Bayern Munich sealed an 8th successive Bundesliga title following a hard fought 1-0 victory over Werder Bremen on Tuesday night.
On a day that Alphonso Davis received his first ever red card in a Bayern shirt, it was once again Robert Lewandowski who scored.
The in-form Pol netted on 43 minutes off a Jerome Baoteng pass. It is Lewandowski’s 31st goal of the season and he now sits six clear of RB Leipzig’s Timo Werner.
Victory take Bayern to 76 points, 10 ahead of second placed Dortmund who are at home to Mainz 05 on Wednesday.
With three games to play, BVB can not catch Bayern hence the Bavarians winning a record 30th title overall.
In the first game played on Tuesday, Borussia Monchengladbach returned to winning ways, defeating Wolfsburg 3-0 at Borussia Park.
A first half brace by Jonas Hofmann and Las Stindle’s second half strike did the trick for Marco Rose’s side.
Gladbach now climbs into 4th, two points ahead of Bayer Leverkusen who play on Wednesday.
For Wolfsburg, they remain 6th on 46 points.
In Freiburg, the home side climbed into 7th spot following a 2-1 win over Hertha Berlin.
Two second half goals by Vicenzo Grifo and Niels Peterson either side of Vedad Ibisevic’s penalty won the points for the hosts.
The visitors had early thought they had taken the lead on 51 minutes but Dodi Lukebakio’s strike was ruled out after VAR intervention.
The loss means Hertha stay in 11th with 38 points.
In the other day’s game, Union Berlin moved a step closer to safety after beating Paderborn 1-0 at home.
Ben Zolinski’s own goal on 27 minutes was the only strike of the day, ensuring the hosts walk away with all three points.
The victory sees Union climb into 12th spot with 38 points while Paderborn are now relegated back to the Bundesliga II as they remain rooted at the foot of the table with 20 points from 32 games.
In Spain, Barcelona moved five points clear of second placed Real Madrid following a 2-0 home victory over Leganes.
Ansu Fati put the Catalans ahead on 42 minutes before Antoine Griezmann saw a goal disallowed on 62 minutes.
With 21 minutes to play, Lionel Messi decided the victory from the spot, converting a penalty after he was fouled in the area by Cristian Silva.
Barca now moves to 64 points, five ahead of Real Madrid who host Valencia on Thursday.
For Leganes, they remain bottom with 23 points from 29 games.
In Getafe, the hosts drew 0-0 with 10-man Espanyol.
The visitors held on to a point despite seeing defender Bernado sent off on 16 minutes.
The draw sees Getafe climb into 5th spot with 47 points, level with 4th placed Real Sociedad while one ahead of Atletico Madrid who sit 6th.
For Espanyol, they remain second from bottom with 24 points.
In the other game played on Tuesday, Villarreal scrapped to a 1-0 victory over Real Mallorca.
A 16th minute goal by Carlos Bacca was enough for the Yellow Submarines to win the contest.
Victory sees Villarreal climb into 7th spot with 44 points while are 3rd from bottom with 25 points.
Bundesliga results on Tuesday
-Monchengladbach 3-0 Wolfsburg
-Freiburg 2-1 Hertha Berlin
-Union Berlin 1-0 Paderborn
-Bremen 0-1 Bayern Munich
La Liga results on Tuesday
-Getafe 0-0 Espanyol
-Villarreal 1-0 Real Mallorca
-Barcelona 2-0 Leganes