Harry Kane ‘curse’ sees Bayern Munich teammate's historic career-long streak abruptly ended

Harry Kane and Kingsley Coman
Harry Kane and Kingsley Coman (Image credit: Getty Images)

One of European football’s most remarkable streaks came to an end this weekend - and fans are blaming the ‘Harry Kane curse’. 

Bayern Munich were forced to watch as rivals Bayer Leverkusen wrapped up a first-ever Bundesliga title at the weekend when they thrashed Werder Bremen 5-0 to give Xabi Alonso’s side an unassailable 16-point lead at the top of the table, with five games remaining. 

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For more than a decade Joe Mewis has worked in football journalism as a reporter and editor, with stints at Mirror Football and LeedsLive among others. He is the author of four football history books that include tomes on Leeds United and the England national team.