Bayern Munich made the Bundesliga title theirs for the 7th year in a row as their long serving players; Ribery and Robben scored in their farewell match, a 5-1 thrashing of Frankfurt.
The Bundesliga title race went down the wire with Dortmund having a realistic chance of winning, as they were two points behind Kovac’s team, as Bayern came up against an impressive Frankfurt side that have made their mark in this season’s Bundesliga.
Bayern showed readiness to retain their crown early on as Kingsley Coman scored just four minutes into the contest as Bayern went 1-0 up.
Then came the moment of worry for Bayern late in the first half a Serge Gnabry goal was ruled out after VAR review, while Frankfurt found an equaliser early in the second half through Sebastien Haller.
With Dortmund leading through Jadon Sancho, another Frankfurt goal without Bayern reply would have seen the pendulum swing 100% in favour if Dortmund.
Three minutes after Haller’s equaliser, David Alaba found the back of the net as Bayern went ahead once more.
While Dortmund would add another through Marco Reus to go on to win 2-0, Renato Sanches made it 3-1 with 58 minutes on the clock.
There was time for sensational sendoff for Ribery and Robben who came on as a substitute and scored in their last Bundesliga appearance.
61′: Ribery comes on for his final appearance
67′: Robben comes on for his final appearance
72′: Franck Ribery scores
78′: Arjen Robben scores
Ribery was the first to get his goal in the 72nd minute as he became the first man ever to win 9 Bundesliga titles.
Arjen Robben, also in his final game for the Bundesliga giants, found the net for Bayern’s fifth in the 78th minute as Bayern completed the rout.
Bayern have a domestic double in sight as they face RB Leipzig in the DFB-Pokal final on May 25.