German Bundesliga Wrap: Bayern Extend Lead After Slim Victory Over Bottom Club Cologne

German champions Bayern Munich have extended their lead at the top of the league table to nine points following their narrow 1-0 home win over basement club FC Cologne.

Polish striker Robert Lewandowski struck on the hour mark to give his side another win in the quest to retain their German Bundesliga title.

Schalke 04 are up to 2nd place after goals from Argentine striker Franco Di Santo, Guido Burgstaller and Daniel Caligiuri propelled the team to a 3-2 win over Augsburg at home.

Wednesday’s Results (Week 16):

Bayer Leverkusen 1-0 Werder Bremen

TSG Hoffenheim 1-0 Vfb Stuttgart

Schalke 04 3-2 Augsburg

Bayern Munich 1-0 FC Cologne

Hertha Berlin 3-1 Hannover 96

Standings (Top 6) in Points:

1. Bayern Munich 38

2. Schalke 04 29

3. RB Leipzig 28

4. Bayer Leverkusen 27

5. TSG Hoffenheim 26

6. Borussia Dortmund 25