• VfL Wolfsburg have won each of their last six home games against VfB Stuttgart – it has been 433 minutes since Stuttgart scored a goal in the Wolves’ stadium.
  • Hansa Rostock are the only side that Wolfsburg have put a longer Bundesliga home winning streak together against (7 games) than their current run against Stuttgart (6 games).
  • Wolfsburg are unbeaten in seven Bundesliga matches (W5, D2). Their last defeat was in the derby against Eintracht Braunschweig (2-0 on matchday 8).
  • The Wolves have only had more points after 15 matchdays than they currently have (26) on one occasion: They had 27 in 2004/05, although they “only” ended that campaign in 9th.
  • Stuttgart haven’t won any of their last five late Saturday kick-offs (D2, L3). Their last win in this timeslot was over two and a half years ago – a 3-2 victory in Mönchengladbach in February 2011.
  • Wolfsburg have scored 499 goals at home in their Bundesliga history – they could reach a milestone in the game against Stuttgart.
  • Stuttgart are the most prolific side in the opening 15 minutes of games: VfB have scored eight goals in that timeframe, including one from their recent match against Hannover (Martin Harnik’s opener, 13th minute).
  • Maximilian Arnold scored the opening goal for VfL recently against Freiburg, meaning he has now scored five times in his last seven Bundesliga matches. In total, he has scored eight goals in just 17 Bundesliga appearances – on average, Arnold finds the back of the net every 135 minutes in the top flight.
  • Dieter Hecking made his debut as Wolfsburg manager on matchday 18 of the 2012/13 season with a 2-0 home win over VfB Stuttgart.
  • With an average age of 23 years and 169 years, Stuttgart played their youngest Bundesliga starting XI in 26 years on the last matchday (since October 1987).