FOOTBALL - Bayern München recorded their seventh straight win of the Bundesliga season on Saturday, to equal the Bundesliga record for most successive wins from season start. In the Top 5 Leagues, the last team that went on to win the championship after winning the first seven matches of a season was Chelsea in the 2005/2006 Premier League.
The Bundesliga record of 7 successive wins was previously set by Bayern (1995/1996), 1. FC Kaiserslautern (2001/2002) and FSV Mainz 05 (2010/2011). Remarkably, Borussia Dortmund won the Bundesliga championships on all three occasions.
Club Season Final rank
Bayern München 2012/2013 TBD
FSV Mainz 05 2010/2011 5th
Chelsea 2005/2006 1st
Juventus 2005/2006 1st - but Juve had title revoked
1. FC Kaiserslautern 2001/2002 7th
Bayern München 1995/1996 2nd
AC Milan 1992/1993 1st
Liverpool 1990/1991 2nd
Real Madrid 1987/1988 1st
Juventus 1985/1986 1st
Manchester United 1985/1986 4th