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Degerfors IF come up against the visiting Akropolis IF at Stora Valla in this Superettan clash on Saturday.
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Degerfors IF enter this game after a 1-1 Superettan drawn game versus Trelleborgs FF.
The only scorer from Degerfors IF was Victor Edvardsen (72'). Carl Björk (95') scored for Trelleborgs FF.
Their more recent scorelines show that quality has been evident in the Degerfors IF rearguard. Degerfors have been stingy, resulting in the number of goals that have gone past their goalkeeper during their previous six games standing at 4. It will be interesting to find out if that trend will be sustained in this game.
Heading into this fixture, Degerfors IF are undefeated in their last 4 league matches at home.
Since being defeated in their last game at the hands of Norrby IF in Superettan action, Akropolis IF will be hoping to turn things around here.
The only scorer from Akropolis IF was Adhavan Rajamohan (85'). Oke Akpoveta (11') and Abdelrahman Saidi (64', 93') scored for Norrby IF.
The numbers tell their own story, and Akropolis IF have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 matches, with opponents netting 11 goals in all. In defence, Akropolis seem to have a bit of a soft underbelly.
Heading into this fixture, Akropolis IF haven’t won away from home in the past 3 league matches.
Head to head
The last league encounter featuring these sides was Superettan match day 14 on 24/08/2020 which ended up with the score at Akropolis IF 1-1 Degerfors IF.
The referee was Patrik Eriksson.
Team News: Degerfors IF
Degerfors IF boss Tobias Solberg will be happy not to have any fitness concerns at all coming into this match with a fully healthy group available for selection.
Team News: Akropolis IF
Thanks to a completely injury-free group available to select from, Akropolis IF manager Giannis Christopoulos has zero fitness concerns at all before this match.
It seems to us that Akropolis IF may well find it hard to be putting goals past a Degerfors IF lineup who appear set to get a big win and also probable clean sheet.
We’re going for a comprehensive 3-0 victory for Degerfors IF when the referee blows the final whistle.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Stora Valla (7,500)
Captain: Christoffer Wiktorsson
Chairman: Fredrik Rakar
Manager: Tobias Solberg
Competitions: Svenska Cupen (Omgång 2), Superettan position 1
🔑 Star Player: Victor Edvardsen
Normally deployed in the Striker position, Victor Edvardsen was born in Sweden. Having made his senior debut playing for Utsiktens BK in the 2015 season, the dangerous Forward has scored 14 league goals in this Superettan 2020 campaign so far in a total of 24 appearances.