Here's a look at some of the most interesting stats to have emerged between Matchdays 19 and 20:
's leveller for Bayer 04 Leverkusen in the 2-1 victory over VfB Stuttgart took his scoring sequence on home turf against the Swabians up to seven games in a row. The only other two players to match that in the Bundesliga were legendary goalgetters Klaus Fischer (for FC Schalke 04, also against VfB Stuttgart) and Gerd Müller (for FC Bayern München against Borussia Mönchengladbach).
Augsburg's loanee from Leverkusen, , finished his ninth Bundesliga outing on the winning side (3-1 against Bremen), just as he had the previous eight. The Germany U-20 midfielder is now one victory shy of joint record-holders Robert Kovac and Isaac Vorsah, who each left the pitch a winner in their first ten top-flight appearances.
In beating Werder Bremen 3-1 on Matchday 19, Augsburg made club history on two counts. The Bavarian Swabians are now unbeaten in seven top-flight outings (four wins and three draws) and on an unprecedented four-game winning streak at home as well. Augsburg's eighth win of the campaign also equals their total number of victories in each of their first two Bundesliga seasons - so one more between now and Matchday 34 will see Dong-Won Ji and Co set another new 'personal' best.
Leverkusen have not lost a single one of their last 21 Bundesliga games at Mönchengladbach (five wins and 16 draws). Unsurprisingly, that incredible run seeks its like in the annals of the German top flight. Gladbach last bested their near neighbours on home turf way back in February 1989. Any change in the air this Friday evening?
The north-south Bavarian derby pits the form teams of 2014 against each other. Hosts 1. FC Nürnberg have racked up a goal difference of 7:1 in winning their two games to date, while visitors FC Bayern stand at 7:0.
Defending champions Bayern München's 5-0 thumping of Eintracht Frankfurt was their 11th straight win in the league and the 17th in their 19 games so far – a record return at this juncture.
was among the scorers in that one and Bayern have won the last 33 games in which he has hit the net. One more and the French wing wizard will overhaul Franz Beckenbauer's all-time record.
is out on his own at the top of the individual scoring chart now, on 12 goals. The Colombian forward is leading the way in a few other sub-categories as well: scoring the opening goal most often (six times), the most headers (five) and the most goals from a corner (three).
(l.) set 1. FSV Mainz 05 on the road to victory over SC Freiburg and substitute wrapped up the points late on. It's the first time two South Korean players have scored in the same Bundesliga match.