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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]

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 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.

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)
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)

BackgroundEdit

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.

MatchEdit

DetailsEdit

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

StatisticsEdit

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 alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  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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