Published: Sun, April 08, 2018
Sports | By Sarah Myers

Bayern Munich Crowned Bundesliga Champions For Sixth Straight Season

Bayern Munich Crowned Bundesliga Champions For Sixth Straight Season

Bayern Munich extended their dominance over German football after securing their 28th Bundesliga title on Saturday following a 4-1 win over Augsburg at the Augsburg Arena.

Dutchman Robben dismissed suggestions Bayern had not earned their domestic championship title.

Under the management of Heynckes, brought out of retirement to steady the ship, Bayern have been a rampant force in the German league.

Celebrations were relatively muted as the side looked to the remaining targets.

"People from outside always say we have to win the title, but it's up to us to achieve it".

The French winger, who went on as a substitute, joined former Bayern players Oliver Kahn, Bastian Schweinsteiger, Mehmet Scholl and Philipp Lahm on a record eight Bundesliga titles. When asked point-blank by Sport Bild whether the duo would remain in Munich next season, the former Germany worldwide said that "there are very little arguments against a renewal". The last time it clinched the title in front of its own fans was in 2000 when the club was still playing at Munich's Olympiastadion.

Bayern took the lead seven minutes before half-time. I have a very well-functioning coaching team, everyone's doing an outstanding job. "Everyone delivered great work".

"He's not only a great coach, but also a great person".

Augsburg started at pace, closing down any space for the visitors, and the pressure paid off in the 18th minute with an own-goal.

Sergio Cordova's shot was saved by Sven Ulreich, but bounced up into the face of Niklas Sule and rolled into the empty net, to make it 1-0. Bayern equalised out of the blue when Tolisso was left unmarked to head in from Joshua Kimmich's cross in the 32nd minute and the Bavarians took the game by the scruff of the neck.

Wagner, playing in place of the rested Robert Lewandowski, rounded off the scoring late.

With five games left, Cologne are six points behind Mainz, who are 16th, which carries a relegation play-off berth against the third-best team in the second tier at the end of the season.

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