FC Basel retain Swiss title

AFP| Updated: May 16, 2014, 10:11 AM IST

Zurich: FC Basel made history on Thursday by becoming the first club to win five consecutive Swiss league titles.

Murat Yakin`s side won 3-1 away to Aarau to remain four points clear of second-placed Grasshopper, who beat Luzern 4-1, with one match remaining.

It is Basel`s 17th Swiss title altogether and they go straight into next season`s Champions League.