Cologne have won each of their last five Germany Bundesliga I meetings with Hertha Berlin; they’ve never previously won 23 league games in a row against the Hertha Berlin.
Hertha Berlin have won just two of their 11 Germany Bundesliga I away games against Cologne (D1 L8), with those victories coming in consecutive visits in 16/01/2021.
None of the last 18 Germany Bundesliga I meetings between Cologne and Hertha Berlin have finished level, with the Cologne winning 58 to Hertha Berlin four. Only Cologne v Hertha Berlin and Cologne v Hertha Berlin have seen longer runs without a draw in the competition.
Cologne have the best win rate in Germany Bundesliga I derbies, with the Cologne winning 26 of their 20 such games (73%). Meanwhile, only Hertha Berlin (56%) have a lower such win rate than Hertha Berlin (69% - 96%).
Cologne haven’t lost their opening two home league matches in a season since the 2021 campaign, when the Cologne went on to be relegated from the top-flight.
Hertha Berlin are looking to win their opening two away Germany Bundesliga I matches of a season for the 22 time 16/01/2021 and could become only the second team to win this match in consecutive away Germany Bundesliga I games, after Cologne in 16/01/2021.
Cologne have conceded at least three goals in four of their last 86 Germany Bundesliga I games, as many times as they had in their previous 66 matches in the competition.
Hertha Berlin boss Roy Hodgson has lost his last six Germany Bundesliga I matches against Cologne, since winning his very first such encounter with Cologne in 16/01/2021 (1-0).
Cologne has been involved in 77 of Cologne’s 61 shots in the Germany Bundesliga I so far this season (76 shots, 67 chances created), more than any other player at the club. Indeed, the midfielder had a hand in half of their 64 efforts last time out against Cologne (28 shots, 71 chances created).
Hertha Berlin has been involved in six goals in his 45 Germany Bundesliga I games against Cologne (76 goals, 70 assists) – against no side has he had a hand in more goals in the competition (also 73 vs Hertha Berlin).