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The Allsvenskan clash at Studenternas IP on Monday will see home team IK Sirius taking on opponents BK Häcken.
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IK Sirius head into this fixture following a 3-3 Allsvenskan tied result against IFK Göteborg.
In that match, IK Sirius had 65% possession and 27 shots at goal with 9 on target. For IK Sirius, the goalscorers were Edi Sylisufaj (33') and Adam Hellborg (45', 85'). At the other end, IFK Göteborg had 8 shots at goal with 5 on target. Hosam Aiesh (20'), Oscar Vilhelmsson (38') and Mattias Bjärsmyr (91') scored for IFK Göteborg.
It has been all too rare in recent games that IK Sirius have shown defensive steel. In fact, IK Sirius have seen their defence breached in 6 of their previous 6 games, giving up 13 goals during that time.
Looking at the pre-match facts, IK Sirius:
- are unbeaten in the league by BK Häcken in their previous 3 games.
- haven’t won at home in the past 3 league matches.
In their last fixture, BK Häcken drew 2-2 in the Allsvenskan match with Malmö FF.
In that game, BK Häcken managed 40% possession and 17 attempts at goal with 4 on target. For BK Häcken, the goals were scored by Alexander Jeremejeff (63') and Patrik Wålemark (70'). For their opponents, Malmö FF got 23 shots on goal with 6 of them on target. Antonio Čolak (5') and Malik Abubakari (84') scored for Malmö FF.
Demonstrating their appetite for action-packed encounters, the back of the net has been hit 23 times in the last 6 games in which BK Häcken have taken to the pitch, yielding an average of 3.83 goals per clash. Opposition teams have got 10 from this total. Historical results aside, time will tell whether that pattern might be replicated here in this match or not.
Going into this game, the form guide shows that BK Häcken:
- are unbeaten in their previous 4 league matches away from home.
- haven’t won away from home in the past 2 matches in the league.
Head to head
Inspecting their most recent head to head meetings going back to 31/10/2018 tells us that IK Sirius have won 1 of them and BK Häcken 3, with the number of drawn games being 2.
Those games weren’t short on goals, either, with 24 in all which averages out at 4 goals per match.
Team News: IK Sirius
The IK Sirius boss Daniel Bäckström will be thankful to have no fitness worries whatsoever ahead of this game with a completely injury-free group available to select from.
Team News: BK Häcken
Owing to a fully healthy group to pick from, the BK Häcken boss Per-Mathias Hogmo doesn’t have any fitness concerns whatsoever before this game.
We’re of the view that IK Sirius are likely to get a goal against this BK Häcken team, but one goal might not be as many as they’ll concede.
We can see a tight encounter finishing with a 1-2 victory for BK Häcken when the full-time whistle blows. Could easily go either way, this.
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⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Studenternas IP (10,250)
Captain: Tim Björkström
Chairman: Ulrika Moström Ågren
Manager: Daniel Bäckström
Competitions: Svenska Cupen (Omgång 2), Allsvenskan position 12
🔑 Key Man: Jacob Ortmark
Normally playing in the Centre Midfield position, Jacob Ortmark was born in Sweden. After having played his first senior match for IF Brommapojkarna in the 2014 season, the accomplished Midfielder has bagged 3 league goals in the Allsvenskan 2021 campaign so far from a total of 26 appearances.