• Hoffenheim and Gladbach will face each other for the 14th time in a competitive fixture. The side from the Kraichgau have been the more successful so far, winning seven, drawing four and losing only two. Hoffenheim will play their 175th Bundesliga game (56 wins, 49 draws, 69 defeats).
  • Against no other team in the Bundesliga have Gladbach picked up fewer average points than against Hoffenheim (0.9 points in 10 games). They have only won 20% of the games.
  • Hoffenheim have not lost in their last seven home games against Gladbach in all competitions; five wins, two draws. In the last three encounters between the two teams, TSG have not conceded.
  • Gladbach have never played as many away games (5) in the Bundesliga without winning (two draws) as they have against Hoffenheim.
  • After four matchdays, Hoffenheim have the best attack (12 goals) as well as the weakest defence (12 conceded) in the league. Seven of these goals conceded came from set-pieces; the highest in the league.
  • Hoffenheim have tasted defeat in their last seven Sunday games. The last win came on September 23rd, 2012 against Hannover (3-1); their only win on a Sunday in the last 16 attempts.
  • In their last 10 Bundesliga games, Hoffenheim have always conceded at least one goal. If Gladbach score against TSG, then Hoffenheim will have conceded at least one goal for a club record 11 consecutive games.
  • Gladbach have lost five of their last six away games in the league, winning the other. This season, they have lost two and conceded seven; as many Hoffenheim.
  • Gladbach's midfielder Havard Nordtveit is set to make his 100th Bundesliga appearance (80 for Gladbach, 19 for 1. FC Nürnberg) and has scored three goals in the process. Against Bremen on matchday 4, he scored his first Bundesliga own goal.
  • Eugen Polanski played for Gladbach between 1994 and 2008, making his first Bundesliga appearance on February 12th, 2005 as an 18-year-old in a 2-0 defeat in Bremen. He played a total of 44 games for Gladbach in the Bundesliga, scoring just once.