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With Bayern Munich in pole position to win an eighth consecutive league title, but Erling Braut Haaland and his Merry squad of  Borussia Dortmund warriors, are in the German Giants chase.
As the Bundesliga comes out of its coronavirus-induced  suspension this weekend.

AFP Sport takes a look at what is at stake when the German Bundesliga teams end a two-month shutdown to play out its final nine matchdays.
Teams have undergone testing, and are to train in quarantine camps, and all matches are to be played behind closed doors. Bundesliga; being the league with the highest attendance in world football. 
Bayern Munich, favourites for the league title are four points clear of Borussia Dortmund.
Hansi Flick, Bayern's head coach signed a contract until 2023, with Miroslav Klose,the club's former striker coming in as his assistant.
A couple of players like Thomas Mueller and Alphonso Davies also signing extensions.
Robert Lewandowski, with his 25 goals in 23 matches tag, will lead the Formidable team, but they're yet to face Dortmund and Leverkusen, but it remains to be seen how much home advantage there will be, without fans.
Lucien Favre's side were last seen going out of the Champions League to Paris Saint-Germain, but before that were in amazing form led by young stars Haaland with 9 goals in 8 league matches and Jadon Sancho with 14 goals and 15 assists in 23 matches this season. 
Even with a four point difference, it seems Dortmund are the only capable team to stop Bayern Munich. 
"Having to play behind closed doors is an enormous challenge, especially for a club like BVB, which draws a lot of strength from the passion of its supporters," admitted Dortmund chief executive Hans-Joachim Watzke.

Rb Leipzig, looks to seal their their Champions League spot next season, even though are qualified for the Quarter Final after winning the Spurs both home and away this season. 
 Mönchengladbach, the last team to beat Bayern in the league but would now settle for holding off fifth-placed Leverkusen to secure Champions League qualification.

Beneath them, in the fight for one Europa League spot, Schalke, Wolfsburg, Freiburg and Hoffenheim are all within two points.

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