The DFB - League Cup in 1998 was the third edition of the competition. Participants were the first five teams in the Bundesliga last season and MSV Duisburg as a trophy finalist. The " Bavaria " won the Finals rematch of last year by a clear 4-0 win over VfB Stuttgart in Leverkusen and were able to defend their title. Top scorer was Giovane Élber the winner Bayern Munich with three hits.
1-0 Giovane Élber ( 4 ) 2-0 Giovane Élber ( 25 ) 3-0 Giovane Élber ( 41 ) 4-0 Carsten Jancker ( 89 )