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Gefle IF are the guests at Jämtkraft Arena on Saturday for the Superettan game with hosts Östersunds FK.
Our full set of predictions, statistics and match poll for Östersunds FK v Gefle IF can be seen below (including the best match odds).
Östersunds FK enter this fixture after a 0-0 Superettan drawn match vs Utsiktens BK.
In that match, Östersunds FK had 44% possession and 6 shots at goal with 1 of them on target. Utsiktens BK got 11 shots on goal with 4 on target.
Over their prior 6 fixtures, Magnus Powell's Östersunds FK have hit the target a total of 8 times giving them an average number of goals per match equal to 1.33.
Leading up to this clash, Östersunds FK:
- have not been beaten in their last 5 home league matches.
- haven’t won at home in the past 3 league matches.
Gefle IF will go into the meeting after a 1-0 Superettan win over Jönköpings Södra IF in their most recent match.
In that match, Gefle IF had 48% possession and 10 shots at goal with 4 of them on target. The only player on the scoresheet for Gefle IF was Anton Lundin (15'). Jönköpings Södra IF got 7 attempts on goal with 2 on target.
A succession of resolute displays by the Gefle IF defensive players has seen the number of goals they’ve conceded amounting to 4 from their previous 6 outings overall. In that time, their own forwards have managed to score 9.
Head to head
The previous league meeting between these clubs was Superettan match day 15 on 22/07/2023 which finished with the scoreline of Gefle IF 2-2 Östersunds FK.
The referee was Per Melin.
Team News: Östersunds FK
It doesn’t get much better regarding selection, with just a single fitness concern for the Östersunds FK gaffer Magnus Powell to be concerned about thanks to an almost full-strength set of players. 7 (Östersund) is sidelined.
Team News: Gefle IF
Thanks to a largely healthy squad, there’s just a single fitness problem for the Gefle IF boss Mikael Bengtsson to be concerned about. 5 (Gefle ) won’t be in action.
Our assessment is that Gefle IF certainly have the ability to get a goal against this Östersunds FK team, however that probably shouldn’t be as many as they will have scored against them.
We’re going for both teams to score in a 2-1 victory for Östersunds FK at the end of this one. We are expecting it to be pretty even.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Jämtkraft Arena (8,466)
Captain: Aly Keita
Chairman: Richard Persson
Manager: Magnus Powell
Competitions: Svenska Cupen (Omgång 2), Superettan position 7
⭐ Star Man: Malcolm Stolt
Mostly deployed in the Striker position, Malcolm Stolt was born in Sweden. After having made a senior debut playing for Östersunds FK in the 2020 season, the dangerous Forward has bagged 6 league goals in this Superettan 2023 season so far from a total of 18 appearances.