February 28, 2021

Bayern Munich Win Eighth Consecutive Bundesliga Title



Bayern Munich Win Eighth Consecutive Bundesliga Title

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 complete and so they stay on the right track to win the treble. They face Bayer Leverkusen on July four within the German Cup closing 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 for the reason that German season restarted final month following the coronavirus lockdown.

Lewandowski scored his 31st league objective of the marketing campaign shortly earlier than half-time, however Bayern needed to stand up to a interval of sustained late strain after left-back Alphonso Davies was despatched off with 11 minutes left.

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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 every other membership, stay within the relegation zone.

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