Cup Review: Guardiola Bids Farewell With Yet Another Trophy, Zlatan The Hero As PSG Wins French Cup, Morata Wins Coppa Italia For Juve

Pep Guardiola bid auf wiedersehen to Bayern Munich as his side defeated Borussia Dortmund on penalties to win the DFB Pokal final in Berlin Saturday.

Douglas Costa scored the winning spot-kick for Bayern after Sven Bender and Sokratis Papastathopoulos failed to convert for Dortmund.
The two best sides in German football over recent years could not be separated after 90 minutes of normal time and 30 minutes of extra time ended goalless.
Bayern Munich manager Pep Guardiola celebrates after winning the DFB Pokal final.
Dortmund striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang missed a guilt-edged chance that could have won the cup for Dortmund late on in regular time.
But Guardiola was given the perfect send off thanks as successful penalties from Arturo Vidal, Robert Lewandowski, Thomas Mueller and Costa ensured a 4-3 shootout win.

Although he has failed to to win the Champions League during his three-year stint in charge of Bayern, Guardiola has claimed the Bundesliga title three times, the German cup twice as well as triumphs at the the FIFA World Club Cup and in the UEFA Super Cup.
Guardiola will be replaced at Bayern by former AC Milan, Chelsea and Real Madrid boss, Carlo Ancelotti over the summer.
PSG Wins French Cup
Swedish striker, Zlatan Ibrahimovic, scored twice as Paris Saint Germain completed the French treble by beating Marseille 4-2 in the final of the Coupe de France.
Paris Saint-Germain's Swedish forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic (L) celebrates with Paris Saint-Germain's Uruguayan forward Edinson Cavani (R) after scoring a goal during the French Cup final.
Ibrahimovic was playing his last game for PSG and scored a 47th minute penalty to give the Parisians a 2-1 lead after teammate Blaise Matuidi’s early strike was canceled out for Marseille by Florian Thauvin.
Edinson Cavani made it 3-1 to PSG on 57 minutes before Ibrahimovic grabbed his second eight minutes before the end.
Michy Batshuayi scored a late consolation for Marseille but that did little to dampen the spirits of the Parisian players or crowd.
PSG has now won the Coupe de France on 10 occasions, including three times in the past seven years.

Morata leaves it late for Juve

Juventus put the seal on the Italian double by defeating AC Milan after extra in the Coppa Italia final in Rome.
Substitute Alvaro Morata scored the only goal of the game after 110 minutes to ensure Juventus became the first team to win back to back doubles in Italy.
Juventus forward Alvaro Morata celebrates after scoring against AC Milan in the Coppa Italia final.
Defeat for Milan means it fails to qualify for European competition next season. That honor will now go to Sassuolo which finished sixth in Serie A.
Milan could only finish in seventh position this season and needed to win the Coppa Italia to have any hope of qualifying for the Europa League.
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