Bayern Munich DUMPED OUT of the German Cup in penalty shootout

Bayern Munich DUMPED OUT of the German Cup after penalty shootout defeat at the hands of minnows Holstein Kiel as European champions are beaten by lower-league opponents for the first time in 17 YEARS

  • Bayern Munich slumped to a shock defeat in the German Cup on Wednesday
  • Marc Roca missed the crucial penalty as they lost the shootout to Holstein Kiel
  • Serge Gnabry and Leroy Sane had twice put the European champions ahead

Holders Bayern Munich twice gave up a one-goal lead before crashing out of the German Cup 6-5 on penalties to second tier Holstein Kiel on Wednesday following a 2-2 draw after extra time in the second-round match.

Both sides converted all five spot-kicks before Bayern’s Marc Roca had his effort saved and Fin Bartels slotted in the winning penalty.

The Bavarians went ahead through Serge Gnabry in the 14th minute and Thomas Muller should have doubled the lead when he fired over the bar from three metres out.

Holstein Kiel players celebrate after recording a famous win over Bayern Munich

The German minnows embrace each other as they celebrate their Cup victory on Wednesday

Kiel twice came from behind before triumphing in a penalty shootout over the Bavarian giants

HOLSTEIN KIEL: Gelios, Dehm, Wahl, Thesker (Komenda 80), van den Bergh, Meffert (Serra 84), Bartels, Muhling (Arslan 84), Porath (Hauptmann 77), Mees (Reese 77), Lee Jae-Sung

Subs not used: Kireskov, Dahne, Neumann, Girth

Goalscorers: Bartels 37, Wahl 90+5

Booked: Meffert

BAYERN MUNICH: Neuer, Sarr (Pavard 85), Sule, Hernandez, Davies, Tolisso (Alaba 105), Kimmich, Musiala (Lewandowski 74), Muller, Sane (Douglas Costa 74), Gnabry (Roca 90+2)

Subs not used: Martinez, Zirkzee, Boateng, Nubel

Goalscorers: Gnabry 14, Sane 47

Booked: Sule

The champions’ defence has been leaking throughout the season with their most goals conceded after 15 games in the league since 1981, and Kiel struck on the break in the 37th minute when Bartels beat defender Niklas Suele in a sprint to score.

Despite making five changes to the team that squandered a two-goal lead to lose 3-2 at Borussia Moenchengladbach in the Bundesliga on Saturday, coach Hansi Flick’s Bayern continued to be vulnerable at the back.

Bayern went ahead again through Leroy Sane’s 48th-minute curled free kick but offered up several good chances for the hosts, who found ways past their opponents’ shaky backline.

Bayern, who won five titles in 2020 including the Champions League, hit the woodwork through Jamal Musiala before the hosts struck with Hauke Wahl’s last-gasp header to send the game into extra time.

Kiel, who next face Darmstadt 98, kept their cool in the shootout to knock Bayern out at this stage of the German Cup for the first time since 2000.

Kiel’s supporters celebrate with flags outside the stadium after their side’s famous triumph

Bayern Munich’s players looks dejected after falling to a shock defeat on penalties

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