Who would dare to think this?
Beforehand, everyone thought that 1. FC Saarbrücken had no chance in the second round of the German Cup against Rekordmeister. Makes sense, because the club is only 15th in the German third division. Bayern Munich has not lost to a team of this level in 23 years.
Especially after Thomas Müller opened the scoring in the 15th minute, the question was not whether Bayern Munich would win or not, but by how much Bayern Munich would win.
In extra time of the first half, Saarbrücken equalized through Sontheimer.
Then Bayern, with players like Kimmich, Sane and Choupo-Moting, searched in vain for the second goal.
Miraculously, Saarbrücken found it. Deep into stoppage time, we clocked in the 96th minute, with the 31-year-old Gauss knocking Neuer down.
A fictional story of modern football.
It’s not the first trick done by 1. FC Saarbrücken
Saarbrücken has already surprised in the German Cup. 4 years ago, the team reached the semi-finals as a third-class team.
En route to the fourth round, Saarbrücken eliminated Bundesliga club Cologne, among others. In the semi-finals, it was over. Bayer Leverkusen won 0-3.
There were some impressive actions in the German Cup. Union Berlin for example. The capital club played the final match as a third division team at the beginning of this century: against Schalke 04 composed of Emil Mbenza, Youri Mulder and Nico van Kerkhoven (2-0).
Are they in Saarbrücken already dreaming of a trip to the capital? The final match is scheduled to be held on May 25 at the Olympic Stadium in Berlin.
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