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The Superettan tie at Örjans Vall on Saturday sees home side Halmstads BK go up against AFC Eskilstuna.
Full predictions, pre-match stats and user poll for Halmstads BK v AFC Eskilstuna are shown on this page - as well as up-to-date odds.
Halmstads BK, buoyed by their previous result, will be hoping for more of the same after the 1-3 Superettan triumph over Skövde AIK.
In that game, Halmstads BK had 51% possession and 7 attempts on goal with 3 of them on target. For Halmstads BK, goals were scored by Andreas Johansson (36'), Samuel Kroon (49') and Sadat Karim (70'). Skövde AIK got 4 shots at goal with 1 of them on target. Filip Schyberg (33') was the scorer for Skövde AIK.
Halmstads BK have been on a persistent run of goalscoring form, hitting the target in each and every one of their last 6 matches.
They have managed to rack up 11 during that period and have conceded a total of 5. Let’s find out whether or not that trend will be sustained in this game.
Heading into this fixture, Halmstads BK have not been beaten in the league by AFC Eskilstuna in their last 2 matches.
AFC Eskilstuna will go into the meeting following a 5-2 Superettan win in the defeat of Västerås SK in their most recent match.
In that game, AFC Eskilstuna managed 46% possession and 10 attempts on goal with 5 on target. For AFC Eskilstuna, the scorers were Sadmir Zekovic (21' Own goal), Abdelkarim Mammar Chaouche (74'), Amar Muhsin (80', 83'), André Alsanati (81') and Joel Berhane (91'). Västerås SK got 9 attempts at goal with 4 of them on target. Max Larsson (26') scored for Västerås SK.
A very clinical AFC Eskilstuna have enjoyed getting themselves a plethora of goals over their last 6 clashes (18 to be precise). That translates to the impressive average of 3 goals scored per game during this period.
Pre-game facts show that AFC Eskilstuna:
- have left without a victory over Halmstads BK in games played away from home for the previous 3 league matches.
- are unbeaten in their previous 4 league matches away from home.
Head to head
An examination of their prior head-to-head clashes dating back to 28/10/2017 shows that Halmstads BK have won 3 of these & AFC Eskilstuna 2, with the tally of drawn games being 1.
In all, 17 goals were produced between them in these games, with 10 from HBK and 7 created by AFC Eskilstuna. That’s an average goals per game of 2.83.
The previous league contest featuring these sides was Superettan match day 17 on 12/09/2020 when it finished AFC Eskilstuna 0-3 Halmstads BK.
The referee was Johan Krantz.
Team News: Halmstads BK
The Halmstads BK boss Magnus Haglund doesn’t have any fitness concerns whatsoever ahead of this clash owing to a fully healthy squad to pick from.
Team News: AFC Eskilstuna
Due to a fully injury-free group available to choose from, the AFC Eskilstuna manager Jawad Al Jebouri has zero fitness concerns whatsoever ahead of this match.
We’re thinking that AFC Eskilstuna have the ability to get a goal against this Halmstads BK team, although it is unlikely to be as many as they will have scored against them.
Our tip is for both teams to score in a 2-1 winning margin for Halmstads BK at full-time. Looking forward to this.
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🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Örjans Vall (15,500)
Captain: Andreas Johansson
Chairman: Pelle Nilsson
Manager: Magnus Haglund
Competitions: Superettan position 6
🔑 Star Man: Mikael Boman
Customarily taking to the field in the Striker position, Mikael Boman was born in Kungsbacka, Sweden. After making a first senior appearance for Falkenbergs FF in the 2009 season, the dangerous Forward has contributed 2 league goals in this Superettan 2022 season to date from a total of 5 appearances.