Did you know that…
…TSG have a good record against Bundesliga debutants?
TSG are facing a Bundesliga debutant for the 11th time. Their current record stands at four victories, five draws and only one defeat against top-flight newbies.
…Union Berlin have won four consecutive home games?
The Stadion an der Alten Försterei has been a fortress for coach Urs Fischer's charges in recent months. The capital club have won their last four home matches – SC Freiburg (2-0), Hertha BSC (1-0), Borussia Mönchengladbach (2-0) and 1. FC Cologne (2-0) – without conceding a goal.
…both clubs are really dangerous from set-pieces?
TSG have scored seven of their 21 goals from dead balls. That proportion is even higher for Union Berlin, who have scored nine of their 19 goals from set-pieces. The only club in the division with more is RB Leipzig (10 goals).
…Benjamin Hübner will be up against his brother Florian?
Benjamin and Florian Hübner will face each other in the Bundesliga for the first time. Benjamin's brother Florian helped the capital club to promotion last term.
…Stefan Posch is available again?
Austrian defender Stefan Posch missed the 4-2 defeat against FC Augsburg through suspension but is eligible to play against Union Berlin.