Bayern claim 6th straight Bundesliga title with 4-1 win over Augsburg

Charlene Craig
April 8, 2018

Club veteran Jupp Heynckes' current deal with Bayern ends at the conclusion of the current season, and the Bundesliga giants could be without a manager if he decides to retire from the game.

They had just lost 3-0 at Paris St Germain and had drawn two games in a row in the Bundesliga to see Borussia Dortmund take charge of the title race after their fine start. Celebrations were relatively muted as the side looked to the remaining targets.

"It's a special moment, because we now know we're champions", said Ribery, who has now won the Bundesliga eight times since joining in 2007.

Once again it was away from home.

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"No - we don't want to really celebrate, but everyone is welcome to enjoy the title", said Heynckes, who allowed a small celebration in Bayern's dressing room. "Everyone delivered great work".

The former Germany No1 revealed: "Zinedine Zidane is undoubtedly worth considering, I think he's sensational".

Augsburg took a shock lead on 18 minutes when Bayern defender Niklas Suele scored an own goal after Sergio Cordova's shot was saved, but the deflection smashed into Suele's face.

Jupp Heynckes' men did restore parity on 32 minutes when Christian Tolisso headed home Joshua Kimmich's cross.

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James put the visitors in front before the break, scoring from close range after Juan Bernat deflected Kimmich's cross into his path.

The title was secure on 62 minutes when Robben crashed in a third as Rodriguez hooked the ball back out to the edge of the penalty area after a free-kick had not been cleared.

Real Madrid are next in action during Sunday's Madrid derby against Atletico Madrid, who are four points above them in second place in La Liga.

Cologne's chances of avoiding the drop took a blow after relegation rival Mainz came from behind to earn a 1-1 draw in their decisive clash.

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Mainz are now 27 points in the 16 position, six points ahead of the 17th-placed Koln.

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