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Facts and stats from the St. Pauli 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. Saturday’s 3-0 victory over St. Pauli saw Franck Ribéry and Louis van Gaal pass Bundesliga milestones, but the most important fact of the day was supplied by Bastian Schweinsteiger. has pored over the match stats and picked out the highlights.

Facts and stats from the St. Pauli clash

0 - Coach Louis van Gaal made no substitutions for the first time this term.

2 - Philipp Lahm took and converted his second penalty in the league.

5 - Bayern have now won their last five home matches in a row.

7 - Franck Ribéry topped the FCB shooting charts with five goal attempts.

23 - Louis van Gaal’s side finished with 23 goal attempts to the visitors’ 11.

25 - Franck Ribery’s goal against the men from Hamburg took him to 25 Bundesliga goals.

50 - Saturday’s match was Louis van Gaal’s 50th as FCB coach.

56 - Bayern won 56 percent of their challenges.

58 - FCB controlled 58 percent of the possession against the promoted club.

74 - Munich left-back Diego Contento won 74 percent of his challenges in a generally good display.

82 - Toni Kroos played the ball 82 times, more than any other player on the field. The best St. Pauli man in this ranking was Ralph Gunesch with 64 touches.

133 - Bayern’s last 133 league fixtures, both home and away, have been played to sell-out crowds, an unrivalled achievement in the history of the Bundesliga.

170 - Hamit Altintop has now made 170 German top flight appearances, 57 for Munich.

565 - Bayern have now won 565 home matches in the Bundesliga, a German top flight record.

2016 - Bastian Schweinsteiger announced his new contract through to 2016 at the end of the match, to huge applause from the Allianz Arena crowd.