• This is the 44th Lower Saxony derby in the history of the Bundesliga. Only Hannover and Wolfsburg (23 games), and Hannover and Braunschweig (20 games) had contested the fixture before.
  • Eintracht have 879 points and sit in 20th, while Wolfsburg sit in 21st with 750 points.
  • Over 20 years ago, the two teams faced each other in their only competitive meeting since the start of the Bundesliga in 1963. In May 1993, Wolfsburg beat Braunschweig 1-0 in the second division, having already beaten them 4-1 in the first half of the season.
  • With one point and a 3:18 goal difference, Braunschweig are the worst Bundesliga team ever. A record previously held by Schalke 04 in the 1967/68 season with one point and a 3:17 goal difference; Schalke managed to avoid relegation that year.
  • Since their early Bundesliga promotion on April 26th, Braunschweig have not won any of their 11 competitive fixtures (7 Bundesliga, 1 German Cup, 3 second division), drawing three and losing eight. Their last victory came against Ingolstadt (1-0).
  • Both teams have failed to impress with their chance-conversion rates; Eintracht have the worst (4.5%), while Wolfsburg are in 16th with 11.7%.
  • Braunschweig are the only team yet to score in the first half this season; their earliest goal came from Mirko Boland in the 58th minute (in a 4-1 defeat to Gladbach).
  • Dieter Hecking finished his playing career at Eintracht. He played 18 games in the third division (5 goals) in the 1999/2000 season.
  • Wolfsburg defender Robin Knoche was born on May 22nd 1992 in Braunschweig. The central defender moved from Olympia Braunschweig to Wolfsburg in 2005.