Essen (dpa) - Bayern-Schreck Holstein Kiel ended the cup fairy tale of Rot-Weiss Essen thanks to an unauthorized penalty and reached the semi-finals of the DFB Cup for the first time in the club's history.

The second division soccer team eliminated Bayern Munich in the second round and won 3-0 (2-0) against Essen on Wednesday.

In the second quarter-final attempt after 2012 it worked with the entry into the semi-finals.

The Kielers scored against the brisk outsider with a double strike within 113 seconds by Alexander Mühling (26th / foul penalty) and Janni Serra (28th).

However, the penalty whistle to make it 0-1 was a clear mistake.

“It's a huge scandal for me,” scolded Essen's CEO Marcus Uhlig during the break at Sky: “You wonder if everyone was asleep there.

And i am sure.

If the 911 doesn't exist, the 2-0 won't fall either. "

Joshua Mees scored the third goal in the 90th minute.


Essen, the first cup winner after the Second World War in 1953 and a finalist in 1994, missed the semifinals despite a good performance as the second fourth division after 1. FC Saarbrücken in the previous year and can now concentrate on the promotion fight.

RWE is currently runner-up in Regionalliga West behind Borussia Dortmund's U23s, three points behind and a less played game.

The Essen fans had placed a poster in the stadium with the inscription «Make our dreams come true - promotion.


Europe - RWE is back ».

Your team seemed determined to make that happen.

After ten minutes, 4-0 corners were noted for the outsider.

The Kielers, who were disturbed by rockets and fireworks in front of the team hotel at 3:30 a.m., found their way into the game better.

But they needed the penalty gift for leadership, and then followed up with ice cold.

After the 0: 2 there were fireworks for minutes behind the RWE gate.

After the break, the fourth division tried everything again, but Kiel routinely rocked the result home and increased immediately before the end.


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