Bayern claim their eighth consecutive title
It has been brewing since Bayern got off to a flyer after the re-start and now it is official. Bayern Munich has been crowned the Bundesliga champions for season 2019-20, after their 1-0 win over SV Werder Bremen with Robert Lewandowski netting the only goal, to take his tally to 31 goals in the Bundesliga.
SV Werder Bremen look to end 40 years at the top flight
Don’t let the headline mislead you. No Werder Bremen haven’t been at the top of the Bundesliga for 40 years instead they have been in the top flight of German football since 1981 and the feat looks set to end in a few weeks time as they are facing relegation for the first time since 1980 following their defeat to Bayern Munich.
Still, plenty of action left
Despite Bayern Munich being crowned champions with two matchdays left to play, there is still plenty of action to keep one interested in the Bundesliga.
Race for European action is heating up and does not look like it’s slowing down. Borussia Dortmund took a hit in their bid to claim the second spot as they suffered a shock defeat to FC Mainz who sits on 15th place, on the table and five points above the relegation zone.
RB Leipzig also hit a roadblock and would have wanted to get the three points instead of sharing the points with Fortuna Dusseldorf as they drew 2-2. However, the good news for Leipzig is that they are only three points behind second-place Dortmund and clearly have their eyes set on Dortmund’s place.
Similarly, fourth-place Bayer Leverkusen is only three points behind third-place, Leipzig, following their 3-1 win over FC Koln. Borussia Monchengladbach who are currently in the Europa League spot, who sit in fifth position are only one point behind Leverkusen to nab the last Champions League spot, thanks to their 3-0 win over VFL Wolfsburg.
Sport-Club Freiburg who currently sits in t eighth spot is eying the last spot for European action as they are only one point behind seventh-placed Hoffenheim, following their 2-1 win over Hertha Berlin.
VFL Wolfsburg and Hoffenheim who currently in the last two positions for European football both sit sixth and seventh place are both on 46 points each.
Down at the bottom of the table, FC Mainz is five points out of the relegation zone, however with two rounds left to play anything can still happen.
Fortuna Dusseldorf is only one point ahead of SV Werder Bremen however, relegation is looking inevitable as they both currently sit in 16th and 17th respectively.
Werner on the scoresheet
Star RB Leipzig striker Timo Werner has made headlines in the past few weeks as news is surrounding of a potential move to Chelsea after the London club paid his release clause to start negotiations.
Thankfully, for the German-based club, he put those headlines to rest for the meantime as he was on the scoresheet for the first time since matchday 29, scoring in their 2-2 draw with Fortuna Dusseldorf.