Xabi Alonso's Bayer Leverkusen have been in a league of their own in 2023/24. - © DFL
Xabi Alonso's Bayer Leverkusen have been in a league of their own in 2023/24. - © DFL

Bayer Leverkusen's invincible Bundesliga season in numbers


Xabi Alonso's side have won the Bundesliga and completed the season without a single defeat in sight. bundesliga.com takes a closer look at the numbers behind their extraordinary campaign...

Stats correct as of 20 May 2024

1 - Bayer have won their first Bundesliga title, having previously finished as runners-up on five occasions.

1 -  Leverkusen have held onto first place since Matchday 6. Alonso's side have topped the table after 30 of 34 matchdays this season. 

2 - Leverkusen scored at least two goals in each of their first 12 matches of the season - a new Bundesliga record.

2.64 - Die Werkself's average points return per Bundesliga game in 2023/24 - more than any other side in Europe's top five leagues.

Watch: Leverkusen - champions at last!

7 - Leverkusen's club-record winning run on the road between January and April.

8 - Leverkusen scored eight goals in second-half stoppage time this season - a Bundesliga record. 

10 - The number of straight wins recorded by the champions - also a club best - with this run culminating in their title-sealing 5-0 victory over Werder Bremen.

13 - The number of different Bundesliga winners following Leverkusen's triumph. Wolfsburg were the last first-time champions (2009).

17 - Leverkusen were 17th in the Bundesliga - second from bottom - when Alonso took charge in October 2022.

Watch: Leverkusen's title-winning highlights

24 - The club record low number of goals Leverkusen conceded this season.

29 - Only twice previously has a team sealed the Bundesliga title earlier than Leverkusen in Matchday 29 this season.

34 - Leverkusen are the first team in Bundesliga history to go through the all 34 matches of a season unbeaten (W28, D6).

45 - Another club record - this time for most away points in a single season. This is also the Rhineland club's 45th season in the Bundesliga. No previous champion had to wait so long for their first title.

51 - Leverkusen's unbeaten run in all competitions this season now reads some 51 matches - a new record among teams across Europe's top five leagues.

Watch: Retracing Leverkusen's 51-game streak

89 - Leverkusen's goal tally this season was a club record, beating their 80 from 2021/22.

90 - Bayer's points total at the end of the campaign, just shy of the single-season league record, held by Bayern (91 points, 2012/13).

1096 - Of the 1096 Bundesliga campaigns of all the participating teams over the league's 61 seasons, Leverkusen's in 2023/24 was the first without defeat in an entire season.