bundesliga.com explores the statistical significance of the 26-year-old’s 13th Bundesliga goal of the current campaign.
- Müller has never scored more than his current tally of 13 Bundesliga goals in a single season.
- The Bayern forward’s opener was the Bavarian giants’ 2,300rd Bundesliga goal on home soil.
- He has now scored in each of his last five competitive outings for Bayern, taking his astonishing personal haul to 20 goals in 21 outings in all competitions in 2015/16.
- The Germany international in now Bayern’s tenth all-time leading goalscorer on 84, one behind Lothar Matthäus (85).
- Bayern have won their last 47 Bundesliga outings on the spin in which Müller has been on the scoresheet.
Two other statistical gems to emerge from Bayern's victory...
- Xabi Alonso enjoyed 172 touches of the ball, setting a new season record in the process.
- Pep Guardiola has never lost a game as Bayern coach in the first half of a season.