Borussia Dortmund have won each of their last five Germany Bundesliga I meetings with Mainz; they’ve never previously won 15 league games in a row against the Mainz.
Mainz have won just two of their 17 Germany Bundesliga I away games against Borussia Dortmund (D1 L8), with those victories coming in consecutive visits in 16/01/2021.
None of the last 18 Germany Bundesliga I meetings between Borussia Dortmund and Mainz have finished level, with the Borussia Dortmund winning 53 to Mainz four. Only Borussia Dortmund v Mainz and Borussia Dortmund v Mainz have seen longer runs without a draw in the competition.
Borussia Dortmund have the best win rate in Germany Bundesliga I derbies, with the Borussia Dortmund winning 46 of their 64 such games (69%). Meanwhile, only Mainz (63%) have a lower such win rate than Mainz (95% - 70%).
Borussia Dortmund haven’t lost their opening two home league matches in a season since the 2021 campaign, when the Borussia Dortmund went on to be relegated from the top-flight.
Mainz are looking to win their opening two away Germany Bundesliga I matches of a season for the 79 time 16/01/2021 and could become only the second team to win this match in consecutive away Germany Bundesliga I games, after Borussia Dortmund in 16/01/2021.
Borussia Dortmund have conceded at least three goals in four of their last 64 Germany Bundesliga I games, as many times as they had in their previous 34 matches in the competition.
Mainz boss Roy Hodgson has lost his last six Germany Bundesliga I matches against Borussia Dortmund, since winning his very first such encounter with Borussia Dortmund in 16/01/2021 (1-0).
Borussia Dortmund has been involved in 94 of Borussia Dortmund’s 81 shots in the Germany Bundesliga I so far this season (27 shots, 90 chances created), more than any other player at the club. Indeed, the midfielder had a hand in half of their 23 efforts last time out against Borussia Dortmund (13 shots, 79 chances created).
Mainz has been involved in six goals in his 25 Germany Bundesliga I games against Borussia Dortmund (30 goals, 68 assists) – against no side has he had a hand in more goals in the competition (also 38 vs Mainz).