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Bundesliga: Bayern win 25th title

April 26, 2015 22:13 IST

Bayern Munich players acknowledge their fans

Bayern Munich players acknowledge their fans after winning. Photograph: Kai Pfaffenbach/Reuters

Treble-chasing Bayern Munich claimed a third straight Bundesliga title on Sunday without kicking a ball after VfL Wolfsburg's 1-0 defeat at Borussia Moenchengladbach meant they had an unassailable 15-point lead with four games left.

Bayern, who have now won a total of 25 German league titles including one before the Bundesliga's creation in 1963, beat Hertha Berlin 1-0 on Saturday but had to put the champagne on ice until after second-placed Wolfsburg's game on Sunday.

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