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Djurgårdens IF will visit Guldfågeln Arena on Sunday for the Allsvenskan showdown with hosts Kalmar FF.
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Kalmar FF will be hoping to return to winning ways here after a 2-0 Allsvenskan losing effort in their last game against AIK.
In that game, Kalmar FF had 66% possession and 9 attempts at goal with 3 of them on target. AIK had 12 shots on goal with 5 on target. Alexander Milošević (58') and Sebastian Larsson (91') scored for AIK.
It has not been often in recent games where Kalmar FF have managed to hold out for a full 90 minutes. The facts show that Röda bröder have failed to prevent opponents from scoring in 5 of their previous 6 matches, shipping 10 goals in the process.
Ahead of this clash, Kalmar FF have not won against Djurgårdens IF in their previous 4 matches in the league.
Djurgårdens IF go into this clash following a 5-1 Allsvenskan win against IK Sirius in their previous fixture.
In that game, Djurgårdens IF managed 53% possession and 23 shots at goal with 8 of them on target. For Djurgårdens IF, goals were scored by Jacob Une Larsson (21'), Hampus Finndell (26'), Magnus Eriksson (28'), Edward Chilufya (40') and Emmanuel Banda (75'). On the other side, IK Sirius had 7 attempts on goal with 2 of them on target. Christian Kouakou (72') was the scorer for IK Sirius.
A succession of steadfast displays from the Djurgårdens IF defensive players has seen their ‘goals against’ tally standing at 3 from their previous 6 clashes overall. In that period, their own attack force has managed to score 12. In any event, time will tell if that trend shall be maintained in this game.
Their previous form shows that Djurgårdens IF:
- are undefeated by Kalmar FF when they've played them away from home in the last 4 matches in the league. An impressive run.
- are undefeated in their previous 2 away league matches.
- haven’t won away from home in the past 3 league games.
Head to head
A glance at their most recent head to head meetings going back to 19/08/2018 shows that Kalmar FF have won 1 of these & Djurgårdens IF 5, with the tally of drawn games being 0.
A sum of 18 goals were produced between them in these games, with 3 of them from Röda bröder and 15 belonging to Blåränderna. That is an average goals per game value of 3.
The last league contest between the two was Svenska Cupen match day 3 on 06/03/2021 which ended up with the score at Djurgårdens IF 4-1 Kalmar FF.
The match was refereed by Joakim Östling.
Team News: Kalmar FF
There is just one fitness concern for the Kalmar FF gaffer Henrik Rydström to be concerned with from an otherwise complete set of players. Erik Israelsson (Groin Injury) won’t play.
Team News: Djurgårdens IF
Due to a completely healthy squad ready to go, Djurgårdens IF boss Kim Bergstrand doesn’t have any fitness worries to speak of ahead of this clash.
In our opinion, Kalmar FF will do well to score against this Djurgårdens IF outfit who should score one, at least.
We’ve gone for a 0-1 winning margin for Djurgårdens IF when the referee blows for full-time.
Will be interesting to see how this one goes.
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⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Guldfågeln Arena (12,500)
Captain: Erik Israelsson
Chairman: Anders Henriksson
Manager: Henrik Rydström
Competitions: Allsvenskan position 9
🔑 Star Man: Oliver Berg
Regularly deployed in the Centre Midfield position, Oliver Berg was born in Norway. Having made a first senior appearance for ODD Grenland in the 2015 season, the gifted Midfielder has bagged 4 league goals in this Allsvenskan 2021 campaign to date coming from a total of 11 appearances.