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The Allsvenskan fixture at Borås Arena on Sunday will see home side IF Elfsborg up against opponents in Djurgårdens IF.
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IF Elfsborg will want to continue from where they left off last time out with a 3-2 Svenska Cupen victory against Falkenbergs FF.
For IF Elfsborg, goals were scored by Rasmus Alm (30'), Johan Larsson (50') and Simon Strand (87'). Adam Bergmark Wiberg (48', 89') scored for Falkenbergs FF.
It has not been often in recent games that IF Elfsborg have managed to hold out for a full 90 minutes. The reality is that Di Gule have failed to prevent opponents from scoring in 6 of their previous 6 clashes, leaking 8 goals in the process.
After being defeated in their last game at the hands of Hammarby IF in Svenska Cupen action, Djurgårdens IF will be hoping to turn things around here.
Aziz Ouattara Mohammed (17') was the scorer for Hammarby IF.
A run of accomplished displays by the Djurgårdens IF defenders has seen the number of goals they’ve conceded standing at 2 from their last 6 outings in total. Over that same period of time, their own attack force has managed to score 16. Such a trend might not be carried forward into this next game, though.
Head to head
Looking at their most recent head to head meetings going back to 26/08/2018 tells us that IF Elfsborg have won 1 of them & Djurgårdens IF 3, with the number of drawn games standing at 2.
A sum of 15 goals were scored between the two sides during those clashes, with 6 for Di Gule and 9 created by Blåränderna. That is an average goals per game value of 2.5.
The previous league game between these clubs was Allsvenskan match day 20 on 12/09/2020 which ended up with the score at Djurgårdens IF 1-1 IF Elfsborg.
On that day, Djurgårdens IF managed 59% possession and 19 shots on goal with 7 on target. Their only player to score was Edward Chilufya (47').
IF Elfsborg got 15 attempts on goal with 3 on target. Jesper Karlsson (21') was the scorer.
The match was refereed by Kaspar Sjöberg.
Team News: IF Elfsborg
There aren’t many selection issues, with just one fitness concern for the IF Elfsborg gaffer Jimmy Thelin to contend with from of an almost fully healthy squad. Leo Väisänen (Fractured Foot) will miss out.
Team News: Djurgårdens IF
Thanks to a completely healthy group to pick from, Djurgårdens IF boss Kim Bergstrand doesn’t have any fitness concerns whatsoever coming into this match.
It’s looking like Djurgårdens IF and IF Elfsborg should play out a closely-fought contest here.
We’ll see, but this looks like it could end up all-square. That’s why our selection here is for a tight encounter with a score draw when the referee blows the full-time whistle.
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🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Borås Arena (16,200)
Captain: Johan Larsson
Chairman: Sune Lundqvist
Manager: Jimmy Thelin