Our prediction for this DFB Pokal match:
Essen will be looking to extend their winning run to five games when they host Fortuna Dusseldorf at their Stadion Essen in the German Cup last 32. Christian Neidhart’s troops aim to keep their 100% record in the new season intact, and we are positive that they will adopt an attack-minded approach in Wednesday’s clash. A man to watch in the home team will be experienced attacker Simon Engelmann, who has already netted 17 goals in the new Regionalliga campaign.
Fortuna Dusseldorf, on the other hand, are on a four-match winning run in 2. Bundesliga, meaning that a lively contest is on the cards at Stadion Essen. Since both teams are likely to stick to their attacking styles of play in Wednesday’s showdown, we are tempted to put our money on both teams to score. Essen defenders should have Rouwen Hennings at bay as he has found his goal-scoring touch of late.