The 2022/23 Bundesliga season so far in numbers
Bayern Munich, Jamal Musiala, Jude Bellingham, Youssoufa Moukoko and Christopher Nkunku have contributed to a record-breaking season so far in the Bundesliga. bundesliga.com collates the standout facts and figures after 15 matches of the 2022/23 campaign...
1 – Union Berlin went top of the Bundesliga on Matchday 6 for the first time in their history.
1.4 – Maximilian Arnold scored the unlikeliest of goal of 2022/23 against Mainz on Matchday 13. The Wolfsburg captain's thunderbolt had a goal probability of 1.4 percent.
3 – Serge Gnabry (Matchday 14 vs. Werder Bremen) and Vincenzo Grifo (Matchday 15 vs. Union) have scored the only hat-tricks of the season so far. Grifo scored all three of his goals in the first half and with no one else scoring in between - what the Germans call a Lupenreiner Hattrick - and is the second Freiburg player to achieve the feat in the Bundesliga.
Watch: Serge Gnabry starred for Bayern against Bremen
3 – Cologne scored an own goal in every game between Matchdays 6-8. Wattenscheid were the last Bundesliga team to put the ball in their own net in three successive matches (1993/94).
3 – Christian Streich oversaw three straight wins to nil for first time across Matchdays 11-13. Volker Finke is the only other Freiburg coach to have done so (twice in 1994).
4 – Four U20 players have scored for Borussia Dortmund in 2022/23 (Jamie Bynoe-Gittens, Moukoko, Bellingham and Gio Reyna). The single-season record is five, set by BVB two years ago.
Watch: Dortmund's young guns turned on the style against Stuttgart
4 – Xabi Alonso broke the record for the biggest Bundesliga win by a Bayer Leverkusen coach on his debut (4-0 vs. Schalke). The Spaniard usurps Klaus Augenthaler and Dragoslav Stepanovic, who kicked off their tenures with 3-0 victories.
5 – Goalmania in the Bundesliga! Only five of the 135 matches so far in 2022/23 have ended goalless. The last 0-0 draw fell on Matchday 7 (Freiburg vs. Hoffenheim). All 72 games since then have witnessed at least one goal.
5 – Mainz's 5-0 win over Cologne on Matchday 11 was the biggest in their Bundesliga history.
5 – Five outfield players did not miss a minute of the action across the first 15 matchdays: Bellingham (BVB), Matthias Ginter, (Freiburg), Jonjoe Kenny (Hertha Berlin), Willi Orban (RB Leipzig) and Micky van de Ven (Wolfsburg).
6 – Union scored six goals for the first time and posted their biggest Bundesliga win against Schalke on Matchday 4 (6-1).
7 – Bayern recorded the biggest win of the season so far, whilst subjecting Bochum to their joint-heaviest defeat on Matchday 3 (7-0). They also beat the Ruhr club 7-0 last season.
7 – Schalke's seven consecutive defeats between Matchdays 7-13 set an unwanted club record.
8 – Bayern's 6-2 win over Mainz on Matchday 12 is the highest-scoring game of the season so far.
Watch: Bayern hit Mainz for six at the Allianz Arena
8 – Union started the season with a club record eight Bundesliga wins from the opening 12 matches.
9 – Eintracht Frankfurt's Randal Kolo Muani has a league-leading nine assists. Sebastien Haller was the last Frenchman to produce as many goals for teammates after 15 matches (10 in 2015/16).
10 – Bochum have given away 10 penalties - a Bundesliga record after 15 matchdays.
12 – Nkunku is this season's 12-goal top scorer. The Leipzig talisman's previous personal best for a Bundesliga Hinrunde (17 matchdays) was seven.
13 – Bayern have conceded a league-low 13 goals. It's their best defensive record at this juncture since 2017/18 (11 goals against).
14 – Mr. Bayern, Thomas Müller, has scored at least once in 14 consecutive Bundesliga seasons.
14 – Continuing on from last season, Union went a club record 14 Bundesliga matches unbeaten until Matchday 7.
16 – Bayern's Paul Wanner made his first Bundesliga appearance of the campaign on Matchday 15. He's the only 16-year-old to play in this season's Bundesliga.
17 – Moukoko turns 18 on the day of the 2022 World Cup opener (20 November). He is the youngest player to reach double figures for Bundesliga goals (now 11), as well as the first 17-year-old to score in the Revierderby and Klassiker.
17 – Mathys Tel became Bayern's youngest Bundesliga scorer with his goal against VfB Stuttgart on Matchday 6, aged 17 years and 138 days.
17 – Nelson Weiper made his Bundesliga debut in Freiburg on Matchday 8. Aged 17 years and 198 days, he is the youngest player in Mainz's top-flight history.
17 – Fabio Chiarodia became Bremen's greenest Bundesliga debutant on Matchday 11 (17 years and 139 days).
19 – Borussia Mönchengladbach goalkeeper Yann Sommer made a Bundesliga record 19 single-match saves away to Bayern on Matchday 4. The previous saves record, at least since data collection began in 1992/93, was 14.
19 – Bellingham captained Dortmund for the first time, against Cologne on Matchday 8. At 19, he's the youngest Bundesliga skipper since such data was first recorded in 1995.
20 – Dortmund scored four goals through three U20 players against Stuttgart on Matchday 11 (Bellingham's brace, plus efforts from Moukoko and Reyna). The former equals the Bundesliga record; the second is a new gold standard.
