Rafinha's milestone, debut for Pantovic

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Congratulations! Brazilian defender Rafinha made his 250th Bundesliga appearance in Bremen; he has played in 97 league games for Bayern, scoring twice. Before joining FCB, he played 153 times for Schalke and netted seven times. At the other end of the scale, Milos Pantovic made his maiden Bundesliga appearance. The Munich-born 19-year-old came on in place of Arturo Vidal in injury time. Pantovic usually plays for the FC Bayern reserves.

Kirchhoff's comeback

22 months ago, on 17 December 2013, Jan Kirchhoff made his last appearance in a competitive fixture for FC Bayern -- away to Bremen. For the first time after his return and recovery from Achilles surgery he was part of the FCB squad in Bremen today. Kirchhoff went out on loan to FC Schalke in January 2014. In May he made his last Bundesliga appearance for the Royal Blues before returning to Munich.


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