Bayern Munich secured a record-breaking sixth straight Bundesliga title in style with a comfortable 4-1 victory over Augsburg.
Most likely with an eye to the second leg of their Champions League quarter-final against Sevilla, Jupp Heynckes rested a glut of Bayern’s stars at the WWK Arena.
That decision looked to have backfired as Niklas Sule’s 18th-minute own goal gave Augsburg the lead, but two goals in quick succession swung the game in Bayern’s favour.
Corentin Tolisso’s header restored parity after 32 minutes, and Bayern took control when James Rodriguez slotted in following excellent build-up play from Joshua Kimmich and Juan Bernat.
Augsburg failed to match their early intensity following the second-half restart – Arjen Robben extending Bayern’s lead just after the hour and Sandro Wagner adding further gloss to the victory late on.
With another Bundesliga crown now wrapped up, Bayern’s attention will now switch to their European and DFB-Pokal campaigns, as Heynckes – who took charge in difficult circumstances following Carlo Ancelotti’s departure – aims to match the treble he claimed in 2012-13.
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