5 facts for the home game against Düsseldorf


Just four days after the crucial 1-0 win at Borussia Dortmund, FC Bayern continue their season at home to Fortuna Düsseldorf. Here are the most important facts and figures about the big game on Saturday (6:30 pm CEST).

1. FCB cruising in the second half of the season

Bayern extended their lead at the top of the table to seven points after their 1-0 win over Dortmund during the week.

Bayern are unstoppable at the moment: Hansi Flick's side are the only team to win all three games after the restart, and the record champions have collected 31 out of a possible 33 points in the second half of the season. This record was only better in the treble winning season (33).

2. FCB have best defence this year

The record champions have kept seven clean sheets in the eleven games since the winter break and only conceded six goals in 2020. Both figures are the best in Bundesliga this season.

3. Milestone game in the Bundesliga


FC Bayern and Fortuna Düsseldorf face off for the 50th time in Bundesliga history, with the record champions dominating the rivalry so far. The Munich side have won 29 of the meetings and Fortuna ten (with ten draws). In addition, FCB have only lost one game (13 wins, three draws) from the previous 17 meetings in the German top flight: in April 1991, Düsseldorf won 1-0 at the Munich Olympic Stadium.

4. Goals guaranteed against Fortuna

FC Bayern have scored at least three goals in their last six Bundesliga games against Düsseldorf (24 in total). FCB have only bettered this statistic against Arminia Bielefeld - netting three times in seven consecutive games from 1982 to 1985.

The return fixture in Düsseldorf ended in a 4-0 win with goals from Joshua Kimmich, Corentin Tolisso, Serge Gnabry and Philippe Coutinho.

5. Lewandowski's blank spot

Hard to believe, but true: Robert Lewandowski has scored against 17 of the 18 current Bundesliga teams, with Fortuna Düsseldorf the one exception (no goal in five matches). In the 4-0 victory last November, he failed to score for the first time this season after finding the net for 11 games in a row. Now he has the chance to eradicate the final blank spot on his Bundesliga record.