• Braunschweig have lost their last six Bundesliga meetings with Bremen (with a goal record of 2:19) – a run that Eintracht haven’t experienced against any other side. Their last victory against Bremen was a 3-1 home win in October 1982.
  • Braunschweig haven’t won in Bremen since a 1-0 victory in February 1976. They are currently on a run of seven consecutive defeats in Bremen (with a goal record of 3:25).
  • With 31 points from 34 games, Werder were the worst Bundesliga side in the calendar year of 2013 and were also the only team to collect less than one point per game (excluding promoted and relegated sides).
  • Dutt’s side have won just one of their last six Bundesliga games (D1, L4) – however, that victory was on the last matchday before the winter break (1-0 against Leverkusen).
  • Lieberknecht’s men have won only one of their last six Bundesliga games (D1, L4) – however, that victory was on the last matchday before the winter break (1-0 against Hoffenheim).
  • With 11 points from 17 games, Braunschweig are having their worst ever Bundesliga season and also possess the fourth-worst attack in Bundesliga history after 17 games with just 10 goals scored.
  • The second half of Bremen’s last two seasons have been problematic: 2012/13 saw them collect 10 points fewer than they did in the first half, while 2011/12 saw them fall 16 points short of their tally from the first half of the season.
  • Bremen (71.8%) have the worst pass accuracy in the league. Braunschweig (73.6%) are second worst in this category.
  • The side at the foot of the table during the winter break have avoided relegation in three of the last five seasons (Freiburg in 2011/12 and Gladbach twice). Eintracht are currently just three points behind 16th place.
  • Braunschweig have added to their attacking options with the signing of 20-year-old striker Havard Nielsen. The Norwegian has joined on loan from FC Salzburg until June 2015.
  • Raphael Wolf has played the last four games but conceded 14 goals in that time; Sebastian Mielitz may return to the starting XI.