Dortmund began Saturday’s last game two points ahead of Bayern, but Edin Terzic’s team were surprised in a 2-2 draw after a terrible first half in which Mainz went two goals ahead and attacker Sebastian Haller missed a penalty.
Bayern Munich grabbed the Bundesliga title from Borussia Dortmund after beating Cologne 2-1 on the final day of the season, while title opponents drew 2-2 at home to Mainz on the final day of the season; Bayern announced shortly after title success that they had sacked CEO Oliver Kahn and sporting director Hasan Salihamidzic.
Meanwhile, Bayern traveled to Cologne and took an early lead due to a goal from winger Kingsley Coman.
A late penalty from Cologne midfielder Dejan Ljubicic appeared to add to the late drama, with Dortmund still on top. Bayern forward Jamal Musiala, on the other hand, scored on 89 minutes to complete a thrilling 2-1 triumph.
Dortmund equalized in stoppage time with Niklas Sule, but Bayern had just seconds to score, with the final whistle sealing Bayern’s 33rd German top-flight title.
The German club had a rocky season as they changed managers during the season, but the arrival of Thomas Tuchel in March managed to steer Bayern to yet another league success as they extended their decade-long supremacy.
For much of the second half of the season, it appeared as if the club’s reign of terror was coming to an end.
Bayern Munich were crowned Bundesliga champions for an 11th consecutive season after a late 2-1 win at Cologne snatched the title away from Borussia Dortmund.
Bayern Munich’s 89th-minute winner came from Jamal Musiala, as Thomas Tuchel’s team clinched the title by the narrowest of margins on a dramatic final day.