Facts and stats on the Bundesliga match VfL Bochum - FC Bayern

5 facts on the Bundesliga match at VfL Bochum

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FC Bayern travel to VfL Bochum on Sunday (17:30 CEST) for Bundesliga Matchday 3 of the 2022/23 season. The men from Munich won their first two games of the new campaign for the first time in four years, and after picking up six points against Frankfurt (6-1) and Wolfsburg (2-0), they're now aiming for a third straight win. fcbayern.com has put together the key facts and stats from the game in Bochum for you:

1. Impressive record against Bochum

Leroy Sané in action against VfL Bochum
FC Bayern lost 4-2 In pre-season at Bochum, but they otherwise have an excellent record against the club from the Ruhr valley.

FC Bayern have won 46 of 70 Bundesliga matches against VfL Bochum (15 draws, nine defeats). FCB's highest win rate (66%) and lowest defeat rate (13%) against the Bochum side is unparalleled against any team they've encountered more than 60 times in the Bundesliga. Another fact in Bayern's favour: in their last 48 Bundesliga games against a team in a relegation spot (Bochum are currently 17th), FCB have never lost (40 wins, eight draws).

2. Bayern have never lost twice in succession

FC Bayern suffered a 4-2 defeat in their last meeting in Bochum in February. Two straight Bundesliga losses against Bochum are unprecedented, and the last time the men from Munich went two league games in a row without a win against VfL was in 1998 (two draws).

3. Bayern goal machine in overdrive

FC Bayern celebrate against VfL Wolfsburg.
Last Sunday, FC Bayern celebrated a 2-0 home win against VfL Wolfsburg.

Including the Supercup, Bayern have scored 13 times in their first three competitive matches of the season. They've only managed that many twice in this millennium so far (2000/01 and 2016/17), and the last time they scored more was in 1988/89 (16).

4. FCB with the most attempts on goal

On the first two matchdays, FC Bayern notched up 18 attempts on goal - the highest number in the league. VfL Bochum, meanwhile, allowed 18 shots on goal, only Schalke 04 allowed more (20).

5. Musiala in superb form

Jamal Musiala FC Bayern.
Jamal Musiala has already scored three league goals this season.

With three goals after two matchdays, Jamal Musiala leads the Bundesliga scorers' list. Last weekend, he netted his 14th league goal in total against Wolfsburg, becoming the youngest German player to reach this mark at just 19 years and 169 days. Only England's Jadon Sancho was younger when he scored his 14th Bundesliga goal (19 years, 145 days).

After picking up a knock in the match against Wolfsburg, Serge Gabry trained individually in the performance centre this week:

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