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RB Leipzig - Borussia Dortmund
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FULL-TIME: DORTMUND ARE CROWNED DFB-POKAL CHAMPIONS! Two goals apiece from Jadon Sancho and Erling Haaland does it for Edin Terzic, who lifts his first ever trophy as manager at the expense of Julian Nagelsmann whose wait continues. His RB Leipzig side were simply outclassed by Dortmund on the night.
- OffErling HaalandBorussia Dortmund
- OnGiovanni ReynaBorussia Dortmund
Double Dortmund sub: Giovanni Reyna and Julian Brandt come on for Haaland and Reus.
- Yellow cardMats HummelsBorussia Dortmund
Yellow card! Hummels is booked for a late challenge on Forsberg. There will be ONE minute of added time to play.
- OffJadon SanchoBorussia Dortmund
- OnThomas MeunierBorussia Dortmund
Dortmund sub: Sancho, after an amazing performance, is replaced by Thomas Meunier.
- GoalErling HaalandBorussia Dortmund
GOAL! RB Leipzig 1-4 Dortmund (Erling Haaland): It had to be him to have the final say, didn't it?! The attacking move is led by the excellent Sancho as he flies down the right and picking out Haaland who scores with a shot from the edge of the penalty area.
Sancho... no! Can releases the Englishman one-vs-one with the goalkeeper. He rounds Gulacsi but takes too long to get his shot away and the Leipzig No 1 makes a recovery to make the block.
A goal now for Leipzig would make things really interesting and Nkunku almost grabs it. His right-footed shot is deflected behind off Hummels.
- Yellow cardJadon SanchoBorussia Dortmund
Sancho has his name taken, too, for a little shove on Olmo in response to the Leipzig's reaction.
- Yellow cardDani OlmoRB Leipzig
Yellow card! Olmo goes into the book for dissent after raging at the referee following Hazard's foul.
Reus breaks down the left flank, beats Laimer for pace but sees his shot blocked by Upamecano.
Another chance for Leipzig! Nkuku nips in to intercept Sancho's back pass but his touch takes him wide so he rolls it back to Olmo, whose first-time shot trickles wide of goal.
- OffMahmoud DahoudBorussia Dortmund
- OnThomas DelaneyBorussia Dortmund
Dortmund sub: Terzic reacts to conceding by bringing on Thomas Delaney for Dahoud.
- GoalDani OlmoRB Leipzig
GOAL! RB Leipzig 1-3 Dortmund (Dani Olmo): Finally, Leipzig have one back and perhaps this one isn't over just yet! After Guerriero makes a mess of his clearance, Nkuku tees up Olmo who lashes a left-footed shot into the top corner!
Off the post! Laimer tricks his way to the byline and drives a powerful shot from the angle. Burki can only parry into the path of Forsberg whose left-footed rebound hits the woodwork!
Leipzig sub: Their fifth and final sub sees Benjamin Henrichs come on for Haidara.
ANOTHER MEMORABLE DISPLAY
That should be four! How does he miss, really? Reus drives into the box from the right, looks up and rolls it across goal to leave Hazard with a tap in... but on the stretch he fails to find the target!
In a moment that sums up Leipzig's night so far, Olmo hits row-Z with a shot from 30 yards.
- OffKevin KamplRB Leipzig
- OnEmil ForsbergRB Leipzig
Double Leipzig sub: Kampl and Mukiele make way for Konrad Laimer and Emil Forsberg.
Save! Burki preserves Dortmund's clean sheet with a save with his foot from Nkunku following Poulsen's cross. The substitutes have certainly made an impact since coming on.
Close! Much better from Leipzig since the restart and if they grab a goal, you can't say it hadn't been coming. And it's Poulsen, the man who loves this competition, who almost grabs it, just pulling a right-footed strike wide of the left post.
Dortmund almost catch Leipzig cold after another blistering breakaway but Piszczek's cross from the right is just taken away from Reus in the nick of time by the fully stretched Kampl.
