Neuer overtakes Kahn as outright record-holder
While his team-mates were able to set off some attacking fireworks in the 5-0 win against Hertha, Manuel Neuer was once again the safe pair of hands at the back for the record champions. The Bayern keeper saved all three shots he faced in the match against the men from Berlin and thus kept another clean sheet. It was the 205th of the 35-year-old's Bundesliga career, and with that he finally left a German legend behind him.
205 clean sheets and counting – Bundesliga record
Until this Saturday, Oliver Kahn, the former goalkeeping Titan and current FC Bayern CEO, was on a par with Neuer in the all-time number of clean sheets in the Bundesliga, with 204. Now the current Bayern captain is the outright record holder. "The fact that the defence was stable and we kept a clean sheet makes me very happy, of course," Neuer said after the game. It does seem that the world's best goalkeeper is not quite ready to leave his clean sheet record at 205.
Besides Neuer, Jamal Musiala also gave a strong performance against Hertha: