Borussia Dortmund vs. Bayern Munich: Live Player Ratings

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Borussia Dortmund vs. Bayern Munich: Live Player Ratings
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They needed extra time, but Bayern Munich out-lasted a game Borussia Dortmund side to win a 17th DFB-Pokal crown on Saturday in Berlin.

Following are ratings and analysis for both sets of players.

Borussia Dortmund Player Ratings
Player Half-Time Full-Time
Weidenfeller 7 6
Piszczek 7 6
Hummels 7 7
Sokratis 6 7
Schmelzer 7 6
Sahin 7 6
Jojic 6 6
Grosskreutz 5 5
Mkhitaryan 5 5
Reus 7 7
Lewandowski 6 6
Kirch N/A 5
Aubameyang N/A 6
Hofmann N/A 5


Half-Time analysis for Borussia Dortmund

Weidenfeller: Made two saves in the first half.

Piszczek: Distribution has been poor, but the Poland right-back has looked as solid as he has since returning from injury.

Hummels: Made a vital, goal-line clearance on Lima shortly after the restart.

Sokratis: His passes from the back have been poor.

Schmelzer: Contributed three tackles in the opening period.

Sahin: Has done well to contain Bayern’s buildup play, but distribution hasn’t been all that good.

Jojic: Only 20 touches in the first half.

Grosskreutz: Just 16 touches so far.

Mkhitaryan: Really struggling to involve himself in the attacking third.

Reus: Distribution has been excellent—whatever Dortmund muster offensively will likely come from him.

Lewandowski: Ballooned a shot from good space late in the first half.

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Full-Time analysis for Borussia Dortmund

Weidenfeller: Might have done better on the Robben winner.

Piszczek: A full off-season should see him back in better form to start next season.

Hummels: Was a colossus at the back through much of the encounter.

Sokratis: Made an absolutely vital block on Ribery near the end of normal time.

Schmelzer: Quite nearly put the ball into his own net in the second half.

Sahin: Contributed three tackles on the defensive side of the ball.

Jojic: Made little impact before being substituted.

Grosskreutz: Distribution was well off and he touched the ball just 45 times.

Mkhitaryan: One of his more disappointing performances of the season.

Reus: He nearly equalized with Dortmund down by a goal, only for Boateng to make a crucial deflection.

Lewandowski: He’ll be a Bayern Munich player next season.

Kirch: Completed just over half of his passes.

Aubameyang: Flashed a shot just wide of the near post in the first few minutes of extra time.

Hofmann: Just five touches in a brief cameo.

Bayern Munich Player Ratings
Player Half-Time Full-Time
Neuer 7 8
Lahm 7 7
Boateng 6 7
Dante 7 8
Rafinha 7 7
Martinez 6 8
Hojbjerg 7 7
Robben 7 9
Kroos 6 7
Muller 6 8
Gotze 7 7
Ribery 7 7
Van Buyten N/A 6
Pizarro N/A 7


Half-Time analysis for Bayern Munich

Neuer: He didn’t have a save to make in the first half.

Lahm: Forced off through injury in the 31st minute.

Boateng: Has so far won all of his aerial battles.

Dante: Has completed 92% of his passes out of defense.

Rafinha: Getting forward often and is moving the ball around nicely.

Hojbjerg: The 18-year-old touched the ball 68 times in the first half and has not looked at all out of place.

Martinez: Has completed 88% of his passes.

Robben: Looking keen on the dribble but has so far taken only a single shot.

Muller: With only 29 touches so far he’ll want to get more involved after the restart.

Kroos: Passing has been good, but he’s also contributed a pair of tackles.

Gotze: Distribution in the final third has been impeccable.

Ribery: Yet to misplace a single pass since replacing Lahm.

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Full-Time analysis for Bayern Munich

Neuer: Picked up a slight shoulder injury in the second half.

Lahm: Forced off through injury in the 31st minute.

Boateng: Made an absolutely vital deflection on Reus’ shot in the final minutes.

Dante: Swept the ball off the goal-line, although replays showed it may have crossed.

Rafinha: Plenty of touches and 88% of his passes completed.

Hojbjerg: He generally impressed until being withdrawn in favour of Van Buyten

Martinez: Really looked solid in the centre of defense.

Robben: He has a sense for the dramatic, and he scored the winner in the seventh minute of extra time.

Muller: His goal put the result beyond doubt.

Kroos: Touched the ball 156 times and completed 91% of his passes.

Gotze: Was effective both in possession and out of it, and he took some abuse from the Dortmund fans as a result.

Ribery: Passing was superb until his withdrawal with 11 minutes remaining.

Van Buyten: Brought on to help shut up shop.

Pizarro: Set up Muller’s insurance marker.

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