Shinji Okazaki (2nd r.) became a Japanese record-breaker on Matchday 3 of the 2014/15 Bundesliga season
Shinji Okazaki (2nd r.) became a Japanese record-breaker on Matchday 3 of the 2014/15 Bundesliga season
Bundesliga

Matchday 3 Statistical Review

Cologne - After going on hiatus on account of the international break, the Bundesliga was back and in top form again with nine cracking encounters on Matchday 3.

bundesliga.com rounds up the weekend in numbers...

6 - The highest-scoring games this term have both involved : no fewer than six goals have been scored in each of their two home games.

9 - For the first time in the Bundesliga's history, as many as nine clubs are still unbeaten after three games.

12 - This season's Bundesliga already looks like being one of the most competitive in years: in just three rounds of games so far, there have already been 12 draws, three times as many as at this stage in 2013/14.

269 - netted SC Freiburg's first goal in the current campaign after 269 minutes; never before had the south-westerners had to wait so long for their first goal at the start of a season.

0 - 1. FC Köln are the only club still yet to concede a goal after three rounds of games following a 0-0 draw at SC Paderborn 07. The Billy Goats have never had a defensive record this good in their history.

0 - Similarly, this season is the first in the 52 top-flight campaigns in which Hamburger SV have competed that the Red Shorts, currently bottom, have failed to score a goal in their opening three encounters following Sunday's 2-0 loss at Hannover 96.