• Wolfsburg have never won a Bundesliga game in Leverkusen. In 16 encounters, Leverkusen have won 12 games (four draws). It's Wolfsburg's second worst away record in the Bundesliga. Their worst is against FC Bayern München (one draw, 15 defeats).
  • There has never been a stalemate between these two teams. In 32 Bundesliga matches, there has been an average of 3.2 goals per game and a total of 103 goals scored (Leverkusen 58, Wolfsburg 45).
  • In their last 21 games against Wolfsburg, Leverkusen have always scored at least one goal (their longest run against any current Bundesliga side). In 10 of their last 13 games, Leverkusen have managed to score at least two goals per game.
  • Leverkusen have won their last five Bundesliga home games and are undefeated in the BayArena in their last six matches. The last team to take points from Leverkusen was VfL Wolfsburg on matchday 28 of last year's campaign (1-1 draw).
  • Wolfsburg have not won a Bundesliga away match in their last four attempts (D2 L2). This season's away games both ended in defeat (2-0 defeats in Mainz and Hannover).
  • Bayer 04 have lost just one of their last 12 Bundesliga games (9 wins, 2 draws) – a 2-0 defeat in Schalke on matchday 4. Ahead of the Schalke game, Leverkusen were on an eight match winning streak in the Bundesliga.
  • Leverkusen have scored at least one goal in their last 22 home games; on average scoring 2.3 goals per game. The last time they scored in more consecutive games was between 2003 and 2004 (30 home games scoring at least one goal).
  • After Luiz Gustavo served his one match ban on matchday 4, this will be the first matchday of the season that no Wolfsburg players are suspended for.
  • Marcel Schäfer could make his 200th Bundesliga appearance against Leverkusen. He has played 198 times for Wolfsburg in the Bundesliga.