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The Superettan meeting at Tunavallen on Saturday will see home side AFC Eskilstuna play against Degerfors IF.
Our predictions, user poll and statistics for AFC Eskilstuna v Degerfors IF can be found here - plus the latest match odds.
AFC Eskilstuna will be looking for an improved result here following a 2-1 Superettan defeat last time out to Östers IF.
The only player to score from AFC Eskilstuna was Jesper Manns (17'). Simon Alexandersson (11') and Filip Örnblom (50') scored for Östers IF.
It’s been a rare occasion in recent times where AFC Eskilstuna have kept a clean sheet. It will be a concern for them that AFC Eskilstuna have failed to prevent opponents from scoring in 5 of their previous 6 matches, giving up 10 goals during that time. That sort of trend might not be carried forward here, though.
Going into this contest, AFC Eskilstuna are winless against Degerfors IF in their last 2 league matches.
Degerfors IF come into this encounter following on from a 2-1 Superettan win in the defeat of GAIS in their most recent game.
For Degerfors IF, the goalscorers were Adam Carlén (6') and Gustav Granath (44'). Adnan Marić (23') scored for GAIS.
Throughout their six most recent matches, Tobias Solberg's Degerfors IF have slotted home a total of 8 times, yielding them a goals per game average of 1.33.
Leading up to this clash, Degerfors IF:
- are winless against AFC Eskilstuna when they've played them away from home in the last 2 league games.
- haven’t won away from home in the past 3 league games.
Head to head
Checking on their most recent head to head clashes dating back to 08/08/2015 shows us that AFC Eskilstuna have won 3 of these games & Degerfors IF 2, with the number of drawn matches standing at 1.
There were also goals galore in those games, with 22 in all which averages out at 3.67 goals per match.
The previous league match between the two was Superettan match day 11 on 08/08/2020 when it finished Degerfors IF 5-0 AFC Eskilstuna.
The referee was Johan Krantz.
Team News: AFC Eskilstuna
AFC Eskilstuna manager Özcan Melkemichel doesn’t have any fitness concerns whatsoever ahead of this game thanks to a completely healthy squad to pick from.
Team News: Degerfors IF
With a completely healthy squad available to select from, Degerfors IF boss Tobias Solberg has no fitness worries at all coming into this game.
Degerfors IF will most probably be able to create a high number of chances and successful shots on target.
At the same time, AFC Eskilstuna might well find it difficult finding the net themselves but we can see them getting enough chances to score, too.
Therefore, we are anticipating a 1-3 margin for Degerfors IF by the conclusion of the game.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Tunavallen (6,000)
Captain: Samuel Nnamani
Chairman: Alex Ryssholm
Manager: Özcan Melkemichel
Competitions: Svenska Cupen (Omgång 2), Superettan position 14
🔑 Star Player: Chidi Omeje
Usually used in the Striker position, Chidi Omeje was born in Nigeria. After having made a senior debut playing for Vejle BK in the 2008 - 2009 season, the accomplished Forward has scored a sum of 4 league goals in this Superettan 2020 season to date from a total of 19 appearances.