• None of the five Bundesliga meetings between these two clubs has ended in a draw. Stuttgart won the first three, while Augsburg have won the last two. There have been at least three goals scored in all five matches.
  • Stuttgart suffered their third defeat in the third game of the season when these sides met earlier in the campaign (2-1 for Augsburg). Bruno Labbadia was let go in the aftermath and replaced by Stuttgart's U17s manager Thomas Schneider.
  • Augsburg are unbeaten in seven Bundesliga games (a new club record) – only FC Bayern are currently on a longer undefeated run (44 games).
  • With 28 points to their name, FCA are just two points behind a European place. Augsburg only reached this points tally after 31 games last season.
  • Stuttgart have lost their last four Bundesliga matches. That last happened at the turn of the year during the 2012/13 season, when they suffered a total of five successive defeats.
  • Stuttgart have conceded a goal after the 83rd minute in each of their last three Bundesliga matches and have lost all three 2-1 having led 1-0. Their tally of 10 goals conceded in the final 15 minutes of matches is a league high.
  • Ibrahima Traore moved to Stuttgart on a free from Augsburg following FCA's promotion to the Bundesliga. He made 45 second-division appearances for Augsburg between 2009 and 2011 (8 goals).
  • Midfielder Raphael Holzhauser moved to FCA on loan from VfB at the start of the season. Holzhauser has made 23 Bundesliga appearances for Stuttgart (two assists).
  • Andre Hahn has been involved in four of the last five Augsburg goals (one goal,  two assists and the cross for Dortmund's own goal in the 2-2 draw on matchday 18).
  • Vedad Ibisevic has been involved (three goals + one assist) in four Bundesliga games against FC Augsburg.