- Yellow cardMahmoud DahoudBorussia Dortmund
Yellow card! Dortmund's third of the night as Dahoud goes into the book for a foul from behind on Olmo.
Burki is forced into action this time, saving from Sabitzer, who had made a driving run through the middle but lacked the clinical finish.
Off the crossbar! The substitute Nkunku is almost on the scoresheet immediately and is denied only by the woodwork! He connects sweetly with Haidara's cross and Burki was well beaten.
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Kick-off! The second half is up and running!
Dortmund sub: Thorgan Hazard comes on for Bellingham, who may have picked up a knock in the first half.
Double Leipzig sub: The competition's topscorer Poulsen replaces Sorloth, while Nkunku takes the place of Hee-Chan.
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Half-time: It's RB Leipzig 0-3 Dortmund at the break, thanks to a Jadon Sancho brace and a strike from Erling Haaland.
- Yellow cardDayot UpamecanoRB Leipzig
Upamecano was booked in the build-up to the goal. He's had a torrid evening trying to deal with Haaland.
- GoalJadon SanchoBorussia Dortmund
GOAL! Leipzig 0-3 Dortmund (Jadon Sancho): That is surely game over! Sancho has his second, Dortmund have their third - and Leipzig are in disarray. Haaland holds off Upamecano as Dahoud releases Reus through on goal. He looks up and unselfishly rolls it across to Sancho, who dances around Halstenburg before slotting it into an empty net. The assistant has his offside flag raise but after a VAR check the goal is confirmed.
Upamecano has his hands full trying to mark Haaland this evening but on this occasion he does well, beating the Norwegian for pace and scrambling Sancho's through ball behind for a corner.
Wide! Olmo spreads it to Sorloth right of goal and from a tight angle, he tries to catch Burki out with a shot to the near post. However, his effort lacks accuracy and it's well wide.
Chance! Haaland and Sancho are purring out there and they combine to release Reus, with the latter playing the killer pass. However, the killer finish isn't there as Reus fails to make proper contact with the shot and rather scuffs it into the gloves of Gulacsi.
Sorloth gets away down the right and tries to deliver a cross back into the penalty area, but no such luck as the ball goes behind for a goal-kick. Ten minutes until half-time and Leipzig need to get their act together.
Over! Leipzig look shell shocked and they concede possession once more, with Piszczek intercepting on the right flank. Sancho finds Dahoud, who tries a first-time effort from the edge of the penalty area but gets too much purchase on the shot as it flies over.
This was supposed to be Nagelsmann's big day. The stage had been set for him to make history with Leipzig to lift their first cup. But Dortmund are ruining the party. It's a long way back from here.
- GoalErling HaalandBorussia Dortmund
GOAL! RB Leipzig 0-2 Dortmund (Erling Haaland): What strength and composure from Haaland, who doubles Dortmund's lead! Dortmund press and win the ball from Leipzig's throw-in, Reus drives forward and rolls into the path of the Norwegian, who knocks Upamecano out of the way before side-footing it past Gulasci.
- Yellow cardJude BellinghamBorussia Dortmund
Yellow card! Bellingham has his name taken for a challenge on Kampl. That's soft as it appeared the Englishman had cleanly won the ball.
For all of Leipzig's possession and urgency, they have yet to test Burki in the Dortmund goal.
Dortmund are having to withstand more pressure as Reus fouls Mukiele just outside the penalty area, to the right. Halstenberg whips his free-kick around the wall but the shot is blocked. Did it strike a hand? Leipzig appeal for a spot-kick but the referee isn't convinced.
And from the resulting free-kick, Mukiele heads over at the far post from a Sabitzer delivery.
Yellow card! Can goes into the book for his second or third foul this evening, giving Leipzig a free-kick on the left channel.
Stat: That was Sancho's fifth goal of the tournament, moving him joint topscorer with Leipzig striker Poulsen, who is on the bench.
For the last few minutes, Leipzig have their opponents camped in their own half. They dominated Saturday's game, too, but Dortmund were in ruthless form, scoring from three of their four shots on target.
