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The Allsvenskan meeting at Gamla Ullevi on Saturday sees home side IFK Göteborg playing against BK Häcken.
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IFK Göteborg will play in this fixture after a 1-1 Allsvenskan drawn result against Halmstads BK.
In that game, IFK Göteborg had 66% possession and 9 shots on goal with 1 on target. The only player to score for IFK Göteborg was Tobias Sana (51'). Halmstads BK got 12 shots at goal with 5 on target. Marcus Antonsson (10') scored for Halmstads BK.
Fewer than three goals per game were seen in 5 of the last 6 fixtures where IFK Göteborg have been involved. In terms of the goal distribution in this period, opposition teams scored an aggregate of 6 and Blåvitt managed the sum of 7. That trend won’t necessarily follow through into this match, however.
Looking at the pre-match facts, IFK Göteborg:
- haven't lost in the league to BK Häcken in their previous 4 matches.
- have not won against BK Häcken in their previous 3 league games.
In the game prior to this, BK Häcken drew 1-1 in the Allsvenskan match with Hammarby IF.
In that match, BK Häcken had 44% possession and 15 attempts on goal with 4 of them on target. The only player to score for BK Häcken was Alexander Jeremejeff (8'). Hammarby IF got 13 shots at goal with 6 on target. Abbe Khalili (55') scored for Hammarby IF.
The numbers tell their own story, and BK Häcken have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 games, with opponents netting 8 goals overall. At the back, Getingarna have seen their frailties exposed.
Their prior results show that BK Häcken:
- are winless against IFK Göteborg when they've played them away from home in the last 10 league games. An awful away record.
- haven't been beaten by IFK Göteborg when having played them away from home in the previous 2 league matches.
- are without a win away from home in their last 8 league matches. What a terrible run of away results.
Head to head
Looking at their past head-to-head clashes dating back to 28/04/2018 shows that IFK Göteborg have won 2 of these and BK Häcken 1, with the number of drawn matches standing at 3.
A combined sum of 13 goals were scored between them during those clashes, with 6 of them from Blåvitt and 7 created by Getingarna. The average number of goals per game works out to 2.17.
The previous league game featuring the two was Allsvenskan match day 28 on 23/11/2020 which finished with the scoreline of IFK Göteborg 1-1 BK Häcken.
On that occasion, IFK Göteborg managed 50% possession and 11 shots on goal with 3 of them on target. Their only player to score was Sargon Abraham (18').
On the other side, BK Häcken had 20 attempts at goal with 5 on target. Leo Bengtsson (9') scored.
The referee was Kristoffer Karlsson.
Team News: IFK Göteborg
IFK Göteborg boss Roland Nilsson has a full complement, with no fitness concerns at all before this game owing to a completely injury-free group to choose from.
Team News: BK Häcken
Häcken boss Andreas Alm has to contend with a number of unavailable players. Peter Abrahamsson (Cruciate Ligament Rupture) and Jasse Tuominen (Cruciate Ligament Rupture) will not be playing here.
We’ve got the feeling that BK Häcken and IFK Göteborg may well both score, with little between these two teams.
It appears that a draw might be on the cards. We therefore see a very close game with a 1-1 draw at the end of the 90.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Gamla Ullevi (18,100)
Captain: Robin Söder
Chairman: Richard Berkling
Manager: Roland Nilsson
Competitions: Allsvenskan position 9
⭐ Star Player: Kolbeinn Sigþórsson
Mostly playing in the Striker position, Kolbeinn Sigþórsson was born in Reykjavik, Iceland. Having made a first senior appearance for AZ in the 2010 - 2011 season, the accomplished Forward has scored 2 league goals in the Allsvenskan 2021 campaign to date in 4 appearances.