Five facts as FCB advance to last four
FC Bayern went through to the DFB Cup semi-finals with another convincing display on Wednesday. fcbayern.com has delved into the facts and stats after the 3-0 victory over Schalke.
Record streak! FC Bayern have progressed to the DFB Cup semi-finals for the eighth time in a row.
Quick start! Bayern scored their third goal within three minutes in their fourth cup match this term. They found the net early in Jena after 177 seconds and against Augsburg after 104 seconds.
Goals guaranteed! FC Bayern have scored at least one goal in their 45th straight competitive fixture at the Allianz Arena. The last time the men from Munich boasted a similar streak was between 1986 and 1988. Back then hey scored at least one goal in 45 consecutive matches in all competitions at the Olympic stadium.
Top striker! Robert Lewandowski took his cup goal tally to five on Wednesday, now topping the scorer rankings in the competition. Overall the Pole boasts 20 goals in the DFB Cup. Ex-FCB man Claudio Pizarro is the only non-German player who has scored more often in the cup, 30 goals.
Milestone men! David Alaba made his 250th competitive appearance for FC Bayern, whereas Kingsley Coman wore the Bayern shirt for the 50th time.