FC Bayern München's Robert Lewandowski (l.) struck five times on Matchday 6 to send Bundesliga records tumbling - © DFL DEUTSCHE FUSSBALL LIGA / Simon
FC Bayern München's Robert Lewandowski (l.) struck five times on Matchday 6 to send Bundesliga records tumbling - © DFL DEUTSCHE FUSSBALL LIGA / Simon
Bundesliga

The Essentials: Matchday 6

Cologne - Robert Lewandowski's amazing night ripped up the Bundesliga record books, but the FC Bayern München forward was not the only one to get the statisticians scrambling on Matchday 6.

There were plenty of statistical quirks on another dramatic, goal-filled week of action in the German top flight. In that vein, allow bundesliga.com to crunch the numbers you need to know...

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3) Hamburg keep it clean

Hamburger SV’s 1-0 victory in Ingolstadt was the Northerners' third successive clean sheet - the first time they have achieved that feat since March-April 2007.

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4) Bremen's unwanted milestone

With their 2-1 loss at SV Darmstadt 98, SV Werder Bremen have now conceded 2,500 Bundesliga goals. Only neighbours Hamburg have shipped more in the German top flight (2511).

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5) Ibisevic is back

Vedad Ibisevic’s double in Hertha Berlin's 2-0 victory over 1.FC Köln brought to an end a 1427-minute Bundesliga goal drought for the Bosnia-Herzegovina international. It was the former VfB Stuttgart man’s 13th Bundesliga brace.

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9) Stuttgart get going

Alexander Zorniger picked up his first points at VfB Stuttgart boss as his side came from behind to win 3-1 at Hannover 96. It was the Swabians' first victory in Hanover in nine years.

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