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2020-21 German Bundesliga
  • Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting (7')
  • Joshua Kimmich (13')

Bayern Munich go 10 points clear at top with win over Leverkusen

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Bayern Munich inches closer to Bundesliga title with win (1:45)

Bayern Munich beats Bayer Leverkusen 2-0 to go 10 points clear of RB Leipzig. (1:45)

Bayern Munich eased to a 2-0 win over Bayer Leverkusen on Tuesday with two early goals to open up a 10-point gap at the top of the Bundesliga as they cruise towards their ninth straight league crown.

Bayern have endured a turbulent seven days following their Champions League quarterfinal exit to Paris Saint-Germain and coach Hansi Flick stating his desire to leave the champions at the end of the season despite being under contract until 2023.

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Yet it did not take long for the hosts to score and forward Eric-Maxim Choupo-Moting, replacing the injured Robert Lewandowski, scored for the third straight game as he volleyed in to give Bayern the lead in the seventh minute.

Joshua Kimmich doubled their advantage six minutes later, firing in following a bad Leverkusen clearance.

With four games remaining, Bayern will seal the title with a win over Mainz 05 on Saturday.

In other Bundesliga action, Schalke 04 were relegated from the for the first time in 33 years after losing 1-0 to fellow strugglers Arminia Bielefeld to stay in last place, 13 points off the relegation playoff spot with only four matches remaining.

German Bundesliga Standings

POS Team GP GD PTS
1 Bayern Munich 34 +55 78
2 RB Leipzig 34 +28 65
3 Borussia Dortmund 34 +29 64
4 VfL Wolfsburg 34 +24 61
5 Eintracht Frankfurt 34 +16 60
6 Bayer Leverkusen 34 +14 52
7 FC Union Berlin 34 +7 50
8 Borussia Monchengladbach 34 +8 49
9 VfB Stuttgart 34 +1 45
10 SC Freiburg 34 0 45
11 TSG Hoffenheim 34 -2 43
12 Mainz 34 -17 39
13 FC Augsburg 34 -18 36
14 Hertha Berlin 34 -11 35
15 Arminia Bielefeld 34 -26 35
16 FC Cologne 34 -26 33
17 Werder Bremen 34 -21 31
18 Schalke 04 34 -61 16