Bayer Leverkusen complete unbeaten Bundesliga season, Bayern Munich finish third


Bayer Leverkusen have become the first team in Germany since the Bundesliga was founded in 1963 to complete a whole season undefeated.

After a 2-1 win over Augsburg, Xabi Alonso’s treble-chasing side also stretched their European record unbeaten run across all competitions this season to 51 matches in a perfect dress rehearsal for Wednesday’s Europa League final against Atalanta.

Leverkusen, who won the title in April to end Bayern Munich’s 11-year run, are also the first in any of Europe’s top five leagues since Juventus in 2011-12 to go unbeaten in all competitions.

They could extend that even further if they beat Atalanta, then win the German Cup final.

Meanwhile local rivals Cologne were relegated after a 4-1 loss at Heidenheim while Union Berlin clinched survival with a 2-1 win over Freiburg.

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