Jupp Heynckes returned for his fourth spell at the helm of Bayern Munich on Matchday 8 with the biggest opening win of any of his tenures. Elsewhere, there was also a club record for Augsburg, the end of a long unbeaten run for Borussia Dortmund and, as ever in the Bundesliga, plenty of goals! Here are some of the best numbers from the weekend’s action…
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Ante Rebic scored for Eintracht Frankfurt in Hannover for the third consecutive games His total of three goals this campaign already takes him past his tally for the whole of 2016/17 (2).
Frankfurt have won their last four competitive games against the Lower Saxony club, including three away from home.
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5-0 was the final score in Heynckes’ return to the Bayern dugout. It was the fourth time he has taken up reins at the record champions, and the fourth time he has won his opening game in charge, but this was his biggest victory yet.
Schalke’s total of seven goals from set pieces this season already equals their total from the whole of 2016/17.
Twelve points from eight games is Augsburg’s best ever start to a Bundesliga season. They had never managed more than ten at this stage of a campaign.
VfB Stuttgart’s 2-1 win over bottom side Cologne extended their unbeaten home run in 2017 to 13 games. It is their longest such run for over ten years when they won the title in 2006/07.
Bayern extended their winning run at home to Freiburg to 14 games. The champions have also never lost to the Breisgau club in Munich (16 wins, 2 draws).
Hoffenheim have now reached 100 points under Julian Nagelsmann in just 56 games. Only Bayern and Dortmund have picked up more since he took over.
After winning at Bremen, Gladbach have now gone 143 matches since they last opened up a two-goal lead and went on to lose the game.
Hamburg scored their first goal in 458 minutes thanks to Walace’s strike at Mainz.
The number of days since Jakub Blaszczykowski last scored a Bundesliga goal: the Pole netted for Wolfsburg in the 2-2 draw at Leverkusen, almost four years after his last strike in Dortmund's 3-1 win at Schalke on 26 October 2013.