Lewandowski catches up with Elber
Robert Lewandowski drew level with Giovane Elber and a Spanish duo sealed a novelty: FC Bayern's victory over RB Leipzig yielded lots of facts and figures. fcbayern.com has collected the most interesting stats.
The stats following the top clash
3: Thiago set a new personal record, netting his third goal this Bundesliga campaign. The Spaniard has never scored more than two goals before, both in the Bundesliga and the Primera División. Xabi Alonso also scored his third goal, the first time he achieved this feat after the 2009/10 season for Real Madrid. It was the first time two Spaniards scored goals for the same team in a Bundesliga match.
6:The victory over Leipzig means FC Bayern top the Bundesliga table during the winter break for the sixth time on the bounce!
9: Xabi Alonso scored his ninth competitive goal for Bayern, but his first one from inside the box!
17: Robert Lewandowski made it three against RB Leipzig, which means the Poland international has scored against each of the current German top-flight teams!
18: The encounter with the promoted side was the 18th home match on the bounce in which the Bavarians scored at least twice.
19: Bayern boast 19 goals scored in the first halves of all Bundesliga matches so far, more than any other team.
40: Bayern scored a goal in their 40th competitive fixture at home on the bounce. The last time the FCB faithful witnessed a similar streak was between 1986 and 1988, when the Reds scored in 45 matches in a row in all competitions.
133: Lewandowski scored his 133th Bundesliga goal, now equal with Giovane Elber in the all-time rankings. Claudio Pizarro is the only non-German player who boasts more goals.
150: The last competitive fixture of the year was a milestone match for David Alaba. The Austrian made his 150th Bundesliga appearance against Leipzig.
3800: Thiago's opener was FC Bayern's 3,800th Bundesliga goal! No other team boasts more than 3,000 goals.