Robert Lewandowski scored the winner as Bayern Munich secured the Bundesliga title.© AFP
Bayern Munich secured an eighth straight Bundesliga title on Tuesday as Robert Lewandowski’s first-half strike proved sufficient for a nervy 1-Zero win at Werder Bremen. Hansi Flick’s Bavarian giants went into the sport seven factors away from second-placed Borussia Dortmund, who’ve three matches remaining, and prolonged that hole to an unassailable 10-point benefit. It’s Bayern’s 30th German top-flight title in whole they usually stay heading in the right direction to win the treble. They face Bayer Leverkusen on July four within the German Cup last and in addition maintain a 3-Zero first-leg lead over Chelsea within the Champions League final 16.
The win on the Weserstadion was Bayern’s eighth consecutive victory in all competitions because the German season restarted final month following the coronavirus lockdown.
Lewandowski scored his 31st league purpose of the marketing campaign shortly earlier than half-time, however Bayern needed to face up to a interval of sustained late strain after left-back Alphonso Davies was despatched off with 11 minutes left.
Relegation-threatened Bremen threw on 41-year-old striker Claudio Pizarro, however the former Bayern man was denied a dramatic 90th-minute tap-in by a stretching Manuel Neuer.
Bremen, who’ve spent extra seasons within the Bundesliga than another membership, stay within the relegation zone.
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