2005 DFL-Ligapokal Final
The 2005 DFL-Ligapokal Final decided the winner of the 2005 DFL-Ligapokal, the 9th edition of the reiterated DFL-Ligapokal, a knockout football cup competition.
The match was played on 2 August 2005 at the Zentralstadion in Leipzig. Schalke 04 won the match 1–0 against VfB Stuttgart for their 1st title.
Route to the final
The DFL-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.