Bayern Munich celebrated in a near-empty arena after protecting an outstanding eighth succeeding title.
Robert Lewandowski chested down Jerome Boateng’s broke pass to net the winner against Werder Bremen – and seal the league with two games to spare.
Bayern’s 11 th straight Bundesliga win put them 10 points clear of Borussia Dortmund, who have actually three games left.
Bayern finished the match with 10 males after Alphonso Davies was dispatched for two yellow-card offences.
Poland striker Lewandowski has actually scored 31 league objectives this season, a tally that equates to the single-season scoring record by a foreign gamer in the league. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, now at Arsenal, scored 31 Bundesliga goals for Borussia Dortmund in 2016-17
The full-time whistle was greeted with shouts of delight from Bayern’s players which echoed around the empty arena, however it was a far cry from previous title events prior to the coronavirus pandemic.
” It is mind-blowing the kind of football we have played in the past few months,” stated Flick, a four-time Bundesliga winner with Bayern as a player.
After a humiliating 5-1 defeat at Eintracht Frankfurt on 2 November, Bayern were fourth in the table, four points behind early-season leaders Borussia Monchengladbach.
While Bayern have actually advanced to the last of the German Cup, where they will fulfill Bayer Leverkusen on 4 July in Berlin, the five-time champions of Europe are still in the Champions League and are well put to reach the quarter-finals after establishing a 3-0 lead over Chelsea in the first leg of their last-16 tie.
” We have actually now taken the first step and reached our big goal,” added Flick.
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- David Alaba and Thomas Muller win their ninth Bundesliga championship title, equalling the record set by Franck Ribery last season.