RB Leipzig, German Cup Champion

It was the “third fixed” for Leipzig after winning the German Cup for the first time in its history by defeating Freiburg 4-2 in the final on penalties (1-1 after the original and extra time) at the Olympic Stadium in the capital, Berlin.

Maximilian Eggstein scored the advance goal for Freiburg (19), before Marcel Halsteberg was sent off by Leipzig less than a quarter of an hour after the start of the second half (57), but the French Christopher Nkunku managed to equalize (79), so the two teams decided to extend and then kicks The penalty shootout that Leipzig decided in his favour, achieving his first title after failing in the first two attempts in 2019 and 2021.

As for Freiburg, he hoped to crown a distinguished season by winning the title after he entered the cup final for the first time in his history.

This is the first big title in the history of Leipzig, after it was runner-up in the Bundesliga twice and lost the Cup final last year to Borussia Dortmund and in 2019 against Bayern Munich. It has also not reached a European Championship final since it was founded only in 2009.

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