5 facts and figures on home match against Eintracht Frankfurt
Before the second international break of the campaign, FC Bayern are in Bundesliga action on Sunday as they welcome Eintracht Frankfurt to the Allianz Arena on Matchday 7 (17:30 CEST). It will be the 101st meeting between the two teams in the top flight. Find out the other important facts and figures here.
1. Record clearly in Bayern’s favour
Bayern have won 55 of their previous 100 Bundesliga matches against Eintracht, with 23 defeats and 22 draws. SGE have not lost to any other team more often. The Bavarians have also scored an impressive 203 goals in the process, although they did lose 2-1 to the Eagles in the last meeting in Frankfurt in February.
2. Dream start for FCB
Bayern have taken 16 points from a possible 18 in the first six matches of the 2021/22 season, putting them back at the top of the table. It’s their best start to a league campaign since 2016/17, when they also had 16 points at this stage.
3. Kimmich shining and on course for personal record
Joshua Kimmich has scored three goals in the last two Bundesliga games, and has now been directly involved in a goal in each of the last three (three goals, one assist). The Germany international has never registered a goal involvement in four successive league outings.
4. Strong home record against Frankfurt
Bayern have given little away at home to Frankfurt in recent times. The Reds have won each of their last 12 meetings with the Eagles at the Allianz Arena, while their current run of 30 Bundesliga home games without defeat also speaks for itself (W25 D5).
5. Draw specialists Frankfurt
Eintracht have drawn each of their last five matches in the Bundesliga – the last four with a score of 1-1. The only other time the Hessians have drawn five times in a row in the top flight was between October and December 2020.
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