Last season Bayern Munich put together the most dominant display in the entire 50 year history of the Bundeliga. They clinched the trophy in record time, earning it on Matchday 28 at the Commerzbank Arena against Eintracht Frankfurt. In many ways it was a fitting co-incidence that the first 50 years were capped by the incredible achievement as well as the first German treble in history
Now in the 51st year of the league, Bayern Munich are looking to not just shatter, but completely obliterate the record that they set last season. Now sitting 19 games through the season the final 15 take place under the following calendar:
3 in February. 6 in March. 4 in April. 2 in May
Bayern Munich have averaged 2.8 points per game this season while their nearest competitor in Bayer Leverkusen has averaged a paltry, by comparison, 2.1 points per game. Let's extrapolate those figures out.
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Bayern Munich are actually on pace to win the league on Matchday 28 on March 29th against Hoffenheim. Not only that but they are also on pace to collect 95 points in the Bundesliga, 4 more then in their earth shattering season last year and a number only 7 points less then maximum number of points possible in the 34 game Bundesliga.
Even more incredible is that Bayern Munich is on pace to in effect clinch the Bundesliga on Matchday 26. Leverkusen projects to end the season on 71-72 points, a figure that Bayern Munich is on pace to surpass against Mainz on March the 22nd.
But wait! There's more!
Matchday 25 is a 6-pointer against Bayer Leverkusen! There's a very good chance that Bayern Munich could effectively be clinching the Bundesliga against Bayer Leverkusen. The poetry in that scenario moves me to tears.