2-0 victory over Fürstenwald
Babelsberg won the National Cup for the tenth time
SV Babelsberg is now the only record winner of the Brandenburg State Cup. SVB prevailed against defending champion Union Fürstenwalde on Saturday and celebrated winning the Cup for the tenth time.
SV Babelsberg 03 won the Brandenburg State Cup final on Saturday afternoon. Predrag Ozilac defeated Union Fürstenwaldi 2-0 (1-0).
This means that the Brandenburger’s Zero Three are now the only record-breaking ten titles. So far, Babelsberg has tied with FC Energie Cottbus, who have won the title nine times so far.
Dombrowa provides the lead
The match that was a remake of last year’s final, When Fürstenwaldi was able to triumph, he started evenly. The two teams had chances to score in the early stages, but neither team advanced at Werner Seelenbinder Stadium in Luckenwalde. Although the ball stumbled into the net for the first time after seven minutes, Babelsberg’s Tobias Dombrova goal was blocked for offside.
But after a good half hour, the 21-year-old took the regular lead for his team. After a nice pass from central defense Betar Leela, Dombrova (33.) scored the well-deserved goal 1-0, which also entered the match at the end of the first half.
Babelsberg deserves the title
After the break, Babelsberg quickly had the opportunity to increase the lead. After a corner kick, Leela (52) headed the ball into the crossbar – Fürstenwaldi’s luck. In the match that both teams handled extremely physically, zero remained the best team at the start of the second half. Time and time again, coach Predrag Ozilac’s team came dangerously into the half of Fürstenwald, but at first he did not succeed in widening the narrow lead – Babelsberg played very ineffectively.
Fürstenwaldi seemed to notice this, got grittier after an hour, and also came on a few occasions. Received the Best of the Year award by Johan Weiss (60), SVB goalkeeper Marco Vogel saves a powerful fight.
‘A well deserved revenge’
But there was a short rebellion. In the 78th minute Daniel Fran made the score 2-0 and at the same time for the preliminary decision. In injury time, Fürstenwaldes Malik McLemore saw the red card for the assault.
Fürstenwaldi coach Matthias Maksch congratulated “Babelsberg on his entitlement to the Cup.” For Maucksch, this was their last match as FSV coach. “We lost the important duels, the 50:50 duels went to Babelsberg. That’s how the game was decided,” Maucksch continued. “It means a lot to us,” said his counterpart Predrag Ozilac. “We lost last year, unfortunately,. Now we deserve our revenge,” said the 55-year-old.
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