Five games which won the Bundesliga title for Bayern Munich


Bayern Munich were crowned Bundesliga champions for a record seventh successive season on Saturday afternoon after a rollercoaster title race.

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Niko Kovac’s side overcame a rocky start to their campaign to overturn what had been a nine-point lead for rivals Borussia Dortmund and claim the league title on the final day.

Here are five games from the past 10 months which proved to be decisive as Dortmund and Bayern traded blows in a thrilling battle for the Bundesliga throne.
1. Bayern Munich 2-3 Borussia Dortmund, November 10 (Day 11)

The first meeting between the two title contenders proved to be a raucous match which set the tone for the rest of the season.

Four points ahead of Bayern going into the game, Lucien Favre’s side knew that they had the chance to pull seven points clear and establish themselves as title favourites with a win in front of their own fans.

They did just that, twice coming from behind in the second half to win 3-2 and condemn wobbling Bayern to their…

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