Leipzig appeared to be just getting into their rhythm before Dortmund's goal on the counter-attack. How they react to conceding first will be interesting.
The perfect start for Dortmund as Sancho's run continues - he has now scored three times in the last five days against Leipzig.
- GoalJadon SanchoBorussia Dortmund
GOAL! RB Leipzig 0-1 Dortmund (Jadon Sancho): He's back on top form and Sancho gives Dortmund lift-off! After Reus steals it from Kampl, Haaland is involved - of course he is - feeding Dahoud and he spreads it wide to the Englishman. He takes a touch, carving inside before curling a delicious right-footed strike into the top corner.
Chance! The ball sits up nicely for Sorloth, but his shot from inside the box is charged down. It falls for Sabitzer, whose volley with the outside of the boot floats over the bar. First chance of the game.
Dortmund start the match immediately on the front foot and win a corner. Sancho swings it in but Leipzig deal with the delivery rather easily.
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Kick-off! Leipzig get us underway the 78th DFB-Pokal cup final.
The national anthem plays. Both sides look pumped. It's almost time...
FIVE minutes until kick-off! It's RB Leipzig versus Dortmund in the DFB-Pokal final, it's LIVE and it's NEXT!
A splendid night for some football, and with a trophy on the line, this should be an entertaining spectacle.
Pre-match stat: Sancho has been the most dangerous attacking outlet in this season's DFB Cup, with four goals and four assists coming in at a rate of one every 54 minutes.
Dortmund will certainly be confident having gone seven games unbeaten against Leipzig. Nagelsmann has only beaten Dortmund once with his current club.
As much as this is a big night for Dortmund, it is also huge for RB Leipzig and their outgoing coach Nagelsmann. Never before has the 33-year-old tasted success as a manager and it would be ideal for him to get the monkey off his back before he takes over at Bayern. Next week Leipzig will celebrate its 12th anniversary - it would be a huge statement of intent to have a first trophy in the cabinet.
Nagelsmann on the cup final: "The first title would be incredibly important. It'd be great for the club, for the region, for the people here. Obviously the game is a real highlight and it will be an emotional farewell for me."
Did you know? Dortmund have won the DFB Cup four times, most recently in 2017 when Ousmane Dembele and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang fired them to a 2-1 win over Eintracht Frankfurt.
The big news for Dortmund is that Erling Haaland is fit to start, just five days after missing the dress rehearsal when Terzic's side ran out 3-2 winners in the Bundesliga. Jadon Sancho scored a brace on the day and will be confident of leading Dortmund to their fifth DFB-Pokal trophy.
Alexander Sorloth leads Leipzig's attack, with Hee-chan Hwang in support. Christopher Nkunku is fit enough only for the bench. The competition's topscorer Yussuf Poulson will be disappointed to be named as a substitute.
TEAM NEWS - RB Leipzig XI: Gulacsi, Klostermann, Upamecano, Halstenberg, Mukiele, Sabitzer, Kampl, Haidara, Olmo, Hwang, Sorloth.. subs: Martinez, Orban, Konate, Poulsen, Forsberg, Nkunku, Kluivert, Laimer, Henrichs. /// Dortmund XI: Burki, Piszczek, Akanji, Hummels, Guerreiro, Can, Bellingham, Dahoud, Sancho, Haaland, Reus.. subs: Drljaca, Delaney, Hazard, Schulz, Brandt, Reinier, Meunier, Reyna, Knauff.
Hello and welcome to Eurosport's LIVE text commentary of the DFB-Pokal final between RB Leipzig and Dortmund. Having agreed to become Bayern Munich's manager next season, Julian Nagelsmann will be striving to sign off at Leipzig by delivering a first-ever trophy for the club. Dortmund interim coach Edin Terzic will also be hoping to offer a parting gift to his club, as he prepares to step down at the end of term. It's all set up to be an intriguing contest at the Olympiastadion, and we will have all the build-up before the match starts at 19:45.