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Head-to-head record

FCB’s three previous cup victories over BVB

Saturday evening’s meeting between Bayern and Borussia Dortmund is only the fifth tussle between the clubs in DFB Cup history. Munich, the competition’s most successful club with 15 triumphs, have won three of the four clashes with BVB so far, including the 2008 final, and the solitary defeat was on penalties. looks back at the head-to-head record between the clubs.

Bayern 2 Dortmund 0, January 1966
The first cup showdown was a qualifier for the first round proper on 2 January 1966, when FCB boss Tschik Cajkovski masterminded a 2–0 victory over holders Dortmund. A 30,000 crowd at Grunwald Stadium saw Rainer Ohlhauser and Gerd Müller score first-half goals for Bayern, paving the way for FCB to go on and add a second cup triumph to their maiden success from 1957.

Bayern 4 Dortmund 0, December 1981
Sixteen years now passed before the sides crossed swords again in the 1981/82 third round, with FCB winning 4–0 at the Olympic Stadium. A feeble crowd of just 8,000 saw Bertram Beierlorzer and Wolfgang Dremmler hand Munich a comfortable half-time advantage, before Karl-Heinz Rummenigge and Wolfgang Kraus wrapped it up at the end. The Bavarians again went on to make the final, claiming the cup for the sixth time with a 4–2 victory over Nürnberg.

Dortmund 2 Bayern 2, BVB win 5–4 on penalties, September 1992
Bayern travelled to Dortmund in the cup for the first time in the second round of the 1992/93 competition. BVB took an early lead through Knut Reinhardt, but Bruno Labbadia and Mazinho saw the visitors into the lead on the hour. Stéphane Chapuisat levelled with six minutes to play and sent the tie into extra time, which finished goalless. In the shootout, the home side scored all five of their penalties, but Mazinho missed his for FCB.