Our prediction for this DFB Pokal match:
After making a slow start to 2023, Nurnberg will look to give fans some cheer when they take on Fortuna Dusseldorf in the DFB Pokal last 16. The Bavarians have yet to find the net this year, but they are surely capable of matching Dusseldorf in front of home fans. Both Geis and Valentini should be recalled to the starting XI, while all Jannes-Killian Horn, James Lawrence, Erik Wekesser, Christian Mathenia, and Tim Handwerker remain in the recovery room.
The visitors, on the other hand, aim to bounce back from a heavy 4-1 loss to Paderborn, but beating Nurnberg at Max-Morlock-Stadion is easier said than done. Taking everything into account, we believe that punters from all around the globe can find value in betting on draw. As for the away team, Marcel Sobottka is a major doubt, while Matthias Zimmermann has joined the likes of Niko Vukancic, Kwadwo Baah, and Nicolas Gavory in the treatment room.
Highlighted Team (Nurnberg):
FC Nurnberg are a German club which was founded back in May, 1900. Der Ruhmreiche play their home games at Max-Morlock-Stadion, which was both built and opened in 1928. The stadium can hold up to 50,000 spectators, but it has to be noted that the capacity of the venue is 44,308 for international matches.
Nurnberg were the dominant force in German football in 1920s, with the team clinching five trophies during that period (1919/1920, 1920/1921, 1923/1924, 1924/1925, 1926/1927).
The Ruhmreiche won the national championships in 1936, 1948, 1960 and 1968 as well, with the team finishing the season as runners-up on three occasions (1934, 1937, 1962). Speaking of the club’s recent history, Nurnberg did well to win the German Cup in 2007, with the team beating Stuttgart in the title game. Speaking of the club’s European success, it has to be noted that the Bavarians played in the European Cup quarter-finals in 1962. Schalke are considered one of the club’s main rivals.