Last competitive game of 2022
Thu, 10/11/22, 18:06
5 facts on the game at Schalke
It's last against first on Saturday evening (18:30 CET) on the final Bundesliga matchday of the year. League leaders FC Bayern have a four-point cushion to second-placed 1. FC Union Berlin and travel to bottom team FC Schalke 04. The Bavarians have won all of their last 15 encounters as leaders against bottom-placed teams. Check out our facts on the match to find out which other stats point towards a win for the men from Munich at the end of the year at Schalke.
1. Unbeaten in 23 games against Schalke
What a record! FC Bayern haven't lost to FC Schalke 04 in 23 competitive matches (20 wins, three draws). The last ten clashes against the Royal Blues were all won by the Munich side. For S04, it's the longest losing streak against one particular club in German professional football.
2. FCB like playing at Schalke
FC Bayern have won ten of their last 11 matches at Schalke (one draw) without conceding a goal in nine of them, and they kept a clean sheet in their six most recent away matches in Gelsenkirchen. There are no other opponents in professional football where FCB have celebrated so many consecutive wins away from home without conceding.
3. Bayern ending the year in outstanding form
FC Bayern have won all of their last nine competitive matches. The Munich giants scored 36 goals (four goals per game on average). The last time FCB had a longer winning streak was from September to November 2020 (ten consecutive wins).
4. Goal machine in overdrive
FC Bayern's total of 47 goals after 14 Bundesliga matches has only been surpassed once in the history of the competition, by FCB themselves in the 1976/77 season (48). Across all competitions, the Bavarians have already scored 80 times this season - both in absolute terms and on average (3.5 goals per game), the best figure of all teams from Europe's top five leagues.
5. Musiala heading for a milestone - and in top form
Jamal Musiala is on the verge of making his 100th competitive appearance for FC Bayern (27 goals, 13 assists). And Munich's number 42 is in absolute stellar form: No other teenager from Europe's top five leagues has scored as many competitive goals this season as the 19-year-old (12), and never before has a teenager scored nine goals in the first 14 matchdays of a Bundesliga season.
Make sure you check out Julian Nagelsmann's pre-match press conference on Friday: