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Official: Bayern Clinch Ninth Straight Bundesliga Title

Bayern Munich have been crowned Bundesliga champions for the ninth straight season after Borussia Dortmund defeated RB Leipzig in a five-goal thriller.

Bundesliga

Result: Borussia Dortmund 3-2 RB Leipzig

Date: 08 May 2021

Venue: Signal-Iduna-Park

Dortmund were without Erling Haaland due to injury and he was replaced Thorgan Hazard upfront while Leipzig were boosted by the return of Emil Forsberg, Marcel Sabitzer and Dayot Upamecano.

Marco Reus gave the hosts a dream start with the opener in the seventh minute after bursting his way inside the box from a though ball and fired a strike into the roof of the net.

Jadon Sancho had a chance to double the lead for Dortmund ten minutes before the break after breaking away clear on the right side of the box but he hesitated before firing a strike into the side-netting. .

Terzic's troops had another bright start in the second stanza, with s Sancho doubling th lead six minutes after the break with a low strike into the far bottom corner after cutting inside the box from the left.

Lukas Klostermann pulled a goal back for the visitors in the 63rd minute with a bullet header inside the box from Forsberg's corner.

Julian Nagelsmann made a double change immediately after that, with Forsberg making way for Justin Kluivert on the wing while Nordi Mukiele came on for Benjamin Henrichs at right full-back.

Dani Olmo levelled matters for Leipzig in the last 13 minutes with a strike into a gaping net after a square pass by Hee-Chan Hwang from a counter-attack.

Nagelsmann needed fresh legs at the back in the last eight minutes, as Marcel Halstenberg came on for Klostermann while Terzic introduced fresh legs in attack in the same moment, with Ansgar relacing Giovanni Reyna.

With the game was on the edge in the dying minutes, Sancho snatched the winner for Dortmund three minutes before time with a tap-in at the back post after a cut-back by Raphael Guerreiro, as defeat for Leipzig meant Bayern were crowned champions.

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