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FC Ingolstadt 04 1-2 Bayern Munich

Bayern Munich's players celebrate scoring against Ingolstadt
Bayern Munich have won the league title in each of Pep Guardiola's three seasons in charge

Bayern Munich were crowned champions of Germany for the 26th time with one game to go as two Robert Lewandowski goals earned them victory over Ingolstadt.

Pep Guardiola's side responded from going out of the Champions League semi-final by securing the Bundesliga for a record fourth successive campaign.

Lewandowski put Bayern ahead from the penalty spot before doubling the lead after Xabi Alonso's sublime pass.

Moritz Hartmann's penalty made it 2-1 but Bayern clinched the title.

Bayern Munich players celebrate winning the Bundesliga for a record fourth successive season
Bayern Munich are the first club to win the Bundesliga four times in a row

Domestic dominance

Borussia Dortmund were the only team that could have caught Guardiola's side but their 1-0 defeat at Eintracht Frankfurt means Bayern are eight points clear of their nearest rivals going into the final weekend of the league campaign.

Guardiola will therefore take up his new post at Manchester City this summer having secured three Bundesliga titles in three attempts.

The former Barcelona boss had been in a spiky mood on the eve of his penultimate league game following Bayern's defeat by Atletico Madrid on the away goals rule in the Champions League.

Guardiola had accused a dressing-room mole of "damaging" Bayern, after details of an alleged row in the wake of Tuesday's European exit were made public.

But the 45-year-old was all smiles as he celebrated with his players at the final whistle at mid-table Ingolstadt after an 81st win in 101 league games under Guardiola.

Bayern Munich boss Pep Guardiola celebrates with Robert Lewandowski after the final whistle
Bayern Munich boss Pep Guardiola celebrates with Robert Lewandowski after the final whistle

Bayern on course for double

Bayern took the lead at Ingolstadt when Franck Ribery was fouled by home captain Marvin Matip in the area and Lewandowski scored the resulting spot-kick.

The Bundesliga's leading scorer then added his second when he drilled home Alonso's superb pass from a tight angle for his 29th league goal of the season.

Ingolstadt's Australia striker Mathew Leckie was denied by Manuel Neuer but the hosts pulled a goal back when Hartmann converted a penalty after a push from behind by Alonso.

After the final whistle, forward Thomas Muller grabbed a loud hailer to lead chants with the fans.

Bayern get a chance to secure a domestic double when they face Dortmund in the final of the German Cup on 21 May.

Bayern Munich players celebrate winning the Bundesliga title
Bayern Munich defender Rafinha (centre) celebrates with a mock up of the Bundesliga trophy after the club clinched the title
Ingolstadt v Bayern Munich
Bayern Munich forward Thomas Muller uses a loud hailer to chant with celebrating fans after the final whistle

Line-ups

Ingolstadt

Formation 4-3-3

  • 1Özcan
  • 21da Costa
  • 34Matip
  • 5Hübner
  • 29Suttner
  • 10Groß
  • 8de Oliveira Bernardo
  • 36CohenSubstituted forMoralesat 63'minutes
  • 9HartmannSubstituted forHinterseerat 77'minutes
  • 37LezcanoSubstituted forLexat 82'minutesBooked at 83mins
  • 7LeckieBooked at 89mins

Substitutes

  • 6Morales
  • 14Lex
  • 16Hinterseer
  • 18Brégerie
  • 19Christiansen
  • 26Nyland
  • 28Levels

Bayern Munich

Formation 4-2-3-1

  • 1Neuer
  • 21Lahm
  • 8Martínez Aguinaga
  • 32Kimmich
  • 27Alaba
  • 14AlonsoSubstituted forBenatiaat 45'minutesBooked at 46mins
  • 6Thiago AlcántaraSubstituted forRodeat 89'minutes
  • 11Douglas Costa
  • 25MüllerBooked at 75mins
  • 7RibérySubstituted forFerreira de Souzaat 57'minutes
  • 9LewandowskiBooked at 80mins

Substitutes

  • 5Benatia
  • 13Ferreira de Souza
  • 18Bernat
  • 19Götze
  • 20Rode
  • 26Ulreich
  • 29Coman
Referee:
Florian Meyer
Attendance:
15,617

Match Stats

Home TeamIngolstadtAway TeamBayern Munich
Possession
Home42%
Away58%
Shots
Home17
Away12
Shots on Target
Home4
Away6
Corners
Home4
Away3
Fouls
Home17
Away16

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, FC Ingolstadt 04 1, FC Bayern München 2.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, FC Ingolstadt 04 1, FC Bayern München 2.

  3. Post update

    Offside, FC Ingolstadt 04. Marvin Matip tries a through ball, but Stefan Lex is caught offside.

  4. Post update

    Attempt missed. Lukas Hinterseer (FC Ingolstadt 04) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right. Assisted by Mathew Leckie.

  5. Substitution

    Substitution, FC Bayern München. Sebastian Rode replaces Thiago Alcántara.

  6. Booking

    Mathew Leckie (FC Ingolstadt 04) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  7. Post update

    Joshua Kimmich (FC Bayern München) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  8. Post update

    Foul by Mathew Leckie (FC Ingolstadt 04).

  9. Post update

    Foul by Douglas Costa (FC Bayern München).

  10. Post update

    Pascal Groß (FC Ingolstadt 04) wins a free kick on the right wing.

  11. Post update

    Thiago Alcántara (FC Bayern München) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  12. Post update

    Foul by Roger (FC Ingolstadt 04).

  13. Post update

    Foul by Thomas Müller (FC Bayern München).

  14. Post update

    Danny da Costa (FC Ingolstadt 04) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  15. Post update

    Philipp Lahm (FC Bayern München) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  16. Post update

    Foul by Alfredo Morales (FC Ingolstadt 04).

  17. Booking

    Stefan Lex (FC Ingolstadt 04) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  18. Post update

    Manuel Neuer (FC Bayern München) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  19. Post update

    Foul by Stefan Lex (FC Ingolstadt 04).

  20. Substitution

    Substitution, FC Ingolstadt 04. Stefan Lex replaces Darío Lezcano.

Scores, Results & Fixtures

Saturday 7th May 2016

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Bayern Munich33274277166185
2B Dortmund33245480324877
3B Leverkusen331761053381557
4B Mgladbach331641365501552
5Mainz33147124642449
6Hertha Berlin33147124242049
7Schalke33147124748-149
8Wolfsburg33119134448-442
9Köln331012113640-442
10Ingolstadt331010133139-840
11Augsburg33911134149-838
12Hamburg33108153745-838
13Darmstadt33911133851-1338
14Hoffenheim33910143850-1237
15Frankfurt3399153451-1736
16Werder Bremen3398164965-1635
17Stuttgart3396184972-2333
18Hannover3374223059-2925
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