Bayern Munich slump to 2-0 loss at Leverkusen in Bundesliga

AP , Saturday 2 May 2015

Bayern Munich
Munich players look dejected after Leverkusen scored their second goal during the German first division Bundesliga soccer match between Bayer 04 Leverkusen and Bayern Munich in Leverkusen, Germany, Saturday, May 2, 2015 (Photo: AP)

Bayer Leverkusen substitute Julian Brandt scored on his 19th birthday to seal a 2-0 defeat for Bayern Munich in the German champion's first game since sealing the league title.

Brandt scored with a powerful shot past the helpless Manuel Neuer in the 81st minute, following a great run and through ball from Karim Bellarabi, who robbed Thiago Alcantara.

Hakan Calhanoglu opened the scoring with a free kick through Bayern's defensive wall in the 55th, finding the gap between Bastian Schweinsteiger and Javi Martinez from 25 meters (yards).

Bayern, which sealed the title with four games to spare, next plays Barcelona away for the first leg of their Champions League semifinal on Wednesday.

Earlier Saturday, Barcelona routed last-place Cordoba 8-0 in the Spanish league.

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