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The Allsvenskan match at Tele2 Arena on Monday sees home side Djurgårdens IF fighting it out with opponents IF Elfsborg.
Our full set of predictions, statistics and match poll for Djurgårdens IF v IF Elfsborg can be seen below - as well as the best betting odds.
Djurgårdens IF will be looking for an improved result here following the 1-0 Allsvenskan defeat last time out to AIK.
In that match, Djurgårdens IF had 52% possession and 14 shots at goal with 1 on target. AIK had 18 shots on goal with 7 on target. Nicolás Stefanelli (45') was the scorer for AIK.
It has not been often in recent games that Djurgårdens IF have managed to hold out for a full 90 minutes. The facts show that Djurgårdens IF have seen their defence breached in 5 of their previous 6 matches, leaking 6 goals during that time.
Looking at the pre-match facts, Djurgårdens IF:
- have not lost a league tie with IF Elfsborg in their previous 2 matches.
- are undefeated in their previous 3 home league matches.
IF Elfsborg go into this game after a 0-3 Svenska Cupen win as they beat Stockholm Internazionale in their most recent match.
For IF Elfsborg, the goals were scored by Jacob Ondrejka (9', 47') and Per Frick (34').
In the course of their 6 most recent matches, Jimmy Thelin's IF Elfsborg have turned their attacks into goals 9 times thus giving them the goals scored per game average of 1.5.
Their previous form shows that IF Elfsborg:
- have not emerged victorious against Djurgårdens IF in games played away from home for the previous 5 league matches. Not good at all.
- are without a win away from home in their last 2 league matches.
Head to head
Checking on their prior head to head meetings going back to 03/03/2019 tells us that Djurgårdens IF have won 4 of them and IF Elfsborg 1, with the tally of drawn matches being 1.
13 goals were scored between the two sides in this period, with 9 for Blåränderna and 4 being from Di Gule . The average goals per game has been 2.17.
Team News: Djurgårdens IF
The Djurgårdens IF manager Kim Bergstrand will be happy not to have any fitness concerns to speak of before this clash thanks to a fully injury-free group to pick from.
Team News: IF Elfsborg
Thanks to a completely injury-free squad to choose from, the IF Elfsborg manager Jimmy Thelin has zero fitness concerns at all coming into this clash.
We’re thinking that IF Elfsborg will have a tough ask to breach the defence of this Djurgårdens IF side who we think might well win and very possibly keep a clean sheet.
We’re therefore predicting a very even contest with a 1-0 winning margin for Djurgårdens IF at full-time.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Tele2 Arena (30,000)
Captain: Magnus Eriksson
Chairman: Lars-Erik Sjöberg
Manager: Kim Bergstrand
Competitions: Svenska Cupen (Omgång 2), Allsvenskan position 1
🔑 Star Player: Nicklas Bärkroth
Mostly deployed in the Right Attacking Midfielder position, Nicklas Bärkroth was born in Gothenburg, Sweden. Having made his senior debut playing for IFK Göteborg in the 2007 season, the dangerous Midfielder has scored 4 league goals in this Allsvenskan 2021 campaign so far in a total of 21 appearances.