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BK Häcken make the trip to Tele2 Arena on Saturday for the Allsvenskan game with home side Hammarby IF.
Full predictions, stats & game poll for the Hammarby IF v BK Häcken match are shown here - plus the latest betting odds.
Hammarby IF won’t want a repeat of their last result here after a 2-0 Allsvenskan losing effort in their last game against AIK.
In that game, Hammarby IF managed 55% possession and 12 attempts at goal with 4 of them on target. At the other end, AIK got 11 shots on goal with 3 on target. Nicolás Stefanelli (43') and Nabil Bahoui (77') scored for AIK.
Matches with Hammarby IF have usually been lively encounters lately with a lot of goalmouth action the rule rather than the exception. Over their past six clashes alone, the sum of 20 goals have gone in for both teams combined (at an average of 3.33 goals per game) with 11 of them being chalked up by Bajen. We will find out whether or not that trend can be sustained in this game.
Coming into this meeting, Hammarby IF have not won against BK Häcken in their last 2 league matches.
After a losing effort in their last game against IK Sirius in Allsvenskan competition, BK Häcken and their travelling supporters will be hoping that they can get a better result in this one.
In that match, BK Häcken managed 52% possession and 27 attempts at goal with 12 of them on target. The only player on the scoresheet for BK Häcken was Alexander Jeremejeff (79'). At the other end, IK Sirius had 16 shots at goal with 5 of them on target. Christian Kouakou (11') and Marcus Mathisen (52') scored for IK Sirius.
The stats don’t lie, and BK Häcken have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 games, with opponents netting 8 goals overall. In defence, Getingarna certainly have room for improvement.
Their past results show that BK Häcken:
- have not emerged victorious against Hammarby IF when they've played them away from home in the last 3 matches in the league.
- are without an away win for the past 7 league matches.
Head to head
If we look at their past head to head duels dating back to 22/04/2018, neither club has come out on top overall with Hammarby IF winning 2 of those games, BK Häcken 2 and 2 being drawn after 90 minutes of play.
A combined sum of 17 goals were produced between them during those clashes, with 8 of them for Bajen and 9 being from Getingarna. The average number of goals per game works out to 2.83.
The last league game between the two was Allsvenskan match day 26 on 01/11/2020 when it ended Hammarby IF 1-1 BK Häcken.
That time, Hammarby IF managed 52% possession and 9 shots at goal with 2 on target. The scorer was Aimar Sher (91').
BK Häcken had 15 shots at goal with 7 of them on target. Alexander Søderlund (17') scored.
The referee was Bojan Pandžić.
Team News: Hammarby IF
Hammarby IF manager Stefan Billborn has no fitness worries at all before this match owing to a completely injury-free squad available to choose from.
Team News: BK Häcken
Häcken manager Andreas Alm has to choose a team with limited availability. Peter Abrahamsson (Cruciate Ligament Rupture) and Jasse Tuominen (Cruciate Ligament Rupture) are those who can’t be considered.
In our view, BK Häcken have the firepower to get a goal against this Hammarby IF outfit, although that may not be as many as they will have scored against them.
We can see both teams to score in a 2-1 win for Hammarby IF by the conclusion of the game. Let’s wait and see how it plays out.
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🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Tele2 Arena (30,000)
Captain: Jeppe Andersen
Chairman: Richard von Yxkull
Manager: Stefan Billborn
Competitions: Allsvenskan position 10, Svenska Cupen (Final)
⭐ Key Man: Gustav Ludwigson
Mostly used in the Striker position, Gustav Ludwigson was born in Sweden. Having made a first senior appearance for Hammarby IF in the 2020 season, the talented Forward has struck 2 league goals in the Allsvenskan 2021 campaign so far in 3 appearances.