly any gaps in the densely staggered opposing Defensive. This was quite to the liking of the counter-strong, well-known Eaters who saved the deserved lead with a lot of commitment in the break.

Even after the restart, the coach Markus Högner shiny set SGS proved to be more than uncomfortable opponent in the final was 3:1 in the case of a shot from Jana Feldkamp (58.) on the inside of the post and near. However, a considerable long shot of pallor from a good 25 meters gave Wolfsburg twelve minutes later the compensation.

In the final phase, the Wolfsburg looked inside to the gate of Janssen as the winners, but Ioannidou (90.+1) made for a well-deserved extension.

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Updated Date: 04 July 2020, 17:26

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