Ten stats and facts from Bayern Munich's 20th DFB Cup win

Ten stats and facts from Bayern Munich's 20th DFB Cup win

Bayern Munich completed a domestic double on Saturday night as they beat Bayer Leverkusen 4-2 to lift the German Cup. 

The Bavarians have been in impressive form this season, having won the Bundesliga title with four matches to spare. 

They are in the hunt for a treble as they are in the last-16 of the Champions League, where they will face Chelsea in the second leg having won the first 3-0 in March. 

Their win over Leverkusen was historical, with some players inking their names in the books of history. 

Here are some facts and figures from their 20th DFB Cup win.

  • Bayern's 20th DFB Cup triumph was their 200th victory in the competition, setting another record
  • On Saturday Bayern won their 13th domestic double. Taken altogether, all other German clubs have achieved that four times
  • David Alaba, Thomas Müller, Manuel Neuer, Javi Martínez and Jérôme Boateng are the first players in history to defend the domestic double
  • Thomas Müller made his eighth DFB Cup final appearance against Leverkusen, equalling Franck Ribéry's record
  • Bastian Schweinsteiger has the record of winning the DFB Cup seven times, but Muller, Alaba, and Neuer are hot on his heels, having won the cup six times
  • Robert Lewandowski is the first player in history to score in three consecutive DFB Cup finals
  • Hansi Flick's team celebrated their 17th consecutive win in competitive fixtures this season with the cup final victory over Leverkusen, thus also setting a new record in German pro football
  • After a Double in 1986 as a player, Hansi Flick has now also won a Double, this time as a coach - this feat has only ever been achieved once before, by his predecessor Niko Kovač no less, a year ago
  • Ivan Perišić is the fourth player in the history of the competition to win the DFB Cup with three different clubs, with Thomas Kroth, Thorsten Legat and Klaus Allofs being the other three
  • Philippe Coutinho won a cup in his third European country following triumphs in Italy with Inter and Spain in with FC Barcelona
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