The FC Bayern Munich celebrated today’s 4:0 (Robben, Vidal, Lewandowski, Muller) victory against Cologne with fans and “Freibier” for all at the stadium. The win today at the Allianz Arena was their 1,000th in the Bundesliga, and also their 10th consecutive victory in 10 matches played from the beginning of the season.
Bayern Chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge described this special record as a “great milestone that no other club in this country has achieved.” It took the FCB 1,714 matches to set the record, underlining their position at the top of the all-time Bundesliga standings. By comparison, Werder Bremen are in second spot with 740 wins in 1,740 games just ahead of league founder members Hamburger SV (721 in 1,774 fixtures).
If the team wins their next Bundesliga match against Eintracht Franfurt on Friday October 30 in Frankfurt, they’ll tie with the F.C. Tottenham Hotspur record for Most consecutive League victories from start of: 11 (1960).