Bayern crush Wolves
High-flying Bayern Munich kept alive their dreams of becoming Germany's first team to win the treble by booking their German Cup final berth with a 6-1 win at home to VfL Wolfsburg in Tuesday's semifinal.
Having already won this season's Bundesliga crown, Bayern are bidding to become the first German side to win the European Cup, cup and league titles as they face Barcelona at home in the Champions League semifinal next Tuesday,
Bayern will discover their opponents for the cup final, which takes place on June 1 at Berlin's Olympic Stadium, when Stuttgart host Freiburg in Wednesday's other all-Bundesliga semifinal.
Swiss midfielder Xherdan Shaqiri, in for suspended France winger Franck Ribery, impressed as he set up three of Bayern's goals for Mario Mandzukic, Arjen Robben and Mario Gomez, then scored one of his own.
But Gomez was the star of the night as he warmed up for Barcelona by coming off the bench to score three goals in six minutes to double Bayern's tally in the last 10 minutes.
"You could see that we have three top strikers, I'm really pleased for Mario that he managed a hat-trick," said Bayern coach Jupp Heynckes.