After simply 11 video games, Bayern Munich is already closing in on a record-extending tenth consecutive Bundesliga title.
There are nonetheless 23 matches to play, however an absence of practical rivals means this season’s title race is a one-team procession.
“Dortmund misplaced once more, now we are able to begin dusting off the championship trophy,” Bayern’s former chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge informed the Bild tabloid after the Bavarian powerhouse moved 4 factors clear on the high on Saturday.
Bayern defeated third-place Freiburg 2-1 earlier than second-place Borussia Dortmund misplaced 2-1 at Leipzig.
Leipzig was Bayern’s closest challenger final season, however it’s not been the identical since coach Julian Nagelsmann, captain Marcel Sabitzer and defender Dayot Upamecano left for Bayern within the offseason.
Leipzig is fifth underneath new coach Jesse Marsch.
Bayern has just one league defeat, a considerably unfortunate slip up at dwelling to Eintracht Frankfurt, whereas the 5-0 German Cup loss to Borussia Monchengladbach is unlikely to be repeated any time quickly.
Dortmund’s loss in Leipzig was its third within the league underneath new coach Marco Rose. It’s onerous to see how his aspect can mount a sustained problem, even when striker Erling Haaland had been to remain match all season. The staff has struggled with out him.
“It’s all the time in regards to the high quality on the sphere and that’s the place Bayern merely has its nostril in entrance. The coach additionally matches Bayern completely,” Rummenigge stated.
Rummenigge acknowledged that one other league title for Bayern is ‘not very thrilling’ however it’s nonetheless our job to be champion.”
Out of the German Cup and with none main obstacles within the Bundesliga, Bayern can even attempt to win one other Champions League trophy. Nagelsmann’s staff is already by means of to the knockout phases after huge wins over Benfica, Barcelona and Dynamo Kyiv.