• Braunschweig have won the only Bundesliga meeting so far between the Lower Saxony neighbours. However, Wolfsburg won both second-division encounters in 1992/93 – Eintracht were relegated at the end of that season.
  • Eintracht's 2-0 win in the meeting earlier this season was their first Bundesliga victory in over 28 years. Before they beat the Wolves, the Lions had recorded one draw and six defeats.
  • Wolfsburg have conceded 12 goals in their last two games. VfL had never conceded more than nine goals over two successive games before in their Bundesliga history.
  • VfL have lost their last two league matches. They have never lost more than two successive games under Dieter Hecking, with the last occurrence coming in October 2012 under Felix Magath, who was sacked after four straight defeats.
  • Braunschweig have collected six points from their seven league games in 2014 – the highest amount of the bottom four teams in the table (Stuttgart 1, HSV 4, Freiburg 5).
  • Lieberknecht's men have won two of their last four home games (one draw) and have only lost against Dortmund (2-1) in front of their own fans during in that period.
  • Wolfsburg have scored at least once in their last 16 Bundesliga games since a 2-0 loss to Braunschweig on matchday 8. Only Bayern are currently on a longer goalscoring run (61 games).
  • Seven of Braunschweig's last 10 goals, including their late equaliser in the 2-2 draw with Stuttgart, have come from set-pieces. Proportionally (42%), no Bundesliga side has scored more goals from dead-ball situations.
  • Domi Kumbela has been involved in five of his side's last eight goals (four goals, one assist). With six goals to his name, he is Braunschweig's top scorer.
  • Wolfsburg defender Robin Knoche was born in Braunschweig. He moved to Wolfsburg from Olympia Braunschweig in 2005.
  • Dieter Hecking ended his playing career in Braunschweig. He made 18 appearances in the ‘Regionalliga Nord' in the 1999/2000 season (five goals).