Third-tier Saarbrücken’s fairytale German Cup run ended by Kaiserslautern

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  • Saarbrücken lose 2-0 to local rivals in DFB-Pokal semi-final
  • Kaiserslautern to play Leverkusen or Düsseldorf in final

Lowly Saarbrücken’s giant-killing run in the DFB-Pokal, which had accounted for the likes of Bayern Munich and Eintracht Frankfurt, was finally brought to an end by Kaiserslautern in the semi-finals of the German cup competition.

The exploits of the third-tier club from the town on the French border had become one of the stories of the season after a stunning second-round victory over Bayern was followed by wins over Eintracht in the last 16 and Borussia Mönchengladbach in the final eight.

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Written by Guardian sport
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