Connect with us


BUNDESLIGA: Bayern now two wins away from 8th straight title



German Bundesliga champions, Bayern Munich defeated Bayer Leverkusen 4-2 on Saturday, now needing just two victories to win an eighth straight title.

Bayern have four games left to play in the topflight this season, and two wins are enough to hand them the title they have been lifting since Dortmund last won it in 2011/12.

Bayern have lost just one game in their last 21 matches in all competitions, and they trailed at Leverkusen before fighting back to secure all three points.

Kingsley Coman, Leon Goretzka and Serge Gnabry all netted in the first half following Lucas Alario’s opener.

Read Also: Lewandowski hits scoring landmark as Bayern open 10-point lead in Bundesliga

Robert Lewandowski then headed in his 30th league goal of the season, before Florian Wirts reduced the deficit late in the game.

Bayern lead the table with seven points.

Second-placed Borussia Dortmund maintained their slim hopes of overhauling Bayern and winning the title by edging a 1-0 victory over Hertha Berlin earlier on Saturday.

Ex-Liverpool midfielder Emre Can scored for the hosts.

Bayern will play against Borussia Monchengladbach next Saturday, with Lewandowski to be absent as he was shown a yellow card at Leverkusen.

Join the conversation


Support Ripples Nigeria, hold up solutions journalism

Balanced, fearless journalism driven by data comes at huge financial costs.

As a media platform, we hold leadership accountable and will not trade the right to press freedom and free speech for a piece of cake.

If you like what we do, and are ready to uphold solutions journalism, kindly donate to the Ripples Nigeria cause.

Your support would help to ensure that citizens and institutions continue to have free access to credible and reliable information for societal development.

Donate Now