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AFC Eskilstuna will take to the pitch with the visiting GIF Sundsvall at Tunavallen in the Superettan fixture on Sunday.
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AFC Eskilstuna will be looking for an improved result here after a 2-0 Superettan defeat last time out to Östers IF.
In that game, AFC Eskilstuna had 47% possession and 5 attempts on goal with 2 on target. On the other side, Östers IF had 13 attempts at goal with 6 of them on target. Nicolas Mortensen (18') and Mattias Pavić (55') scored for Östers IF.
It’s been a rare occasion in recent times where AFC Eskilstuna haven’t conceded. It will be a concern for them that AFC Eskilstuna have failed to prevent opponents from scoring in 5 of their previous 6 matches, leaking 8 goals along the way. We will have to find out if that trend will be continued on in this game.
Pre-game facts show that AFC Eskilstuna:
- are unbeaten in the league by GIF Sundsvall in their last 4 matches.
- are unbeaten in their last 7 league matches at home.
GIF Sundsvall come into this match following a 1-0 Superettan win with the defeat of Västerås SK in their previous game.
In that game, GIF Sundsvall had 55% possession and 7 shots on goal with 2 of them on target. The only player on the scoresheet for GIF Sundsvall was Linus Hallenius (24'). On the other side, Västerås SK got 13 shots at goal with 5 of them on target.
Henrik Åhnstrand's GIF Sundsvall have seen their goal attempts be successful 9 times in the course of their previous 6 matches. The number of goals that have been scored against them during that same period equals 5.
Ahead of this clash, GIF Sundsvall are winless against AFC Eskilstuna in games played away from home for the previous 2 matches in the league.
Head to head
A review of their past head to head meetings stretching back to 02/04/2017 shows that AFC Eskilstuna have won 3 of these games & GIF Sundsvall 2, with the number of drawn results standing at 1.
In all, 18 goals were yielded between them in these games, with 9 for AFC Eskilstuna and 9 belonging to Giffarna. That’s an average goals per game figure of 3.
The previous league meeting between these sides was Superettan match day 21 on 03/10/2020 when the final score was GIF Sundsvall 2-3 AFC Eskilstuna.
The match was refereed by Johan Krantz.
Team News: AFC Eskilstuna
AFC Eskilstuna boss Özcan Melkemichel has zero fitness concerns whatsoever before this game thanks to a completely healthy group to pick from.
Team News: GIF Sundsvall
Thanks to a fully healthy squad available to select from, GIF Sundsvall manager Henrik Åhnstrand has zero fitness concerns at all ahead of this clash.
When taking everything into account, AFC Eskilstuna will need to put in a solid display to hit the back of the net against this GIF Sundsvall outfit who we reckon should win and very possibly keep a clean sheet.
We’re therefore predicting a good tussle with a 0-1 advantage for GIF Sundsvall after 90 minutes.
Let’s see how it plays out.
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⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Tunavallen (6,000)
Captain: Joshua Wicks
Chairman: Alex Ryssholm
Manager: Özcan Melkemichel
Competitions: Superettan position 11
🔑 Star Man: Alexander Ahl-Holmström
Mostly taking to the field in the Striker position, Alexander Ahl-Holmström was born in Sweden. Having played his first senior match for Kalmar FF in the 2018 season, the talented Forward has bagged 6 league goals in this Superettan 2021 campaign to date from a total of 11 appearances.