Bremen v Bayern: The factfile
FC Bayern Munich encounter Werder Bremen for the 99th time in the Bundesliga on Saturday at 15.30 CET. The men from Munich might score their 100th goal in a competitive fixture in 2015 (99 so far) and wrap up their 999th Bundesliga victory whereas Bremen might concede their 999th goal at home (currently 998). fcbayern.de has delved into the facts and figures for the match:
Bayern and Bremen top the all-time Bundesliga table. No other team has wrapped up more points (Bayern: 3,379; Bremen: 2,653), won more games (Bayern: 998; Bremen: 740) or scored more goals (Bayern 3,712; Bremen 2,933) than FCB and Werder.
Bogey team Werder
Werder Bremen's yield against the Bavarians is remarkable: FC Bayern have not lost as often against any other Bundesliga team, namely 26 times. On the other hand, with 47 defeats, Bremen have not lost as many matches against any other opponents.
Bayern's record against Bremen is 47 wins, 26 losses and 25 draws, with 188 goals scored and 119 conceded.
Bayern have not lost their last 15 fixtures against Bremen: 13 Bundesliga encounters and two cup fights, with the Bavarians winning 12 times and three games ending in a draw. The last defeat, a 5-2 reverse, dates back to September 2008. FCB have won all of their last nine league matches against Bremen, the goal difference being 39-6!
Christian Dingert will referee the match on Saturday. The 35-year-old from Lebecksmühle takes charge of a Bayern league fixture for the ninth time. So far the Bavarians have won five and only lost once, with two games ending in a draw with Dingert on the pitch. His assistants will be Tobias Christ and Thorsten Schiffner, with Harm Osmers as fourth official.