German Bundesliga Opta Facts - 6th & 7th February
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SV Werder Bremen v Hertha BSC
- Werder have won six of their last seven clashes with Hertha, suffering just one defeat. No other team has defeated Hertha as often as Bremen: their 57 fixtures against Werder have ended in 29 defeats for Hertha (17 wins, 11 draws).
- Bremen have lost their last five league fixtures in a row, equaling their club record. Werder have had three previous runs of five consecutive defeats, the most recent of which came in February and March 2003.
- Hertha BSC are the only team not to have conceded a single goal since the winter break. Bremen have conceded eight goals in 2010, making their backline the worst so far this year.
- Werder have scored in each of their last seven games against Hertha, bagging two or more in six of those games. Hertha, on the other hand, have scored in each of their last 11 matches against Bremen.
VfL Wolfsburg v FC Bayern München
- Bayern have not won any of their last four games away at Wolfsburg (two draws, two wins) and have scored only one goal on those visits. Last season they lost 5-1 there - their heaviest defeat for seven years, and both Dzeko and Grafite scored twice in that game.
- Wolfsburg have not won in the Bundesliga for eight games (four defeats, four draws). The last time that they suffered such a poor run was between November 2006 and January 2007.
- Bayern have won their last seven BL games. The last time that they managed a similar run of form was between March and September 2005, when they won a total of 15 games in a row over two seasons.
- Bayern have scored in each of their last nine games - only Wolfsburg are currently enjoying a longer scoring run (10 games).
FC Köln v Hamburger SV
- Hamburg have won seven of their last eight matches with Köln (one loss).
- Köln have lost their last three home games against Hamburg. Their last win was in September 2001 (2-1).
- Köln have scored more often in the last four matches (10 goals) as in the 16 matches before (seven goals).
- Hamburg have only lost one of their nine away games this season - the last away match (0-1 in Dortmund).
SC Freiburg v FC Schalke 04
- Freiburg have won more points against Schalke than against any other team in the Bundesliga. They have also scored more goals against them (31) than against any other side.
- Freiburg haven't won any of their last six games and have lost the last four in a row.
- Schalke haven't lost any of their last six games (five wins, one draw). Moreover, they have lost only one of their last 14 Bundesliga games.
- Freiburg have not scored in any of their last four home games. If they don't score against Schalke, they would equal their club record in the Bundesliga.
VfL Bochum v Bayer 04 Leverkusen
- Leverkusen haven't achieved more wins against any other team than Bochum; 24, like against Stuttgart, but they have played 10 games fewer against Bochum than Stuttgart).
- Leverkusen have won by more than one goal in 18 of their 24 wins against Bochum.
- Leverkusen are still undefeated this season (12 wins, eight draw) - Bayern are the only team that have previously achieved the same during the 1988/89 season, with Heynckes being the coach on that occasion as well.
- Bochum have not won any of their last seven home games (three deuces, four loss) - the only match they have won at home was against Hertha on the third matchday (1-0).
1899 Hoffenheim v Hannover 96
- Hoffenheim have won two of their three games against Hannover (one draw). On matchday four Hoffenheim won 1-0, courtesy of a goal scored Carlos Eduardo.
- Hannover have not won any of their last nine Bundesliga games (two draws, seven defeats) - longer than any other Bundesliga team. The last time that Hannover had such an poor run was in summer 2006, when they failed to win 11 consecutive matches. Last weekend they suffered their fifth consecutive defeat (1-3 against Nürnberg).
- The 0-2 defeat against Schalke was the fourth consecutive loss for Hoffenheim. Hoffenheim never suffered four consecutive defeats in the Bundesliga before this, the last time they had four defeats in a row was in the Regionalliga in 2004/05.
- Hannover haven't scored in five of their last eight games. Moreover they have conceded at least one goal in the last five games - an average three goals.
FC Nürnberg v VfB Stuttgart
- Nürnberg have won just one of their last seven home games against Stuttgart (four defeats). This was when VfB won the title in the 2006/07 season (4-1).
- Nürnberg have neither won nor scored in their last three games against VfB. After two defeats in the 2007/08 season, their last game (earlier this season) ended 0-0.
- Under new manager Hecking, Nürnberg have lost, drawn and now won in their three matches.
- The average amount of Stuttgart's goals scored under Christian Gross has gone up by three times from 0.8 per game before his arrival to 2.4.
FSV Mainz 05 v Borussia Mönchengladbach
- Mainz's last two home games against Borussia have ended 3-0.
- Mainz have won just one of their last eight BL contests (3 draws, 4 defeats).
- The promoted side have not lost at home in 13 consecutive BL matches (9 wins, 4 draws). Only Bayern München can boast of an even longer streak (14).
- Borussia are undefeated in two consecutive games (1 win, 1 draw) yet have won just one of their past four matches (1 draw, 2 defeats).
Borussia Dortmund v Eintracht Frankfurt
- Dortmund haven't defeated any opponent as often as they have Frankfurt (35 times), only scoring more goals against Hamburg (147) than against Eintracht (136).
- The Hesse side haven't won any of their last eight Bundesliga fixtures against Dortmund (three defeats, five draws - all of them 1-1).
- The last matchday saw BVB lose their first game after 12 undefeated matches (nine wins, three draws) and Frankfurt their first after six games without defeat (three wins, three draws).
- Borussia have won their last three home games and are undefeated for six matches at Signal Iduna Park (five wins, one draw).
- BVB haven't conceded any goals at home in more than six games (599 minutes), setting a new club record.