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Silkeborg IF will take to the pitch with visiting club FC Midtjylland at JYSK Park in this Superliga tie on Monday.
Our full set of predictions, statistics and match poll for Silkeborg IF v FC Midtjylland can be seen below - plus the latest match odds.
Silkeborg IF will be looking to improve on their last outing here after the 2-1 Superliga loss in their previous game against FC Copenhagen.
In that game, Silkeborg IF had 55% possession and 9 attempts at goal with 1 on target. The only player to score for Silkeborg IF was Søren Tengstedt (74'). FC København got 10 attempts at goal with 4 of them on target. Ísak Bergmann Jóhannesson (2', 59') scored for FC Copenhagen.
Matches involving Silkeborg IF have proved to be entertaining ones recently with plenty of scoring the rule rather than the exception. Over their past half dozen clashes alone, the sum of 20 goals have flown in for both teams combined (at an average of 3.33 goals per game) with 13 of those being chalked up by Silkeborg IF.
Leading up to this clash, Silkeborg IF:
- have not won against FC Midtjylland in their last 7 league games.
- haven't been defeated in their previous 4 home league matches.
In their last game, FC Midtjylland drew 2-2 in the Superliga tie with Brøndby IF.
In that match, FC Midtjylland managed 58% possession and 19 shots at goal with 9 on target. For FC Midtjylland, goals were scored by Evander (79') and Anders Dreyer (82'). At the other end, Brøndby IF had 9 shots on goal with 5 on target. Christian Cappis (14') and Andreas Bruus (95') scored for Brøndby IF.
Throughout their 6 previous matches, Bo Henriksen's FC Midtjylland have seen their goal attempts be successful 11 times therefore giving them the goals per game average of 1.83.
Looking at the pre-match facts, FC Midtjylland:
- haven't been defeated by Silkeborg IF when they have played them away from home in the previous 3 league matches.
- are unbeaten in their previous 3 away league matches.
Head to head
A study of their past head to head meetings stretching back to 05/03/2018 tells us that these encounters have ended in disappointment for Silkeborg IF. They’ve not been able to get any victories whatsoever whereas FC Midtjylland have managed to find a way, getting wins in 100% of those games played.
An aggregate of 18 goals were scored between the two sides during those clashes, with 5 of them from De røde and 13 being from Ulvene. This gives an average number of goals per game equal to 3.
The previous league match featuring these clubs was Superliga match day 1 on 04/04/2022 and the score finished FC Midtjylland 3-2 Silkeborg IF.
On that day, FC Midtjylland managed 52% possession and 14 attempts at goal with 7 on target. Goals were scored by Gustav Isaksen (47'), Edward Chilufya (62') and Evander (75').
On the other side, Silkeborg IF got 14 attempts at goal with 6 of them on target. Nicklas Helenius (17', 94') scored.
The referee was Jonas Hansen.
Team News: Silkeborg IF
Milan Massop (Unknown Injury), Gustav Dahl (Concussion) and André Calisir (Groin Strain) are not available for Silkeborg IF gaffer Kent Nielsen.
It seems likely that De røde will probably go for a 4-3-2-1 system this time with Nicolai Larsen, Rasmus Carstensen, Tobias Salquist, Joel Felix, Lukas Engel, Anders Klynge, Mark Brink, Robert Gojani, Sebastian Joergensen, Nicolai Vallys and Nicklas Helenius.
Team News: FC Midtjylland
FC Midtjylland manager Bo Henriksen has to contend with a number of unavailable players. Júnior Brumado (Knee Injury) and Elías Rafn Ólafsson (Fractured Arm) will miss out on this game.
There’s a good chance that Ulvene could decide to play in a 3-4-3 lineup, starting David Ousted, Henrik Dalsgaard, Erik Sviatchenko, Daniel Hoeegh, Joel Andersson, Raphael Onyedika, Evander Ferreira, Pione Sisto, Edward Chilufya, Anders Dreyer and Gustav Isaksen.
In our opinion, FC Midtjylland and Silkeborg IF could find scoring goals difficult here.
We’ll see, but this could easily end up all-square. We therefore see a very even match with a 0-0 score at full-time.
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⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: JYSK Park (10,000)
Captain: Gustav Dahl
Chairman: Henrik Lyhne
Manager: Kent Nielsen
Competitions: Superliga position 3
🔑 Key Player: Nicolai Vallys
Generally played in the Central Attacking Midfielder position, Nicolai Vallys was born in Denmark. Having made his senior debut playing for FC Roskilde in the 2018 - 2019 season, the talented Midfielder has accumulated 10 league goals in the Superliga 2021 - 2022 season so far from a total of 30 appearances.