DFB Pokal match report Bayern Munich v Heidenheim 03 April 2019


Bayern were ahead 12 minutes in, as Leon Goretzka created space to head home a corner from Joshua Kimmich.

The happiness turned sour a minute later after Niklas Sule saw red upon review from the Video Assistant Refereeing team following a professional foul near the area.

Bayern suffered a draw back on 26 minutes after Schnatterer found Robert Glatzel to head in the leveller, silencing the home fans in the process.

Before halftime, the Bavarians plundered again as Schnatterer finished in the bottom corner following a Sebastian Griesbeck cut back.

A minute into the second half, Bayern made a double change in Robert Lewandowski and Kingsley Coman. These changes paid dividends, as Thomas Muller pounced on a flick back by Lewandowski to finish past Kevin Muller after 53 minutes.

Six minutes later, Bayern nabbed the lead after Muller ran through the area to finish from the centre of the net.

Coman looked to get in on the act on 62 minutes, but Muller staved back to save from a tight angle from Thiago Alcantara’s assist.

Bayern’s advantage increased on 65 minutes after Serge Gnabry stayed onside to beat Muller from point-blank range.

Glatzel hauled the visitors back in contention with a smart finishinto the bottom corner from inside the area on 74 minutes.

The forward confirmed his hat-trick after sending Sven Ulreich the wrong way from the penalty spot following a foul by Mats Hummels.

Bayern quickly re-established the lead on 84 minutes with a penalty of their own which Lewandowski converted with ease to secure their semi-final spot.