• HSV haven’t lost any of their last eight home matches against Hannover (W3 D5) – 96 have failed to score in their last four matches in Hamburg. Hannover’s last away win against HSV was in December 2004 (2-0).
  • Hamburg have lost their last two games, while Hannover are without a win in six matches (D2 L4).
  • HSV have won just one of their last seven home fixtures (D2 L4) – a 4-0 victory against promoted side Braunschweig on August 31st.
  • All 14 points that Hannover have collected this season have come at home, meaning they are the only Bundesliga side without a point on the road.
  • HSV have conceded the most goals in the division (29), although no side has scored more than them since van Marwijk took charge (16 goals in 6 games, the same as Schalke and Dortmund).
  • HSV have only conceded more goals after 12 games than their current tally of 29 twice before in the Bundesliga: 1987/88 (34) and 1970/71 (31), although Hamburg ended both of those campaigns in the top six.
  • Pierre-Michel Lasogga has scored eight goals for HSV in eight Bundesliga matches. The striker has needed 68 minutes per goal, a rate that no other player in the division can match (only including players that have scored more than 2 goals).
  • Lasogga has scored seven of his eight goals this season away from home, more than three times as many as the whole Hannover team have managed on the road (2).
  • Lasogga’s first Bundesliga goal came against Hannover: He ensured a 1-1 draw for Hertha on August 21st 2011.
  • Rafael van der Vaart has been involved in 42% of HSV’s goals and is in fourth place in the Bundesliga points-scorer charts (goals + assists) with six goals and five assists.