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The 28 steps in a record-breaking campaign

“I've never won the league in such cool temperatures, neither as a player nor as a coach,” said Jupp Heynckes after watching his men seal the Bundesliga title earlier in the campaign than any other team in the league’s 50-year history: Bayern required just 28 games to claim their 23rd domestic championship. fcbayern.de tracks the 28 steps to a stunning title success:

Matchday 1: Greuther Fürth 0-3 FC Bayern
League position: first, level on points with Düsseldorf, Dortmund, Frankfurt, Mönchengladbach, Nürnberg, Wolfsburg
Heynckes: “We're aiming very high this season, the team is fired up and extremely motivated, so I'm not surprised by today's result.”

Matchday 2: FC Bayern 6-1 VfB Stuttgart
League position: first, level on points with Frankfurt
Sammer: “If you're leading the race two kilometres into a marathon, you don't automatically cross the line first.”

Matchday 3: FC Bayern 3-1 FSV Mainz
League position: first, level on points with Frankfurt
Lahm: “That's how it needs to continue.”

Matchday 4: Schalke 0-2 FC Bayern
League position: first, level on points with Frankfurt
Sammer: “A good start is only any use if you keep marching on.”

Matchday 5: FC Bayern 3-0 VfL Wolfsburg
League position: first, two points ahead of Frankfurt
Mandzukic: “I'm enjoying every day with this team.”

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