The Superettan clash at T3 Arena on Monday sees home side Umeå FC go into battle with Degerfors IF.
Full predictions, stats & game poll for the Umeå FC v Degerfors IF match are shown here - along with the latest match odds.
Umeå FC will be hoping to bounce back here following the 4-0 Superettan loss in their previous game against Halmstads BK.
Rasmus Wiedesheim-Paul (48', 55', 89') and Emil Tot Wikström (90') scored for Halmstads BK.
Under three goals per match were scored during 5 of the past 6 fixtures where Umeå FC have taken part. In terms of the goal distribution during that period, opposing sides scored an aggregate of 8 while Umeå managed the sum of 3.
Leading up to this clash, Umeå FC:
- are unbeaten in their last 3 league matches at home.
- haven’t won at home in the past 4 matches in the league. That's never good.
Degerfors IF head into the encounter following a 2-1 Superettan win over Dalkurd FF in their last outing.
The only player to score from Degerfors IF was Villiam Dahlström (66'). John Junior Igbarumah (28') and John Stenberg (81' Own goal) scored for Dalkurd FF.
Proving their fondness for productive encounters, the back of the net has been hit 23 times in the prior six games in which Degerfors IF have taken to the field, yielding an average of 3.83 goals for each clash. Their opponents have managed 8 of this grand total. That sort of pattern won’t necessarily be carried forward into this game, however.
Heading into this fixture, Degerfors IF are undefeated in their last 11 league matches away from home. What an impressive run of results.
Head to head
The previous league meeting featuring these sides was Superettan match day 5 on 07/07/2020 when it finished Degerfors IF 1-0 Umeå FC.
The match was refereed by Antti Kanerva.
Team News: Umeå FC
Umeå FC boss Brian Clarhaut has a full complement, with no fitness concerns at all coming into this match owing to a completely healthy squad ready to go.
Team News: Degerfors IF
With a completely injury-free squad available to select from, Degerfors IF manager Tobias Solberg has no fitness concerns to speak of coming into this match.
Looking at these two teams, we feel that Umeå FC will surely be able to get a goal against this Degerfors IF lineup, but one goal probably won’t be enough to prevent defeat.
Our selection here is for a 1-2 advantage for Degerfors IF at the end of the 90 minutes. We’ll have to see what happens.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: T3 Arena (10,000)
Captain: Aurelien Norest
Chairman: Håkan Bäckström
Manager: Brian Clarhaut
Competitions: Svenska Cupen (Omgång 2), Superettan position 14