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Östers IF arrive at Falcon Alkoholfri Arena on Sunday for the Superettan game with hosts Falkenberg.
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Falkenberg will be looking for an improved result here following a 2-1 Superettan defeat in their last game at the hands of Jönköpings Södra IF.
The only name on the scoresheet from Falkenbergs FF was Godwin Aguda (82'). Fredric Fendrich (12') and Robin Book (39') scored for Jönköpings Södra IF.
It’s been a rare occasion in recent times where Falkenbergs FF have managed to hold out for a full 90 minutes. The facts show that Falkenbergs FF have failed to prevent opponents from scoring in 5 of their previous 6 clashes, letting in 11 goals on the way. We will have to see whether or not that trend will be sustained into this next match.
Coming into this meeting, Falkenbergs FF have not been beaten in their last 4 league matches at home.
Östers IF will go into the encounter following a 2-0 Superettan win with the downing of IFK Värnamo in their last match.
In that game, Östers IF managed 51% possession and 12 attempts on goal with 9 on target. For Östers IF, the goals were scored by Lucas Lima (16') and Amel Mujanić (86'). IFK Värnamo got 7 shots on goal with 4 on target.
A succession of steadfast displays by the Östers IF defence has seen the number of goals they’ve conceded amounting to 4 from their previous 6 outings combined. During the same period of time, the number of goals that they have scored themselves is 7.
Looking at the pre-match facts, Östers IF:
- are undefeated by Falkenbergs FF when they have played them away from home in the previous 4 matches in the league. A very good record, indeed.
- are without a win away from home in their last 6 league matches.
Head to head
A review of their most recent head to head clashes dating back to 02/04/2017 shows us that Falkenberg have won 1 of these games and Östers IF 4, with the tally of drawn results being 1.
17 goals were scored between the two sides throughout the course of those matches, with 6 of them for Falkenberg and 11 coming from Östers. This gives an average number of goals per game equal to 2.83.
The last league meeting between these clubs was Superettan match day 3 on 24/04/2021 when it ended Östers IF 2-1 Falkenbergs FF.
On that occasion, Östers IF had 46% possession and 6 attempts at goal with 5 of them on target. The goalscorers were Marc Rochester Sørensen (58') and James Keene (73').
Falkenbergs FF got 9 attempts on goal with 3 on target. Edi Sylisufaj (54') was the scorer.
The referee was Martin Strömbergsson.
Team News: Falkenberg
The Falkenberg boss Hasse Eklund has a full complement, with no fitness worries whatsoever before this match owing to a completely healthy group available to choose from.
Team News: Östers IF
With a completely injury-free squad to pick from, the Östers IF manager Denis Velic has no fitness worries to report before this clash.
In our opinion, Östers IF will need to apply a lot of pressure to breach the defence of this Falkenbergs FF lineup who should gain the upper hand.
That’s why our selection here is for a very competitive encounter with a 1-0 win for Falkenbergs FF when all is said and done.
Should be a close one.
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⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Falcon Alkoholfri Arena (5,500)
Chairman: Patrik Hannell
Manager: Hasse Eklund
Competitions: Svenska Cupen (Omgång 2), Superettan position 15
⭐ Star Man: Kwame Kizito
Regularly deployed in the Striker position, Kwame Kizito was born in Ghana. Having played his first senior match for BK Häcken in the 2019 season, the goalscoring Forward has bagged 6 league goals in the Superettan 2021 campaign so far coming from a total of 15 appearances.