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Bayern Munich won the Bundesliga title for a record 25th time on Saturday thanks to a 2-1 win at Ingolstadt.
With Borussia Dortmund losing 1-0 at Eintracht Frankfurt, Bayern head into the final weekend of the season with an eight-point cushion at the top, granting their coach Pep Guardiola a hat-trick of league wins in his reign at the Bavarian club and earning them a record fourth straight title.
Robert Lewandowski put them in front from the penalty spot before the Pole extended his advantage over Dortmund's Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang at the top of the goalscoring charts with a second.
Moritz Hartmann pulled one back for Ingolstadt from the penalty spot, but Bayern held on for all three points and the 2015-16 Bundesliga title.
Dortmund spent almost the entire second half of their clash at Frankfurt in their hosts' half, but they were unable to reply to Stefan Aigner's goal as they fell to a 1-0 defeat at the Waldstadion.
That result boosts Frankfurt's survival prospects, although they face a final-day showdown with Werder Bremen to avoid a relegation play-off with the side finishing third in the 2. Bundesliga.
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Defender Mats Hummels has told Borussia Dortmund that he wants to leave the club to join Bayern Munich in the summer.
Dortmund confirmed they haven't received any offers for the Germany international, who is contracted until 2017.
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Borussia Dortmund's general manager Hans-Joachim Watzke says his club would be interested in bringing Mario Gotze back from Bayern Munich, if the midfielder were to be put on the market.
Gotze joined Bayern from Dortmund in a controversial move in 2013 when the current Bundesliga leaders activated a release clause in the player's contract.
The 23-year-old has struggled to make the expected impact in Bavaria, however, and he has spent much of the current season as a back-up in Pep Guardiola's side, raising suggestions he may be sold in the summer.
If he were to come onto the market, however, and if we were to receive a signal that he would be interested in coming back to us, then we would discuss it - of course we would.
We have the utmost respect for him, but we would also have to discuss whether it makes sense for us from a sporting point of view.
Everything has changed since he left us.
The referee who awarded Bayern Munich a penalty in their DFB-Pokal semi-final win over Werder Bremen following a dive from Arturo Vidal has apologised.
The Chilean threw himself to the ground after a challenge from Janek Sternberg which appeared to make no contact with the Bayern midfielder.
Thomas Muller scored the resulting penalty, his second goal of the game in a 2-0 home win on Tuesday night. Vidal has come in for fierce criticism in the German press and on social media for his action.
And referee Tobias Stieler said on www.kicker.de: "It happened so quickly and I was in a good position. I saw a contact, but there wasn't any. I'm sorry."
Bayern boss Pep Guardiola, chief executive Karl-Heinz Rummenigge and Muller all admitted it was a wrong decision. Guardiola said on www.fcbayern.de: "It wasn't a penalty."
Muller added: "It was close to a foul, but it wasn't a foul."
Goalkeeper Manuel Neuer has signed a new five-year contract at Bayern Munich, the club have announced.
The 30-year-old put pen to paper on a new deal on Wednesday that ties him to the Bundesliga champions until 2021.
The Germany international, widely regarded as the best keeper in the world, has been at the Allianz Arena since joining from Schalke in 2011.
The new contract ends any hope incoming Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola, currently in charge at Bayern, may have had of luring the World Cup winner to the Etihad Stadium in the summer.