Gladbach wins the Cup in the final over Wolfsburg, advances with the 2nd division trio

Natalie Portman
By Natalie Portman 4 Min Read
origin 1Christoph Kramer (L) and Rocco Reitz (R) of Gladbach and Maximilian Arnold (C) of Wolfsburg struggle for the ball throughout the German DFB Cup spherical of 16 soccer match between Borussia Moenchengladbach and VfL Wolfsburg at BORUSSIA-PARK Stadium1. Federico Gambarini/dpa

Kouadio Kone scored in the a hundred and twentieth minute as Borussia Möchengladbach claimed a lucky 1-0 victory towards Wolfsburg on Tuesday night and reached the quarter-finals of the German Cup.

Kone headed a cross from fellow substitute Florian Neuhaus to the far left publish to ship the three-time Cup winners by means of.

Wolfsburg, who had eradicated two-time champions RB Leipzig in the second spherical, thought they’d managed a breakthrough in the 86th minute however Tiago Tomas was one step away from offside earlier than scoring into the far nook .

Gladbach goalkeeper Moritz Nicolas made an ideal save towards Jonas Wind’s header two minutes later, and the unmarked Wind then aimed inches large from the left as innocent Gladbach had a fortunate escape in additional time the place stole the victory in the finale.

“It was a really difficult match. We beat them in the Bundesliga and we fought with the complete group for the victory. In the finish we have been a bit fortunate,” Kone informed Sky TV.

Elsewhere, former two-time Cup winners Fortuna Düsseldorf and Kaiserslautern gained their second division duels and league leaders St Pauli Hamburg additionally superior.

Forward Jona Niemiec got here on in the eighty fifth minute, scored the equalizer two minutes later after which additionally made it 2-1 in added time in Magdeburg to assist Düsseldorf by means of.

Kaiserslautern beat Nuremberg 2-0 by Richmond Tachie in the seventy fifth minute and by Ragner Ache three minutes later in the debut of recent coach Dimitrios Grammozis.

St Pauli prevailed 4-1 over the solely remaining group from the fourth division, Homburg, thanks to a few objectives between the sixty fourth and 73rd minutes from Elias Saad, Marcel Hartel and Johannes Eggestein that broke the impasse at 1-1 in the interval.

The different 4 matches in the spherical of 16 might be performed on Wednesday, highlighted by the Bundesliga duel between VfB Stuttgart and Borussia Dortmund.

Eintracht Frankfurt visits third-division Saarbrücken, who shocked report Cup winners Bayern Munich 2-1 in the second spherical, Bundesliga leaders Bayer Leverkusen host second-division Paderborn, and there is one other second division duel in Hertha Berlin-SV Hamburg.

The quarter-final pairings might be drawn on Sunday and might be performed on 30 and 31 January and 6 and seven February. The final is on May twenty fifth in Berlin.

origin 1Gladbach’s Nico Elvedi (L) and Wolfsburg’s Joakim Maehle struggle for the ball throughout the German round-of-16 DFB Cup soccer match between Borussia Moenchengladbach and VfL Wolfsburg at BORUSSIA-PARK Stadium1. Federico Gambarini/dpa
origin 1Gladbach’s Luca Netz (L) and Wolfsburg’s TiagoTomas struggle for the ball throughout the German DFB Cup spherical of 16 soccer match between Borussia Moenchengladbach and VfL Wolfsburg at BORUSSIA-PARK Stadium1. Federico Gambarini/dpa

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