bundesliga.com rounds up the most intriguing statistics from the latest weekend of German top-flight action...
Matchday 21 saw FC Schalke 04 clinch a 2-1 win against Bayer 04 Leverkusen which was the first time the Royal Blues have won four games in a row under coach Jens Keller. The result also represented only the third time in their history that Schalke have won the first four games of a Rückrunde (previously in 01/02 and 06/07). Furthermore, S04 celebrated their 200th away win in the Bundesliga on Matchday 21, a milestone worthy of their Royal status.
Hamburger SV extended an unwanted record, losing a seventh straight game on Matchday 21. It is the first time in their 50-year Bundesliga history that die Rothosen have lost their first four games in the second half of a season, while the 4-2 defeat to Eintracht Braunschweig was the eleventh time this season that HSV have let in at least three goals, a league-leading statistic.
FC Bayern München celebrated their 13th win in a row courtesy of their 4-0 win over SC Freiburg, only twice has a Bundesliga side won more consecutive matches (both were Bayern). The record titleholders have not lost to Freiburg in 18 years (24 Bundesliga games), while Claudio Pizarro picked up his 200th top-flight victory in his 361st game scoring his 169th Bundesliga goal. The Peruvian striker is the top foreign goal scorer of all time, and ninth overall in the Bundesliga.
VfL Wolfsburg, playing their 565th Bundesliga game in the 2-1 win over Hertha Berlin on Matchday 21, fielded their youngest ever starting line-up (average age of 24.6 years old). The victory over the capital city side was their eleventh of the current campaign, already one more win than they collected during the entirety of last season and that with 13 games still to be played.
is the first player in Eintracht Braunschweig's history to have scored a hat-trick as a super-sub, as he inspired his team to a 4-2 victory over relegation-rivals Hamburg. The striker from the Democratic Republic of Congo was only the seventh player overall in Bundesliga history to have scored three goals off the bench, the last of which was Miroslav Klose for Bremen in the 04/05 season.