Bayern could be crowned German champs on Saturday

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Philipp Lahm (left) and his Bayern Munich teammates celebrate their 67th championship trophy in the German Bundesliga in 2017. Picture: File
Philipp Lahm (left) and his Bayern Munich teammates celebrate their 67th championship trophy in the German Bundesliga in 2017. Picture: File

Bayern Munich could secure an eighth straight Bundesliga title this weekend if they beat Borussia Mönchengladbach on Saturday without suspended duo Thomas Müller and Robert Lewandowski.

Bayern will be confirmed champions with a win on Saturday if second-placed Borussia Dortmund lose at relegation-threatened Fortuna Düsseldorf earlier in the day.

That scenario would give Hansi Flick’s side an unassailable 10-point lead with three games remaining.

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