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Schalke victory postpones Bayern Munich's title celebrations

238   //    31 Mar 2018, 21:50 IST

Jupp Heynckes
Bayern Munich head coach Jupp Heynckes

Bayern Munich will have to wait to celebrate their sixth successive Bundesliga title triumph following Schalke's 2-0 victory over 10-man Freiburg.

Jupp Heynckes' side could have confirmed their crown with a win against rivals Borussia Dortmund on Saturday, but only if second-placed Schalke dropped points in their earlier clash with Freiburg.

However, second-half goals from Daniel Caligiuri and Guido Burgstaller, which came either side of Nils Petersen's red card, handed Domenico Tedesco's side the points at VELTINS-Arena.

Schalke's victory has ensured that Bayern's wait will go on until at least next week, when they face Augsburg away, where a title-clinching performance would extend their 18-year wait to clinch the title in a home game.

Another win
Another clean sheet

A flawless March from the Royal Blues comes to an end #S04SCF #s04
— FC Schalke 04 (@s04_en) March 31, 2018


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