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Bundesliga

1000th Bundesliga win in sight for Bayern against Köln

Munich - FC Bayern München could become the first team in history to win 1000 Bundesliga matches if they can extend their record-breaking start to the season and overcome 1. FC Köln at the Allianz Arena on Saturday afternoon (kick-off 15:30 CEST/13:30 GMT).

History

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Top facts

    Bayern have won 999 Bundesliga matches to date, so victory on Saturday would see them reach a significant milestone.No side has ever won their opening ten games in a Bundesliga season before. Köln have not beaten the team at the top of the league in a Bundesliga game for almost 22 years. Robert Lewandowski and Thomas Müller have 21 Bundesliga goals between them so far. No strike duo has ever had as many at such an early stage in the season.Köln are the only team Bayern haven't won at least 50 per cent of their home fixtures against, with 20 victories from 42 matches.

Possible line-ups:

Bayern: Neuer - Lahm, Javi Martinez, Boateng, Alaba - Robben, Xabi Alonso, Thiago, Douglas Costa - T. Müller, Lewandowski

Köln: Horn - Olkowski, Sörensen, Heintz, Hector - M. Lehmann, Gerhardt - Risse, Osako, Bittencourt - Modeste