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Bayern Munich win fourth straight Bundesliga title

Over half of a century of dominance, and Bayern Munich are still setting new records.

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Bayern Munich set a new German record on Saturday, clinching their fourth-consecutive title with a 2-1 win over FC Ingolstadt. The title is Bayern's 25th Bundesliga championship in the club's history, 26th German league title overall.

Bayern's victory, their 27th of the season, gives them 85 points on the season, an insurmountable gap for second place side Borussia Dortmund. Robert Lewandowski grabbed both goals on the day for Bayern, giving him 29 on the year.

The Bavarians have three three-peats in their history – 1972-74, 1985-87, and 1999-2001, However, the club was unable to win a fourth, Borussia Mönchengladbach halting their first run and Werder Bremen breaking up their next two. On the heals of winning their first European treble in 2013, Bayern have won every Bundesliga title since, coach Pep Guardiola completing a hat-trick of league titles before his contract with the team expires.

With the title in hand, Bayern now have their sights set on a domestic double. They will play Borussia Dortmund at the Olympiastadion in Berlin on May 21 in the DFB Pokal Final.

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