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Successful campaign

Yet more records: Seven title facts

FC Bayern rounded off the season that brought a 25th German championship with a 2-0 home win over FSV Mainz. reviews another campaign featuring records aplenty.

Seven title facts

4 - Bayern have sealed the title three times in a row for the fourth time after previous hat-tricks in 1972-74, 1985-87 and 1999-2001.

11 – An 11-point lead at the halfway mark of the season beats the previous best midpoint margin by a single point.

18 - Only 18 goals conceded in 34 matches equals FCB’s own defensive record from the 2012/13 season.

20 - Manuel Neuer’s 20 clean sheets this term is a record for a Bundesliga keeper, beating the 19 achieved by Oliver Kahn in 2001/02.

22 – Overall, Bayern let in no goals in 22 of their Bundesliga fixtures this term, beating their own record of 21 clean sheets from 2012/13.

30 – This season’s triumph was the third-fastest in the 52-year history of the modern German top flight, as Pep Guardiola and his men sealed the crown on Matchday 30. The league has only been won at an earlier point in the schedule in 2013 (Matchday 28) and 2014 (Matchday 27), both times by Bayern.

79 – Since the introduction of three points for a win in 1995/96, the eventual champions have only beaten Bayern’s total of 79 points this season on three occasions.