Bayern Munich defeat Frankfurt 2-1 to qualify for German Cup final

Bayern Munich defeat Frankfurt 2-1 to qualify for German Cup final

- Bayern Munich beat Eintracht Frankfurt 2-1 to make it through to the German Cup final

- The Bundesliga champions got their goals through Perisic and Lewandowski while Costa scored for Frankfurt

- Bayern remain on course to win the treble as they remain contenders for the Champions League and the Bundesliga

Bayern Munich moved a step closer in winning their first silverware of the season following a 2-1 win over Eintracht Frankfurt in the German Cup semi finals.

It was a repeat of 2018 final where Frankfurt lifted the Pokal trophy at the expense of the Bavarians, winning by 2-1.

Ivan Perisic got on the scoresheet in the first half as he headed home from a Thomas Muller's assist, which is his 23rd assist of the season.

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Frankfurt came back stronger in the second half as substitute Danny da Costa leveled matters with 20 minutes left to play.

Bayern's goal-machine Robert Lewandowski restored the lead in the 74th minutes after sliding in from the near post from Davies low cross to make it 2-1 and it proved to be the winner.

Hans-Dieter Flick's men continued their impressive form in the 2019-20 season as they keep their hopes alive for a treble win.

Bayern Munich defeat Frankfurt 2-1 to qualify for German Cup final

Bayern Munich continue their quest to win the treble this season as they are in contention for the Bundesliga, Champions League and the German Cup. Photo Credit: Getty Images
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The Bundesliga defending champions are just a win away for securing the league title and have a round of 16, 3-0 first-leg advantage over Chelsea in the Champions League.

Bayern will face Bayer Leverkusen in the FA Cup final after their rivals recorded a comfortable 3-0 victory over fourth-tier side FC Saarbrucken.

Red hot Lewandoski is the top marksman in Europe this season with 42 goals, 30 of them recorded in the Bundesliga while scoring 11 in the Champions League.

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Meanwhile, had earlier reported that Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Kaka could be headlining the second-tier of the Italian league as they look to join Serie B side Monza.

The club is under the ownership of former AC Milan owner Silvio Berlusconi and is looking to bring back his former employees Ibrahimovic and Kaka.

Kaka, 38, hung up his boots in 2017 but Ibrahimovic, 38, is currently on a short term contract with Rossoneri before the global pandemic. also reported that Cristiano Ronaldo has been on the news for the correct reason but sensational reports coming from Italy is that the striker is ready to leave Juventus.

Renowned Italian journalist Pietro Balzano Porta made the claim on his Twitter handle that the Portuguese star will part ways with the Bianconeri in the summer.

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