With just three games remaining to the end of the season, Bayern Munich has clinched their fifth straight Bundesliga title and 27th overall after they thrashed Wolfsburg 6-0.
The Carlo Ancelotti tutored side never seemed threatened throughout the match as they took Wolfsburg who are likely to be relegated to the cleaners. Alaba (19′minutes),
Wolfsburg captain Luiz Gustavo was later sent off against his former club late in the game after he sarcastically applauded the referee. He had to be restrained by his teammates from attacking the man at the centre.
They won the league with 73 points while RP Leipzig, the team in second place drew against Borussia Dortmund which ended any chances they had in catching Munich.
Commenting on the victory, Ancelotti who now has the enviable record of being the first manager to win titles in four of ‘the big five’ European leagues said: “It was a fantastic experience. I am lucky to be here with these great players and the fans who have supported us so fantastically all season. We deserved the title, we played nice football.
Meanwhile, in England, Sunderland coached by David Moyes was relegated after losing to Bournemouth 0-1 at the Stadium of Light. They have lost 23 games since the beginning of the season and only have 21 points with 4 games left.
Unfortunately, this loss ends Sunderland’s 10-year stay in the Premier League.
Sunderland manager David Moyes said: “It summed up our season. We played well for long parts. We had four or five good opportunities and did a good job. We’re all disappointed and I feel more for the supporters. We take collective responsibility from top to bottom.
“We’ll dust ourselves down and see what we have to do. I don’t know what words you can say to the players. I told them they fought for the jersey. Because of that, it’s difficult to fault them.
“We’re disappointed with the level of performance all season. We’ll do everything we can to get it right.”