RECORD: Bayern break Bundesliga halfway points barrier

FOOTBALL - By defeating Borussia Mönchengladbach, Bayern München became the first team in Bundesliga history to win 15 of their first 17 matches in a season. The 47 points by Bayern are the most by any team in Bundesliga history after 17 of 34 matches.

REVIEW: 1. FC Nürnberg set worst ever Bundesliga start

FOOTBALL - 1. FC Nürnberg drew 1-1 at home against FSV Mainz 05 to set an all-time Bundesliga record of failing to win their first 15 matches of a Bundesliga season.

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INFOGRAPHIC: Borussia and Bayern’s Brilliance

FOOTBALL - Bayern München travel to Borussia Dortmund in the Bundesliga on Saturday. The two teams have divided 10 of the last 12 possible German trophies among themselves and have been dominant in Europe recently. See below are Infographic of the trophies they have won, including the Super Cup corresponding to the season they qualified for that final. Click HERE for the bigger version of the Infographic.

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RECORD: Fastest ever Bundesliga red card from two yellows

FOOTBALL - Hannover 96’s Mame Biram Diouf picked up yellow cards in the 10th and 12th minute of his side’s Bundesliga encounter with Hoffenheim on Saturday. His was the fastest ever Bundesliga dismissal resulting from two yellow cards, breaking the record of 14 minutes set by Andreas Thom on behalf of Hertha BSC on 5 May 1999.

NEWS: Cardoso first Non European coach in Bundesliga

FOOTBALL - Hamburger SV’s Rodolfo Cardoso (ARG) is the first non-European coach in all 51 seasons of the Bundesliga.

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INFOGRAPHIC: How many goals are scored per match in European leagues?

FOOTBALL - Yesterday, Southampton - West Ham United ended in a 0-0 draw, the sixth goalless draw in 39 Premier League matches this season. How many goals are scored per match in the top 20 European leagues (as ranked by UEFA) this season?

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INFOGRAPHIC: Bayern open Bundesliga season

FOOTBALL - Since 2002/2003, the reigning Bundesliga champions kick off the new season with a home match on a Friday. Bayern München take on Borussia Mönchengladbach, the two teams with the most Bundesliga titles. See below the infographic.

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BREAKING: Longest Bundesliga coaching stint ends

FOOTBALL - Thomas Schaaf will step down at Werder Bremen following the 2012/2013 season, his 15th in succession at the club. When he embarked on the current campaign Schaaf broke the Bundesliga record of 14 consecutive seasons in charge of the same club. That record was held by Otto Rehhagel (1981-1995), remarkably enough also at Werder Bremen.

BREAKING: Bayern clinch fastest Bundesliga title ever

FOOTBALL - Bayern München have clinched their 23rd German league title and 22nd in the Bundesliga era and have thereby broken the record for earliest decision on the calendar beating Köln’s 1963/1964 clincher on 18 April and the record for most matchdays remaining (six). Click on the picture below to enable ALL of our Infographic’s interactive features.

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INFOGRAPHIC: Heynckes eyes first BL title in 23 years

FOOTBALL - Bayern München can win the Bundesliga title as early as this Saturday and head coach Jupp Heynckes’s next championship title seems a matter of time. It has been 23 years since he won his last Bundesliga crown. No coach has ever taken more than 20 years to win his next championship in one of Europe’s top 5 leagues.

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REVIEW: Three quick strikes and you’re out

imageFOOTBALL – Borussia Dortmund scored three goals within five minutes in their Bundesliga home match against SC Freiburg on Saturday. It was not the first time Freiburg were on the receiving end of this feat. Click the read more button to find out which Bundesliga teams have most often conceded three goals within five minutes since the beginning of this century.

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PREVIEW: Bundesliga Matchday 26

FOOTBALL - The following are some key facts and figures on a selected assortment of matches in the Bundesliga this weekend. The matches we have looked into are VfL Wolfsburg - Fortuna Düsseldorf, Borussia Dortmund - SC Freiburg and Bayer Leverkusen - Bayern München.

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PREVIEW: Bundesliga Matchday 25

 FOOTBALL - The following are some key facts and figures on a selected assortment of matches in the Bundesliga this weekend. The matches we have looked into are Schalke 04 - Borussia Dortmund, Borussia Mönchengladbach - Werder Bremen and VfB Stuttgart - Hamburger SV.

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PREVIEW: Bundesliga Matchday 23

FOOTBALL - The following are some key facts and figures on a selected assortment of matches in the Bundesliga this weekend. The matches we have looked into are Bayern München - Werder Bremen, Schalke 04 - Fortuna Düsseldorf and Borussia Mönchengladbach - Borussia Dortmund.

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PREVIEW: Bundesliga Matchday 22

imageFOOTBALL - The following are some key facts and figures on a selected assortment of matches in the Bundesliga this weekend. The matches we have looked into are VfL Wolfsburg - Bayern München, FSV Mainz 05 - Schalke 04 and Borussia Dortmund - Eintracht Frankfurt.

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