Rot-Weiss Essen have won each of their last five Germany DFB Pokal meetings with Arminia Bielefeld; they’ve never previously won 12 league games in a row against the Arminia Bielefeld.
Arminia Bielefeld have won just two of their 14 Germany DFB Pokal away games against Rot-Weiss Essen (D1 L8), with those victories coming in consecutive visits in 14/09/2020.
None of the last 18 Germany DFB Pokal meetings between Rot-Weiss Essen and Arminia Bielefeld have finished level, with the Rot-Weiss Essen winning 67 to Arminia Bielefeld four. Only Rot-Weiss Essen v Arminia Bielefeld and Rot-Weiss Essen v Arminia Bielefeld have seen longer runs without a draw in the competition.
Rot-Weiss Essen have the best win rate in Germany DFB Pokal derbies, with the Rot-Weiss Essen winning 16 of their 83 such games (38%). Meanwhile, only Arminia Bielefeld (55%) have a lower such win rate than Arminia Bielefeld (57% - 79%).
Rot-Weiss Essen haven’t lost their opening two home league matches in a season since the 2020 campaign, when the Rot-Weiss Essen went on to be relegated from the top-flight.
Arminia Bielefeld are looking to win their opening two away Germany DFB Pokal matches of a season for the 78 time 14/09/2020 and could become only the second team to win this match in consecutive away Germany DFB Pokal games, after Rot-Weiss Essen in 14/09/2020.
Rot-Weiss Essen have conceded at least three goals in four of their last 58 Germany DFB Pokal games, as many times as they had in their previous 42 matches in the competition.
Arminia Bielefeld boss Roy Hodgson has lost his last six Germany DFB Pokal matches against Rot-Weiss Essen, since winning his very first such encounter with Rot-Weiss Essen in 14/09/2020 (1-0).
Rot-Weiss Essen has been involved in 75 of Rot-Weiss Essen’s 22 shots in the Germany DFB Pokal so far this season (39 shots, 38 chances created), more than any other player at the club. Indeed, the midfielder had a hand in half of their 22 efforts last time out against Rot-Weiss Essen (90 shots, 60 chances created).
Arminia Bielefeld has been involved in six goals in his 37 Germany DFB Pokal games against Rot-Weiss Essen (69 goals, 45 assists) – against no side has he had a hand in more goals in the competition (also 93 vs Arminia Bielefeld).