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Bayern Munich are one point away from second consecutive Frauen Bundesliga title

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Following their emphatic 3-0 win over SC Sand, against whom they went out in the DFB Pokal earlier this month, Bayern Munich are now distant just one point from retaining the domestic title. On Sunday, they will be facing Bayer Leverkusen, with the golden opportunity of securing the title three weeks prior it's end.

Coach Thomas Worle opted for a 4-4-2 tactical system where he also made some changes for this match by introducing Carina Wenninger, Eunice Beckmann and Vivianne Miedema who replaced Raffaella Manieri, Veronica Boquete and Lisa Evans. He wanted to keep the match flowing despite being aware of their strong physicality which sometimes disrupts the flow of the game.

In an exciting first half where both teams had their chances to break the deadlock, it was the Bavarian side who forged ahead when Miedema headed home from a Behringer's set-piece to put Bayern Munich in front just before the half-time whistle, perfect timing.

After the interval, Bayern Munich remained the best team on the pitch and they doubled their lead on the 68th minute when Behringer curved in a delightful free kick. Bayern Munich wrapped up the match through Dabritz who made it 3-0 on the 76th when she slammed into a net a stupendous shot leaving the goalkeeper with no chance to react.

Worle expressed his happiness after the match by saying that this was a completely different performance from three weeks ago, when they were knocked out from the domestic cup by the same opponent. More over, he was utterly happy with the hunger his players have shown throughout the 90 minutes.

Captain Melanie Behringer underlined the fact that SC Sand could only be beaten in one way, by applying their playing style, hence physical football and battling for each ball in every area of the field.