Bayern Munich - powered by Alphonso Davies, Leroy Sane, Serge Gnabry, Robert Lewandowski and Thomas Müller - are the first team from Europe's top five leagues to win 23 matches in a row in all competitions. - © DFL
Bayern Munich - powered by Alphonso Davies, Leroy Sane, Serge Gnabry, Robert Lewandowski and Thomas Müller - are the first team from Europe's top five leagues to win 23 matches in a row in all competitions. - © DFL

Bayern Munich's record winning streak in 2020


Bayern Munich won an unprecedented 23 competitive matches in a row, before losing to Hoffenheim on Bundesliga Matchday 2 of the 2020/21 campaign.

The quadruple winners' hot streak bettered Real Madrid's 22-match record set under former Bayern coach Carlo Ancelotti in 2014. looks back on all 23 victories dating back to their goalless draw with RB Leipzig on 9 February...

Win 1: Bundesliga MD 22: Cologne 1-4 Bayern

Serge Gnabry scored two with Robert Lewandowski and Kingsley Coman also on target as Bayern dampened the carnival spirits in Cologne with a 4-1 win, their first on the record-breaking run.

Win 2: Bundesliga MD23: Bayern 3-2 Paderborn

Lewandowski scored his 24th and 25th Bundesliga goals of the season as Bayern scraped past bottom side Paderborn to maintain their lead at the top of the table.

Win 3: Champions League last 16 first leg: Chelsea 0-3 Bayern

Gnabry and Lewandowski got the goals and Davies was a constant blur of attacking menace as Bayern claimed a 3-0 victory away to Chelsea in the first leg of their Champions League last-16 tie, leaving the Bundesliga leaders with one foot in the quarter-finals.

Alphonso Davies (r.) was the star of the show as Bayern took victory from London once again. - gettyimages

Win 4: Bundesliga MD24: Hoffenheim 0-6 Bayern

Philippe Coutinho scored a brace as Bayern consolidated their position at the top of the standings with a 6-0 win at Hoffenheim in a game that was interrupted in the 79th minute by referee Christian Dingert due to invective banners.

Win 5: DFB Cup quarter-final: Schalke 0-1 Bayern

Bayern won through to the DFB Cup semi-finals after Kimmich scored the only goal of keenly contested encounter with Bundesliga rivals Schalke.

Joshua Kimmich scored the only goal of the game for Bayern Munich against Schalke to seal their DFB Cup semi-final spot. - Lars Baron/Bongarts/Getty Images

Win 6: Bundesliga MD25: Bayern 2-0 Augsburg

Bayern celebrated their 120th anniversary by opening up a four-point lead at the top of the Bundesliga standings, with Müller and Goretzka doing the damage against Augsburg.

Win 7: Bundesliga MD26: Union Berlin 0-2 Bayern

Lewandowski scored his 26th goal of the Bundesliga season, and 40th in all competitions, to keep Bayern four points clear at the top of the Bundesliga table, with Pavard adding the second late on in a 2-0 win to resume the season after a coronavirus-enforced break.

Win 8: Bundesliga MD27: Bayern 5-2 Eintracht Frankfurt

Goretzka, Müller, Lewandowski and Davies were all on the scoresheet for Bayern as they resisted a Martin Hinteregger-inspired fightback to see off Frankfurt.

Win 9: Bundesliga MD28: Borussia Dortmund 0-1 Bayern

Bayern opened up a seven-point lead at the top of the Bundesliga after Joshua Kimmich's sensational lob settled a hot-blooded Klassiker with Dortmund.

Win 10: Bundesliga MD29: Bayern 5-0 Fortuna Düsseldorf

Lewandowski and Davies were among the goals as Bayern moved a step closer to an unprecedented eighth successive Bundesliga title with a crushing 5-0 win over Düsseldorf.

