The Data Zone: Scoring first makes Bayern München winnersBayern München strengthen title grip with another win

League leaders Bayern München continue to impress. With a 3-1 (2-0) win away against Greuther Fürth, Bayern München recorded yet another victory. This means the team has extended their lead in the Bundesliga and the gap to second placed Wolfsburg is now three points. Greuther Fürth are in 18th place in the league.

The visitors Bayern München started the match best and took the lead early when Thomas Müller scored after 10 minutes, making it 1-0.

The team increased the lead to 0-2 after more than half an hour’s play as Joshua Kimmich scored, with an assist by Leroy Sane.

Bayern München’s Benjamin Pavard was sent off in the 48th minute.

0-3 came through an own-goal in the 68th minute.

The goal that reduced the score to 1-3 came, when Cedric Itten scored a goal for Greuther Fürth, with an assist by Timothy Tillmann. Greuther Fürth were unable to score any more goals. The 1-3 goal was the last goal of the game.

The result means it’s five straight wins for Bayern München and a tally of four consecutive defeats for Greuther Fürth.

With this win, München have five straight victories.

Bayern München are unbeaten on away soil, with one win in two tries so far in the league.

Greuther Fürth have scored 4 goals. They have scored two goals at home. They’ve conceded 16 goals in total.

Bayern München have scored 23 goals in this campaign. Away from home they have scored 23 goals. They’ve conceded 5 goals in total.

Greuther Fürth have opened the score in 1 of their 5 of the games, and have a winning ratio of 0 percent when scoring the first goal. Bayern München have scored 60 percent of their goals after the break, putting up a +9 (12–3) goal difference.

After this game in the Bundesliga, Greuther Fürth will play FC Köln (away) on 01 October 2021, Bochum (home) on 15 October 2021 and Red Bull Leipzig (away) on 22 October 2021. Bayern München play Eintracht Frankfurt (home) on 01 October 2021, Bayer Leverkusen (away) on 15 October 2021 and Hoffenheim (home) on 22 October 2021.