Bayer Leverkusen is now just one win away from breaking this ‘phenomenal’ record

The Bundesliga champions Bayer Leverkusen defeated Eintracht Frankfurt 5-1 on the road on Sunday, extending their winning streak.

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Leverkusen has now gone 48 games without a loss in all competitions.

After 12 minutes, Granit Xhaka’s bending strike from outside the box gave the visitors the lead, and Hugo Ekitike’s well-timed header for Frankfurt equalized shortly after the break.

Just before the half, Patrick Schick’s powerful header gave Leverkusen the lead again. Exequiel Palacios scored their third goal from the penalty spot in the 58th minute, following Niels Nkounkou’s yanking of Nathan Tella’s shirt.

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In the 77th minute, Jeremie Frimpong scored his fourth goal for the visitors by tapping in from close range, and Victor Boniface added another penalty to make it five.

If Bayer wins their next match, which is against Roma in the second leg of the UEFA Europa League, it will become the team with the most consecutive wins in history. Benfica currently holds that record with 48 wins in 1963-65.

PSV celebrates its 25th Eredivisie title

After defeating Sparta Rotterdam 4–2, PSV Eindhoven won the Eredivisie for the first time in six years and the 25th Dutch league championship overall.

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After Saïd Bakari’s own goal leveled the score and Johan Bakayoko put PSV ahead in the 26th minute, Metinho, the midfielder for Sparta, threatened to ruin the festive mood in Eindhoven. Before the half, Olivier Boscagli, a defender for PSV, scored another own goal to bring Sparta back level.

After making apologies, Boscagli scored 3-2 for the home team with a deftly chipped free-kick from Joey Veerman. In the 78th minute, defender Jordan Teze made it 4-2, sealing the victory and guaranteeing PSV’s championship.

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With three league games remaining, Peter Bosz’s strong team has only dropped one match all season, and they lead Feyenoord by 12 points.

“We scored the most goals, conceded the fewest goals and created the most chances. We have shown that we are the best in the Eredivisie, very simple,” Teze told the Dutch TV station NOS.

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