German Bundesliga Facts Opta Facts - 7th & 8th November
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Bayer Leverkusen v Eintracht Frankfurt
- Leverkusen have only won once in their last six meetings with Eintracht (two draws, three defeats).
- Leverkusen’s last five home matches against the Hesse side have only seen them win once, (two draws, two losses).
- Frankfurt's last three matches have all ended 2-1 - Eintracht won their two home matches against Bochum and Hannover by this result but also lost against Bayern Munich.
- Eintracht have only kept two clean sheets this season – Mainz are the only club with fewer shutouts to their name (one). Both of these matches were away from home (0-0 in Cologne, 2-0 in Freiburg).
Bayern München v FC Schalke 04
- Three of the last five Bayern games saw them fail to score any goals at all.
- Schalke have only won six of their 39 away games at Munich, three of them in this Millennium.
- Bayern have only lost one of their last 10 competitive games against the Squires – the last: 0-1 in April (six wins, three draws).
- The Squires have not lost any of their competitive away matches under Felix Magath (eight games, seven wins).
1899 Hoffenheim v VfL Wolfsburg
- The only two previous meetings between these teams were won by the home team, with Hoffenheim winning 3-2 and Wolfsburg 4-0.
- Hoffenheim are unbeaten at home this season and, going back to last season, have not lost at home for seven games (four wins, three draws).
- Wolfsburg are unbeaten in their last six league games (three wins, three draws).
- There have already been 40 goals in VfL's 11 games (3.6 per game) – more than any other team.
VfL Bochum v SC Freiburg
- Bochum have won their last three home fixtures against Freiburg with an goal difference of 10-1.
- Bochum lost their last three league games.
- Freiburg lost their last four league games.
- Freiburg have not drawn a game since the opening day of the season. No other club in the Bundesliga has gone longer without one.
Borussia Mönchengladbach v VfB Stuttgart
- VfB Stuttgart have won their last four matches against Borussia Mönchengladbach – keeping a clean sheet in three of them.
- Borussia won only one of their last 11 home fixtures against VfB Stuttgart (five draws, five losses). Their last win at home was in April 2005, when Gladbach won 2-0.
- Gladbach have not netted at home for 253 minutes.
- Stuttgart have scored only one goal in their last four Bundesliga matches.
FSV Mainz v FC Nürnberg
- Last season the teams met in the 2nd division. They drew 0-0 at Nürnberg and Mainz won their home fixture 2-0.
- Mainz has not lost at home in nine games, winning seven and drawing twice (including 2nd division results from last season). This is the longest such run in the league.
- Nürnberg have not won any of their last eight away matches: drawing four and suffering four defeats (including 2nd division results from last season). This is the longest such run in the league.
- Nürnberg failed to score a goal in five of their 11 league games this term.
Hannover 96 v Hamburger SV
- Hannover have lost only two of their last 13 northern derbies against the HSV (six wins, five draws).
- Hannover have picked up seven from a possible nine points in their past three home games, losing just two of their last 18 matches on home turf.
- Hamburg haven't lost any of their last six matches on the road (three wins, three draws) – the longest current run in the league.
- Hamburg have scored at least one goal in 10 of their 11 matches so far and, despite a plethora of injured strikers, boast the league's most potent attack (25 goals).
Hertha BSC v FC Köln
- Köln won only one of their last 9 games in the capital.
- Hertha won four of their last five league games against Köln, winning both 2-1 last season.
- Berlin have not won since the opening day of the season – no other club in the Bundesliga have waited longer for a win.
- The two teams with the worst attacking prowess meet in this match, with Köln scoring a league-low six goals and Berlin having hit the back of the net just seven times.
Werder Bremen v Borussia Dortmund
- Dortmund have won just six of their 41 Bundesliga games in Bremen, losing 29 and drawing six.
- There has only been one draw in the last 15 games between the two: in the first half of last season they shared a 3-3 draw, with all six goals coming after the 59th minute.
- Just nine goals have been conceded in Werder’s opening 11 games – this is the second-best start to a season in Werder's history and the best under Thomas Schaaf.
- BVB have scored one goal in eight of their 11 games. Against Schalke they failed to score, while they have only scored more than once against Bochum and Hertha (each two).