Xabi Alonso’s numbers speak for themselves. After having completed the first round of the season, his outstanding statistics corroborate his quick and easy adaptation to German football. After 21 official appearances (15 for Bundesliga, 5 for Champions League, and 1 for League Cup), Alonso records 2 goals and 2 assists to cap off the value he brings to the German giants.
Bayern Munich fans have openly welcome the Spanish international and have voted Alonso in the team’s ideal XI through the club’s official website, recording the highest percentage of votes (61%). Xabi’s influence is palpable in the team managed by Pep Guardiola, as he has broken the league record for completed passes during a single match having secured 206 successful passes within 90 minutes of play.
Lead by Alonso, Bayern Munich has recorded historic statistics with only 4 conceded goals and 41 scored in the first half of the season. Moreover, the Munich based club qualified in first place to the second round of the UEFA Champions League, and is still in the run towards the League Cup final.