Match facts ahead of #VFBBMG


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Match facts ahead of #VFBBMG

All the facts and stats ahead of Saturday’s away match against VfB Stuttgart (15:30).


The Mercedes-Benz-Arena in Stuttgart is sold out for the game (60,449 capacity). Around 6,000 Borussia fans will be supporting the Foals in the stadium.

Head-to-head record

  • VfB and Borussia will meet for the 102nd time in the Bundesliga on Saturday. The record favours the Swabians, who have won 41 of the 101 matches. Borussia currently have 30 wins, and a further 30 games have ended in a draw.
  • VfB Stuttgart have only lost one of the past five matches against the Foals, which was the reverse fixture this season at BORUSSIA-PARK (3-1).
  • A total of 299 goals have been scored in the 101 Bundesliga meetings between Borussia and VfB, 164 for Stuttgart and 135 for VfL, giving an average of 2.96 goals per game.
  • The last goalless draw was in November 2009, and there were seven others between April 1970 and February 1998.

Number of the game: 2 – presented by Interwetten

  • In the all-time Bundesliga table, Borussia are only two points behind VfB Stuttgart. The Foals could move past Stuttgart with a win and jump to fourth place.


  • Borussia have only managed to go unbeaten for four games in a row in this Bundesliga season. At the moment, they have won just one game in eight (4D, 3L).
  • A rare match on Saturday afternoon at 15:30 CEST – no Bundesliga team has played fewer matches at this time than Borussia (nine by the end of the season).
  • VfB coach Sebastian Hoeneß and VfL coach Daniel Farke will meet for the first time in the Bundesliga. In the reverse fixture, Michael Wimmer was still in charge of Stuttgart.
  • Wataru Endo has captained his team in 28 of 29 games this season. Four players have worn the captain’s armband so far for Borussia this season: Yann Sommer, Christoph Kramer, Lars Stindl and Jonas Hofmann. A further three have taken over captaincy during a game: Tony Jantschke, Julian Weigl and Patrick Herrmann. Both figures are the highest in these statistics in the Bundesliga.


  • Tobias Welz will referee the game on Saturday. His assistants are Dr. Martin Thomsen and Jonas Weickenmeier. Wolfgang Haslberger is on fourth official duty, with Dr. Matthias Jöllenbeck and Mike Pickel operating VAR.

Social media

  • For updates, follow Borussia’s English-language social media channels on Twitter and Facebook and use the hashtag #KOEBMG.

Match facts ahead of #VFBBMG

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