Dortmund, Bundesliga leaders Borussia Dortmund

crashed out of the German Cup, losing a penalty shoot-out at home to

Werder Bremen following a 3-3 draw after extra time.

It finished 1-1 over 90 minutes after Dortmund captain Marco Reus

rifled home a direct free-kick to equalise an early goal by Bremen’s

Milot Rashica.

The game exploded into life with four goals in extra time as Bremen

twice equalised, through substitutes Claudio Pizarro and Martin Harnik,

to force penalties after Christian Pulisic and Achraf Hakimi had scored

for Dortmund.

Goalkeeper Jiri Pavlenka was Bremen’s hero in the shoot-out as he

saved Dortmund’s opening attempts from Paco Alcacer and Maximilian


Source: Oman News Agency