• Freiburg have lost each of their last seven matches against Dortmund – that is currently SCF’s longest losing streak against any side. Freiburg have conceded at least once in each of the last 14 meetings and have won just one of those.
  • BVB have won four of their six games since the winter break (D1 L1) and have kept a clean sheet in two of their last three matches. With 13 points to their name and a goal difference of +9, Dortmund are second in the table representing the second half of the season.
  • Freiburg’s only win since the winter break came in their first game of 2014 (3-2 against Leverkusen) and they have not won in five games (D2 L3). SCF have also failed to score in three of those five matches.
  • Only Stuttgart (9) have collected fewer points at home than Freiburg (10). SCF have conceded at least one goal in each of their last 12 home matches (club record).
  • Dortmund have already scored 21 goals from set-pieces (league-high), more than they managed in the whole of last season (19). All three of their goals against Nürnberg came from set-pieces.
  • This weekend’s fixture against Dortmund is both Freiburg’s 500th Bundesliga game and their 250th Bundesliga home match. Should SCF win, it would be their 100th top-flight victory at home.
  • Freiburg have failed to win any of their seven Sunday games so far this season and have lost each of their last five matches on that day.
  • Robert Lewandowski, the league’s top scorer with 15 goals, is facing his favourite opponents. Against no club has he scored more often than he has against Freiburg (10 goals in 7 games, 3 assists). He has also been involved in at least one goal in all seven games.
  • Jürgen Klopp now has a record 112 wins under his belt as Dortmund manager. He now faces his favourite opponents. He has won 10 of his 11 matches against Freiburg – he has only celebrated more wins against Nürnberg (11).
  • Dortmund remain the only side that Christian Streich hasn’t claimed a point against as a Bundesliga manager. He has suffered four defeats in four games with a goal record of 1:16.