Sunday’s Svenska Cupen schedule brings us Falkenberg versus Degerfors IF.
Our full set of predictions, statistics and match poll for Falkenberg v Degerfors IF can be seen below - plus the latest betting odds.
Falkenberg, who won their previous game, will hope for a similar result following a 1-3 Svenska Cupen triumph versus Utsiktens BK.
The only player to score from Falkenbergs FF was Adam Bergmark Wiberg (15', 25', 83'). Olsson (56') scored for Utsiktens BK.
It has been seldom in recent times where Falkenbergs FF haven’t conceded. In fact, Falkenberg have been scored against in 5 of their previous 6 games, giving up 13 goals in the process.
Degerfors IF come into this encounter following a 0-1 Svenska Cupen win with the eclipse of IF Elfsborg in their last game.
The only name on the scoresheet from Degerfors IF was Sargon Abraham (61').
Proving their involvement in action-packed encounters, goals have been celebrated 21 times in the previous 6 matches in which Degerfors IF have taken to the pitch, making it a mean average of 3.5 goals each fixture. Their opponents have managed 10 from this total. That trend might not follow through here, though.
Head to head
Looking over their past head to head clashes going back to 26/10/2013 tells us that Falkenberg have won 3 of these games and Degerfors IF 0, with the number of drawn matches standing at 3.
A combined total of 18 goals were scored between them in these games, with 12 for Falkenberg and 6 belonging to Degerfors. The average number of goals per game works out to 3.
The last league game featuring the two was Svenska Cupen match day 2 on 23/02/2019 when it finished Falkenbergs FF 2-1 Degerfors IF.
The referee was Mirza Kazic.
Team News: Falkenberg
Falkenberg boss Hasse Eklund has zero fitness worries to speak of ahead of this match with a completely healthy group available to choose from.
Team News: Degerfors IF
Due to a completely healthy group to pick from, Degerfors IF boss Tobias Solberg has zero fitness worries to report coming into this match.
Our thinking is that Falkenberg have the ability to find the back of the net against this Degerfors IF team, although just one goal is unlikely to be as many as they’ll concede.
Therefore, we think that it’s going to be both teams to score in a 1-2 victory for Degerfors IF when the referee blows the final whistle. Let’s see what happens here.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Falcon Alkoholfri Arena (5,500)
Chairman: Patrik Hannell
Manager: Hasse Eklund
Competitions: Svenska Cupen (Group 2)