Cologne - All eyes will be on the Allianz Arena this Tuesday night when reigning champions FC Bayern München take on last season's Bundesliga runners-up VfL Wolfsburg (kick-off: 20 CEST / 18 GMT).
bundesliga.com has the lowdown on Matchday 6's clash of the titans...
1) Supercup revenge
The two sides have met once before already this season - in the 2015 Supercup. Bayern looked to be heading for victory in that one thanks to Arjen Robben's 49th-minute strike, only for a late equaliser from Wolfsburg substitute Nicklas Bendtner to send the contest to penalties. All five Wolfsburg players scored from 12 yards, while Xabi Alonso saw his effort saved by Koen Casteels to hand the season-opening prize to the 2014/15 DFB Cup winners.
2) Wolves on a roll
That was, in fact, Wolfsburg's second win on the bounce over Pep Guardiola's men following their resounding 4-1 success at the start of the year. Bayern were blown away by the 2008/09 Bundesliga champions on an unforgettable night at the Volkswagen Arena, with Bas Dost netting his first two Bundesliga goals of 2015. The Dutchman has since scored another 16, including one from the penalty spot in Saturday's 2-0 win at home to Hertha Berlin.
3) Bayern dominate head-to-head
Prior to the aforementioned thumping on Matchday 18 of the previous campaign, Bayern were unbeaten in 11 Bundesliga matches with Wolfsburg, winning ten and drawing one. The Wolves famously trounced Bayern 5-1 in April 2009 en route to winning their only Bundesliga title, but that remains just one of four Bundesliga wins the Lower Saxony outfit have managed in 36 top-flight encounters with Germany's most successful club.
4) Unhappy hunting ground
Hecking has faced Bayern 17 times in the Bundesliga as a head coach, losing 12, drawing two and winning three. His first ever meeting with the Bavarian club came on 8 November 2006 during his days in charge of Hannover 96 and remains his only ever victory over the 24-time Bundesliga champions in their own back yard. Philipp Lahm, meanwhile, is the only survivor from the Bayern squad beaten by Hecking's Reds all those years ago.
5) Unbeaten starts on the line
Aside from table toppers Borussia Dortmund, Bayern and Wolfsburg are the only other teams yet to have tasted defeat in the Bundesliga in 2015/16. The champions only trail BVB on goal difference after recording five wins from five, while third-in-the-table Wolfsburg have dropped points in draws with 1. FC Köln and promoted FC Ingolstadt 04.