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German Cup: Dortmund wins 3-1, Stuttgart eliminated in quarterfinals

German Cup: Dortmund wins 3-1, Stuttgart eliminated in quarterfinals

Second-division Carl Zeiss Jena upset Stuttgart in the German Cup quarterfinals, eliminating last year's runner-up and Bundesliga champion in a penalty shootout after a dramatic 2-2 draw in extra time on Tuesday.
Borussia Dortmund reached the semifinals for the first time in 19 years by beating second-division Hoffenheim 3-1.
Torsten Ziegner scored from the decisive penalty after Stuttgart's Antonio da Silva had shot over the crossbar.
Stuttgart trailed against the next-to-last team in the second division when Tobias Werner scored for the visitor in the 32nd minute.
Germany striker Mario Gomez scored in the 81st to send the match into extra time. Gomez added his second in the 94th, but Carl Zeiss Jena's Robert Mueller tied the game in stoppage time.
Giovanni Federico and Tinga scored three minutes apart to put Dortmund 2-0 up by the 23rd minute.
Francisco Copado converted a penalty in the 38th to get Hoffenheim, ranked sixth in the second division, back into the match. But Mladen Petric secured Dortmund's win by scoring in the 54th.
Dortmund last won the German Cup in 1989.
On Wednesday, Bayern Munich plays 1860 Munich in a local derby and Wolfsburg hosts Hamburger SV.


Updated : 2021-04-19 02:17 GMT+08:00