Bayern, Stuttgart in last 16 of German Cup

Berlin: Bayern Munich beat second division side Kaiserslautern 4-0 thanks to two goals by Claudio Pizzaro and Arjen Robben meanwhile Ibrahima Traroe helped Stuttgart to a 3-0 win over St. Pauli in the second round of DFB German Cup.

In a one sided affair the Bavarians staged a dominant performance against Kaiserslautern at the sold-out Allianz Arena Wednesday, reports Xinhua.

From the beginning Bayern Munich put Kaiserslautern`s goal under pressure but it were the visitors that created the first chance of the match through Mohamadou Idrissou.

Nevertheless Bayern`s Claudio Pizzaro opened the scoring at the 11th minute following a long pass from Arjen Robben.

Four minutes into the second half Arjen Robben added a second as he had all the time and space to finish from inside the box.

Kaiserslautern was unable to put up any resistance as Pizzaro tripled the lead thanks to a header.

The German record champions were not done with the scoring as Robben wrapped up his brace with two minutes left into the match.

Stuttgart sealed their DFB Cup last 16 berth within the first half against second division side St. Pauli.

St. Pauli started confident into the match but it were Stuttgart that broke the deadlock in the 21st minute. Ibrahima Traroe`s long range effort found the back of the net to give Stuttgart the lead.

Only one minute later, Stuttgart`s top striker Vedad Ibisevic extended the lead, when he utilized a deflection to slot home from very close range.

Four minutes before the break Stuttgart sealed the deal ahead of time as Tamas Hajnal volleyed home the 3-0 lead at the far post.


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