AIK V HALMSTADS
AIK head into this match following on from a 1-1 Allsvenskan drawn game versus Örebro SK.
In that game, AIK had 61% possession and 26 attempts at goal with 9 of them on target. The only player to score for AIK was Nabil Bahoui (61'). Örebro SK got 13 shots at goal with 5 of them on target. Dennis Collander (26') was the scorer for Örebro SK.
It’s been seldom in recent times where AIK haven’t conceded. In fact, AIK have seen their defence breached in 5 of their previous 6 games, giving up 7 goals on the way. We will have to see whether or not that trend can be continued on in this game.
Halmstads BK head into the match following a 0-1 Allsvenskan win with the eclipse of Östersunds FK in their last fixture.
In that match, Halmstads BK managed 65% possession and 22 attempts on goal with 9 of them on target. Östersunds FK got 13 attempts at goal with 3 on target. Noah Sonko Sundberg (94' Own goal) was the scorer for Östersunds FK.
A sequence of outstanding displays from the Halmstads BK defenders has seen the number of goals they’ve conceded standing at 4 from their previous 6 clashes combined. Over that same period of time, their forwards have scored 6.
Prediction: Both teams to score
GOTEBORG V NORRKOPING
IFK Göteborg will be hoping for a better result following a 2-0 Allsvenskan loss in their previous game against Varbergs BoIS.
In that game, IFK Göteborg had 57% possession and 6 attempts on goal with 4 on target. Varbergs BoIS got 11 shots on goal with 3 on target. Oliver Alfonsi (5') and Ryan Moon (78') scored for Varbergs BoIS.
It’s been all too rare in recent times that IFK Göteborg haven’t conceded. It will be a concern for them that IFK Göteborg have failed to prevent opponents from scoring in 5 of their previous 6 clashes, giving up 9 goals during that time.
Ahead of this clash, IFK Göteborg haven't won against IFK Norrköping in their last 3 league games.
Since being defeated in their last game at the hands of Hammarby IF in Allsvenskan action, IFK Norrköping and their fans will hope to get a better result this time.
In that game, IFK Norrköping had 48% possession and 21 attempts at goal with 8 on target. The only player to score for IFK Norrköping was Samuel Adegbenro (2'). Hammarby IF had 28 shots at goal with 6 of them on target. Gustav Ludwigson (26') and Bjørn Paulsen (83') scored for Hammarby IF.
The stats tell the story, and IFK Norrköping have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 games, conceding 8 goals in total. In defence, IFK Norrköping certainly have room for improvement. Such a pattern won’t necessarily be carried forward into this match, though.
Heading into this contest, IFK Norrköping haven't been defeated by IFK Göteborg in games played away from home for the previous 3 league matches.
Prediction: Over 2.5 Goals
SIRIUS V OREBRO
IK Sirius fans will want a repeat of their previous result, being the 2-0 Allsvenskan victory against Degerfors IF.
In that match, IK Sirius had 47% possession and 12 shots on goal with 2 of them on target. The only player on the scoresheet for IK Sirius was Johan Karlsson (3'). Degerfors IF had 14 attempts on goal with 4 of them on target. Gustav Granath (27' Own goal) was the scorer for Degerfors IF.
At least three goals per match have been seen in 5 of the last 6 fixtures where IK Sirius have played. Opposition teams scored 15 times in these games while IK Sirius totted up 7. Still, we will just have to wait and see if the trend will persist in this upcoming game.
Heading into this contest, IK Sirius have not been beaten in their last 2 home league matches.
In the game prior to this, Örebro SK drew 1-1 in the Allsvenskan tie with AIK.
In that match, Örebro SK had 39% possession and 13 attempts at goal with 5 on target. The only player to score for Örebro SK was Dennis Collander (26'). At the other end, AIK had 26 attempts at goal with 9 of them on target. Nabil Bahoui (61') scored for AIK.
Looking at their form, and Örebro SK have been scored against in 6 of their last 6 games, letting opponents get 13 goals overall. Defensively, Örebro SK have some weaknesses to address.
Ahead of this clash, Örebro SK are without an away win for the past 3 league games.
Prediction: Both teams to score
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