BREMEN (GERMANY), June 17: Bayern Munich secured its eighth successive German Bundesliga title with two games to spare after beating Werder Bremen 1-0 with a goal from Robert Lewandowski.
The win on a wet night in Bremen put Bayern 10 points clear of second-place Borussia Dortmund, which can earn a maximum nine points from its three remaining games.
Werder kept Bremen at bay for most of the first half but the champions still found a breakthrough.
Jerome Boateng played a perfectly weighted ball over the defence in the 43rd minute for Robert Lewandowski to control on his chest and hit past the goalkeeper for his 31st Bundesliga goal this season.
Bayern finished with 10 men after a second yellow card for Alphonso Davies in the 79th minute.
Goalkeeper Manuel Neuer made a crucial late save to stop Yuya Osako�s header. � AP