Thu, 24/08/23, 14:23
FC Bayern hold these records in the Bundesliga
The Bundesliga success story began on 24 August 1963. Since then, Germany's top flight has thrilled young and old alike and celebrates its anniversary this week. FC Bayern have shaped the history of Germany's top flight like no other club. To mark this 60th anniversary, fcbayern.com takes a look at the special records the Munich club has already set in the Bundesliga.
1. Undisputed record champions
FC Bayern have won 32 German titles since the Bundesliga was founded 60 years ago. This means the Munich side have won more than half of the 60 trophies presented to date. In addition, there was one more championship before the official introduction of the German top flight in 1932.
2. Most Bundesliga wins
Bayern have already come off the pitch as winners 1190 times in the Bundesliga. This puts them well ahead of their rivals in this statistic as well: Borussia Dortmund are in second place with 870 wins, while Werder Bremen currently lie third with 810. By the way: FCB celebrated their 1,000th Bundesliga win thanks to a 4-0 thrashing of 1. FC Köln in 2015.
3. Record points haul
Incredible! The German record champions picked up 91 out of a possible 102 points in the 2012/13 treble-winning season, making it the most successful campaign in Bundesliga history in terms of points.
4. Most consecutive titles
FCB won the league 11 consecutive times between 2013 and 2023 - and there appears to be no end to the winning streak in sight! No other team in Europe's top five leagues has ever won as many straight domestic championships as the men from Munich. Juventus follow in second place, having won Serie A nine times in a row between 2011/12 and 2019/20.
5. Most wins in a single season
FC Bayern won 29 of 34 matches in both the 2012/13 and 2013/14 seasons. No other team in the Bundesliga has ever achieved this feat.
6. Fewest losses in a single season
Virtually unbeatable! In 1986/87 and 2012/13, the Bavarians lost just one game in the entire season.
7. Most goals in a single season
Bayern racked up 101 goals in the 1971/72 campaign. No team has ever scored more goals than FCB did that term. In the 120th anniversary season of 2019/20, the Reds ended the season just one goal short of that record (100 goals).
8. Fewest goals conceded in a single season
FC Bayern, led by goalkeeper Manuel Neuer conceded just 17 goals in 34 Bundesliga outings in the 2015/16 season. It's a record that still stands in the Bundesliga.
9. Biggest winning points gap in the Bundesliga
In the 2012/13 season, FC Bayern were crowned champions with a 25-point lead over Borussia Dortmund. No other team in the German top tier has ever won by such a large margin.
10. Earliest championship of all time
In the 2013/14 season, Bayern were assured of the Meisterschale after just 27 matchdays. They won 3-1 away at Hertha BSC and were crowned champions as early as March.
11. Player with the most league titles
Thomas Müller celebrated his 12th German championship in the 2022/23 season. Teammate Manuel Neuer follows in second place, having hoisted the trophy 11 times. Third place is shared by the two former Bayern players David Alaba and Robert Lewandowski (ten championships each).
12. Record goal scorer in the Bundesliga
The Bomber notched up 365 goals in 427 Bundesliga appearances in the German top flight: To this day, Gerd Müller is the all-time highest scorer in Bundesliga history. He's followed in second place by Robert Lewandowski, another former Bayern player, who scored 312 goals in 384 games.
13. Top scorer in a single Bundesliga season
Robert Lewandowski scored 41 goals in the 2020/21 season, surpassing Gerd Müller's previously seemingly unattainable 40-goal milestone from the 1971/72 season.
14. Most clean sheets in the Bundesliga
In the 2014/15 season, FC Bayern set a new record for a Bundesliga campaign, playing 22 games without conceding. Manuel Neuer was in goal in 32 of those games, with Spain's Pepe Reina between the sticks in the remaining two matches.
15. Youngest-ever German champion
The record champions also boast the youngest-ever German champion in Paul Wanner. The Germany youth international won his first Meisterschale at the age of 16, replacing Jamal Musiala, who celebrated his first title win in 2020 at the age of 17.
Bayern will be looking to set another Bundesliga record by passing the 4,000-point milestone this weekend against FC Augsburg. Get ready for the Bavarian derby with our facts and stats on the clash: