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Bayern break own record

FCB claim fastest-ever Bundesliga crown

It’s official: nobody is faster than super Bayern. FCB have won the German league title earlier than ever before in the 51-year history of the Bundesliga. The Reds secured the club’s 24th title on Tuesday night with a 2-0 victoryat Hertha Berlin. And Guardiola’s merry men have even managed to beat their own record set last season: Bayern won Germany’s top flight on Matchday 28 last term (6 April 2013) and have now gone one better by being the first club to win the championship in March - on Matchday 27.

FC Bayern have become experts in winning the league title early. The Reds have secured seven of the eight earliest title wins in the history of the Bundesliga:

Bayern are also pace-setters on the European stage. Since the introduction of the three points for a win rule, no club in the top five leagues has won their respective domestic title with more than five games to play.

The earliest title wins in the top five European leagues: