Seven facts after historic home win against Wolfsburg

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Bayern achieved something historic with their 2-1 victory over VfL Wolfsburg on Wednesday. For the first time since 1981, the Munich team went a full calendar year without a home defeat. The match also delivered other impressive facts. fcbayern.com has summarised them for you.

1. Record win for Manuel Neuer

The man with many arms.

With incredible saves in the final part of the match, Manuel Neuer secured all three points for Bayern. In his 261st Bundesliga game in a Bayern shirt, the captain celebrated his 200th victory. No one has ever reached this milestone so quickly. The record was previously held by Thomas Müller, who celebrated his 200th victory in his 275th Bundesliga match for the Munich team.

2. Tremendous run against Wolfsburg

FCB have gone unbeaten against Wolfsburg in 14 competitive matches (12 wins, 2 draws - goal ratio of 44:8). Their last defeat was on 30 January 2015 (a 4-1 loss in Wolfsburg).

3. No luck for Wolfsburg in Munich

Bayern have picked up points in each of their 24 Bundesliga home games against Wolfsburg (22 wins, 2 draws) - in Bundesliga history, no other club has faced an opponent so often without winning at least once.

4. Coman in absolute top form

With his runs down the line, Kingsley Coman was once again an asset in Bayern's game against Wolfsburg.

Kingsley Coman boasts seven assists after 12 matches, topping his best-mark from his first Bundesliga campaign (six in 2015/16). The Frenchman has been involved in at least one goal in each of Bayern's last five Bundesliga matches (two goals, six assists), extending his own record. The 24-year-old is the first player to set up five straight Bundesliga goals for FC Bayern since detailed data collection began in 2004/05.

5. Strong spirit

Bayern have taken a total of 12 points after going a goal down this season, a best-mark in the league. Bayern have taken all of them in the last six league matches (three wins, three draws).

6. 15th assist for Boateng

High five: Boateng won many one-on-ones at the back and set up Bayern's second goal.

Jérôme Boateng set up Bayern's second goal on Wednesday, his sumptuous pass inviting Lewandowski to seal the final scoreline. It was his 15th assist for Bayern (five for Hamburg). Four of his assists were for Lewandowski, five for Müller.

7. FCB boast strong tally

Bayern boast 27 points after 12 matches, the most points since three years. Bayern had taken 29 points after 12 matches in the 2017/18 campaign.

Robert Lewandowski reached an impressive milestone against his favourite opponents:


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