European roundup: Niklas Süle winner boosts Bayern Munich’s title hopes

• Defender secures 1-0 victory to end Werder’s unbeaten run
• Atlético defeat Eibar, while Barça play in La Liga’s late game

Bayern Munich secured a 1-0 home victory over Werder Bremen to stay on course for a seventh consecutive Bundesliga title. Niklas Süle drilled in a 75th-minute winner to lift the Bavarians to 70 points with four games to play, four points clear of Borussia Dortmund, who are in action against Freiburg on Sunday.

It was the first loss for Werder in 2019 and the first game in all competitions this season where they failed to score. Bayern had the upper hand throughout and had more than a dozen shots before beating the visiting goalkeeper, Jiri Pavlenka, who had previously made a string of superb saves.

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