A trip to Berlin awaits! On Thursday, RB Leipzig will face Borussia Dortmund in the DFB-Pokal final, with the game set to kick off at 20:45 CEST.
We've put together all the most important information ahead of the cup final.
DFB-Pokal final facts:
- This will be the 78th cup final in the competition's history. FC Bayern (20) are the record champions, ahead of our semi-final opponents Werdr Bremen (6). BVB have won the DFB-Pokal on four occasions.
- 30 cameras will provide live match coverage in 4K for the first time to a world-wide audience.
- This season's top two goalscorers in the DFB-Pokal will face off in the final, with Yussuf Poulsen (5) just ahead of Jadon Sancho (4).
- This will be the first cup final in Berlin for both Julian Nagelsmann (33) and Edin Terzic (38). The duo are also the youngest head coaches to ever be on the sidelines for a DFB-Pokal final.
- RB Leipzig have reached the DFB-Pokal final for the second time overall, having lost at this stage to FC Bayern in 2019.
No fans permitted:
As was the case for last year's final, and for the majority of the current season, the DFB-Pokal final will take place behind closed doors on 13th May, as announced by the DFB on 23rd April.
The club is asking fans to please avoid gathering in groups prior to, during and after the DFB-Pokal final and to celebrate responsibly.
The #DFBPokal final on 13 May 2021 in the @Oly_Berlin will take place without spectators. Current regulations for the venue in Berlin mean that an application to allow spectators will not be possible until 9 May 2021. #Berlin2021 pic.twitter.com/pKZYAIBVoX— The DFB-Pokal (@DFBPokal_EN) April 23, 2021