Laughing matter: Bastian Schweinsteiger's (c.) 82nd-minute opener paved the way to the win at Mainz that leaves FC Bayern one game away from putting the title beyond mathematical doubt
Laughing matter: Bastian Schweinsteiger's (c.) 82nd-minute opener paved the way to the win at Mainz that leaves FC Bayern one game away from putting the title beyond mathematical doubt
Bundesliga

Matchday 26: The top stories

Munich - FC Bayern München give themselves a capital chance of putting the title beyond mathematical doubt in Berlin this coming Tuesday, Borussia Dortmund and FC Schalke 04 warm up for their own summit meeting on a winning note and VfB Stuttgart and Eintracht Frankfurt take the weekend's big spoils in the relegation scrap.

Matchday 26 certainly offered up more than its share of talking points - here's the bundesliga.com overview of some of the main stories.