Bayern Munich pip Borussia Dortmund to Bundesliga title in dramatic fashion
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Borussia Dortmund had a first Bundesliga title since in over a decade snatched away from them by Bayern Munich on a dramatic final day in the German top flight.
Bayern have completely dominated the Bundesliga and have now won the league for an eleventh consecutive season, this time on goal difference.
After Sebastien Haller missed an early penalty for Dortmund against Mainz, the visitors led courtesy of goals from Andreas Hanche-Olsen and Karim Onisiwo in the first half.
Raphael Guerreiro pulled one back and have hope for Edin Terzic's men, who were two points clear going into the final matchday.
Bayern were winning away at Koln through a strike from Kingsley Coman but found themselves level and ultimately losing the title when Dejan Ljubicic netted an 81st minute penalty.
News filtered through to the Signal Iduna Park and wild celebrations ensued in the stands. But the drama was not done there as Jamal Musiala came off the bench to score a stunning goal that sealed yet another title for Bayern.
Jamal Musiala 🇩🇪(2003) gives Bayern the lead...pic.twitter.com/uy4rxANR7a— Football Report (@FootballReprt) May 27, 2023
Dortmund threw absolutely everything at Mainz and scored an equaliser deep in stoppage time courtesy of former Bayern defender Niklas Sule.
But it was too late and Dortmund's long wait for a Bundesliga title continues. This was their arguably their best chance to usurp Bayern and become champions and yet they fell short in a cruel finale.
WOW! 🔥— beIN SPORTS (@beINSPORTS_EN) May 27, 2023
Bayern Munich won the Bundesliga title on goal difference after a dramatic final day in the Bundesliga.
Heartbreak for Dortmund, who gave their all in the end. Our panel react ⤵️#beINBundesliga #KOEFCB pic.twitter.com/ryZ2BGgtR2
Many players dropped to their knees and were left crestfallen and in tears when the final whistle sounded. Still, the iconic Yellow Wall behind the goal made sure to applaud their efforts and didn't stop chanting for their team even in such a heartbreaking moment.