Bundesliga 2011/12 Opta Facts – MD 6
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Freiburg v Stuttgart
Freiburg have only won one of their last eight matches in all competitions (six defeats, one draw).
Only Bayern (one) have conceded fewer goals than Stuttgart (three, like Leverkusen and Gladbach).
Last weekend, Freiburg suffered their biggest ever defeat in the German top flight when they lost 7-0 away to Bayern.
Only two of the 24 meetings between these two teams in the Bundesliga have ended in a draw.
The Swabians are yet to concede more than one goal in a competitive match this season.
No team in the league has allowed more goals this season than Freiburg (16, like bottom-placed Hamburg).
Leverkusen v Köln
Köln have only won one out of the possible 27 points on their last nine visits to Leverkusen.
The Billygoats' last win at Bayer came over 15 years ago (2-1 in April 1996).
Leverkusen are unbeaten in their last nine BL home games (seven wins, two draws) - currently the longest run of its kind in the German top flight.
Köln have only enjoyed one win in their first five BL games of the new season, but have won two of their last three league games away from home.
The Billygoats have already conceded 14 goals this season - only Hamburg (16) and Freiburg (16) have shipped more.
Bayer are unbeaten in four games (three wins, one draw) and have already kept three clean sheets this season.
Hamburg v Gladbach
Borussia have only won one of their last 13 BL outings at Hamburg (five draws, seven defeats).
HSV are without a win in 12 BL games (six draws, six defeats) - the second-longest drought in their BL history.
Gladbach have only lost one of their last nine league games (six wins, two draws).
No team in the league have conceded more goals this season than Hamburg (16, like Freiburg).
The Foals have not allowed their opponents to score more than one goal in any of their last 15 BL matches.
Hamburg have conceded at least two goals in each of their five league games this campaign.
Nürnberg v Bremen
Nürnberg have only won one of their last eight league games against Werder (one draw, six defeats).
Bremen have only suffered two defeats on their last 11 visits to Nürnberg (six wins, three draws).
FCN have netted 78 goals against Werder in the Bundesliga - more than against any other side in the German top flight.
Bremen are on a run of three straight wins. Werder haven't won four consecutive BL games since spring 2010.
Werder have not kept a single clean sheet in their last 11 BL matches away from home.
Nürnberg have failed to net more than one goal in any of their last five BL games on home soil.
Hoffenheim v Wolfsburg
The Wolves have won four of their last five BL meetings with Hoffenheim (one defeat).
1899 have won three of their last four games (one defeat), but have lost three of their last four games on home soil (one win).
With their 2-1 win over Schalke last weekend, Wolfsburg ended a run of three consecutive defeats.
Hoffenheim have found the back of the net in each of their last 11 games, but didn't manage to score more than one goal in any of their last nine games at Rhein-Neckar-Arena.
1899 have only conceded two goals in their last four games, keeping three clean sheets in the process.
Mario Mandzukic has been directly involved in three of the Wolves' last four BL goals (two goals, one assist).
Hertha v Augsburg
The last two games between these two teams have seen a total of five red cards.
Newly-promoted Augsburg are yet to win a game in the German top-flight and are a on a run of three consecutive defeats.
FCA have only won one of their last nine league games (three draws, five defeats).
Hertha are unbeaten in their last four league games (two wins, two draws).
The Berlin-based side have only won one of their last 18 BL games on home soil, scoring only four goals in the process.
FCA top scorer Sascha Mölders (three goals) has now gone 351 minutes in the Bundesliga without scoring.
Kaiserslautern v Mainz
Mainz are unbeaten against Lautern in six games in all competitions (three wins, three draws).
FSV have only suffered one defeat in their last eight BL matches on the road (four wins, three draws).
Lautern are one of only three teams in the Bundesliga who are yet to win a league game this season.
The Red Devils have so far only netted a league-low two goals this season.
FCK haven't scored in 253 minutes in the Bundesliga - currently the longest goal drought in the league.
Lautern have conceded the most fouls (103) and collected the most bookings so far this season (17).
Hannover v Dortmund
Hannover are without a win for six games against Dortmund (three draws, three defeats). Against no other current BL side have the Reds been waiting for a victory that long.
Dortmund have netted exactly four goals in each of their last three league games against 96.
Hannover have only lost one of their last 10 BL home games (seven wins, two draws).
Borussia are winless in six games away from Signal Iduna Park (two draws, four defeats) - their longest run without an away win since spring 2008.
Dortmund have failed to score in five of their last six BL games on the road.
Hannover have gone nine games without keeping a clean sheet - no team in the league has currently been waiting longer for a shutout.
Schalke v Bayern
Schalke have won only one of their last seven home games against Bayern in all competitions (two draws, four defeats).
Last season these two teams have met four times in all competitions with each team taking two wins from these four meetings.
Bayern have by far the most prolific attack in the Bundesliga so far this season (16 goals) while Schalke is joint-second in this category (11 goals, like Bremen).
The German record champions have also conceded the fewest goals so far this campaign (one).
S04 have only kept one clean sheet in their last 10 BL games.
Bayern have only lost one of their last 14 BL games (11 wins, two draws).