No African player has scored more Bundesliga goals than Borussia Dortmund's Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang. - © © DFL DEUTSCHE FUSSBALL LIGA
No African player has scored more Bundesliga goals than Borussia Dortmund's Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang. - © © DFL DEUTSCHE FUSSBALL LIGA

Aubameyang sets the African standard, Bayern Munich are kings of winter and Werder win away! It's the Matchday 15 statistical breakdown

Werder Bremen won on the road, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang became the Bundesliga's top African goalscorer, Rafinha made it 300 appearances while his club Bayern Munich were crowned winter champions: we round up the week's notable numbers on what was a memorable Matchday 15.


Hamburg hailed a third successive clean sheet when the Red Shorts held Wolfsburg to a scoreless draw on Saturday. It's the first time HSV have enjoyed such a sequence under coach Markus Gisdol.


Arturo Vidal has scored a goal in each of his last four Bundesliga games, with three of those goals putting Bayern 1-0 up.

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Kai Havertz scored his first goal of the season in Leverkusen's win against Stuttgart. - © imago


With two games to go until the winter break, Bayern know they will be crowned the division's best for the first half of the season. It is the seventh time in a row the Bavarian giants have completed the feat, and the 23rd overall. 


Werder's victory away against Borussia Dortmund was the first time the River Islanders triumphed on the road this season. They last won away almost eight months ago. 


Schalke stretched their unbeaten run to nine games - their longest such sequence for eleven years - yet they have drawn their last three matches. 


Bayer Leverkusen currently hold the division's longest unbeaten run, with Die Werkself not having suffered a single reverse in their last ten matches, of which they have won five and drawn five. It is B04's longest unbeaten sequence for two and a half years.


Kai Havertz became Leverkusen's 13th different goalscorer when he netted in his side's 2-0 win away to Stuttgart. No other team can boast as many goalscorers in 2017/18.


Timo Werner netted the fourth penalty in his Bundesliga career when RB Leipzig were held at home by Mainz. That first-half strike was Leipzig's 50th Bundesliga home goal.


After 79 games without scoring in a run that spanned almost three years, Borussia Mönchengladbach's Christoph Kramer celebrated a Bundesliga goal. The last time the midfielder did so prior to Saturday was in December 2014.


Aubameyang's goal in Dortmund's reverse at home to Werder was his 97th in the Bundesliga, making him the division's top African goalscorer of all time, eclipsing Tony Yeboah [who managed 96 goals].


Rafinha brought his Bundesliga appearance tally to 300 in Bayern's triumph at Eintracht Frankfurt.


Franck Ribery joined current Bayern sporting director Hasan Salihamidzic on 365 competitive appearances for Bayern, no other non-German player has played more for the club than these two. 

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