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Bayer Leverkusen Win First Bundesliga Title - In Pics

Bayer Leverkusen sealed a maiden Bundesliga title in style as Florian Wirtz’s hat-trick wrapped up a comfortable 5-0 win over Werder Bremen. Against a backdrop of expectation and cauldron of noise at the BayArena, Xabi Alonso’s side extended their unbeaten streak this season to 43 matches to end Bayern Munich’s run of 11 successive league titles.

German Bundesliga Photo: AP/Martin Meissner

Leverkusen players celebrate with a makeshift trophy after Bayer Leverkusen won the German Bundesliga title beating Werder Bremen in Leverkusen, Germany, Sunday, April 14, 2024. ()

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German Bundesliga Photo: AP/Martin Meissner

Leverkusen's head coach Xabi Alonso , centre, is sprayed with beer after Bayer Leverkusen won the German Bundesliga title beating Werder Bremen in Leverkusen, Germany.

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German Bundesliga Photo: AP/Martin Meissner

Leverkusen players and fans celebrate on the pitch after Bayer Leverkusen won the German Bundesliga title beating Werder Bremen in Leverkusen, Germany.

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German Bundesliga Photo: AP/Martin Meissner

Leverkusen fans celebrate after Bayer Leverkusen won the German Bundesliga title beating Werder Bremen in Leverkusen, Germany.

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German Bundesliga Photo: David Inderlied/DPA via AP

Leverkusen's fans celebrate winning the German championship on the pitch after the Bundesliga soccer match between Bayer Leverkusen and Werder Bremen at the BayArena in Leverkusen.

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German Bundesliga Photo: AP/Martin Meissner

Leverkusen's goalkeeper Lukas Hradecky, right, makes a save during a German Bundesliga soccer match between Bayer Leverkusen and Werder Bremen in Leverkusen, Germany.

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German Bundesliga Photo: AP/Martin Meissner

Leverkusen's Granit Xhaka celebrates his side's second goal during a German Bundesliga soccer match between Bayer Leverkusen and Werder Bremen in Leverkusen, Germany.

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German Bundesliga Photo: AP/Martin Meissner

Leverkusen's Victor Boniface, left, and Leverkusen's Piero Hincapie and Bremen's keeper Michael Zetterer fight for the ball during a German Bundesliga soccer match between Bayer Leverkusen and Werder Bremen in Leverkusen, Germany.

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German Bundesliga Photo: AP/Martin Meissner

The team bus of Bayer Leverkusen is welcomed by thousands of supporters at the stadium ahead of the German Bundesliga soccer match between Bayer Leverkusen and Werder Bremen in Leverkusen, Germany. Leverkusen could win the Bundesliga title if they win the match against Bremen.

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German Bundesliga Photo: AP/Martin Meissner

Leverkusen's Victor Boniface scores his side's opening goal with a penalty during a German Bundesliga soccer match between Bayer Leverkusen and Werder Bremen in Leverkusen, Germany.

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