There is a virtual showdown between champions FC Bayern München and second-placed VfL Wolfsburg on Friday evening, presented by EA Sports and FIFA 15. You can find out who comes out on top when watching the showing.
To get you further in the mood for what promises to be a rip-roaring encounter to kick-start the second half of the season, we’ve also selected a few statistical tidbits surrounding the match at the Volkswagen Arena for your delectation:
Wolfsburg’s last defeat at home came against FC Bayern (6-1 on 8 March 2014). It was also their heaviest ever home defeat in the Bundesliga.
FC Bayern München enjoyed their second-best Bundesliga Hinrunde ever, accumulating 45 points (in 2013/14 they had 47) and opening up the biggest ever gap between first and second at the midway stage of the season (11 points).
Wolfsburg have already won against the league leaders once this season, beating Bayer 04 Leverkusen 4-1 on Matchday 4.
Wolfsburg are second to Bayern in the current season’s standings but also in the 2014 calendar year, having won 64 points compared to the Bavarians’ impressive 91.
On 13 September 2003, Schweinsteiger scored his first ever Bundesliga goal against Wolfsburg. He has also scored more goals against Wolfsburg (six) than against any other club.
Since that defeat, the Wolves have gone 14 games without losing at the Volkswagen-Arena (ten wins, four draws).