FC Bayern Munich were too hot to handle for Borussia Dortmund in the Allianz Arena, where the record German champions have now extended their unbeaten run in all competitions to 30 matches (26 wins, four draws). bundesliga.com brings you all the bests stats and facts following the 96th edition of Der Klassiker:
- Dortmund have won just one point from their last three away games. Their total of 17 points on the road this season is 15 points fewer than opponents Bayern, who are the best away team in the Bundesliga.
- A place in next season’s UEFA Champions League is now secure for the Bavarians following the Klassiker victory. Bayern are still in this season’s edition and host holders Real Madrid on Wednesday.
- Borussia have lost three matches in 2017, which is already as many defeats as they suffered in the 16 league games before the winter break.
- Franck Ribery’s goal in the fourth minute was Bayern’s quickest this season. On a personal level, it was the Frenchman’s earliest goal in eight years.
- FCB were in control for long periods of the match, enjoying 67 per cent of the possession and firing off 18 shots to Dortmund’s nine in a comfortable win.
- Robert Lewandowski bagged his ninth brace of this Bundesliga campaign. The last player to achieve that was current FCB Chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge in 1980/81. The Poland captain has now overtaken Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang at the head of the race for the Torjägerkanone with 26 goals.
- Raphael Guerreiro scored his fifth goal of this season, and his first from outside the box. It was also BVB’s first shot on Sven Ulreich’s goal in the game.
- Arjen Robben fired home his 86th Bundesliga goal for the champions and moves level with Uli Hoeneß in the club’s all-time rankings. However, the Dutchman has needed just 163 appearances to reach this mark, Bayern’s current President 239.
- The 4-1 loss in Munich was Dortmund’s biggest defeat of the season. BVB last suffered such a big defeat in October 2015, also at Bayern (5-1).