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The Allsvenskan clash at Tele2 Arena on Monday sees home side Djurgårdens IF prepare for the visit of IK Sirius.
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Djurgårdens IF prepare for this match after a 0-0 Allsvenskan drawn game against Halmstads BK.
In that match, Djurgårdens IF managed 59% possession and 9 shots on goal with 0 on target. On the other side, Halmstads BK had 8 attempts at goal with 2 on target.
Their more recent scorelines really do illustrate the point that quality has been evident in the Djurgårdens IF rearguard. Blåränderna have been miserly, with the total number of goals that have gone in at their end over the course of their previous 6 matches standing at 4.
Their prior results show that Djurgårdens IF:
- haven't been beaten in the league by IK Sirius in their last 6 matches.
- are undefeated in their last 6 home league matches.
Since being defeated in their last game at the hands of Malmö FF in Allsvenskan competition, IK Sirius and their travelling fans will hope for a better result here.
In that game, IK Sirius had 34% possession and 8 shots on goal with 2 on target. Malmö FF had 15 shots at goal with 7 on target. Antonio Čolak (1'), Søren Rieks (22'), Veljko Birmančević (88') and Anders Christiansen (93') scored for Malmö FF.
In a total of 5 of the previous 6 clashes featuring IK Sirius, three or more goals have been hit. The average goals scored per match within that time is 3.5, with the average number of goals for IK Sirius working out to 1. That kind of pattern isn’t assured to be continued into this next game, though.
Looking at the pre-match facts, IK Sirius:
- have left without a victory over Djurgårdens IF when having played them away from home in the previous 3 league matches.
- haven’t won away from home in the past 4 league games.
Head to head
An examination of past results between these clubs stretching back to 27/05/2018 tells us that these fixtures have been miserable for IK Sirius. They’ve not been able to get any victories at all while Djurgårdens IF have remained in the ascendancy, winning in 100 per cent of those ties.
A combined sum of 19 goals were scored between them throughout the course of those matches, with 18 of them for Blåränderna and 1 belonging to Blåsvart. That’s an average goals per game figure of 3.17.
The last league contest between the two was Allsvenskan match day 25 on 24/10/2020 and the score finished Djurgårdens IF 4-0 IK Sirius.
That day, Djurgårdens IF had 48% possession and 19 shots on goal with 10 of them on target. The scorers were Kalle Holmberg (66', 72') and Ulvestad (77', 86').
On the other side, IK Sirius got 3 shots on goal with 1 on target.
The match was refereed by Andreas Ekberg.
Team News: Djurgårdens IF
Djurgårdens IF boss Kim Bergstrand does not have any fitness concerns whatsoever before this game with a completely healthy squad available to select from.
Team News: IK Sirius
With a completely injury-free squad to choose from, IK Sirius manager Daniel Bäckström doesn’t have any fitness worries to speak of coming into this clash.
We believe that Djurgårdens IF will, in all likelihood, see a lot of the ball and convert quite a few goal-scoring opportunities.
Conversely, IK Sirius will not find it easy to score themselves although we do reckon that they could well end up hitting back at some stage here, too.
We’re tipping a pretty comfortable 3-1 winning score for Djurgårdens IF when all’s said and done.
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⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Tele2 Arena (30,000)
Captain: Magnus Eriksson
Chairman: Lars-Erik Sjöberg
Manager: Kim Bergstrand
Competitions: Allsvenskan position 2
⭐ Star Man: Nicklas Bärkroth
Mostly used in the Right Attacking Midfielder position, Nicklas Bärkroth was born in Gothenburg, Sweden. Having made a first senior appearance for IFK Göteborg in the 2007 season, the gifted Midfielder has bagged 3 league goals in this Allsvenskan 2021 campaign to date coming from a total of 10 appearances.