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Match facts: Bayern v Man City

Published: Saturday 24 September 2011, 21.45CET
Match facts: Bayern v Man City
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Published: Saturday 24 September 2011, 21.45CET

Match facts: Bayern v Man City


UEFA milestones
• Matchday one was Bayern's 150th game in the UEFA Champions League, group stage to final – they have scored 246 goals – and 250th European Cup game.

• The German side have conceded 249 European Cup goals and scored 696 in UEFA competition.

UEFA Champions League statistics
• Mario Gomez was caught offside five times on matchday one, more than any other player.

• Bayern committed 24 fouls on matchday one, the joint highest total along with Bayer 04 Leverkusen.

Latest domestic information
Saturday 24 September: FC Bayern München 3-0 Bayer 04 Leverkusen (T Müller 5, Van Buyten 19, Robben 90)
Neuer; Rafinha, Van Buyten, Badstuber, Lahm; Tymoshchuk, Schweinsteiger; T Müller, Kroos (Robben 78), Ribéry (Alaba 82); Gomez (Luiz Gustavo 65)

• Jupp Heynckes's side have won nine successive games in all competitions, since a 1-0 loss to VfL Borussia Mönchengladbach on 7 August. That is also the only goal they have conceded in ten matches this season; they were last breached 848 minutes ago and have since scored 26 unanswered goals.

• Summer signing Nils Petersen scored his first goal for Bayern in the 7-0 defeat of SC Freiburg on 10 September. Eight days later he scored on his first start as Bayern won 2-0 at FC Schalke 04.

• Thomas Müller was also on target with his first league strike this term, promptly adding another against Leverkusen.

• Gomez, who struck a hat-trick in the 3-0 win against 1. FC Kaiserslautern on 27 August and four against Freiburg, has scored nine goals in his last six appearances.

• Bayern rose to the top of the table for the first time since May 2010 after their win at Kaiserslautern.

• Bayern will host second tier FC Ingolstadt 04 in the German Cup second round on 26 October.

Injury news
• Gomez started against Leverkusen having been out since suffering a recurrence of an adductor problem at Villarreal CF. The original injury kept him out of international duty at the beginning of the month.

• Daniel Van Buyten also started on Saturday after recovering from an Achilles problem suffered against Villarreal.

• Luiz Gustavo, who was withdrawn at Schalke with a right ankle knock, replaced Gomez against Leverkusen.

• Arjen Robben (pelvic problem), who had not played since a 5-0 win against Hamburger SV on 20 August, came off the bench and scored his second Bundesliga goal this term.

• Ivica Olić has not played since injuring his hip scoring in that win against Hamburg in August.

• Breno has not featured since undergoing knee surgery on 11 May.

Summer transfers
Manuel Neuer (FC Schalke 04)
Jérôme Boateng (Manchester City FC)
Rafinha (Genoa CFC)
Nils Petersen (FC Energie Cottbus)
Takashi Usami (Gamba Osaka, loan)

Miroslav Klose (S.S. Lazio)
Hamit Altıntop (Real Madrid CF)
Thomas Kraft (Hertha BSC Berlin)
Andreas Ottl (Hertha BSC Berlin)
Mehmet Ekici (SV Werder Bremen)

• On 16 September Franck Ribéry's wife Wahiba gave birth to a son. The couple already have two daughters.

Manchester City

UEFA milestones
• None

UEFA Champions League statistics
• Mario Balotelli serves the second of a three-match ban following his red card against FC Dynamo Kyiv in last season's UEFA Europa League round of 16 second leg.

Latest domestic information
Saturday 24 September: Manchester City FC 2-0 Everton FC (Balotelli 68, Milner 89)
Hart; Richards, Kompany, Lescott, Clichy; Nasri (Savić 83), Barry; Y Touré, Silva, Agüero (Milner 79); Džeko (Balotelli 60)

• Balotelli and James Milner came off the bench to score as City clinched their eighth successive home Premier League victory. Balotelli had not registered in the league since 27 February; it was Milner's first league goal since 14 August 2010, when he was an Aston Villa FC player.

• Having recorded their seventh successive league win against Wigan Athletic FC on 10 September, equalling the club's top-flight record set in 1977/78, City were held 2-2 at Fulham FC eight days later.

• Sergio Agüero has scored eight goals in six league appearances for City. By scoring five times in his first five matches he equalled the Premier League record set by Coventry City FC's Micky Quinn.

• The Blues have conceded just two goals in their last 13 games at the City of Manchester Stadium since 2 March.

• Edin Džeko scored six times in City's first three league matches, including four in a 5-1 win at Tottenham Hotspur FC on 28 August, but has not found the net in five matches for club and country since.

• Džeko also registered as City lost 3-2 to neighbours Manchester United FC in the FA Community Shield at Wembley on 7 August despite leading 2-0 at half-time.

• City won 2-0 against holders Birmingham City FC in the League Cup third round on 21 September. Owen Hargreaves marked his City debut with the opening goal, his first since 13 April 2008 on his first appearance since 6 November 2010. Costel Pantilimon also made his City debut while there were first starts for Stefan Savić and Abdul Razak.

• Roberto Mancini's side will visit Wolverhampton Wanderers FC in the League Cup fourth round on 25/26 October.

Injury news
• Nigel de Jong has not played since injuring his ankle against Swansea City FC on 15 August.

• Milner suffered concussion against Wigan on 10 September, returning against Birmingham.

Summer transfers
Gaël Clichy (Arsenal FC)
Stefan Savić (FK Partizan)
Sergio Agüero (Club Atlético de Madrid)
Costel Pantilimon (FC Timişoara)
Samir Nasri (Arsenal FC)
Owen Hargreaves (free agent)

Jô (SC Internacional)
Jerome Boateng (FC Bayern München)
Shay Given (Aston Villa FC)
Shaun Wright-Phillips (Queens Park Rangers FC)
Craig Bellamy (Liverpool FC)
Michael Johnson (Leicester City FC, loan)
Roque Santa Cruz (Real Betis Balompié, loan)
Emmanuel Adebayor (Tottenham Hotspur FC, loan)
Dedryck Boyata (Bolton Wanderers FC, loan)

• On 19 September City unveiled plans for a youth development and first-team academy, which would include space for 400 young players, 11 youth pitches, four first-team pitches and a stadium with a capacity of 7,000.

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