Cologne - Records, best marks and intriguing facts and figures - Matchday 5 of the 2015/16 Bundesliga season had it all!

As ever, has crunched the numbers following the latest round of top flight action…


5 - Five wins, 18 goals scored and three against: no Bundesliga team has ever made as good a start to the season as Borussia Dortmund.

2 - Two teams (Dortmund and FC Bayern) have won their opening five games of the season for the first time in Bundesliga history.


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25 - VfL Wolfsburg are undefeated in their last 25 home matches (19 wins, six draws) - a club record, which the Wolves extended with a 2-0 victory over Hertha Berlin on Saturday.

3 - Wolfsburg have kept three consecutive clean sheets in the Bundesliga, equalling their own club record.

8 - VfB Stuttgart's Alexander Zorniger is the eighth head coach to lose his first five games in the Bundesliga. Krassimir Balakov (1. FC Kaiserslautern) was the most recent (2012).

14 - Having gone 14 home games unbeaten prior to Matchday 5, SV Darmstadt 98 suffered their first defeat in front of their own fans since October 2014, when they lost to Fortuna Düsseldorf.

6 - TSG 1899 Hoffenheim have gone six games without victory for the first time under Markus Gisdol. The last time the Sinsheim outfit went half a dozen games without winning was under Markus Babbel in 2012.

6 - Borussia Mönchengladbach have now lost their last six Bundesliga matches (including their 3-1 defeat to FC Augsburg on Matchday 34 of last season). The Foals last lost six on the trot under Friedel Rausch 17 years ago.

0 - Gladbach have no points and a goal difference of -10 after five games. The last time a Bundesliga side started a season this poorly was in 1981/82 (1. FC Nürnberg).

0 - Stuttgart are the ninth team in Bundesliga history to have failed to pick up a single point from the first five games of the season.

6 - Hamburger SV, meanwhile, have yet to lose on home soil under Bruno Labbadia (three wins, three draws).

3 - FC Ingolstadt are the first newly-promoted side in Bundesliga history to win their first three top-flight away games.


20 - FC Bayern München scored their quickest goal of the season at Darmstadt (20th minute).

18 - Dortmund have scored 18 Bundesliga goals so far this season. Historically, 1. FC Köln (19, 1977/78) and Gladbach (20, 1973/74) are the only teams to have found the net more often after five games.

4 - Anthony Modeste’s goal was the fourth header Gladbach have conceded this term. The Foals only let in four all season in 2014/15.

3 - Yunus Malli found the net for the third game running against TSG 1899 Hoffenheim on Friday evening - a first for the Germany U-21 international. Malli also bagged his first ever hat-trick against Gisdol’s charges.

3 - Darmstadt conceded as many goals against Bayern on Saturday as they had in the first four games of the season.

2 - Prior to Matchday 5, Bas Dost had never scored twice after coming on as a substitute. The Dutchman also took - and scored - his first ever penalty against Hertha.

0 - Ingolstadt are the second promoted club after Düsseldorf in 2012/13 to keep clean sheets in each of their first three away matches. Despite their fine start, Fortuna were relegated at the end of the campaign.

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100 - Mario Götze made his 100th FC Bayern appearance at Darmstadt. The 23-year-old was named in the starting XI, but failed to find the net.

35 - Bayer 04 Leverkusen's Stefan Kießling celebrated his 350th Bundesliga appearance by wearing the captain's armband for the first time.


9 - FC Schalke 04 goalkeeper Ralf Fährmann made a season-record and career-best nine saves against Stuttgart.

3 - Hoffenheim are the first team this season to lose three matches after taking a 1-0 lead. Last season, the Sinsheimers only lost twice after going in front.

3 - Hannover are the only team to have conceded three penalties this term; more than they gave away all season in 2014/15 (two).

1 - With just one point from the first 15 available, Hoffenheim are in the midst of their worst start to a season in club history.

2 - Jaroslav Drobny kept his second successive clean sheet against Frankfurt after keeping his place in the HSV side ahead of Rene Adler.

1 - Hannover had always picked up more than one point after the first five games of the season until now.