6 facts on the clash with Freiburg you need to know

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League leaders FC Bayern host third-placed SC Freiburg at the Allianz Arena on Saturday (15:30 CET) in Bundesliga Matchday 11's standout fixture. The clash also sees the best attack pitched against the best defence of the current season. Find out here where goals particularly likely to come from plus all the other important facts about the game against Freiburg.

1. Impressive home record against SCF

FC Bayern have never lost a Bundesliga home match against SC Freiburg. The team from the Breisgau region have made 21 visits to Munich so far, with FCB winning 18 times and drawing another three. The overall stats of 29 wins, nine draws and four defeats also clearly favour the Reds, who have lost just one of the last 36 Bundesliga encounters with Freiburg.

In the last home match against SC Freiburg in January, FCB won 2-1 with goals from Robert Lewandowski and Thomas Müller.

2. Best attack vs. best defence

With FC Bayern (38 goals scored) and SC Freiburg (7 goals conceded), the best attack comes up against the best defence of the current Bundesliga season on Saturday. Bayern's 38 goals after 10 games even set a new league record.

FCB won 5-2 at Union Berlin last Saturday. It was already the fourth time this season that Bayern scored at least five goals in the Bundesliga.

3. Set-piece specialists on both sides

On Saturday, there's a particularly high probability of goals being scored from set pieces. Both Bayern and Freiburg have already netted four times this season from corner kicks - the highest number in the league! Alongside RB Leipzig, Bayern have bagged the most goals from set pieces in the league (10 each), while Freiburg follow in third place with eight.

4. Müller in a giving mood again

Thomas Müller is once again the best provider of the current Bundesliga season. With ten matchdays played, his total of seven assists equals the record set by Wolfsburg's Kevin de Bruyne in 2014/15 - the highest since detailed data first started being collected in 2004/05.

5. Lewy - Mr Unstoppable

With his goals against Union, Robert Lewandowski increased his tally to 12 for the season.

No-one can stop this man! Robert Lewandowski has already racked up 12 goals in the first ten matchdays - the same number as at this point last season, when he ended the campaign on 41 goals. His chances of scoring on Saturday are also excellent: he's made it onto the scoresheet in every one of the last five Bundesliga encounters with Freiburg.

6. Freiburg on record-breaking course

With 22 points after ten games, SC Freiburg are enjoying the best season in the club's history. In addition, SCF are the only team still unbeaten and they've also equalled a club record with ten games without defeat. They've never managed 11 consecutive unbeaten games, and FCB plan on that still being the case after Saturday's match.

During the week, Robert Lewandowski celebrated his 100th Champions League appearance against Benfica in the way that only he can:


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