Munich - Following their victory over Bayer 04 Leverkusen on Saturday, FC Bayern München are set to become the first team in Bundesliga history to lift the famous Meisterschale in March.

The runaway leaders could even wrap up the title at at 1. FSV Mainz 05 on Matchday 26 - two weeks earlier than they did under Jupp Heynckes last season. bundesliga.com looks at the permutations...

Bayern will be crowned champions on Matchday 26 if...


  • The Bavarians beat Mainz and Borussia Dortmund and FC Schalke 04 both fail to win (away to Hannover 96 and at home to Eintracht Braunschweig respectively).

    Bayern will as good as wrap up the title on Matchday 26 if...


    • Bayern beat Mainz, Dortmund fail to beat Hannover and Schalke beat Braunschweig. Even if the Royal Blues win at the Eintracht-Stadion, they would only be able to draw level on points with Bayern if they win their remaining fixtures and Bayern lose theirs. Schalke's vastly inferior goal difference, however, (+12, compared to Bayern's +62), makes it virtually impossible for Jens Keller's men to overhaul the Münchener.

      Bayern will become champions on Matchday 27 if...


      • Bayern, Dortmund and Schalke all win on Matchday 26 and Bayern beat Hertha Berlin on Matchday 27.

        • Bayern, Dortmund and Schalke win on Matchday 26, Bayern draw at Hertha and BVB fail to beat Schalke at Signal Iduna Park on Matchday 27.

          • Bayern, Dortmund and Schalke win on Matchday 26, Bayern lose to Hertha and Dortmund fail to beat Schalke on Matchday 27.

            Bayern will as good as wrap up the title on Matchday 27 if...


            • Bayern, Dortmund and Schalke all win on Matchday 26 and Bayern draw at Hertha on Matchday 27. Even if Dortmund beat Schalke, Klopp's men would only be able to draw level on points with Bayern if they win their remaining fixtures and Bayern lose theirs. Like Schalke, BVB's goal difference (+27 after Matchday 25) is vastly inferior to Bayern's, so Dortmund's chances of overhauling the league leaders would be all but over.