Bremen beat Hamburg on penalties to reach Cup final

Hamburg 1 – Werder Bremen 1 (Pens. 1-3) (DFB Pokal, April 22, 2009) It took Werder ten minutes to move ahead at Hamburg in the cup, a Diego free-kick rebounded off the bar and Per Mertesacker was on hand to nod the ball home. Hamburg equalised midway through the second half when Ivica Olic diverted the ball goalwards after his initial shot had been saved.