Bayern Munich achieve German Cup last after Thomas Mueller cap trap sinks Leverkusen

Thomas Mueller scored a cap trap as Bayern Munich booked its place in the German Cup last with a 6-2 win at Bayer Leverkusen on Tuesday.

Thomas Mueller scored a cap trap as Bayern Munich booked its place in the German Cup last with a 6-2 win at Bayer Leverkusen on Tuesday.

Bayern, which facilitated to the class title with five rounds remaining, will confront Schalke or Eintracht Frankfurt — who meet in the other elimination round on Wednesday — in the German season-finishing show-stopper in Berlin’s Olympiastadion on May 19. It will be Bayern’s 22nd German Cup last.

“The conditions are ideal,” Mueller said of the side’s outstanding destinations. Bayern likewise faces Real Madrid in the Champions League elimination rounds.

Bayern mentor Jupp Heynckes had cautioned before the amusement that Leverkusen could match the Bavarian powerhouse for the Bundesliga title next season, however it appeared to be minimal more than sayings as the guests dashed into a two-objective lead against his previous side.

Javi Martinez scored following two minutes on a bounce back after Bernd Leno blocked Thomas Mueller’s exertion.

After six minutes it was 2-0. Franck Ribery escaped two protectors and glided over a cross for Robert Lewandowski to shoot inside the far post against the withdrawing Leno’s bearing.

Leverkusen didn’t clasp, be that as it may, and Lars Bender pulled one back in a matter of seconds a while later, heading in finished the vulnerable Sven Ulreich after a scramble.

Karim Bellarabi drew a splendid spare from Ulreich before the break however Leverkusen looked unsteady in protection — particularly on the wings, where Arjen Robben and Ribery were causing issues.

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Kevin Volland and Bellarabi missed great possibilities after the break, before Mueller reestablished the guests’ two-objective pad.

Thiago Alcantara finished the house side’s expectations of a rebound on the hour-stamp, minutes before Mueller got his second.

Leon Bailey gave the home fans some motivation to cheer with a splendid free kick, however Mueller had the Bayern fans singing again when he guaranteed his third.

“We played a nice diversion, regardless of whether the final product is severe for us,” Volland said.

Bayern is going for a rehash of the treble it secured in 2013 in Heynckes’ past spell in control. The veteran mentor was persuaded pull out of retirement in October for his fourth spell following Bayern’s everything except overlooked dull begin.

Updated: April 18, 2018 — 6:06 am

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