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Bayern Munich routs Kaiserslautern, reaches cup final vs. Dortmund

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Bayern Munich's Toni Kroos, left, celebrates his goal against Kaiserslautern in Wednesday's cup semifinal triumph.

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) - Title holder Bayern Munich cruised to its 20th German Cup final by beating second-division Kaiserslautern 5-1 on Wednesday.

Bayern will seek its 17th title in the May 17 final in Berlin against Borussia Dortmund. Three-time winner Dortmund advanced on Tuesday by beating Wolfsburg 2-0. It will be a repeat of the 2012 final that Dortmund won 5-2.

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Bastian Schweinsteiger opened the scoring in the 24th, Toni Kroos doubled the lead in the 32nd and Thomas Mueller converted a penalty in the 50th for a 3-0 lead before Simon Zoller pulled one back for the visitors on the hour mark.

Mario Mandzukic scored in the 78th and Mario Goetze completed the victory in injury time.

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