• Freiburg are unbeaten in four games against Hannover (W2 D2), a run which was preceded by four consecutive defeats for SCF.
  • Freiburg are without a win at home (D3 L4), while Hannover have lost each of their away matches.
  • SCF have never been without a Bundesliga home win in the first half of the season before.
  • Before Hannover, Bielefeld were the last side to lose their first seven Bundesliga away games in the 19997/98 season. Frankfurt were the last team to lose every away match in the first half of the season back in 1988/89, a campaign that required a relegation play-off win to secure their Bundesliga status.
  • Freiburg have the worst tackling record in the league: 47.4% of the challenges have been unsuccessful.
  • Hannover are the only side without a goal in the second half of away games. Freiburg, on the other hand, haven’t scored a first-half goal in their last 10 Bundesliga matches.
  • 96 goalkeeper Ron-Robert Zieler is set to make his 100th Bundesliga appearance, with his last 90 coming in succession. Striker Mame Diouf could play his 50th Bundesliga game (23 goals).
  • Hannover’s top points-scorer (goals + assists) Szabolcs Huszti (6 goals, 4 assists) is suspended after picking up his fifth yellow card of the season.
  • Hannover’s sporting director Dirk Dufner spent six years in the same role at SC Freiburg before joining 96. Dufner contributed to SCF’s Bundesliga promotion in 2009 and made Christian Streich the manager in December 2011.
  • Christian Streich and Mirko Slomka completed their coaching course together at the German Sport University Cologne in 2001.