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Milestones for Butt, Müller and Lahm

Facts and stats from the Nürnberg clash

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 figures on offer. Apart from the usual stats, Sunday’s meeting with Nürnberg featured Bundesliga milestones for FCB stars Jörg Butt, Philipp Lahm and Thomas Mü has pored over the match stats and picked out the highlights.

Facts and stats from the Nürnberg clash:

3 - Despite only entering the fray on 70 minutes, Franck Ribery laid on three chances in his comeback appearance, the best rating of any player on the pitch.

4 - Bayern striker Mario Gomez scored twice from his four shots at goal, although a missed penalty at the death meant he was denied a hat-trick.

7 - Gomez has seven goals in the last five Bundesliga fixtures. In all, he has 80 goals in 161 Bundesliga outings.

8 - Bayern are unbeaten in their last eight games, winning six.

32 - Of 53 Bundesliga meetings with Nürnberg, Bayern have now won 32.

50 - Thomas Müller’s run-out as a sub was his 50th Bundesliga appearance.

69 - Bayern left-back Danijel Pranjic crowned an excellent display by winning 69 percent of his tackles.

88 - Daniel van Buyten was the busiest player on the field with 88 touches of the ball. Javier Pinola led the way for Nürnberg with 75 touches.

150 - Philipp Lahm marked his 150th appearance for Bayern with his sixth career goal in the league, a penalty to make the score 2-0.

375 - Jörg Butt is now up to 375 top flight appearances. He has kept a clean sheet in five of 12 league fixtures this term.

870 - The victory over Nürnberg was Munich’s 870th win in the Bundesliga since the introduction of the national top flight in 1963.