Toni scores twice to help Bayern win German Cup

Berlin(Germany), Apr 20: Luca Toni scored two goals for the fourth straight game Saturday, the second in overtime, to help Bayern Munich capture the DFB Pokal Cup with a 2-1 win over Borussia Dortmund.

Bayern Munich won the German Cup for a record 14th time, setting up a domestic double with the Bundesliga title all but locked up with less than a month left in the season. Toni put Bayern in front in the 11th minute and the lead held until extra time when Dortmund's Petric Petric scored to force overtime. Toni, who now has 35 goals in all competitions this season, was the hero again with his second goal in the 103rd minute.

The Italian international's incredible scoring run started April 10th with two overtime goals against Getafe in the UEFA Cup, lifting Bayern to a 3-3 tie and a spot in the semifinals.

Toni then had two goals in league wins against Borussia Dortmund and Eintracht before adding his fourth straight double in the cup final.

It was the seventh time Toni scored at least two goals in a game this season.

OneIndia News

Story first published: Sunday, April 20, 2008, 14:03 [IST]
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