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The two sides are preparing for Svenska Cupen action scheduled for Saturday when IFK Norrköping play against GIF Sundsvall.
All IFK Norrköping v GIF Sundsvall game predictions, stats and user poll are shown below (plus the best game odds).
IFK Norrköping will be looking for an improved result here following a 3-4 Allsvenskan losing effort in their last game against Helsingborgs IF.
In that match, IFK Norrköping had 56% possession and 22 attempts at goal with 10 of them on target. For IFK Norrköping, the goals were scored by Jonathan Levi (7'), Christoffer Nyman (12') and Sead Hakšabanović (24'). For their opponents, Helsingborgs IF had 14 attempts on goal with 12 on target. Alex Timossi (2'), Anthony van den Hurk (17', 21') and Max Svensson (43') scored for Helsingborgs IF.
Fixtures with IFK Norrköping have often been entertaining encounters of late with plenty of scoring being a common characteristic. Over their past six clashes alone, a total of 22 goals have been recorded for both teams combined (at an average of 3.67 goals per game) with 11 of these being chalked up by Snoka.
After being beaten in their last game against IK Brage in Superettan action, GIF Sundsvall and their travelling fans will hope for a better result here.
André Kamp (9') scored for IK Brage.
Indicating their partiality to fruitful encounters, the back of the net has been hit 20 times in the previous 6 games in which GIF Sundsvall have taken to the field, giving a mean average of 3.33 goals for each clash. Their opponents have managed 11 of these goals. That pattern might not follow through into this match, of course.
Head to head
An examination of their prior head to head meetings dating back to 08/05/2017 shows that IFK Norrköping have won 2 of these games & GIF Sundsvall 0, with the number of drawn results standing at 4.
A combined sum of 17 goals were yielded between them in this period, with 10 from Snoka and 7 coming from Giffarna. The average number of goals per game works out to 2.83.
The previous league match featuring these sides was Allsvenskan match day 27 on 05/10/2019 which finished with the scoreline of GIF Sundsvall 4-4 IFK Norrköping.
On that occasion, GIF Sundsvall managed 41% possession and 11 attempts at goal with 9 on target. Goals were scored by Johan Blomberg (16', 77'), Eddahri (32') and Peter Wilson (41').
IFK Norrköping had 15 attempts at goal with 9 on target. Alexander Fransson (52'), Christoffer Nyman (65'), Sead Hakšabanović (71') and Rasmus Lauritsen (80') scored.
The referee was Magnus Lindgren.
Team News: IFK Norrköping
IFK Norrköping boss Rikard Norling will be thankful to have no fitness concerns to speak of before this game owing to a completely injury-free squad available to select from.
Team News: GIF Sundsvall
Thanks to a fully healthy squad available to choose from, GIF Sundsvall manager Henrik Åhnstrand has zero fitness concerns to speak of before this match.
We envisage that GIF Sundsvall should have enough to put one past this IFK Norrköping side, however it probably won’t prevent them from conceding a couple at the other end.
We can see a tight encounter finishing with a 2-1 victory for IFK Norrköping at the end of the match. It will be interesting to see how this one goes.
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🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Östgötaporten (17,234)
Captain: Alexander Fransson
Chairman: Peter Hunt
Manager: Rikard Norling
Competitions: Svenska Cupen (Group 6)