24 May 2009

Wolfsburg clinch first Bundesliga title

7:42 am on 24 May 2009

VfL Wolfsburg have won their first Bundesliga football title in Germany, beating Werder Bremen 5-1 to finish the season top on 69 points.

Bayern Munich clinched the second automatic Champions League spot with a 2-1 win over VfB Stuttgart, who finished third and will play Champions League qualifiers.

Wolfsburg went 3-0 up after only 26 minutes with goals from Zvjezdan Misimovic, Grafite and an own goal from Sebastian Proedl.

Werder pulled one back through Diego before Grafite and Edin Dzeko sealed the title with two second half goals.