Match of the Week: Bayern Munich v Hamburg SV

Bayern München open the 2008/2009 Bundesliga season at home against Hamburger SV on Friday, 15 August. The defending champions have failed to beat Hamburger SV in Munich since January 2005, a total of three matches.

  • Only three clubs have managed to avoid defeat at Bayern for four matches or more. Werder Bremen have done it twice, 1. FC Köln and Borussia Dortmund once each.
  • Bayern’s last home win against Hamburger SV was on 21 January 2005, 3-0.


Most Bundesliga matches at Bayern München without defeat
Matches Club Last match before streak First match after streak
5 Werder Bremen Bayern München – Werder Bremen (19 Sep 1987) 2-1 Bayern München – Werder Bremen (05 Mar 1994) 2-0
4 1. FC Köln Bayern München – 1.FC Köln (21 Apr 1979) 5-1 Bayern München – 1.FC Köln (31 Mar 1984) 4-2
4 Borussia Dortmund Bayern München – Borussia Dortmund (15 Sep 1984) 1-0 Bayern München – Borussia Dortmund (12 May 1990) 3-0
4 Werder Bremen Bayern München – Werder Bremen (20 May 2000) 3-1 Bayern München – Werder Bremen (05 Mar 2005) 1-0
3 Hamburger SV Bayern München – Hamburger SV (21 Jan 2005) 3-0 Still running
3 1. FC Nürnberg No match Bayern München – 1.FC Nürnberg (12 Nov 1968) 3-0
3 1. FC Kaiserslautern Bayern München – 1.FC Kaiserslautern (05 May 1973) 6-0 Bayern München – 1.FC Kaiserslautern (07 Apr 1977) 3-0
3 Hertha BSC Bayern München – Hertha BSC (05 Feb 1977) 1-0 Bayern München – Hertha BSC (30 Apr 1983) 4-0
3 Bayer Leverkusen Bayern München – Bayer Leverkusen (25 Mar 1989) 2-0 Bayern München – Bayer Leverkusen (15 May 1993) 4-1

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