Facts & figures on Bundesliga match VfL Wolfsburg vs. FC Bayern

5 facts on away match at Wolfsburg

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FC Bayern visit VfL Wolfsburg on Sunday (kick-off 17:30 CET) in the closing fixture of Matchday 19. The Reds are looking to claim their first Bundesliga win of the year following three successive draws and defend their lead at the top of the table. As well as that, Thomas Müller is eyeing a special record. Find out what it is and what else you need to know about the meeting with the Wolves here.

1. Bayern's supposed favourite opponents

Bayern don't boast a higher win percentage (78%) or points average (2.49) against any other team in the league than they do against Wolfsburg. They're also unbeaten against the 2015 DFB Cup winners in over eight years. Since the 4-1 away loss in January 2015, the Bavarians have won 13 of the 15 Bundesliga meetings, with the other two ending in draws.

FC Bayern celebration VfL Wolfsburg Jamal Musiala
Bayern celebrated a routine 2-0 win in their last meeting with VfL in Munich in August, thanks to a strong display from Jamal Musiala.

2. Clinical Wolves

This is a clash between two of the most effective teams during the current campaign. While Julian Nagelsmann's side boast the fourth-best chance conversion in the league with 19.9 percent, the 2009 Bundesliga champions are first in this category with 22.1 percent.

3. Bayern virtually guaranteed to score

FCB have scored at least one goal in each of their past 29 Bundesliga games against the hosts from Lower Saxony, their longest goalscoring run against a team in the German top flight.

4. Müller set for historic milestone

FC Bayern VfL Wolfsburg Thomas Müller
Thomas Müller's goal completed a 2-0 win in the reverse fixture.

Thomas Müller also faces his favourite opponents on Sunday. The born-and-bred Bavarian has scored 12 goals against the Wolves in his career, more than he has against any other club.

What's more, the 11-time German champion can equal another historic mark against VfL. If Müller features against Niko Kovač's seventh-placed side, it would be his 427th Bundesliga appearance, which would draw him level with his namesake Gerd as the outfield player with the most Bundesliga games for Bayern.

5. FCB always alert from the off

Leroy Sané, Serge Gnabry and Co have proven to be real fast starters once again this season. The Bayern attack have netted 34 of their 52 Bundesliga goals in the first half - that's equal to 65 percent, which is also the best figure in the league. Wolfsburg, in contrast, have struggled in the first 45 minutes up to now, conceding 14 out of 22 goals in the first period - percentage-wise the joint most with Union Berlin.

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