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Falkenberg are the guests at Östgötaporten on Monday for the Allsvenskan showdown with home team IFK Norrköping.
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IFK Norrköping will be wanting a better result here after a 2-0 Allsvenskan loss in their previous game against Mjällby AIF.
In that game, IFK Norrköping had 62% possession and 17 attempts on goal with 5 on target. Mjällby AIF got 14 shots on goal with 4 of them on target. Moses Ogbu (37') and Jacob Bergström (90') scored for Mjällby AIF.
Fixtures with IFK Norrköping have often been lively affairs recently with plenty of scoring being a common characteristic. Over their past 6 games, a total of 22 goals have been recorded for both teams combined (at an average of 3.67 goals per game) with 13 of these accredited to Snoka.
Going into this game, the form guide shows that IFK Norrköping:
- haven't lost in the league to Falkenbergs FF in their previous 4 games.
- haven’t won at home in the past 7 matches in the league. That's never good.
After a losing effort in their last game against IF Elfsborg in Allsvenskan competition, Falkenberg will be hoping to turn things around here.
In that match, Falkenbergs FF had 49% possession and 8 shots at goal with 2 of them on target. The scorer for Falkenbergs FF was Marcus Mathisen (57'). For their opponents, IF Elfsborg had 17 attempts on goal with 6 on target. Rasmus Alm (16'), Jeppe Okkels (26') and Simon Olsson (68') scored for IF Elfsborg.
Demonstrating their involvement in high-scoring encounters, we’ve had goals 24 times in the last six matches in which Falkenbergs FF have taken to the pitch, making it a mean average of 4 goals per meeting. Opposing teams have managed 9 from this total. We will have to find out if that trend will be continued on here.
Pre-game facts show that Falkenbergs FF:
- have not won against IFK Norrköping in away games against them for the last 3 league games.
- are without a win away from home in their last 7 league matches.
Head to head
A glance at their prior head to head meetings dating back to 22/04/2016 shows that IFK Norrköping have won 4 of them and Falkenberg 1, with the tally of drawn matches being 1.
A lot of goals were also scored during this period, 22 overall at an average of 3.67 goals per meeting.
The previous league game featuring the two was Allsvenskan match day 11 on 26/07/2020 which ended up with the score at Falkenbergs FF 3-3 IFK Norrköping.
In that match, Falkenbergs FF managed 40% possession and 16 attempts on goal with 6 of them on target. The goals were scored by Christoffer Carlsson (23'), Edi Sylisufaj (31') and Karl Söderström (89').
IFK Norrköping had 17 shots at goal with 6 on target. Pontus Almqvist (58'), Jonathan Levi (68') and Sead Hakšabanović (95') scored.
The referee was Granit Maqedonci.
Team News: IFK Norrköping
IFK Norrköping boss Jens Gustafsson will be grateful to have no fitness worries whatsoever coming into this game with a completely injury-free group ready to go.
Team News: Falkenberg
Owing to a fully injury-free squad available to select from, Falkenberg boss Hasse Eklund has no fitness worries at all coming into this match.
Our assessment is that IFK Norrköping will probably dominate on the ball and be rewarded with decent chances.
However, Falkenberg will be up against it to find the back of the net although we do see them managing to get on the scoresheet as well here.
We’re therefore anticipating a controlled 3-1 win for IFK Norrköping at full-time.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Östgötaporten (17,234)
Captain: Alexander Fransson
Chairman: Peter Hunt
Manager: Jens Gustafsson
Competitions: Svenska Cupen (Omgång 2), Allsvenskan position 5
🔑 Key Man: Sead Hakšabanović
Typically used in the Central Attacking Midfielder position, Sead Hakšabanović was born in Hyltebruk, Sweden. After making a first senior appearance for Halmstads BK in the 2015 season, the talented Midfielder has bagged 6 league goals in this Allsvenskan 2020 campaign so far in a total of 26 appearances.