• HSV have the better head-to-head record against Freiburg, with 13 wins to SCF’s seven (9 draws). There hasn’t been a home win in the last six meetings between the two sides, but rather five away victories.
  • Freiburg have won their last three Bundesliga away games against HSV. Their club record is four away wins in a row against 1. FC Kaiserslautern between 1995 and 2000.
  • Never before in their Bundesliga history have Hamburger SV collected fewer points after 26 games as they currently do (23) and never before have they conceded as many goals at this stage of a season (55).
  • Freiburg celebrated back-to-back wins for the second time this season, but have yet to remain unbeaten in three consecutive Bundesliga games in 2013/14. They last managed it in March/April 2013 (a run of 3 straight wins).
  • Hamburg sit first with 13 points from seven games in a table representing matches between the sides in the bottom five.
  • Freiburg have had the fewest clear-cut chances in the league (35), while HSV have the third fewest (39, the same as Bremen – Hannover: 38).
  • Oliver Baumann gifted all three of HSV’s goals after individual errors during the meeting earlier this season – that last happened to a Bundesliga goalkeeper in 2010/11: Gladbach’s Logan Bailly in a 7-0 loss to Stuttgart (also 3 errors).
  • Admir Mehmedi set up Freiburg’s second goal and scored their third in the 3-1 win over Bremen on the last matchday. He has been involved in 9 of Freiburg’s last 15 goals (5 goals, 4 assists).
  • Hakan Calhanoglu is missing for HSV after being sent off in Stuttgart. The German-Turk has scored three of Hamburg’s last four goals in the Bundesliga.