• Dortmund have won 20 times in the 44 encounters (D14, L10). The last four games in Dortmund have all been won by BVB and they have scored at least three goals each time.
  • These two sides have met each other 44 times in the Bundesliga. There has never been a 0-0 draw and at least two goals have been scored in every game. On average, there have been 3.7 goals per game.
  • Hannover have kept just one clean sheet in their last 39 Bundesliga meetings with Dortmund – in a 2-0 away win in December 2005.
  • Dortmund suffered their first defeat of the season in Gladbach and had to give up the top spot to Bayern after leading the table for six matchdays. The 2-0 defeat also saw BVB fail to score for the first time in 31 Bundesliga games.
  • Hannover are in 18th place in the away table and are yet to pick up a point on the road. 96 are also waiting for their first goal away from home. Hannover have only picked up seven of a possible 45 points from their last 15 away games.
  • BVB have won their last four Bundesliga home games. They have scored 11 goals in the last two games in Dortmund (5-0 against Freiburg and 6-2 against Hamburg).
  • BVB have already had 191 shots (23.9 per game); the highest amount in all of Europe’s top five leagues.
  • Hannover have scored 45.5% of their goals this season from set-pieces, while Dortmund have conceded 57.1% of their goals from set-pieces. Both are the highest values in the league.
  • Hannover have committed the most fouls this season (154) and have picked up the most yellow cards (22). BVB have seen the fewest bookings (6).
  • Dortmund will have to go without Mats Hummels. The best tackler in the league (75.3% of his challenges won) saw a red card against Gladbach and is suspended for one game.