Thomas Müller and Harry Kane have been among the records with Bayern Munich this season. - © Lukas Schulze/Bundesliga
Thomas Müller and Harry Kane have been among the records with Bayern Munich this season. - © Lukas Schulze/Bundesliga

The 2023/24 season so far, in numbers


Bundesliga records, unbeatable streaks, milestones and much, much more: here are some of the key statistics from the 2023/24 season so far!

1Jan-Niklas Beste became the first ever Bundesliga goalscorer in the history of Heidenheim, on Matchday 2

1.5 - Gonçalo Paciência (Matchday 8 in Freiburg) scored the goal with the lowest xG of the current season, at just 1.5% likelihood.

2 - Eren Dinkçi became the first Heidenheim player to score a brace in the Bundesliga, doing so against Werder Bremen on Matchday 4.

2 – In the match between Heidenheim and Frankfurt, both goalkeepers set up a goal. It was the first time since data collection started in 1998/1999 that two goalkeepers provided an assist in the same game.

5Hoffenheim won their first five away games of the season. Only two other teams have previously made a similar start to a season: Dortmund in 2010/11 and Bayern in 2012/13

5 – Augsburg's 5-2 win at Heidenheim on Matchday 8 represented the first time the Bavarians had scored five goals in an away game; it was also their first ever win away from home having trailed by two goals, while it ended their club record run of 16 away games without a win.

7 – There have been a total of seven hat-tricks scored over the first 16 games of the seasons, which is already three more than the whole of 2023/24. Harry Kane has scored three of them, while Kevin Behrens became the first player to score a hat-trick of headers on Matchday 1.

8 – Bayer Leverkusen's eight-game winning streak between Matchdays 5 and 12 equalled a club record for consecutive wins.

91. FC Union Berlin lost nine in a row after winning their first two games of the season. They had never lost more than four in a row in the Bundesliga.

11 – For the first time in their history, VfB Stuttgart won 11 games in the first half of the season (and they can make it 12 by beating Gladbach on Matchday 17).

12 – Leverkusen have scored two or more goals in 12 of their first 16 fixtures – better than any other club in Bundesliga history.

14Serhou Guirassy scored 14 goals over the first eight matchdays, setting a new Bundesliga record.

15Thomas Müller's first goal of the season, on Matchday 9, made him the first player to score in 15 consecutive seasons for Bayern; he also became the first Bayern player to appear in 16 different seasons for the club.

Watch: the best of Thomas Müller in 2023/24

16 – Mats Hummels went one better, scoring in his 16th straight season, equalling a league record held by Olaf Thon, Michael Zorc, Holger Fach, Bernd Nickel and Willi Neuberger.

17 – Harry Kane reached 17 goals for the season after just 11 games, beating the previous record of 16 held by Robert Lewandowski; that record then became 18 from 12.

18 – Bayern's Mathys Tel is the youngest goalscorer of the season, netting at the age of 18 years and 113 days on Matchday 1.

20 – Hoffenheim have scored at least once in their past 20 Bundesliga matches – a new club record.

21 – Harry Kane is the first player in Bundesliga history with 21 goals in his first 15 games, smashing the previous record set by Erling Haaland, who needed 22 games to reach that mark.

25 – Bayer Leverkusen are on a 25-game unbeaten run in all competitions this season (22 wins, three draws), establishing a new record for a German club.

30 – Leipzig are now 30 games unbeaten in fixtures against promoted clubs (27 wins, three draws).

36Leonardo Bonucci became the oldest goalscorer in the history of Union Berlin, with his penalty against Borussia Dortmund on Matchday 7 at the age of 36 years and 159 days.

42 – is a new points record for Bayer Leverkusen after the first 16 games of the season.

44.5Loïs Openda scored the quickest goal of the season, at 44.5 seconds.

49 – With 49 goals, Bayern have the best attack of the current season; there were only three seasons (1976/77 and 2022/23 with 50, 2021/22 with 52) in which Bayern scored more goals after 16 games.

56 – Borussia Dortmund's run of 56 home games in which they had scored at least one goal came to an end on Matchday 10, in a 4-0 defeat to Bayern.

64 – Bayern's own run of home games in which they have scored at least one goal is still going, on the other hand, stretching now to 64 games – one short of setting a new club record.

Watch: The story of Bayern & Leverkusen's title race so far in 2023/24

69 – When Bayern beat Stuttgart on Matchday 15, itw as their 69th win over the Swabians – more than any club has managed against the same opponent.

100 – Jamal Musiala played his 100th Bundesliga game on Matchday 16 against Wolfsburg, becoming the fourth youngest player to a century after Kai Havertz, Timo Werner and Julian Draxler

143 – There has been at least one goal in the last 143 games involving Borussia Dortmund

230Makoto Hasebe became Eintracht Frankfurt's all-time leading appearance-maker when he played his 230th game for the club against Bayern on Matchday 14.

282Robin Koch scored his first goal for Frankfurt on Matchday 16, becoming the club's 282nd different goalscorer; no other Bundesliga clubs has so many different goalscorers.

300Julian Brandt became the third-youngest player to 300 Bundesliga appearances when he featured on Matchday 8; Oliver Baumann also reached the same landmark on Matchday 4.

344 – Referee Dr Felix Brych led his 344th game on Matchday 12, equalling the record for the most game officiated, together with Wolfgang Stark.

350Joshua Kimmich played his 350th game for Bayern on Matchday 2.

400Marco Reus brought up his 400th appearance for Borussia Dortmund on Matchday 10, while Maximilian Arnold reached the same mark for Wolfsburg on Matchday 14.

480 – There have been 480 goals so far this season, at an average of 3.4 per match. That is eight more than at the same stage of las season (472) and the most since 1985/86 (492).

500 – Stuttgart kept a clean sheet for the 500th time on Matchday 16 against Augsburg, winning 3-0.

1,200 – Bayern celebrated their 1,200th Bundesliga win on Matchday 15 against Stuttgart – no other Bundesliga side has won more than 876 games.

39,507 – The average attendance so far this season is 39,507, keeping the Bundesliga's place as the leading football league in Europe for spectator numbers.