• Hertha BSC's home record against VfB Stuttgart speaks for itself. In 28 matches, they have recorded 17 wins and just four defeats (D7); the last defeat was in April 2010 (a 1-0 loss).
  • Hertha's last encounter with Stuttgart however, resulted in a 5-0 away defeat. The joint highest win in this fixture along with Stuttgart's 5-0 win in December 1979.
  • Including last season, Hertha were undefeated in their last 13 league games (nine wins, four draws) before losing to Wolfsburg on matchday 4. Before that, their last defeat came in the second division when they suffered defeat at the hands of Dresden (1-0).
  • At home however, Hertha are undefeated in their last 20 games (15 wins, 5 draws). Their last home defeat was matchday 32 in 2011/12 (2-1 loss against Kaiserslautern).
  • Stuttgart have not collected a single point in away games this season. Both away matches ended in defeat. Their last victory away from home was in May 2013 (2-1 win in Schalke).
  • Stuttgart have not kept a clean sheet in their last nine matches (their last clean sheet was on April 14th, in a 2-0 victory against Gladbach). The last time they had a longer run failing to keep a clean sheet was between October 2011 and February 2012 (11 games). That run came to end with a 5-0 win against Hertha BSC.
  • Hertha have only achieved two better starts to a season in their Bundesliga history, seven points from four games. In the 2006/07 campaign they had eight points from four games and more than 40 years ago, in the 1970/71 season, they had nine points after their first four games (assuming three points for a win).
  • Timo Werner made Bundesliga history on matchday 4 against Hoffenheim. The 17-year-old became the youngest Bundesliga player ever to provide two assists in a single game (since the introduction of the detailed data collection in 2004/05).
  • After his hat-trick against Hoffenheim, Vedad Ibisevic is now the Bundesliga top scorer this season with five goals (along with Mainz's Müller).
  • Thomas Schneider celebrated a perfect Bundesliga debut as a manager with Stuttgart's 6-2 win against Hoffenheim. It was the highest debut win for a Stuttgart manager since the Bundesliga was introduced in 1963/64.