Borussia Dortmund battled to a hard-fought 1-0 victory over VfL Wolfsburg. While the home side had more shots on goal (13-12), 10 of the 13 attempts by the Wolves came from outside the penalty area. Marco Reus' goal, which opened the scoring, was the only effort on target from the Black & Yellows.
Unbeaten start: Lucien Favre extended his unbeaten run since joining BVB to 15 competitive matches, surpassing the previous record of 14 games without defeat set by Thomas Tuchel at the beginning of the 2015/16 campaign.
Similar to Sammer: For only the second time in their Bundesliga history, Borussia Dortmund have not lost any of their opening 10 matches. The first time was in 2002/03 under Matthias Sammer.
Headed goal: Marco Reus' 105th Bundesliga goal was only the fourth time he has scored from a header. Additionally, it was Borussia Dortmund's first headed goal in the Bundesliga since the opening day.
Midfield maestro: Axel Witsel had a pass completion rate of 97 percent and a tackle win rate of 85 percent.
Winless Wolves: Since the 2015 DFB Cup final, VfL Wolfsburg have not won a single game against Borussia Dortmund.
Corner record: 20 corners (14-6 in Dortmund's favour) was the most in any match this season.
Rotation: There were seven changes to the BVB starting XI between the games against Union Berlin and Hertha. Today, Lucien Favre made a further nine changes compared to the line-up that started the DFB Cup tie.