Created on 2021-09-23 at 16:54 PM
On Friday evening (2:30 PM EST), FC Bayern open Bundesliga Matchday 6 away to SpVgg Greuther Fürth in a meeting of top against bottom. fcbayern.com has rounded up the need-to-know facts for you ahead of the game.
1. Historic high-scoring start for Nagelsmann
Julian Nagelsmann likes to put on an attacking show. In the first five Bundesliga matches with him on the touchline, Bayern have scored a whopping 20 goals. No coach in Bundesliga history has enjoyed more goals than that in his first five games at any club (Udo Lattek and Andries Jonker also achieved 20 with Bayern).
2. Good record against newbies
Last Saturday’s thumping 7-0 win against VfL Bochum continued FCB’s impressive record against newcomers to the league. The Bavarians have now lost just one of their last 48 Bundesliga meetings against promoted teams – against VfB Stuttgart on the final day of the 2017/18 campaign. They’ve won 44 of those and drawn three, scoring an average of 3.2 goals per game (155 in total).
3. Next record for Lewandowski?
He just scores, and scores, and scores… Golden Shoe winner Robert Lewandowski has found the net at least once in each of his last 15 Bundesliga outings and now has the chance in Fürth to equal Gerd Müller’s record of scoring in 16 successive matches, which der Bomber set during the 1969/70 season.
4. Two poised for double century
5. Fürth still waiting for first Bundesliga home win
Even after 19 home matches in the Bundesliga, Greuther Fürth are still waiting for their first success on home soil. No other team have played as often at home in the top flight without winning. The first home match in the Cloverleaves’ winless run was also the first Bundesliga fixture in the club’s history – and it was a 3-0 defeat to Bayern in late August 2012.