2018 DFL-Supercup

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2018 DFL-Supercup
German Supercup
2018 DFL-Supercup programme.jpg
Match programme cover
EventDFL-Supercup
Date12 August 2018 (2018-08-12)
VenueCommerzbank-Arena, Frankfurt
Man of the MatchRobert Lewandowski (Bayern Munich)[1]
RefereeMarco Fritz (Korb)[2]
Attendance51,500[3]
WeatherPartly cloudy
24 °C (75 °F)
36% humidity[4]
2017
2019

The 2018 DFL-Supercup was the ninth edition of the German super cup under the name DFL-Supercup, an annual football match contested by the winners of the previous season's Bundesliga and DFB-Pokal competitions. The match was played on 12 August 2018.[5]

The DFL-Supercup featured Eintracht Frankfurt, the winners of the 2017–18 DFB-Pokal, and Bayern Munich, the winners of the 2017–18 Bundesliga and two-time defending champions of the DFL-Supercup.

Bayern Munich won the match 5–0 for their third consecutive and seventh overall title.

Teams[edit]

In the following table, matches until 1996 were in the DFB-Supercup era, since 2010 were in the DFL-Supercup era.

Team Qualification Previous appearances (bold indicates winners)
Eintracht Frankfurt 2017–18 DFB-Pokal winners 1 (1988)
Bayern MunichTH 2017–18 Bundesliga champions 11 (1987, 1989, 1990, 1994, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017)

Background[edit]

This was the first competitive match for incoming Bayern manager Niko Kovač, who left Eintracht Frankfurt the previous season after leading them to the DFB-Pokal title over future employers Bayern Munich.

Match[edit]

Details[edit]

Eintracht Frankfurt0–5Bayern Munich
Report
Attendance: 51,500
Referee: Marco Fritz (Korb)
Eintracht Frankfurt
Bayern Munich
GK 1 Denmark Frederik Rønnow
CB 19 Argentina David Abraham (c) Yellow card 70'
CB 20 Japan Makoto Hasebe
CB 13 Mexico Carlos Salcedo
RM 24 Germany Danny da Costa
CM 16 Spain Lucas Torró
CM 6 Netherlands Jonathan de Guzmán Substituted off 64'
LM 15 Netherlands Jetro Willems
RW 11 Serbia Mijat Gaćinović
LW 10 Mexico Marco Fabián Substituted off 64'
CF 9 France Sébastien Haller Substituted off 76'
Substitutes:
GK 29 Germany Felix Wiedwald
DF 23 Germany Marco Russ
DF 33 Israel Taleb Tawatha
MF 5 Switzerland Gelson Fernandes
MF 7 Germany Danny Blum Substituted in 64'
FW 4 Croatia Ante Rebić Substituted in 64'
FW 8 Serbia Luka Jović Substituted in 76'
Manager:
Austria Adi Hütter
Eintracht Frankfurt vs Bayern Munich 2018-08-12.svg
GK 1 Germany Manuel Neuer (c)
RB 32 Germany Joshua Kimmich
CB 4 Germany Niklas Süle
CB 5 Germany Mats Hummels Yellow card 45+1'
LB 27 Austria David Alaba
DM 8 Spain Javi Martínez
CM 25 Germany Thomas Müller Substituted off 64'
CM 6 Spain Thiago
RW 10 Netherlands Arjen Robben Substituted off 58'
LW 7 France Franck Ribéry
CF 9 Poland Robert Lewandowski Substituted off 72'
Substitutes:
GK 26 Germany Sven Ulreich
DF 13 Brazil Rafinha
DF 14 Spain Juan Bernat
MF 18 Germany Leon Goretzka Substituted in 64'
MF 19 Germany Sebastian Rudy
MF 29 France Kingsley Coman Substituted in 58'
FW 2 Germany Sandro Wagner Substituted in 72'
Manager:
Croatia Niko Kovač

Man of the Match:
Robert Lewandowski (Bayern Munich)[1]

Assistant referees:[2]
Dominik Schaal (Tübingen)
Marcel Pelgrim (Hamminkeln-Loikum)
Fourth official:[2]
Martin Petersen (Stuttgart)
Video assistant referee:[2]
Bastian Dankert (Rostock)
Assistant video assistant referee:[2]
René Rohde (Rostock)

Match rules[6]

  • 90 minutes.
  • Penalty shoot-out if scores level.
  • Seven named substitutes, of which up to three may be used.

Statistics[edit]

Statistic[7] Eintracht Frankfurt Bayern Munich
Goals scored 0 5
Total shots 8 13
Shots on target 1 7
Saves 2 1
Ball possession 32% 68%
Corner kicks 3 5
Fouls committed 8 9
Offsides 0 2
Yellow cards 1 1
Red cards 0 0

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "FC Bayern München gewinnt den Supercup: Rekordmeister in beeindruckender Frühform" [Bayern Munich win the Supercup: record champions in an impressive early form]. Bundesliga (in German). Deutsche Fußball Liga. 13 August 2018. Archived from the original on 29 October 2018. Retrieved 29 October 2018. Besonders Robert Lewandowski avancierte mit drei Treffern zum überragenden Spieler des Spiels (transl. Notably Robert Lewandowski advanced with three goals as the outstanding player of the match)
  2. ^ a b c d e "Fritz pfeift Supercup in Frankfurt" [Fritz officiates Supercup in Frankfurt]. DFB.de (in German). German Football Association. 6 August 2018. Retrieved 6 August 2018.
  3. ^ "Eintracht Frankfurt vs. Bayern München – 12 August 2018". Soccerway. Perform Group. 12 August 2018. Retrieved 12 August 2018.
  4. ^ "Frankfurt / Main, Germany History". Weather Underground. The Weather Company. 12 August 2018. Retrieved 12 August 2018.
  5. ^ "Supercup 2018 am 12. August in Frankfurt" [2018 Supercup on 12 August in Frankfurt]. DFL.de (in German). Deutsche Fußball Liga. 4 June 2018. Retrieved 6 June 2018.
  6. ^ "Ligaverband: Ligastatut" [League Association: League Regulations] (PDF). DFB.de (in German). German Football Association. p. 241. Retrieved 16 August 2016.
  7. ^ "Eintracht Frankfurt vs. Bayern Munich – Football Match Stats – August 12, 2018". ESPN. 12 August 2018. Retrieved 12 August 2018.

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