The facts from the Hoffenheim vs. Bayern game
It wasn't meant to be in the Bundesliga this Saturday. Munich had 18 shots on goal in the 1-1 draw at TSG 1899 Hoffenheim. Nine out of ten outfield starters had at least one shot on goal. All of this illustrates how close Julian Nagelsmann's team came to picking up all three points. Speaking of Nagelsmann, the Bayern coach was back at his old stomping ground, where he had "the most influential time of my life thus far". Read more about the top-class clash here:
FC Bayern are Number 1 - Part 1
Bayern played their 1934th Bundesliga match on Saturday - their one thousand nine hundred and thirty-fourth! The German champions thus drew level with the previous sole record holders Werder Bremen. FCB's stats: 1163 wins, 418 draws and 353 defeats. So in the home match against Union Berlin next Saturday, Bayern will break the record.
FC Bayern are Number 1 - Part 2
Robert Lewandowski's crucial equaliser not only earned Nagelsmann's team a point, but also preserved an almost unbelievable streak. Munich have now scored at least once in each of their past 73 Bundesliga matches - a record! In the 73 games, Bayern have put 218 goals past their opponents.
Lewandowski is Number 1
Yes, that's for sure: Lewandowski is also number 1. Thanks to his powerful equalising header, the Polish star is now on 29 league goals for the season and clearly leads the Bundesliga goalscoring charts. The Best FIFA Men's Player has already scored 17 away goals this season - a number matched in the past only by Timo Werner (2019/20 season) and 2012/2013 treble-winning coach Jupp Heynckes (1973/74). And Lewy still has four more away games to surpass this total. Incidentally, the attacker played his 365th competitive game for FC Bayern on Saturday, drawing level with Board Member for Sport Hasan Salihamidžić. Amongst all non-German players to have played for the club, only David Alaba (431) and Franck Ribéry (425) have played more times for FC Bayern.
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