Bayern Munich ‘s Thomas Müller set another one-season Bundesliga assist record on Matchday 30 as he took his tally away for 20 in his side ‘s victory over Bayer Leverkusen.
He in this way edged ahead of Kevin De Bruyne’s past best mark of 19 set for Wolfsburg in 2014/15 and matched RB Leipzig’s Emil Forsberg in 2016/17.
Müller had a league-leading 18 assists before kick-off at Leverkusen yet teed up Leon Goretzka to give his side a 2-1 lead at the BayArena before lobbing into a cross for Robert Lewandowski to net Bayern’s final goal in a 4-2 triumph.
The 30-year-old Thomas Müller has so far starred in all 30 league excursions in Bayern in 2019/20. He won’t have the option to expand his record on Matchday 31 because of suspension,
With his eighteenth assist in the 5-0 thrashing of Fortuna Düsseldorf, a figure that none had ever achieved at the same stage of a season since data assortment started in 1992/93, he had already established another precedent in last week.
Since the new head coach took over in November 2019, Müller rediscovered his best structure under Hansi Flick and had more goals (22) straightforwardly included than any other Bayern player, scoring himself seven times and contributing 15 assists.
“I call him ‘chief,’ culinary specialist Thomas Müller. He gives you support, he gives you goals, whatever you need. He’s a tremendous part of the team and setting a record is a staggering achievement,” Teammate Alphonso Davies told bundesliga.com afterward.
Müller at present has four in number goals at the top of the assist charts for 2019/20, with Borussia Dortmund ‘s nearest follower Jadon Sancho on 16, trailed by Thorgan Hazard and Christopher Nkunku (both on 13).