2006 DFL-Ligapokal Final

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2006 DFL-Ligapokal Final
German League Cup
Event2006 DFL-Ligapokal
Date5 August 2006 (2006-08-05)
VenueZentralstadion, Leipzig
RefereeManuel Gräfe (Berlin)

The 2006 DFL-Ligapokal Final decided the winner of the 2006 DFL-Ligapokal, the 10th edition of the reiterated DFL-Ligapokal, a knockout football cup competition.

The match was played on 5 August 2006 at the Zentralstadion in Leipzig. Werder Bremen won the match 2–0 against Bayern Munich for their 1st title.[1]


In the following table, finals until 2004 were in the DFB-Ligapokal era, since 2005 were in the DFL-Ligapokal era.

Team Qualification for tournament Previous appearances (bold indicates winners)
Werder Bremen 2005–06 Bundesliga runners-up 2 (1999, 2004)
Bayern Munich 2005–06 Bundesliga champions and 2005–06 DFB-Pokal winners 5 (1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2004)

Route to the final[edit]

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.[2]

Werder Bremen Round Bayern Munich
Opponent Result 2006 DFL-Ligapokal Opponent Result
Hamburger SV 2–1 Semi-finals Schalke 04 0–0 (4–1 p)



Werder Bremen2–0Bayern Munich
Klasnić Goal 29'66' Report
Attendance: 41,300
Werder Bremen
Bayern Munich
GK 18 Germany Tim Wiese
RB 15 Germany Patrick Owomoyela
CB 2 Germany Frank Fahrenhorst
CB 4 Brazil Naldo
LB 5 Cameroon Pierre Womé
DM 22 Germany Torsten Frings (c)
CM 20 Denmark Daniel Jensen Substituted off 77'
CM 27 Germany Christian Schulz Substituted off 81'
AM 10 Brazil Diego Yellow card
CF 17 Croatia Ivan Klasnić
CF 11 Germany Miroslav Klose Substituted off 60'
GK 33 Germany Christian Vander
DF 8 Germany Clemens Fritz
DF 16 Denmark Leon Andreasen Substituted in 77'
MF 6 Germany Frank Baumann
MF 7 Croatia Jurica Vranješ Substituted in 81'
MF 14 Germany Aaron Hunt Substituted in 60'
FW 9 Egypt Mohamed Zidan
Germany Thomas Schaaf
Werder Bremen vs Bayern Munich 2006-08-05.svg
GK 1 Germany Oliver Kahn (c)
RB 2 France Willy Sagnol
CB 3 Brazil Lúcio
CB 5 Belgium Daniel Van Buyten
LB 21 Germany Philipp Lahm Substituted off 46'
DM 23 England Owen Hargreaves
CM 8 Iran Ali Karimi
CM 31 Germany Bastian Schweinsteiger Substituted off 46'
AM 24 Paraguay Roque Santa Cruz
CF 10 Netherlands Roy Makaay
CF 11 Germany Lukas Podolski Substituted off 46'
GK 29 Germany Bernd Dreher
DF 32 Germany Mats Hummels
MF 7 Germany Mehmet Scholl
MF 19 Paraguay Julio dos Santos Substituted in 46'
MF 20 Bosnia and Herzegovina Hasan Salihamidžić Substituted in 46'
MF 39 Germany Andreas Ottl Substituted in 46'
Germany Felix Magath


  1. ^ "(West) Germany - List of Super/League Cup Finals". RSSSF.com. Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation. Retrieved 16 June 2016.
  2. ^ "Rund um den Ligapokal" [About the Ligapokal]. dfb.de (in German). German Football Association. Retrieved 19 September 2016.