FOOTBALL - Bayern München broke the Bundesliga record for winning most successive league matches from season start, by collecting their 8th successive win in 2012/2013 Bundesliga season, beating Fortuna Düsseldorf 5-0.
> Next week Bayern will try to equal Juventus and Real Madrid who’s record for most wins from the start of their domestic league season is 9.
> In Bundesliga history three teams had started a season winning 7 successive matches: Bayern (1995/1996), 1. FC Kaiserslautern (2001/2002) and FSV Mainz 05 (2010/2011).
> However, these winning streaks did not bring these teams a Bundesliga championship. Borussia Dortmund walked away with the league title on all three occasions.
Most successive wins from season start - record per league
Top flight Streak Club Season
Netherlands 17 PSV 1987/1988
England 11 Tottenham Hotspur 1960/1961
Portugal 11 Sporting CP 1990/1991
Italy 9 Juventus 2005/2006
Spain 9 Real Madrid 1968/1969
Germany 8 (running) Bayern München 2012/2013
France 8 Olympique Lillois 1936/1937