Munich - The Bundesliga is back underway and more than one top-flight club seized the first opportunity of the New Year to turn over a new leaf. rounds up some of the most interesting statistical bits and bobs to have emerged from Germany's top flight ahead of Matchday 19's encounters.

1. FC Nürnberg finally recorded their first victory of 2013/14 with a 4-0 home win over 1899 Hoffenheim, while Eintracht Frankfurt's 1-0 win over Hertha Berlin was their first home victory of the season. Hannover 96's 3-1 derby triumph at Wolfsburg was their first away success of the current campaign, and SC Freiburg racked up back-to-back wins for the first time this term with a 3-2 win over Bayer 04 Leverkusen.

FC Bayern München stretched their record unbeaten run to 42 games with a 2-0 victory at Borussia Mönchengladbach and established a brand new Bundesliga best-mark in the process - 27 consecutive away games without defeat.

set the defending champions on the road to victory at the Borussia Park and has now scored in each of their last three league outings - a career first for the 21-year-old supertalent.

When Eintracht Braunschweig play host to Borussia Dortmund in Friday's Matchday 19 opener, it will also be a meeting of the Bundesliga's two longest-serving coaches. Torsten Lieberknecht has been at the helm in Braunschweig since May 2008, while Jürgen Klopp took over the reins at Dortmund in July of the same year.

's 66th-minute strike to put Dortmund 2-1 ahead against FC Augsburg was the team's fourth goal from a free-kick this season - no other team has scored more from set-pieces. For good measure, all four were scored by different players, with Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Marco Reus and Marcel Schmelzer all chipping in as well.

Here's a real eye-opener: Klaas-Jan Huntelaar's last six goals in the Bundesliga have all been scored against Hamburger SV! The Dutch forward's comeback effort to put FC Schalke 04 in front at the weekend was also his 50th top-flight goal for the Royal Blues.

has scored nine goals in Bayer 04 Leverkusen's last six home meetings with upcoming opponents VfB Stuttgart.

Shinji Okazaki's goal in the 2-1 win at Stuttgart took him up to nine for the season - the 1. FSV Mainz 05 star's highest ever total after Matchday 18. Eight of Okazaki's goals have come in the last nine matchdays, making him the league's most prolific striker on recent form.

provided two assists in a game for the first time this season as Nürnberg hit Hoffenheim for four at the Grundig Stadion.

Six South Korean players got a piece of the Matchday 18 action: Dong-Won Ji and Jeong-Ho Hong of FC Augsburg, Leverkusen's Heung Min Son and Seung-Woo Ryu, and Mainz duo Ja-Cheol Koo and Joo-Ho Park. No more than four South Koreans had ever participated in a single matchday before.