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IFK Värnamo make the trip to Falcon Alkoholfri Arena on Saturday for the Superettan meeting with home team Falkenberg.
Our tips, poll and stats for Falkenberg v IFK Värnamo can all be found here including the latest game odds.
Falkenberg will be hoping to bounce back here following the 2-1 Superettan defeat last time out to Östers IF.
In that match, Falkenbergs FF had 54% possession and 9 shots on goal with 3 of them on target. The only player to score for Falkenbergs FF was Edi Sylisufaj (54'). Östers IF had 6 attempts at goal with 5 of them on target. Marc Rochester Sørensen (58') and James Keene (73') scored for Östers IF.
It has been all too rare in recent times where Falkenbergs FF have shown defensive steel. The reality is that Falkenberg have been scored against in 5 of their previous 6 clashes, giving up 10 goals on the way.
Heading into this contest, Falkenbergs FF have not won at home in their last 3 league matches.
IFK Värnamo head into the meeting after a 1-0 Superettan win vs IK Brage in their previous game.
The only name on the scoresheet from IFK Värnamo was Robin Dzabic (76').
Jonas Thern's IFK Värnamo have had reason to celebrate scoring 9 times in the course of their latest 6 matches. The aggregate of goals that they have conceded during those same matches comes to 9.
Heading into this fixture, IFK Värnamo have not won away from home in their last 3 matches in the league.
Head to head
Checking on past results between these clubs stretching back to 18/08/2013 shows that these fixtures have not been happy ones for IFK Värnamo. They have not managed to come away with any victories whatsoever whereas Falkenberg have remained in the ascendancy, finishing as winners in 67 per cent of those ties.
A combined total of 18 goals were yielded between them throughout the course of those matches, with 15 of them from Falkenberg and 3 being from Värnamo. That is an average goals per game value of 3.
The last league match between these sides was Superettan match day 28 on 28/10/2018 when the final score was Falkenbergs FF 3-0 IFK Värnamo.
The match was refereed by Fredrik Hansson.
Team News: Falkenberg
Falkenberg manager Hasse Eklund will be thankful to have no fitness concerns to speak of before this clash thanks to a completely healthy squad to choose from.
Team News: IFK Värnamo
Due to a completely injury-free group available to choose from, IFK Värnamo manager Jonas Thern doesn’t have any fitness concerns to speak of before this game.
Our assessment here is that IFK Värnamo might well have a job on their hands to register a score against this Falkenberg team who we reckon will score at least once to put them ahead.
We therefore think that it’s going to be a good tussle with a 1-0 win for Falkenberg at the end of this one.
Let’s see what happens.
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⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Falcon Alkoholfri Arena (5,500)
Chairman: Patrik Hannell
Manager: Hasse Eklund
Competitions: Superettan position 11