Now it’s official: Thomas Müller is the undisputed assist king of the Bundesliga! With an assist in the 4-0 victory over VfL Wolfsburg, the Bavarian surpassed Kevin De Bruyne’s previous best-mark and now is alone at the top of the standings, having notched up 21 assists in one season, the most since detailed data collection began in 2004/05. But this was not the only milestone that Müller achieved on the day.
Müller went straight onto the front foot on Saturday, establishing the precedent after just three minutes. Robert Lewandowski guided Manuel Neuer’s long ball to the 30-year-old, whose keen pass discharged Kingsley Coman, welcoming the winger to open the scoring.
Müller demonstrated he can likewise score objectives when he got his eighth this term with ten minutes to go. The local Bavarian demonstrated his positional insight when he got this show on the road of a free ball following a Davies cross, colliding with the close to corner of the net to adjust the scoreline and Bayern’s time of objectives this season, an ideal completion to vital Bundesliga battle