Bayern Munich Win Eighth Straight Bundesliga Title
Bayern Munich achieved an eighth straight Bundesliga title on Tuesday as Robert Lewandowski’s first-half strike settled quite for a pushy 1-0 win at Werder Bremen.
Hansi Flick’s Bavarian giants gone into the match seven points clear of second-placed Borussia Dortmund, who have three games waiting and increased that gap to an invulnerable 10-point lead.
It is Bayern’s 30th German top-flight title as a whole, and they continue on the track to win the treble.
They met Bayer Leverkusen on July 4 in the German Cup final and also endured a 3-0 first-leg lead over Chelsea in the Champions League last 16.
The victory at the Weserstadion was Bayern’s eighth continuous success in all games since the German season restarted last month following the pandemic lockdown.
Lewandowski scored his 31st league goal of the campaign soon before half-time, but Bayern had to face up to a time of nurtured late pressure after left-back Alphonso Davies was sent off with 11 minutes left.
Relegation-threatened Bremen threw on 41-year-old striker Claudio Pizarro, but a stretching Manuel Neuer denied the former Bayern man a dramatic 90th-minute tap-in.
Bremen, who have spent more seasons within the Bundesliga than the other club, remain within the relegation zone.
Robert Lewandowski stated Bayern Munich had shown they’re the most candid club in Germany after obtaining their eighth continuous Bundesliga title on Tuesday because the Poland striker’s first-half volley observed them claim a 1-0 win at Werder Bremen.
Bayern was confirmed German champions for the 30th time within the club’s proud history to take care of their iron-grip on the Bundesliga shield in recent years.
Lewandowski struck two minutes before the separate a high chest and low strike. Still, Bayern had to withstand an inconsiderate final 11 minutes after teenage left-back Alphonso Davies was sent off for a second yellow card.
At the top of a first 45 minutes dominated by Bremen’s dogged defending and pouring rain, Bayern broke through when center-back Jerome Boateng chipped over the highest for Lewandowski to attain.
It was the Poland striker’s 31st league goal of the season, a career-best, keeping him on track to be named the league’s top scorer for the fifth time.
Head coach Hansi Flick landed the Bundesliga title in his first season responsible, having stepped in when Niko Kovac was sacked last November.
Even the coronavirus lockdown couldn’t hold Bayern’s energy, with the champions winning eight back-to-back games altogether since the resumption of German soccer last month.