There's no arguing with the numbers behind Sadio Mane's start to his Bayern Munich career. - © DFL Deutsche Fußball Liga
There's no arguing with the numbers behind Sadio Mane's start to his Bayern Munich career. - © DFL Deutsche Fußball Liga

Sadio Mane: The Bayern Munich and Senegal star's Bundesliga career in numbers


Sadio Mane has hit the ground running since swapping Liverpool for Bayern Munich. crunches the numbers behind the Senegal forward's blistering start to life in the German top flight...

2 - Mane is the second Senegalese national to play for Bayern in the Bundesliga, after current teammate Bouna Sarr. The division's record appearance-maker from the country is Souleyman Sane - father of Leroy (51 goals in 174 games).

2nd - Mane came second to Karim Benzema in the 2022 Ballon d'Or vote.

3 - Mane got his first two Bundesliga assists in the Matchday 12 win over Mainz, and followed up with a third one week later.

4 - Mane has taken to the field in four different competitions for Bayern and got a goal in each of them, netting across the Supercup, Bundesliga, DFB Cup and UEFA Champions League.

5 - The five Bundesliga games Mane has scored in have all been big wins (6-1 at Eintracht Frankfurt, 7-0 in Bochum, 4-0 vs. Bayer Leverkusen, 5-0 vs. Freiburg, 6-2 vs. Mainz).

6 - Bayern's No.17 has six goals after 15 rounds of Bundesliga fixtures. Three have been with his left foot, two with his right and one with his head.

6 - Mane has also had six goals ruled out in the league.

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10 - On average, Mane covers 10 kilometres of turf (6.2 miles) per 90 minutes of football in the league.

10 - The Senegal forward has had 10 clear-cut chances, putting five of them away.

11 - The African Player of the Year 2022 has 11 goals after 23 competitive matches for Bayern.

14 - He has been flagged offside 14 times. The most of any Bayern player.

17 - The forward is averaging a shot or pass to a shot every 17 minutes he's on the pitch.

32.96 - His highest speed yet in the Bundesliga, in kilometres per hour.

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42 - The number of touches he averages per game in the league.

43 - Mane has had 43 shots on goal in the league, placing him fourth in the division.

50 - His conversion rate from the penalty spot. He scored in the 7-0 win over Bochum but saw an effort from 12 yards saved against Mainz. His did score on the rebound, however.

76.5 - His pass completion rate as a percentage.

102 - Mane averages a direct hand in a Bundesliga goal every 102 minutes of playing time.

244 - His 244 sprints in an attacking direction is the most of any Bayern player.

303 - Mane is third only to Alphonso Davies (356) and Jamal Musiala (314) for sprints - attacking and defensive - at Bayern.

737 - Mane has made 737 intense runs in Bundesliga games so far.

914 - The number of minutes Mane has spent on the pitch in the Bundesliga.