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AFC Eskilstuna arrive at Olympia on Sunday for the Superettan showdown with home side Helsingborgs IF.
Our Helsingborgs IF v AFC Eskilstuna tips, poll and stats can be seen in full below - plus the latest betting odds.
Helsingborgs IF head into this game following a 0-0 Superettan tied result versus Jönköpings Södra IF.
In that match, Helsingborgs IF managed 48% possession and 9 attempts at goal with 3 on target. Jönköpings Södra IF got 5 shots at goal with 3 of them on target.
It has been all too rare in recent times where Helsingborgs IF have managed to hold out for a full 90 minutes. In fact, Di Röe have been scored against in 5 of their previous 6 games, giving up 7 goals on the way. While that may be of interest, it remains to be seen whether such a trend shall persist in this upcoming match.
Their prior results show that Helsingborgs IF:
- have not been beaten in the league by AFC Eskilstuna in their previous 3 matches.
- haven't been defeated in their previous 2 home league matches.
In their last fixture, AFC Eskilstuna drew 0-0 in the Superettan tie with GAIS.
Özcan Melkemichel's AFC Eskilstuna have found the back of the net a total of 8 times throughout their previous sextet of matches. The aggregate of goals that they have conceded during those matches equals 9.
Ahead of this clash, AFC Eskilstuna are undefeated in their previous 2 away league matches.
Head to head
The previous league match featuring these sides was Allsvenskan match day 24 on 22/09/2019 when it ended Helsingborgs IF 2-1 AFC Eskilstuna.
On that occasion, Helsingborgs IF managed 52% possession and 17 attempts at goal with 6 of them on target. The goals were scored by Alhaji Gero (12') and Holgersson (61').
AFC Eskilstuna had 8 shots at goal with 1 on target. Nnamani (52') was the scorer.
The referee was Mohammed Al-Hakim.
Team News: Helsingborgs IF
It’s a low absenteeism rate, with just the lone fitness concern for the Helsingborgs IF manager Jörgen Lennartsson to be concerned with from an otherwise complete group. Assad Al Hamlawi (Fatigue fracture) will miss out.
Team News: AFC Eskilstuna
Due to a completely healthy squad to choose from, AFC Eskilstuna boss Özcan Melkemichel has no fitness worries at all before this match.
When taking all factors into account, Helsingborgs IF have it within them to be able to create a decent number of chances and shots on target.
Conversely, AFC Eskilstuna will be up against it to get a goal of their own although we do think that they will probably end up managing to get on the scoresheet.
Therefore, we are anticipating a comfortable 3-1 winning score for Helsingborgs IF at the end of the match.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Olympia (16,500)
Captain: Andreas Granqvist
Chairman: Kjell Jakobsson
Manager: Jörgen Lennartsson
Competitions: Superettan position 7
⭐ Star Player: Anthony van den Hurk
Generally taking up the Striker position, Anthony van den Hurk was born in Veghel, Netherlands. After making a first senior appearance for Den Bosch in the 2012 - 2013 season, the dangerous Forward has got 2 league goals in this Superettan 2021 campaign so far in 3 appearances.