1989 DFB-Pokal Final

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1989 DFB-Pokal Final
1989 DFB-Pokal Final programme.jpg
Match programme cover
Event 1988–89 DFB-Pokal
Date 24 June 1989 (1989-06-24)
Venue Olympiastadion, West Berlin
Referee Karl-Heinz Tritschler (Freiburg)[1]
Attendance 76,500

The 1989 DFB-Pokal Final decided the winner of the 1988–89 DFB-Pokal, the 46th season of Germany's premier knockout football cup competition. It was played on 24 June 1989 at the Olympiastadion in West Berlin.[2] Borussia Dortmund won the match 4–1 against Werder Bremen to claim their second cup title.

Route to the final[edit]

The DFB-Pokal began with 64 teams in a single-elimination knockout cup competition. There were a total of five rounds leading up to the final. Teams were drawn against each other, and the winner after 90 minutes would advance. If still tied, 30 minutes of extra time was played. If the score was still level, a replay would take place at the original away team's stadium. If still level after 90 minutes, 30 minutes of extra time was played. If the score was still level, a drawing of lots would decide who would advance to the next round.[3]

Note: In all results below, the score of the finalist is given first (H: home; A: away).

Borussia Dortmund Round Werder Bremen
Opponent Result 1988–89 DFB-Pokal Opponent Result
Eintracht Braunschweig (H) 6–0 Round 1 Hannover 96 (H) 4–1
FC 08 Homburg (H) 2–1 Round 2 SpVgg Bayreuth (H) 6–1
Schalke 04 (A) 3–2 Round of 16 Fortuna Köln (H) 3–1 (a.e.t.)
Karlsruher SC (H) 1–0 Quarter-finals Hamburger SV (A) 1–0 (a.e.t.)
VfB Stuttgart (H) 2–0 Semi-finals Bayer Leverkusen (A) 2–1



Borussia Dortmund 4–1 Werder Bremen
Report Riedle Goal 15'
Borussia Dortmund
Werder Bremen
GK 1 West Germany Wolfgang de Beer
SW 2 West Germany Thomas Kroth
CB 4 West Germany Günter Kutowski
CB 5 West Germany Thomas Helmer
CB 6 Scotland Murdo MacLeod
RM 3 West Germany Günter Breitzke Yellow card Substituted off 73'
CM 8 West Germany Michael Zorc (c)
CM 10 West Germany Andreas Möller Yellow card
LM 11 West Germany Michael Rummenigge
CF 7 West Germany Norbert Dickel Substituted off 77'
CF 9 West Germany Frank Mill
DF 14 West Germany Bernd Storck Substituted in 77'
MF 13 West Germany Michael Lusch Substituted in 73'
West Germany Horst Köppel
Borussia Dortmund vs Werder Bremen 1989-06-24.svg
GK 1 West Germany Oliver Reck (c)
SW 3 West Germany Gunnar Sauer Substituted off 77'
CB 5 West Germany Thomas Wolter Yellow card
CB 4 Norway Rune Bratseth
RWB 2 West Germany Thomas Schaaf
LWB 6 West Germany Jonny Otten Substituted off 55'
CM 7 West Germany Dieter Eilts
CM 8 West Germany Miroslav Votava
CM 10 West Germany Günter Hermann
CF 11 West Germany Frank Neubarth
CF 9 West Germany Karl-Heinz Riedle
DF 14 West Germany Manfred Burgsmüller Substituted in 77'
FW 13 West Germany Frank Ordenewitz Substituted in 55'
West Germany Otto Rehhagel

Match rules


  1. ^ "Schiedsrichter: Der erste war Berliner". DFB-Pokal: Das offizielle Stadionmagazin des Deutschen Fußball-Bundes. German Football Association. 2015. Retrieved 29 April 2017. 
  2. ^ "Alle DFB-Pokalsieger" [All DFB-Pokal winners]. dfb.de (in German). German Football Association. Retrieved 6 June 2016. 
  3. ^ "Modus" [Mode]. dfb.de (in German). German Football Association. 15 August 2012. Retrieved 11 June 2015.