Turbine Potsdam v VfL Wolfsburg | Women’s DFB-Pokal Final 2015
The German Women’s Cup Champions will be decided on 1 May as Turbine Potsdam and VfL Wolfsburg go head to head in Köln.
The Women’s DFB-Pokal Final will kick off in Köln on Friday 1 May at 17:15 (local time) and will be broadcast live on Sportschau.
Two sisters Yuki Ogimi and Asano Nagasato, who previously played together for Turbine Potsdam, will face against each other in the Final!
Semi-final recap – road to Köln
VfL Wolfsburg had to take their semi-final match against SC Freiburg into extra-time in which they won 4-2. It was Wolfsburg who took the lead through Nilla Fischer’s header in the 48th minute but Jenista Clark scored the equaliser for SC Freiburg to end the game 1-1, and force extra-time. An error by Clark in the box in which she handled the ball gave away a penalty and saw her sent off for a second bookable offence. Despite the resulting penalty being saved, SC Freiburg were down to 10 players and the game began to open up, with Wolfsburg taking advantage. Yuki Ogimi and Caroline Graham Hansen scored for Wolfsburg before Anja Hegenauer was able to pull one back for Freiburg. Anna Blässe got Wolfsburg’s fourth goal just before the final whistle of extra-time to end the match 4-2.
The win advanced VfL Wolfsburg into the final for the second time in the club’s history. The first time that Wolfsburg qualified for the Women’s DFB-Pokal Final was in 2013, which they successfully won.
1.FFC Turbine Potsdam were the first team to reach the final after beating 1.FFC Frankfurt 2-1 in their semi-final contest. It was Frankfurt who started the game brighter with prolific German international striker Célia Šašić going close in the early stages of the match. Chances continued to be created at either end but it was Asano Nagasato who broke the deadlock in the 43rd minute to give Potsdam a 1-0 lead before half-time.
The advantage doubled for Potsdam in the 56th minute through the Women’s DFB-Pokal leading goalscorer Pauline Bremer. In the 88th minute Veronica Boquete pulled one back for Frankfurt but it was too late to force a comeback.
1.FFC Turbine Potsdam are through to their seventh Women’s DFB-Pokal Final and they have won the prestigious cup on three occasions, the most recent being 2006.
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Full-time: Turbine Potsdam 0-3 Wolfsburg
Goals: Müller 12′, 61′(pen), Popp 71′
DFB Pokal Final – Team news
|1.FFC Turbine Potsdam starting XI||VfL Wolfsburg starting XI|
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