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Neuer sets Bundesliga record after Bayern defeat Schalke

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Manuel Neuer got his name in the Bundesliga history books as Bayern Munich claimed a 4-0 win over Schalke on Sunday afternoon.

Manuel Neuer has become the goalkeeper with the most clean sheets in Bundesliga history after Bayern’s 4-0 win over Schalke.

A brace from Thomas Muller and goals from Lewandowski and Alaba saw the reigning Bundesliga champions move 10 seven clear at the top of the table.

For Neuer, there was history to be made with that result. The German goalie equaled club legend Oliver Kahn’s record of 196 clean sheets in midweek after the Bavarians scrapped a 1-0 win over Augsburg last week.

With another clean sheet against Schalke on Sunday afternoon, Neuer finds himself in an uncharted category with 197 clean sheets for Bayern after 423 games, as per Squwaka.

The record was a good way to end the game for the Bayern goalie who came up against his former side.

Elsewhere, Lewandowski also set a personal record for himself after hitting 500 career goals with a strike in the same match.