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The 2015 DFL-Supercup was the sixth 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. It featured Bayern Munich, the winners of the 2014–15 Bundesliga and VfL Wolfsburg, the winners of the 2014–15 DFB-Pokal.

2015 DFL-Supercup
2015 DFL-Supercup programme.jpg
Match programme cover
EventDFL-Supercup
VfL Wolfsburg won 5–4 on penalties
Date1 August 2015
VenueVolkswagen Arena, Wolfsburg
Man of the MatchNicklas Bendtner (VfL Wolfsburg)[1]
RefereeMarco Fritz (Korb)
Attendance30,000
2014
2016

Bayern lost 2–0 in the previous edition, to Borussia Dortmund.[2]

The match was played on 1 August 2015.[3] Wolfsburg defeated Bayern Munich 5–4 on penalties after the regular game ended 1–1.

TeamsEdit

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)
VfL Wolfsburg 2014–15 DFB-Pokal winners None
Bayern Munich 2014–15 Bundesliga champions 8 (1987, 1989, 1990, 1994, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2014)

MatchEdit

SummaryEdit

Arjen Robben had put Bayern Munich ahead in the 49th minute from close range after goalkeeper Koen Casteels had fumbled a cross from the left from Douglas Costa. Nicklas Bendtner leveled the game in the 89th minute scoring at the near post after a cross from Kevin De Bruyne from the right. Bendtner went on to score the decisive penalty in the penalty shoot-out shooting high into the top left corner as Wolfsburg won 5–4. [4][5]

DetailsEdit

VfL Wolfsburg1–1Bayern Munich
Bendtner   89' Report Robben   49'
Penalties
5–4
Attendance: 30,000
Referee: Marco Fritz (Korb)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
VfL Wolfsburg
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Bayern Munich
GK 28   Koen Casteels
RB 8   Vieirinha
CB 25   Naldo (c)   71'
CB 5   Timm Klose
LB 34   Ricardo Rodríguez
CM 23   Josuha Guilavogui   35'
CM 27   Maximilian Arnold
RW 7   Daniel Caligiuri   63'
AM 14   Kevin De Bruyne
LW 9   Ivan Perišić   77'   70'
CF 12   Bas Dost   70'
Substitutions:
GK 20   Max Grün
DF 4   Marcel Schäfer
DF 15   Christian Träsch
DF 31   Robin Knoche
MF 17   André Schürrle   63'
FW 3   Nicklas Bendtner   70'
FW 11   Max Kruse   70'
Manager:
Dieter Hecking
 
GK 1   Manuel Neuer
RB 21   Philipp Lahm (c)
CB 17   Jérôme Boateng
CB 5   Medhi Benatia
LB 27   David Alaba
CM 6   Thiago   74'
CM 14   Xabi Alonso
AM 25   Thomas Müller   84'
RW 10   Arjen Robben
CF 9   Robert Lewandowski   72'
LW 11   Douglas Costa   21'
Substitutions:
GK 26   Sven Ulreich
DF 13   Rafinha   72'
DF 18   Juan Bernat
MF 19   Mario Götze   84'
MF 20   Sebastian Rode
MF 23   Arturo Vidal   82'   74'
MF 32   Joshua Kimmich
Manager:
Pep Guardiola

Man of the Match:
Nicklas Bendtner (VfL Wolfsburg)[1]

Assistant referees:
Dominik Schaal (Tübingen)
Marcel Pelgrim (Hamminkeln-Loikum)
Fourth official:
Jochen Drees (Münster-Sarmsheim)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Wolfsburg down Bayern on penalties to lift 2015 Supercup". Bundesliga. Deutsche Fußball Liga. 1 August 2015. Retrieved 6 August 2017.
  2. ^ "Borussia Dortmund beat Bayern Munich to win German Supercup again". theguardian.com. 13 August 2014.
  3. ^ "Rahmenterminkalender 15/16: Bundesligastart 14. - 16.08". bundesliga.de. 28 November 2014.
  4. ^ "Wolfsburg's Nicklas Bendtner key to Bayern Munich German Supercup loss". Guardian. 1 August 2015. Retrieved 6 August 2015.
  5. ^ "Wolfsburg 1-1 Bayern Munich (5-4 on pens): Nicklas Bendtner scores 89th minute equaliser AND winning penalty after Arjen Robben's opener in Super Cup final". Daily Mail. 1 August 2015. Retrieved 6 August 2015.