Wolsfburg vs Borussia Dortmund: Key facts, stats ahead of Saturday clash

Wolsfburg vs Borussia Dortmund: Key facts, stats ahead of Saturday clash

Borussia Dortmund will on Saturday travel to face Wolfsburg at the famous Volkswagen Arena in a Germany Bundesliga match. 

The Yellow and Black were the biggest winners of the league's return round of fixtures last weekend after blanking Schalke 4-0 at the Signal Iduna Park. 

Similarly, Wolfsburg got off to a winning start away to Ausburg, scoring a 91st-minute winner to continue with their recent impressive run. 

They will however need to be at their best when they host the free-scoring Dortmund, who are second on the standings. 

Dortmund have been the better side of the two in recent clashes and will be buoyed by that fact. 

Match facts

  • BVB have kept clean sheets in their previous six Bundesliga meetings with Wolfsburg 
  • Borussia have won seven of their last 10 away games in Wolfsburg, including the last four in a row
  • The Black & Yellows took the lead in nine of those 10 away matches and scored 25 goals in total
  • Dortmund have recorded 26 wins and nine defeats. The spoils have been shared on 10 occasions too
  • The Wolves have never lost five consecutive home games against a single opponent in their top-flight history

VfL Wolfsburg facts

  • The men from Lower Saxony are unbeaten in seven matches (W4 D3)
  • However, VfL have won only one of their last five Bundesliga home games
  • Renato Steffen's five goals this term have all come in this calendar year
  • Not one player from the current VfL squad has a positive Bundesliga record in matches against BVB
  • Wolfsburg have scored as many goals in their nine matches since the winter break as they did in the entire first half of the season (18).

Borussia Dortmund facts

  • BVB have taken 24 out of a possible 27 points in the second half of the season
  • Only in the 2011/12 title-winning season did BVB have a better record after nine matches in the second half-season (25 points that season).
  • Borussia have emerged victorious from three of their last four Bundesliga away games
  • Roman Bürki has won seven of his eight Bundesliga appearances against Wolfsburg in a BVB shirt
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