Cup sensation in Germany: Kiel stunt against Bayern Munich

Holstein Kiel created a huge stunt in the DFB Pokal by taking out Bayern Munich in the second round. After a 2-2 final score, the number three from the Second Bundesliga took the penalty kicks better than the cup holder.

Deep in injury time, Holstein Kiel managed to drag an extension out of it by making it even. In the extra time was not scored, after which the penalty series ended in 6-5 for the home team.

Bayern trainer Hansi Flick started the duel with top shooter Robert Lewandowski and defender David Alaba on the bench. Serge Gnabry returned after a minor injury and was immediately confident: 0-1 in the fourteenth minute.

Twice on head start

Shortly before rest, Fin made Bartels equal. Immediately after the break, Bayern put things back in order and it was Leroy Sanรฉ who put the visitors ahead for the second time. The booty seemed inside, but in the 95th minute Hauke Wahl forced an extension with a nice headball: 2-2.

Having not scored in it, penalties were necessary. In the first series of five, all penalties were used. Marc Roca was the first to miss on behalf of Bayern, Bartels immediately shot for the team who now hit a club of the same level in the eighth finals: SV Darmstadt 98.

The last time Bayern Munich was eliminated by a lower playing club in the cup was in 2000. 1. FC Magdeburg was then, also in the second round, too strong. Penalty kicks also had to be used. Magdeburg played at the fourth level.