• Leipzig and Bremen meet each other for the first time competitively.
  • Bundesliga newcomers Leipzig continue to stun as they sit third in the table.
  • Bremen currently three matches unbeaten.

RB Leipzig could make it eight games unbeaten on Sunday when they take on a revitalised SV Werder Bremen at the Red Bull Arena (kick-off 15:30CEST/ 13:30GMT).

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Leipzig, despite being newcomers to the Bundesliga, have started the season in astounding fashion. Still unbeaten, they will be looking to give their home fans a show on Sunday afternoon. With victories over Bundesliga giants Borussia Dortmund and VfL Wolfsburg, Leipzig are a side to be taken seriously this season, with any questions as to their place in the Bundesliga being comprehensively answered so far.

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Despite starting the season with three consecutive losses, Bremen have seen their season do a complete u-turn. Now going four matches unbeaten the Green-and-Whites have picked up seven points since Alexander Nouri took charge at the club.

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  • Leipzig are the first promoted side in 19 years to remain unbeaten after seven matches. Kaiserslautern are so far the only promoted side to win the title in 1997/98.
  • Leipzig are Werder’s 54th opponent in the top flight.
  • This is the first competitive meeting between Leipzig and Bremen.
  • Leipzig-Bremen is the 893rd different match-up in the history of the Bundesliga.
  • Werder have picked up seven points since Nouri took over, which is just one point less than FC Bayern München in the same period.
  • Leipzig coach, Ralph Hasenhüttl won both matches against Bremen whilst in charge of Ingolstadt last season (1-0 and 2-0).

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The venue - Red Bull Arena

RB Leipzig fans will fill the Red Bull Arena for Sunday's match against SV Werder Bremen