23 – On Matchday 2, Augsburg recorded a maiden Bundesliga win over Leverkusen, at the 23rd time of asking. No other fixture in Bundesliga history had been played so often without both teams recording at least one win.
25 – Leipzig have not lost one of their 25 games against promoted Bundesliga teams (W22, D3).
25 – Nkunku scored a Bundesliga-high and Leipzig record 25 goals in 2022.
26 – Bayern have still never lost at home to Wolfsburg in the Bundesliga in 26 encounters (W24, D2).
26 – Bayern are unbeaten in 26 consecutive games against Bremen - a Bundesliga head-to-head record.
27 – Union's 27 points represents their best ever tally at this stage in a Bundesliga season.
28 – The last 28 penalties Alexander Schwolow - currently of Schalke - has faced have been scored. That's a Bundesliga record.
29 – Stuttgart are on an ignominious Bundesliga record run of 29 home Bundesliga matches without a clean sheet.
30 – Second-placed Freiburg's 30 points after 15 matches is their best ever Bundesliga return.
31 – With an average age of 31 years and four months, Bochum put out the oldest team in their Bundesliga history against Augsburg on Matchday 15.
33 – On Matchday 11, a Joshua Kimmich corner resulted in a goal for a Bundesliga record 33rd time. Mario Basler was the previous record holder of the data collection era (1992/93 onwards)
35 – Schalke are winless in 35 Bundesliga away games (D10, L25), tying Karlsruhe's unwanted league record.
35 – Bayern fired off a season-high 35 shots on goal against Gladbach on Matchday 4. It's the club's highest number of single-game goal attempts since 20 February 2016 (37 vs. Darmstadt).
35 – Mergim Berisha is the only player to have scored inside 60 seconds this season. The Augsburg striker's effort against Frankfurt on Matchday 13 is the fastest goal this term.
36 – On Matchday 3, Mainz missed a penalty for the first time since May 2013. They had converted their previous 36 - a Bundesliga record.
36.5 – Moussa Diaby hit a season-high and Leverkusen record speed of 36.5 km/h on Matchday 11.
Watch: Moussa Diaby at his lightning best
37 – Matchday 10's 37-goal total is the biggest for a single round of fixtures so far this season.
39 – Freiburg's Vincenzo Grifo overtook Luca Toni as the Bundesliga's highest-scoring Italian, with his 38th league goal on Matchday 11. He's since taken his tally to 44.
41 – Dortmund have scored at least once in their last 41 Bundesliga home matches in a row - an on-going club record.
43 – There were a season-high 43 shots on goal in games between Freiburg and Bochum (Matchday 4) and Stuttgart and Augsburg (Matchday 12).
49 – Bayern's goal tally after 15 matches. Only once before has a team scored more at this stage in a season: Bayern hit 50 in 1976.
50 – On Matchday 14 against Bremen, Musiala celebrated his 50th Bundesliga win on his 70th appearance. At 19 years and 255 days, he became the youngest player and first teenager in Bundesliga history to reach the milestone.
50 – On Matchday 15, Leipzig made it 50 wins from 110 Bundesliga away matches. No team in Bundesliga history has done so in so few games.
72 – Freiburg's Wooyeong Jeong has not played the full 90 minutes in any of his 72 Bundesliga appearances to date. Seventy-two consecutive games in which a player has been subbed in or out is a Bundesliga record.
75 – There has been at least one goal scored in all 75 Bundesliga meetings between Frankfurt and Leverkusen (Frankfurt ran out 5-1 winners on Matchday 10). Historically, no other fixture has been contested so often without a witnessing a single goalless draw.
87 – Bayern scored for a Bundesliga record 87th consecutive game on Matchday 6. On Matchday 7, Augsburg recorded a shock 1-0 win over the record champions, in the process becoming the first team to stop them from scoring in the Bundesliga since 9 February 2020.
Watch: Augsburg stunned Bayern earlier this season
89 – On Matchday 3 in Dortmund, Bremen became the first team in Bundesliga history to be two goals down in the 89th minute and win (3-2).
92 – On Matchday 14, Cologne's Benno Schmitz scored his first Bundesliga goal, on his 92nd appearance. Until then, he was the active player on the longest run of games without a goal.
100 – Christopher Trimmel made his 100th Bundesliga appearance in Union's Matchday 14 draw with Augsburg. He's the first Eisernen player to hit a century of top-flight games.
100 – Bellingham made his 100th competitive appearance for Dortmund in the Matchday 7 Revierderby with Schalke. Aged 19 years and 80 days, he's the youngest player in BVB history to reach the milestone.
100 – Musiala joined Bayern's 100 club on Matchday 15. Aged 19 years and 259 days, he's the first teenager in club history to do so.
267 – Sommer made his 267th Bundesliga appearance on Matchday 5. In doing, the Gladbach and Switzerland stopper surpassed Sweden's Ronnie Hellström's record for most games by a non-German goalkeeper.
275 – Florent Mollet is Schalke's 275th different Bundesliga goalscorer - that's a greater spread than any other Bundesliga club.
431 – The number of goals scored 15 matches into the current campaign, which is seven more than at the same stage in 2021/22. The last time there was more was in 2019/20 (440).
700 – Bayern made it 700 Bundesliga clean sheets in their Matchday 2 win over Wolfsburg. They've since recorded a further five shut-outs.
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