Bundesliga wrap: Bayern closes in on title; Relegation jumble

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Bayern Munich has moved closer to a 26th German championship, while the relegation picture saw a bit of movement on a busy day of action in the Bundesliga.

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Stuttgart 1-3 Bayern Munich

A own goal gave the table leaders a 1-0 halftime lead before David Alaba and Douglas Costa scored in the second half. With five matches remaining, Bayern has a nine-point lead on Borussia Dortmund. BVB plays Schalke on a big derby Sunday.

Eintracht Frankfurt 0-2 Hoffenheim

A massive relegation six-pointer went to the visitors, as Nadiem Amiri and Mark Uth scored second-half goals to push Hoffenheim four points clear of automatic relegation and three clear of the relegation playoff. Eintracht Frankfurt now sits 17th, three points clear of safety.

Wolfsburg 1-1 Mainz

Andre Schurrle scored just after halftime, but Jairo Samperio equalized in the 66th minute before Dante picked up two yellow cards in the match’s final scheduled five minutes.

Elsewhere
Hamburg 1-2 Darmstadt — Holtby scores lone home goal
Bremen 1-2 Augsburg —
Jeong-Ho Hong scores 87th min winner 
Hertha Berlin 2-2 Hannover —
Kalou scores again for hosts
Ingolstadt 1-0 ‘Gladbach —
Moritz Hartmann scores lone goal
Schalke vs. Borussia Dortmund —
9:30 a.m ET Sunday
Koln vs. Bayer Leverkusen — 
 11:30 a.m. ET Sunday

Standings

Team GP W D L GF GA GD Home Away PTS
Bayern Munich 29 24 3 2 69 14 55 13-0-1 11-3-1 75
Borussia Dortmund 28 21 4 3 67 28 39 12-2-0 9-2-3 67
Hertha BSC Berlin 29 14 7 8 39 34 5 9-5-1 5-2-7 49
Mönchengladbach 29 14 3 12 59 45 14 11-1-3 3-2-9 45
Bayer Leverkusen 28 13 6 9 42 33 9 7-3-4 6-3-5 45
FSV Mainz 05 29 13 6 10 40 36 4 8-2-4 5-4-6 45
FC Schalke 04 28 13 5 10 39 38 1 8-3-3 5-2-7 44
VfL Wolfsburg 29 10 9 10 40 38 2 8-5-2 2-4-8 39
FC Ingolstadt 04 29 10 9 10 27 31 -4 7-4-4 3-5-6 39
Hamburger SV 29 9 7 13 35 40 -5 4-4-7 5-3-6 34
1. FC Köln 28 8 10 10 29 35 -6 4-4-6 4-6-4 34
VfB Stuttgart 29 9 6 14 46 59 -13 6-1-8 3-5-6 33
Darmstadt 29 7 11 11 32 44 -12 1-6-7 6-5-4 32
1899 Hoffenheim 29 7 10 12 33 44 -11 4-6-4 3-4-8 31
FC Augsburg 29 7 9 13 37 48 -11 2-5-7 5-4-6 30
Werder Bremen 29 7 7 15 39 59 -20 2-5-7 5-2-8 28
Eintracht Frankfurt 29 6 9 14 29 46 -17 4-6-5 2-3-9 27
Hannover 96 29 5 3 21 24 54 -30 2-0-12 3-3-9 18