• Bayern are unbeaten in their last nine Bundesliga games against Wolfsburg (W8 D1) and winning the last five without conceding a single goal.
  • FC Bayern’s last defeat against Wolfsburg was their 5-1 away loss on April 4th 2009 – VfL moved top of the table as a result and held on to first place until the end of the season.
  • Wolfsburg conceded six goals in a Bundesliga game for the first time in eight years last weekend in their 6-2 defeat to Hoffenheim.
  • Bayern extended their lead over second place to 20 points on the last matchday – the record champions’ chances of sealing the Bundesliga title in March are now in their own hands.
  • Bayern recorded their 15th consecutive Bundesliga win last weekend against Schalke – no Bundesliga side has ever won 16 league games in a row.
  • Bayern have scored at least once in each of their 38 competitive matches in 2013/14 (110 in total). They have only failed to score in one of their last 99 competitive games, in the 2-0 home loss to Arsenal in the second leg of their Champions League last-16 tie on March 13th 2013.
  • This is a meeting of the league’s two best tackling sides; the Wolves have won 53.3% of their challenges, Bayern 52.0%.
  • Luiz Gustavo cannot play against his former club – the Brazilian picked up his fifth yellow card of the season last week and is suspended. Having already been sent off twice, the former Bayern midfielder has now been suspended three times this season (league-high).
  • Bas Dost has started the last five competitive games, scoring four goals in the process – he has scored once on each of the last two matchdays (against Leverkusen and Hoffenheim).
  • Arjen Robben was the match-winner against Schalke, scoring his fourth hat-trick in the Bundesliga. The Dutchman has scored five goals in seven top-flight matches against VfL, including a brace on his Bundesliga debut.