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Union Berlin vs Heidenheim betting tips: DFB-Pokal Second Round preview, predictions and odds

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Will Union Berlin avoid an early DFB-Pokal exit?

In round one, they needed an extra time winner from Kevin Behrens to oust Chemnitzer, so will hoping for a more comfortable victory this time.

Since then, Die Eisernen have won two and lost two in the Europa League, and sit top of the Bundesliga for the first time in their entire history.

Janik Haberer’s brace downing Borussia Dortmund on Sunday, as they made it seven league wins out of ten.

Given all of that, Urs Fischer’s team will not want to exit the Pokal at this early juncture.

Heidenheim meanwhile have never competed in the top-flight, but did come close in 2020, beaten by Werder Bremen in the play-offs.

These days, Frank Schmidt’s side are fourth in the second-tier, despite losing 3-1 to Holstein Kiel at the weekend.

Here, Union Berlin are likely to be too strong at Stadion An der Alten Försterei.

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Ben Gray

Ben Gray

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