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Elversberg vs Bayer Leverkusen betting tips: DFB-Pokal first round preview, predictions and odds

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Bayer Leverkusen to win 3-0 against Elversberg- 7/1!

Bayer Leverkusen have only lost in the first round of the DFB-Pokal twice since 1996, beaten by St. Pauli in 2007 and Dynamo Dresden in 2011.


At 7/1, a £10 bet would return £80!

SV Elversberg vs Bayer 04 Leverkusen

July 30, 2022

2:30 pm BST

Match preview

As four-times DFB-Pokal finalists, Bayer Leverkusen certainly will not want to crash out in the first round.

Last season, Die Werkself finished third in the Bundesliga, meaning they’ll be making their Champions League return come September.

So, this represents an excellent first season in charge for Gerardo Seoane, looking to build on that this time round.

Will Bayer avoid beginning this campaign with a cup exit?

SV Elversberg meantime were crowned Regionalliga Südwest champions last season.

So, they will be competing in the 3.Liga for the first time since 2013/14, looking to survive at that level for the very first time.

In this competition, Elversberg have only won one of their last six first round ties, beating St. Pauli two years ago.

Will Waldstadion an der Kaiserlinde witness a massive shock?

Bayer Leverkusen team news

The biggest transfer news for Leverkusen this season is that star man Moussa Diaby will be staying at the club.

Their only noteworthy signing is teenage striker Adam Hložek who’s arrived from Sparta Praha for €13 million.

The Czech international will be hoping for a goal on debut.

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