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HISTORY — Bayer Leverkusen break Bayern Munich’s 11-year Bundesliga title-reign

This is history, ladies and gentlemen.

Bayer Leverkusen put the cherry-on-top to their momentarily-undefeated season and claimed the crown of the Bundesliga after defeating Werder Bremen 5-0 at home on Sunday.

The club managed by Spain legend Xabi Alonso became the first team other than Bayern Munich to win the German Bundesliga since Borussia Dortmund in the 2010-11 campaign, breaking the club’s 11-year reign as champions.

Thomas Tuchel admits defeat and says Bayern’s Bundesliga title race is over

MUNICH — Bayern Munich's Bundesliga title hopes all but evaporated after a 2-0 home loss to Borussia Dortmund on Saturday left them 13 points behind leaders Bayer Leverkusen with seven games remaining.

Bayern, winners of the previous 11 league crowns, were inefficient in attack and their first shot on goal came late in the second half, with usually deadly striker Harry Kane having earlier missed their best chances.

Leverkusen score twice in final minutes for dramatic comeback win to remain unbeaten

LEVERKUSEN — Bundesliga leaders Bayer Leverkusen scored twice late in the game with Robert Andrich and Patrik Schick to earn a 2-1 comeback win over Hoffenheim on Saturday and edge closer to the league title.

Leverkusen, unbeaten in 39 matches across all competitions this season, are on 73 points with seven games. Bayern Munich, who face Borussia Dortmund later on Saturday, are second on 60.

Xabi Alonso snubs Liverpool and decides to stay in Bundesliga for another season

Bayer Leverkusen boss Xabi Alonso ended speculation of a potential move to one of his former clubs Liverpool or Bayern Munich in the close season when the Spaniard said on Friday that he was committed to staying with the Bundesliga leaders.

Alonso, who has a contract with Leverkusen until 2026, has become the talk of Europe and a reported target for top clubs after leading his team through an unbeaten season while challenging for three trophies.

Leverkusen smash Bayern 3-0 to keep undefeated season alive and open five-point gap

LEVERKUSEN — Bundesliga leaders Bayer Leverkusen outplayed champions Bayern Munich for a 3-0 victory on Saturday that sent them five points clear at the top of the league and put them firmly in charge of the title race.

Goals from Josip Stanisic, Alejandro Grimaldo and Jeremie Frimpong made sure of the three points as Leverkusen, who have never won a Bundesliga title, and stretched their unbeaten run to 31 matches across all competitions this season.

From Howard To Horvath: How Many American Keepers Have Played In The Champions League?

Last week, an American seldom known by even the most astute USMNT fans made his debut in the UEFA Champions League. Josh Cohen played all 90 minutes between the posts for Israeli side Maccabi Haifa during the club's 2-0 defeat to Benfica.

The18’s 2022-23 Champions League Group Stage Predictions

With a new season on the horizon, The18 felt it was appropriate to create Champions League group stage predictions for the 2022-23 season. We’ve already submitted our Champions League predictions for the rest of our league picks such as winner and top scorer. Now it’s time for each group.

Ian González Le Pide A Fans Del Toluca Que Lo Abucheen Más Fuerte Tras Grotesco Osote

Todo delantero puede perderse goles. Es parte de los sinsabores del trabajo. Sin embargo, cuando la falta de finiquito se vuelve algo crónico, comienzan los problemas.

Basta ver a Ian González. El español no tuvo un buen semestre con el Toluca y la noche de este martes, en un amistoso ante el Bayer Leverkusen de Alemania, se perdió un par de goles cantados que desataron un furioso enfrentamiento entre él y las tribunas del estadio Nemesio Diez.

This Is Why We Love Football — Delirium In Stuttgart As Survival Clinched With 92nd-Minute Winner

There’s something about simultaneous kickoffs on the final day of the season that makes for must-watch viewing. The Bundesliga season came to a close on Saturday with all nine matches kicking off at the same time. While the title was long ago clinched by Bayern Munich (as usual), there was drama around the European places and relegation zone on the final day.

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