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Records continue to tumble

No matter where FC Bayern play these days, a record seems to be broken and the Champions League is no exception. The 3-1 victory over CSKA Moscow marked Bayern’s tenth Champions League win in a row, setting a new benchmark. Barcelona had been top of the charts, winning nine matches in succession in 2002/03. On top of that, Bayern have set new club records by winning all five Champions League games so far, and extending their CL winning streak away from home to six straight. 

Youngster Green mixes with the big boys

A magical night for Julian Green. The striker, who usually plays for the second team in the fourth division, got to play his first game ever for the first team. He came on for Mario Götze after 88 minutes. In the fourth tier, the 18-year-old has scored 15 goals in 18 matches. 

Ribéry back in action

Eight days after suffering a fractured rib, Franck Ribéry is back in action. On Wednesday morning Europe’s player of the year completed a first running session at the Säbener Strasse. He was joined by the recovering Claudio Pizarro, Diego Contento and Mario Mandzukic.