FOOTBALL: Muller’s double fires Bayern Munich to Cup final as Ibrahimovic strikes to down Lorient

Bayern munich has secured qualification to the German Cup final as a strike from Thomas Muller in each half secured a comfortable 2-0 win.

Germany international Muller scored with a bouncing header after Clemens Fritz slipped in the box, leaving the forward with a clear path in the 30th minute and with Bayern in complete control.Bayern munich had little trouble against the former German champions in the first half, though the visitors did have one golden chance when Manuel Neuer left his goal but Sambu Yatabare’s weak lob gave the keeper enough time to sprint back.Minutes later the referee awarded Bayern a penalty with substitute Arturo Vidal diving and television replays showing no contact of the Chilean with Werder’s Janek Sternberg.Muller stepped up and converted the spot kick, instantly dashing Werder’s hopes of a comeback and turning the remainder of the game into a procedural matter.

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Muller was delighted with the win but knew it will be a tough game.He said “We are under pressure in every game. We know that and we have to deliver.We had some problems tonight, we made too many mistakes, too many wrong passes.I won’t talk badly about our performance because it is absolutely amazing what the team is delivering every three days”.

Parsi Saint Germain also progressed to the French Cup final after Ibrahimovic scored to send them through.Ibrahimovic collected a pass from Angel di Maria, shrugged off two defenders and scored from the edge of the area.PSG will now play either Sochaux or Marseille in the final.Laurent Blanc’s side are already Ligue 1 champions and play Lille in the League Cup final this weekend.

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