Nils Petersen netted his and SC Freiburg's first ever 'pure' hat-trick on Matchday 18
Nils Petersen netted his and SC Freiburg's first ever 'pure' hat-trick on Matchday 18
Bundesliga

Matchday 18 - Statistical Review

Cologne - The first round of Bundesliga matches following the winter break threw up its fair share of numerical novelties for statistic fans.

bundesliga.com has rounded up the best of the facts and figures from the opening weekend of the 2014/15 Rückrunde...

4 - Schalke started the new year with a win for the fourth time in as many years.

50 - Max Meyer played his 50th Bundesliga game against Hannover, becoming the third-youngest player to reach that landmark at 19 years and a half. His team-mate Julian Draxler was younger, as was former Borussia Dortmund defender Marc-Andre Kruska.

12 - After losing to 1. FSV Mainz 05, SC Paderborn 07 dropped to their lowest league position since their promotion to the Bundesliga - 12th.

8 - Paderborn have now gone eight games without a win - currently the longest winless run of any team in the Bundesliga.

5 - Paderborn's 5-0 defeat to Mainz was their heaviest ever defeat in the top flight.

50 - In their 50th season in the Bundesliga, FC Bayern München will once again fail to go the distance without losing - a feat no side has yet managed in Germany's top flight.

100 - (100th Bundesliga game) and (100th game for Wolfsburg) both reached milestones in their 4-1 win over Bayern on Friday night.

2 - grabbed his first brace in the Bundesliga as 1. FC Köln defeated Hamburger SV 2-0.

46 - ' goal for Eintracht Frankfurt after 46 seconds was the quickest goal SC Freiburg have ever conceded in the Bundesliga.

179 - HSV fell to the 179th home defeat in their history - the most defeats of any club at home in the top flight.

117 - In his 117th Bundesliga appearance, Klaas-Jan Huntelaar received his first straight red card (he had previously been sent off for two bookings).

5 - Köln's win at Hamburg was already their fifth away win of the season - only Bayern have won as many on their travels. At home, on the other hand, Köln have won only once.