Bayern book semi spot
By Peter ORourke
Last Updated: 01/01/70 1:00am
Bayern Munich kept their German Cup hopes alive with a 3-2 extra time win over Mainz.Bayern Munich survived a scare before keeping their German Cup hopes alive with a 3-2 extra-time win over Mainz.
The DFB-Pokal holders had to come from a goal down to progress to the semi-finals, with Claudio Pizarro's extra-time strike sending Felix Magath's men through.
Mainz stunned the home side when Mohamed Zidan gave the visitors the lead on 21 minutes from the penalty spot.
Pizarro drew Bayern level nine minutes from the end to send the game into extra time.
Bayern went in front for the first time four minutes into extra time when Paolo Guerrero found the net.
Mainz refused to buckle and Petr Ruman equalised for them right at the start of the second period of extra time.
Pizarro finally ended Mainz's hopes with the winner five minutes from the end of extra time with a long-range strike.