FC Bayern celebrates the championship party in Cologne. © MIS/Revierfoto/Imago
FC Bayern celebrates the German championship despite great unrest in the club. Bayern's championship party in the live ticker.
Update from May 27, 21:45 p.m.: FC Bayern's celebrations continue on the way home from Cologne. The team celebrates in the team bus on the way to Munich and is happy about winning the championship.
Update from May 27, 19:55 p.m.: There was no big party atmosphere in Munich at first: Only a few fans celebrated FC Bayern's championship on the traditional party mile on Saturday evening. In front of the victory gate in the city center, a few dozen fans gathered and temporarily blocked the Ludwigstraße, as a police spokesman announced. Only a few honking cars drove through Munich with celebrating football fans.
Update from May 27, 19:45 p.m.: The championship party will take place at FC Bayern without Oliver Kahn. The CEO was dismissed and was not even allowed to travel with the team to Cologne. "I would like to celebrate with you, but unfortunately I can't be with you today because I was forbidden by the club," Oliver Kahn wrote on Twitter after the final whistle. The sporting director Hasan Salihamidzic, who was also dismissed, invited Kahn to the championship celebration, but it is doubtful whether the titan will actually come.
First reported on May 27, 18:57 p.m.: Cologne/Munich – FC Bayern are German champions – for the eleventh time in a row. With a 2-1 win shortly before the end in Cologne, Munich's Borussia Dortmund, who blundered in the 2-2 draw against Mainz, snatched the championship trophy that was almost certain. Actually, the jubilation at FC Bayern should be limitless, but the mood is depressed after the mixed season.
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Jamal Musiala's goal in the 89th minute put Bayern on course, while BVB only managed to equalise against Mainz deep in injury time through former FCB player Niklas Süle. Earlier, Dortmund had even missed a penalty through Sébastien Haller.
After the last-minute championship, the Bavarians celebrated with a fake Schalke, which the injured captain Manuel Neuer was allowed to stretch into the Cologne sky. President Herbert Hainer let himself be celebrated alone in the corner. Without Hasan Salihamidzic and Oliver Kahn, who have been dismissed according to tz info.
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Of course, the mood was anything but exuberant as a result of the fixed dismissal. Brazzo argued wildly with Hainer on the pitch until Kahn's successor, Jan-Christian Dreesen, kept things calm. Apparently, Salihamidzic had only recently learned of his exemption.
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FCB leader Thomas Müller didn't want to let the last-minute championship spoil his mood: "But it's unbelievable for the squad. That's what you remember." On Sunday afternoon (14 p.m.), FC Bayern will celebrate the title with its fans on the balcony of Munich's town hall. You won't miss a thing in our live ticker for Bayern's championship party. (ck)