FOOTBALL – The following are some key facts and figures on a selected assortment of matches in the Bundesliga this weekend. The matches we have looked into are Fortuna Düsseldorf - Schalke 04, Werder Bremen - Bayern München and Borussia Dortmund - Borussia Mönchengladbach.
Fortuna Düsseldorf - Schalke 04
> These teams meet each other for the first time since the 1996/1997 season (in all leagues). Back then, both teams won their away match in the Bundesliga.
> Düsseldorf have yet to concede a goal. They are the second ever (and the first ever newly promoted) side without a conceded goal in the first five matches of a Bundesliga season. The first team to do this was VfB Stuttgart in 2003/2004, which started off with eight clean sheets.
> If Schalke win, they collect 13 points after six matches. They reached 13+ points only three times before at this stage - 1971/1972 (15), 1963/1964 (13) and 2000/2001 (14).
Werder Bremen - Bayern München
> Home and away, Bremen have beaten Bayern 26 times in Bundesliga history. This is more than any other Bundesliga team has.
> Last Wednesday, Bremen won 2-1 at SC Freiburg. They did not win two matches in a row since October-November, 2011 (1-3 at FSV Mainz 05, 3-2 against 1. FC Köln).
> Bayern have scored a Bundesliga-high 17 goals this season. This equals their club record after five matches, set in 1981/1982 and 1998/1999. Club record after six matches - 22 goals in 1976/1977.
Borussia Dortmund - Borussia Mönchengladbach
> Since a 1-2 loss on April 18, 1998, Dortmund have remained unbeaten against Gladbach in Bundesliga home matches. They have won nine of the 11 matches since, including the last six.
> However, Dortmund collected a perfect 15 points in their last five Bundesliga home matches. They did not lose their last 16, since a 1-2 against Hertha BSC on September 10, 2011.
> Gladbach’s last nine Bundesliga goals have been scored by different players - Marco Reus, Igor De Camargo, Juan Arango, Mike Hanke, Luuk de Jong, Granit Xhaka, Patrick Herrmann, Martin Stranzl and Alvaro Domínguez.