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Carl Zeiss Jena vs Wolfsburg betting tips: DFB-Pokal first round preview, predictions and odds


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Wolfsburg to win and over 2.5 goals is 7/20.

Wolfsburg to win and both teams to score NO is 4/6.

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Wolfsburg to win 3-0 against Carl Zeiss Jena- 6/1!

Wolfsburg are unbeaten in five meetings with Carl Zeiss Jena, although the last of these was in 1997.

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At 6/1, a £10 bet would return £70!

Carl Zeiss Jena vs VfL Wolfsburg

July 30, 2022

5:00 pm BST

Match preview

Will Wolfsburg avoid an early DFB-Pokal exit?

Last season, Die Wölfe crashed out at this stage of the competition, beaten 2-0 by Preußen Münster.

This set the tone for a very poor season in which Wolfsburg finished 12th in the Bundesliga, eight places lower than the previous year.

Now under new management, Niko Kovač has taken over, will they make a better start to this new campaign?

Carl Zeiss Jens meanwhile will be hoping to spring a surprise.

Last season, they came second in the Regionalliga Nordost, so remain rooted in the fourth-tier.

In the Pokal, they haven’t got past the first round since 2015, something that is unlikely to change here.

Will Wolfsburg be far too strong at Ernst-Abbe-Sportfeld?

Wolfsburg team news

Wolfsburg have sold Xaver Schlager and Kevin Mbabu this summer to RB Leipzig Fulham respectively.

New arrivals Kilian Fischer, Mattias Svanberg, Patrick Wimmer and Jakub Kamiński could all make their debuts here.


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