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Seventh autumn championship in a row

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Seventh autumn championship in a row

Postby FCBayernNews » Sat Dec 09, 2017 6:20 pm

FC Bayern's narrow 1-0 victory over Frankfurt yielded lots of facts and figures. has collected the most interesting stats after the success.


18-year-old keeper Ron-Thorben Hoffmann made it into Bayern's pro squad for the first time against Frankfurt.


Arturo Vidal scored the match-winner on Saturday, finding the net in four Bundesliga matches in a row: a first for the Chilean.


FC Bayern sealed the so-called autumn championship, the unofficial title awarded to the team at the top of the Bundesliga at the midpoint of the season, for the seventh time on the bounce. FCB have won the accolade for the 23rd time, and they only failed to win the championship title three times after sealing the Herbstmeisterschaft.


Joshua Kimmich made his 100th competitive appearance wearing Bayern colours on Saturday, winning 78 of the matches. He registered his 13th assist against Frankfurt.


Tom Starke returned to the Bayern goal 203 days after his last competitive appearance. He made his 100th Bundesliga appearance away to Frankfurt, wearing the Bayern kit in eleven of them. The 36-year-old netminder last featured between the sticks on 20 May 2017.


Rafinha made his 300th Bundesliga appearance, his 147th for the German record champions. He is the fourth Brazilian to reach the landmark after Zé Roberte, Naldo and Dede.


Franck Ribéry made his 365th competitive appearance for Bayern, drawing equal with sporting director Hasan Salihamidzic. No other non-German player boasts more competitive matches wearing Bayern colours.


Saturday's encounter was Jupp Heynckes' 650th Bundesliga match as coach. Only one coach boasts more: Otto Rehhagel, who has overseen 836 Bundesliga matches from the bench.
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