A really, very bitter night for Ermedin Demirovic (24)!
The Freiburg striker got here on for Roland Sallai within the 79th minute of the cup last towards Leipzig. After which has three very tragic scenes.
92 minutes: After a Günter nook, Demirovic heads the ball towards the left submit.
104 minutes: After Haberer’s shot on the submit, the ball lands in entrance of Demirovic’s ft, however he hits the rebound far over the purpose as a substitute.
The eighth penalty of the penalty shootout: Demirovic begins and hits the leather-based towards the crossbar. It is over and executed with, RB Leipzig wins the penalty shoot-out 4-2 and wins the cup for the primary time.
Demirovic had it on his toes, particularly the possibility in further time will nonetheless lag him as a result of he hits the ball very badly. As a result of even when he had transformed the penalty, a Leipzig professional would nonetheless have had the possibility to make every thing clear as a result of captain Christian Günter (29) had beforehand missed.
After the 1-0 by Maxi Eggestein (nineteenth) and the crimson card for Leipzig’s Halstenberg (57th / emergency brake), Freiburg already seems just like the winner. However Nkunku nonetheless managed to equalize (76th), RB saved himself in further time.
Leipzig obtained fortunate there once more when Haberer’s shot landed on the highest of the bar within the a hundred and fifteenth minute.