• Schalke have won each of their last four games against Bremen (with a goal record of 12:3).
  • In total, S04 are unbeaten in their last six meetings with Bremen (5 wins, 1 draw) and have won each of the last three encounters at home (with a goal record of 11:1). Werder’s last win over Schalke was a 2-0 victory in Gelsenkirchen in May 2010.
  • Schalke have already conceded nine goals from set-pieces (the same as Hannover) – only Hoffenheim have conceded more (11). No side has conceded more from corners than S04 (5).
  • Only Braunschweig (73.6%) have a worse pass accuracy rate than Bremen (73.7%). On top of that, only Braunschweig (3,846) have made fewer passes than Werder (3,884).
  • The next goal that Schalke concede will be the 2222nd in their Bundesliga history.
  • Julian Draxler has scored in his last three Bundesliga games against Bremen. Against no other Bundesliga side has Draxler scored more often than against Werder (3 goals).
  • Werder keeper Sebastian Mielitz has saved 74.6% of shots on his goal. His percentage last season was just 58.2%. Only Manuel Neuer (77.4%), Bernd Leno and Marc-Andre ter Stegen (both 75%) currently have better rates.
  • Bremen’s Lukas Schmitz made 52 Bundesliga appearances for Schalke between 2009 and 2011. Predrag and Aleksandar Stevanovic played for the S04 youth team and their reserves.
  • Jens Keller has won both of his Bundesliga games as a manager against Bremen (6-0 with Stuttgart, 2-0 with Schalke). His counterpart Robin Dutt, on the other hand, has lost each of his last four meetings with Schalke (2 with Leverkusen, 2 with Freiburg).