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This big DBU Pokalen tie on Thursday will see SønderjyskE play opponents FC Midtjylland.
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SønderjyskE will be hoping for a better result after a 2-3 Superliga defeat last time out to AC Horsens.
In that game, SønderjyskE had 45% possession and 12 shots on goal with 4 of them on target. For SønderjyskE, goals were scored by Patrick Banggaard (32') and Haji Wright (35'). At the other end, AC Horsens got 9 shots on goal with 5 of them on target. James Gomez (59') and Casper Tengstedt (71', 73') scored for AC Horsens.
It has been seldom in recent times where SønderjyskE have kept a clean sheet. It will be a concern for them that SønderjyskE have failed to prevent opponents from scoring in 5 of their previous 6 games, leaking 10 goals along the way. In any event, time will tell whether such a trend might be sustained in this game.
FC Midtjylland will go into this match after a 1-4 Superliga win versus AGF Aarhus in their previous outing.
In that game, FC Midtjylland managed 46% possession and 16 shots at goal with 6 of them on target. For FC Midtjylland, goals were scored by Frank Onyeka (16'), Alexander Scholz (52'), Mikael Anderson (84') and Evander (89'). For their opponents, AGF Aarhus had 8 attempts on goal with 2 of them on target. Patrick Mortensen (61') scored for AGF Aarhus.
A succession of effective showings by the FC Midtjylland defensive unit has resulted in their ‘goals against’ tally amounting to 1 from their previous 6 fixtures overall. In that period, their forwards have scored 14.
Head to head
Looking over their most recent head to head meetings going back to 17/03/2019 shows us that SønderjyskE have won 2 of these games & FC Midtjylland 4, with the number of drawn results being 0.
In all, 14 goals were shared by the two clubs in this period, with 5 for SønderjyskE and 9 coming from Ulvene. This gives an average number of goals per game equal to 2.33.
Team News: SønderjyskE
SønderjyskE manager Glen Riddersholm will be grateful not to have any fitness worries at all before this game with a completely healthy group available to select from.
Team News: FC Midtjylland
Owing to an otherwise full-strength squad, there’s just the one fitness worry for the FC Midtjylland gaffer Brian Priske to be concerned with. Mikkel Andersen (Unknown Injury) misses out for this game.
We feel that SønderjyskE will need to put in a solid display to score goals against this FC Midtjylland outfit who should end up scoring and staying ahead.
Our tip is therefore for a good tussle with a 0-1 winning score for FC Midtjylland when the referee blows for full-time.
We’re expecting it to be that close.
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🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Sydbank Park (10,000)
Captain: Pierre Kanstrup
Chairman: Gynther Kohls
Manager: Glen Riddersholm
Competitions: Superliga position 9, DBU Pokalen (Semi-finals)
🔑 Key Player: Anders K. Jacobsen
Typically taking to the field in the Striker position, Anders K. Jacobsen was born in Denmark. After having played his first senior match for Aalborg BK in the 2013 - 2014 season, the dangerous Forward has hit 10 league goals in the Superliga 2020 - 2021 campaign so far from a total of 24 appearances.