Goals, records, milestones
Sat, 13/05/17, 18:10
Seven facts after the nine-goal thriller
Football at its best! The clocks in Leipzig showed 82 minutes had been played, and Bayern were trailing by two goals. 14 minutes and three goals later the champions were celebrating their victory away to RB Leipzig. The nine-goal thriller not only yielded strong emotions, but also lots of interesting facts and stats:
#1 - Goal fest
Bayern's first-ever match away to RB Leipzig was the highest-scoring match this campaign.
#2 - Stoppage-time specialists
Arjen Robben's goal five minutes into injury time was the eighth Bayern goal after 90 minutes this term, a new Bundesliga record.
#3 - Milestone
Robert Lewandowski took his Bundesliga tally to 150 goals in 226 matches when he levelled the scores from the spot.
#4 - Brace
Lewandowski scored more than one goal for the 11th time this term, the second-best mark in the Bundesliga's history, topped only by Gerd Müller, who netted more than once in 12 games in the 1971/72 season.
#5 - Leader
Lewandowski scored his 30th league goal this term and now tops the scorer rankings, one clear of Dortmund's Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang. The Bayern hitman wrapped up the scorer trophy last year with the same number of goals.
#6 - Provider
Thomas Müller set a new personal record against Leipzig. The world champion clocked up his 12th assist this term when he teed up Arjen Robben in injury time. Müller surpassed his previous record of 11 assists set in the 2010/11 and 2012/13 seasons.
#7 - Best mark
David Alaba set a new personal record too. The Austrian scored his fourth goal this term when his free-kick found the net, surpassing his best mark from the 2012/13 season.