Bundesliga Opta Facts - November 25-27
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Bundesliga Opta Facts - MD 14
Augsburg v Wolfsburg
This will be the first ever competitive match contested between these two sides.
FCA have the worst home record in the league, having picked up only three points out of an available18 from their six BL home games so far this season.
Wolfsburg have won the fewest points on the road this term (four).
The Wolves are winless in six league games away from Volkswagen-Arena (one draw, five defeats).
Augsburg are the only side in the Bundesliga yet to win a home game this season.
No team has netted fewer goals than Augsburg (ten, like Kaiserslautern), while only Freiburg (29) have conceded more than Wolfsburg (26).
Köln v Gladbach
Köln are unbeaten in the last five Rhenish derbies against Gladbach (three wins, two defeats).
The Billygoats haven't won a league home game against Borussia in six years, though.
Köln have enjoyed shut-out victories in their last three Bundesliga games on home soil.
The Foals have won more BL games against Köln than against any other side in the German top flight (42).
Marco Reus has netted seven goals in his last three Bundesliga appearances, scoring at least twice in each of these games.
Lukas Podolski has been directly involved in 11 of Köln's last 13 league goals (eight goals, three assists).
Bremen v Stuttgart
Bremen are winless in three Bundesliga games against Stuttgart (two draws, one defeat).
Werder are undefeated in four league games at Weserstadion against the Swabians, though (two wins, two draws).
The last 10 BL meetings between these two sides have seen a total of 47 goals scored (an average on 4.7 goals per game).
SVW have won six of their last seven BL home games (one defeat).
Werder have already picked up 16 points from losing positions and have managed to turnaround five of the 10 BL games in which they have been behind this season.
Claudio Pizarro has scored 10 of Werder's last 15 league goals and has netted eight goals in six league games at Weserstadion this term.
Dortmund v Schalke
Dortmund have won none of their last four home games against their arch-rivals (two draws, two defeats).
BVB have failed to score in their last two league home games against Schalke.
S04 have only lost three of their last 25 league meetings with Dortmund (ten wins, 12 draws).
Borussia have taken 19 out of the possible 21 points from their last seven BL games.
Klaas-Jan Huntelaar has netted eight goals in his last eight BL appearances and is with already 12 goals to his name this term currently in second position in the BL scorer charts behind only Bayern's Mario Gomez (13 goals).
BVB top scorer Robert Lewandowski has scored all his eight league goals this campaign at home.
Hannover v Hamburg
Hamburg have only enjoyed two wins in their last 17 BL games against Hannover (eight draws, seven defeats).
Hannover have scored at least twice in nine of their last 11 league home games against HSV.
The Reds are unbeaten in eight BL games at AWD Arena (five wins, three draws) - only Gladbach have currently gone longer without a home defeat in the German top flight (10 games).
Hamburg and Hannover have both only kept one clean sheet so far this season.
The Redshorts have lost none of their four Bundesliga games since Thorsten Fink took over the helm at the club in mid-October (one win, three draws).
Hannover's first-choice goalkeeper Ron-Robert Zieler has only kept one clean sheet in his last 17 BL appearances.
Hertha v Leverkusen
Hertha are unbeaten in five BL games against Leverkusen (three wins, two draws), conceding only four goals in the process.
The Berlin-based side have only enjoyed one win in their last five league games, though (two draws, two defeats).
Bayer have enjoyed shut-out victories in their last two BL away games and have already picked up a league-high 13 points on the road this term.
Hertha have conceded at least twice in their last three league games.
Six of the last seven goals Bayer have conceded have come after half-time, while Hertha have scored nine of their last 10 league goals before the break.
Leverkusen have lost only one of their last six BL games (three wins, two draws).
Hoffenheim v Freiburg
Freiburg have won three and lost only one of their last five matches against Hoffenheim in all competitions.
1899 have only picked up five out of the available 21 points from their last seven BL games - only Nürnberg have accrued fewer points during that period (two).
Hoffenheim are unbeaten in four league home games, though (two draws, two wins).
SCF have only enjoyed one win in their last seven BL matches on the road (one draw, five defeats).
Freiburg are yet to keep a clean sheet away from Badenova-Stadion, conceding an average of three goals per away game this term.
Hoffenheim have only scored three goals in their last seven league games.
Mainz v Bayern
Mainz have only enjoyed two wins over Bayern in 12 meetings with the German record champions in all competitions (one draw, nine defeats).
These two wins came in the last two campaigns, though, when FSV beat FCB 2-1 at home in 2009-10 and 2-1 on the road in 2010-11.
None of the 12 competitive matches between these two sides has seen fewer than three goals.
FCB have lost only one of their last ten BL games on the road (six wins, three draws).
Mainz have already dropped 16 points from winning positions this term - more than any other team in the Bundesliga.
Bayern have won all nine Bundesliga games in which they had the lead this season.
Nürnberg v Kaiserslautern
Nürnberg have won three of their last four BL duels with Lautern (one defeat).
Lautern have taken all three points on two of their last three visits to Easycredit-Stadion, though (one defeat).
FCN have gone eight league games without a win (three draws, five defeats) - currently the longest run of its kind in the German top flight.
The Red Devils are winless in three BL games (two draws, one defeat), but have lost none of their last three league matches on the road (one win, two draws).
Nürnberg have gone nine games without keeping a clean sheet - no other BL team has currently gone that long without shutting their opponents out.
FCN have only won one of their last 10 Bundesliga games on home soil (five draws, four defeats).