1998 DFB-Ligapokal Final

1998 DFB-Ligapokal Final
German League Cup
Event 1998 DFB-Ligapokal
Date 8 August 1998 (1998-08-08)
Venue BayArena, Leverkusen
Referee Lutz Michael Fröhlich (Berlin)
Attendance 14,000

The 1998 DFB-Ligapokal Final decided the winner of the 1998 DFB-Ligapokal, the 2nd edition of the reiterated DFB-Ligapokal, a knockout football cup competition.

The match was played on 8 August 1998 at the BayArena in Leverkusen. Bayern Munich won the match 4–0 against VfB Stuttgart for their 2nd title.[1]

Route to the final

The DFB-Ligapokal is a six team single-elimination knockout cup competition. There are a total of two rounds leading up to the final. Four teams enter the preliminary round, with the two winners advancing to the semi-finals, where they will be joined by two additional clubs who were given a bye. For all matches, the winner after 90 minutes advances. If still tied, extra time, and if necessary penalties are used to determine the winner.[2]

Bayern Munich Round VfB Stuttgart
Opponent Result 1998 DFB-Ligapokal Opponent Result
Bye Preliminary round Schalke 04 2–1
Bayer Leverkusen 1–0 Semi-finals 1. FC Kaiserslautern 3–2



8 August 1998 (1998-08-08)
19:00 CEST
Bayern Munich 4–0 VfB Stuttgart
BayArena, Leverkusen
Attendance: 14,000
Referee: Lutz Michael Fröhlich (Berlin)
Bayern Munich
VfB Stuttgart
GK 1 Germany Oliver Kahn
CB 2 Germany Markus Babbel
CB 10Germany Lothar Matthäus (c)  67'
CB 5 Germany Thomas Helmer
RWB8 Germany Thomas Strunz
LWB18Germany Michael Tarnat
CM 11Germany Stefan Effenberg
CM 17Germany Thorsten Fink
RW 14Germany Mario Basler  61'
LW 20Bosnia and Herzegovina Hasan Salihamidžić
CF 9 Brazil Giovane Élber  72'
GK 22Germany Bernd Dreher
DF 25Germany Thomas Linke
MF 13Germany Jens Jeremies  67'
FW 19Germany Carsten Jancker  72'
FW 21Germany Alexander Zickler  61'
Germany Ottmar Hitzfeld
GK 1 Austria Franz Wohlfahrt
CB 2 Germany Martin Spanring  35'
CB 5 Netherlands Frank Verlaat  46'
CB 4 Germany Thomas Berthold
RWB7 Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Kristijan Đorđević
LWB15Republic of Macedonia Mitko Stojkovski
DM 20Croatia Zvonimir Soldo
CM 8 Germany Michael Zeyer  27'
CM 22Hungary Krisztián Lisztes
AM 10Bulgaria Krasimir Balakov
CF 11Germany Fredi Bobic
GK 25Germany Marc Ziegler
MF 17Germany Timo Rost  46'
MF 18Guinea Pablo Thiam  35'
FW 9 Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Sreto Ristić  27'
FW 13Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Saša Marković
Germany Winfried Schäfer


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