Polish striker Robert Lewandowski netted an early goal to give Bayern Munich a 1-0 victory at Cologne on Saturday in the Bundesliga.
The vital away points garnered by Bayern has seen them go eight points clear at the top of the table with seven matches left.
This also means Bayern are very much on track for a treble of titles after advancing to the Champions League quarter-finals with an extra-time victory over Juventus this week, are on 69 points, with second-placed Borussia Dortmund in action against Augsburg on Sunday.
The Bavarians are also chasing an unprecedented fourth straight Bundesliga title. ”
Lewandowski;s goal means he has notched 25th goal of the campaign with a well-placed shot in the 10th minute and Bayern were rarely threatened by the hosts in a one-sided game in which the visitors had more than 70 percent possession.