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Facts and stats from the Mainz clash

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These days, the statisticians don’t just count the goals and cards in a Bundesliga fixture. Passing, possession and touches of the ball are just a few of the myriad figures on offer. Saturday’s home defeat to Mainz featured a premiere, a milestone, and the continuation of a run which rates as unique in Bundesliga history. has pored over the match stats and picked out the highlights.

Facts and stats from the Mainz clash:

1 - FSV Mainz earned points at the Allianz Arena for the first time in seven attempts. FCB previously won all four Bundesliga meetings, with two further victories in the DFB Cup.

3 - Goals continue to be guaranteed when Bayern meet Mainz. All ten previous matches between the clubs produced a minimum of three goals, and the eleventh clash exactly lived up to that.

25 - Toni Kroos made his 25th Bundesliga appearance for Bayern on Saturday. All in all, the midfielder now has ten goals in 68 top flight games, although he has yet to score for FCB.