Win 11: Bundesliga MD30: Bayer Leverkusen 2-4 Bayern

Lewandowski scored his 30th Bundesliga goal of the season as Bayern came from behind to beat Leverkusen 4-2 and take another step towards defending their title.

Win 12: DFB Cup semi-final: Bayern 2-1 Frankfurt

Lewandowski scored his 45th goal in his 38th competitive game of the season to help Bayern reach the DFB Cup final for a third successive year in a 2-1 win over Frankfurt in their semi-final at the Allianz Arena.

Bayern Munich sealed their place in the DFB Cup final against Bayer Leverkusen with a hard-fought victory over Eintracht Frankfurt. - Kai Pfaffenbach/Pool/Getty Images

Win 13: Bundesliga MD31: Bayern 2-1 Borussia Mönchengladbach

Bayern moved to within one more win of being crowned Bundesliga champions for the eighth year in a row after Goretzka's late winner gave them victory over fourth-placed Gladbach.

Win 14: Bundesliga MD32: Werder Bremen 0-1 Bayern

Lewandowski scored his 31st Bundesliga goal of the season as Bayern claimed their eighth successive Bundesliga title and 29th overall with victory away to relegation-threatened Bremen, despite having Davies sent off.

Win 15: Bundesliga MD33: Bayern 3-1 Freiburg

Lewandowski broke Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang's record for most goals in a Bundesliga season by a non-German national as champions Bayern extended their unbeaten run to 19 league matches with victory over Freiburg.

Win 16: Bundesliga MD34: Wolfsburg 0-4 Bayern

Lewandowski claimed his third successive Bundesliga top scorer's prize as champions Bayern thrashed Wolfsburg on the final day of the 2019/20 league season.

Win 17: DFB Cup final: Leverkusen 2-4 Bayern

Bayern completed a league and cup double for the second year running as Lewandowski got his 50th and 51st goals of the season to help them beat Leverkusen in a fantastic DFB Cup final.

Win 18: Champions League last 16 second leg: Bayern 4-1 Chelsea

Lewandowski scored his 12th and 13th Champions League goals of the season and set up Ivan Perisic and Corentin Tolisso as Bayern beat Chelsea 4-1 at the Allianz Arena (7-1 on aggregate) to set up a quarter-final showdown with Barcelona.

Bayern Munich took care of Chelsea for a second time to confirm their place in the UEFA Champions League quarter-finals. - Markus Ulmer/Ulmer/Pool

Win 19: Champions League quarter-final: Barcelona 2-8 Bayern

Bayern shocked the world and made a statement of intent after putting eight goals past Barcelona in a flawless Champions League quarter-final victory, joining fellow Bundesliga side Leipzig in the semi-finals.

Win 20: Champions League semi-final: Lyon 0-3 Bayern

Gnabry scored a stunner and Lewandowski netted his 55th goal of the season as Bayern battled past a spirited Lyon in the Champions League semi-finals, setting up a meeting with Paris Saint-Germain in the final.

Serge Gnabry was the star for Bayern Munich as they booked their place in the UEFA Champions League final with victory over Lyon. - Peter Schatz/Pool/imago images

Win 21: Champions League final: Paris Saint-Germain 0-1 Bayern

Bayern wrapped up a historic treble by adding the Champions League trophy to their Bundesliga and DFB Cup crowns after Coman gave the Germans a 1-0 victory over his former club PSG in Lisbon.

Win 22: Bundesliga 2020/21 MD1: Bayern 8-0 Schalke

Gnabry hit a hat-trick with Lewandowski, Goretzka, Müller, new boy Leroy Sane and Jamal Musiala also on target as Bayern got their 2020/21 title defence off to a flyer with an 8-0 win in the Bundesliga season-opener against Schalke.

Win 23: UEFA Super Cup: Bayern 2-1 (AET) Sevilla

Javi Martinez scored the winner in extra time to give Bayern a 2-1 victory over Sevilla in the UEFA Super Cup in Budapest, sealing their record-breaking winning run.