Ten opening day facts

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FC Bayern made a perfect start to the new league campaign on Friday night with five goals scored and none conceded. fcbayern.de has compiled ten notable facts regarding the opening day success.

Restart record:FCB have only once before started a new Bundesliga season with a win by a five-goal margin. That was a 5-0 victory over Rot-Weiß Oberhausen back in 1972.

Comeback: After a four-year absence, Arturo Vidal resumed his Bundesliga career. The Chile superstar last played in the German top flight for Leverkusen against Freiburg on 14 May 2011.

Decima: The first goal of a Bundesliga season was netted by a Bayern player for the tenth time.

Double debut: Diego Costa made his maiden Bundesliga appearance and also scored his first goal in a Bayern shirt.

Player milestones: Arjen Robben made his 200th competitive appearance for FCB. His superb record reads 109 goals and 57 assists. Rafinha also passed a milestone with his 150th Bundesliga victory.

Club milestones: Bayern kept a clean sheet in the Bundesliga for the 600th time, and the 350th time at home.

Streak: Bayern featured in the official Bundesliga restart fixture for the eighth time -- and scored the first goal of the season for the eighth time.

Off the mark: Mehdi Benatia netted the first goal of the 53rd Bundesliga season. It was also the Morocco defender's first goal at the Allianz Arena.

Top of the charts: After three competitive matches (Bundesliga, DFB Cup and Supercup) Robert Lewandowski already has two goals and two assists to his name.

Long run: Almost 37 years have passed since Bayern failed to score in a competitive match at home to Hamburger SV, in a 1-0 defeat in December 1978. FCB scored at least once in the next 38 meetings.


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