Created on 24-02-2021 at 02:16 AM
Bayern took a big step towards the last eight with a 4-1 win at Lazio in the Champions League Last 16 first leg on Tuesday night. The key to success was once again the strong Bayern attack, which ensured the continuation of some impressive numbers. fcbayern.com provides the key facts about the victory at the Stadio Olimpico.
Bayern pick up another win
Munich have now gone unbeaten in 18 straight Champions League matches, winning 17 of them (the exception being a 1-1 draw away to Atlético). Hansi Flick’s men can equal the club record of 19 consecutive matches without defeat (from 2001 to 2002) in the return leg.
Strong away from home
Bayern have now gone unbeaten in 17 Champions League matches on the road (13 wins, four draws), extending their record. Added to this, the German record champions are unbeaten in six Champions League matches in Italy, winning four and drawing two.
The win in Rome was the 38th win in Joshua Kimmich's 50th Champions League appearance, a new record for the most wins in a player's first 50 appearances, previously held by Thomas Müller and Casemiro (36 wins each). It was also the 15th consecutive game he had won in the UCL.
Knockout stage record
The 4-1 victory means the Munich team scored at least four times in a UCL knockout round match for the 14th time - more often than any other club in the history of the competition. FC Barcelona are the second most prolific in this sense, having done so 11 times.
Best attack in the Champions League
With 22 goals, FC Bayern also have the best attacking record of all the teams this season. FCB have also scored 23 goals in six knockout-round matches under Hansi Flick so far.
Musiala makes it a dozen
His goal to make it 2-0 means Jamal Musiala is now Bayern's 12th different goalscorer of this Champions League campaign.