Germany: DFB Pokal
Match start: 18:30 (GMT+2)
For three days of the forthcoming football week-end another calendar round of calco in Italy will be held. And at all other top national leagues of our continent three days will be used for Cup battles.
That is also true for Germany. On Tuesday and Wednesday in Germany will be held all 16 matches of the second round of national cup that is officially named DFB Pokal.
Bayer (the head coach Heiko Herrlich)
Bayer had met with Borussia Mönchengladbach in frames of the last 9 round of the German season. And despite all predictions for the victory of the hosts of Borussia Park even the bet 1Х didn’t play as on one scored goal of the hosts the guests have scored 5 (1:5). Bayer was proud of Sven Bender, Leon Bailey, Julian Brandt, Kevin Volland and Joel Pohjanpalo. After such victory the team of Heiko Herrlich had climbed the 9 line of the tournament bracket.
Union Berlin (the head coach Jens Keller)
But now the hosts of BayArena will host very strong opponent in frames of the cup meeting of 1\16 final. Thanks to coming of the famous German specialist from Schalke Jens Keller the Reds had definitely improved their gaming level. And now, after 11 rounds Union, being at the 3rd position, is one of the main challenger for class increasing.
The forthcoming Cup battle will be held at the club’s arena of elite division and that is why the team of Heiko Herrlich is considered to be the bright favorite. Bayer has one more advantage – the tournament motivation of the opponents in their leagues.
For the guests of Leverkusen now the more important are calendar matches of the regular season and for Union DFB Pokal has secondary importance.
Bayer – 1.45, draw – 4.50, Union Berlin – 6.50;
Our tip: Bayer (Asian handicap -1,5) - odds 1.98 SBOBET