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Silkeborg IF journey to Right To Dream Park on Sunday for the Superliga tie with home side FC Nordsjælland.
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FC Nordsjælland head into this game after a 2-2 Superliga drawn result vs Viborg FF.
In that game, FC Nordsjælland managed 43% possession and 16 attempts at goal with 6 on target. For FC Nordsjælland, the scorers were Oliver Antman (26') and Simon Adingra (28'). Viborg FF had 15 attempts at goal with 8 on target. Jakob Bonde (12') and Lars Kramer (92') scored for Viborg FF.
Fixtures featuring FC Nordsjælland have proved to be entertaining affairs lately with high scoring being a common characteristic. Over their past six clashes alone, the sum of 22 goals have been scored for both sides combined (at an average of 3.67 goals per game) with 6 of these being chalked up by FC Nordsjælland. We will see if that trend can be sustained here.
Ahead of this meeting, FC Nordsjælland are without a win at home for the past 3 league games.
In the game prior to this, Silkeborg IF drew 0-0 in the Superliga match with FC Copenhagen.
In that game, Silkeborg IF managed 57% possession and 14 attempts on goal with 7 on target. For their opponents, FC København got 7 attempts at goal with 0 of them on target.
Showing their bias toward productive matches, goals have been seen as many as 21 times in the previous six matches in which Silkeborg IF have played, giving an average of 3.5 goals each clash. Opposition teams have got 5 from this total.
Looking at the pre-match facts, Silkeborg IF:
- are winless against FC Nordsjælland when they have played them away from home in the previous 10 matches in the league. Not an away record to be proud of.
- haven't been defeated in their previous 4 away league matches.
Head to head
A review of their prior head to head meetings dating back to 10/03/2017 shows us that FC Nordsjælland have won 4 of these & Silkeborg IF 1, with the number of drawn matches being 1.
There were also plenty of goals scored in those games, 27 in total at an average of 4.5 goals per match.
The last league contest featuring the two was Superliga match day 11 on 03/10/2021 and the score finished Silkeborg IF 4-1 FC Nordsjælland.
On that occasion, Silkeborg IF had 51% possession and 13 attempts at goal with 6 of them on target. The scorers were Nicklas Helenius (1', 8'), Stefán Teitur Þórðarson (68') and Sebastian Jørgensen (87').
FC Nordsjælland got 15 shots on goal with 7 of them on target. Oliver Villadsen (23') was the scorer.
The match was refereed by Anders Poulsen.
Team News: FC Nordsjælland
The FC Nordsjælland manager Flemming Pedersen does not have any fitness concerns at all ahead of this match with a fully healthy squad ready to go.
Team News: Silkeborg IF
With a fully injury-free squad to choose from, the Silkeborg IF manager Kent Nielsen does not have any fitness worries whatsoever before this game.
We’re of the view that FC Nordsjælland have the ability to breach the defence of this Silkeborg IF team, although just one goal may not quite be as many as the goals that they could concede.
Our tip is for both teams to score in a 1-2 advantage for Silkeborg IF at the end of the match. Let’s just see how this one goes.
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🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Right To Dream Park (10,300)
Captain: Kian Hansen
Chairman: Jan Laursen
Manager: Flemming Pedersen
Competitions: Superliga position 10
🔑 Star Player: Simon Adingra
Regularly taking to the field in the Striker position, Simon Adingra was born in Ivory Coast. Having played his first senior match for FC Nordsjælland in the 2020 - 2021 season, the accomplished Forward has managed to score 5 league goals in this Superliga 2021 - 2022 campaign so far coming from a total of 15 appearances.