• FC Augsburg are the only current Bundesliga side that Dortmund have yet to lose against; BVB have won four and drawn one, with a goal difference of 15:3.
  • FCA have suffered their highest Bundesliga defeats against BVB, the first came in the first meeting between the two sides in October 2011 when FCA lost 4-0 in Dortmund. They suffered the same scoreline in the home fixture.
  • For the first time in nearly 14 years, BVB have lost three Bundesliga home games in a row. Between March and April 2000, the club suffered four successive home defeats under then manager Bernd Krauss.
  • Augsburg are undefeated in five Bundesliga games (W3, D2) and would be behind leaders FC Bayern in a form table for the last five games – Dortmund would be in 14th with four points.
  • Augsburg’s current haul of 24 points is the same as their first half of the season totals of the last two seasons added together.
  • BVB have won their last four second half of the season openers and haven’t lost in that fixture in over 10 years since suffering a 1-0 home defeat to Schalke in 2003/04.
  • Robert Lewandowski has scored more goals against Augsburg than any other Bundesliga player. In five games, the Pole has scored seven times – averaging a goal every 54 minutes.
  • Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scored a hat-trick on his Bundesliga debut on August 10th 2013 against Augsburg. Five Bundesliga players achieved this before him, but none of them were Dortmund players.
  • FCA sporting director Stefan Reuter played for BVB between 1992 and 2004, winning seven titles in 12 years (including 3 league titles and a Champions League in 1997).
  • Roman Weidenfeller could make his 300th Bundesliga appearance for Dortmund. The 300-game mark has been reached by Michael Zorc (463), Dede (322), Stefan Reuter (307) and Lars Ricken (301) before him.