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GIF Sundsvall are the guests at Stadsparksvallen on Wednesday for the Superettan clash with hosts Jönköpings Södra IF.
For all of our match predictions, pre-game poll and statistics for Jönköpings Södra IF v GIF Sundsvall, scroll down (including the best match odds).
Jönköpings Södra IF
Jönköpings Södra IF will be looking for another win after a 2-0 Superettan success against IK Brage.
The only name on the scoresheet from Jönköpings Södra IF was Moustafa Zeidan (35').
It has been all too rare in recent times that Jönköpings Södra IF have managed to hold out for a full 90 minutes. In fact, J-Södra have failed to prevent opponents from scoring in 5 of their previous 6 clashes, leaking 9 goals along the way.
Pre-game facts show that Jönköpings Södra IF:
- haven't lost in the league to GIF Sundsvall in their previous 2 games.
- have not registered a win against GIF Sundsvall in their previous 4 matches in the league.
Previously, GIF Sundsvall drew 1-1 in the Superettan match with Östers IF.
The only scorer from GIF Sundsvall was Johan Blomberg (81'). Carl Johansson (5') was the scorer for Östers IF.
A series of very capable showings from the GIF Sundsvall defence has seen the number of goals they’ve conceded amounting to 4 from their past 6 outings overall. During the same period of time, their forwards have scored 8. With no two games being the same, we will just have to wait and see if the trend shall be maintained in this game.
Taking a look at their past results, GIF Sundsvall:
- are winless against Jönköpings Södra IF when having played them away from home in the previous 3 league matches.
- are undefeated by Jönköpings Södra IF when having played them away from home in the previous 2 matches in the league.
- have not been beaten in their last 4 league matches away from home.
Head to head
Checking on their past head-to-head clashes going back to 05/04/2014 tells us that Jönköpings Södra IF have won 1 of them & GIF Sundsvall 2, with the number of drawn results standing at 3.
In all, 16 goals were shared by the two clubs in these games, with 8 for J-Södra and 8 for Giffarna. The average number of goals per game works out to 2.67.
The last league encounter featuring these sides was Allsvenskan match day 25 on 24/09/2017 which finished with the scoreline of Jönköpings Södra IF 2-2 GIF Sundsvall.
In that match, Jönköpings Södra IF managed 49% possession and 11 shots at goal with 6 on target. The goals were scored by Dženis Kozica (7') and Stian Aasmundsen (76').
On the other side, GIF Sundsvall got 10 shots on goal with 5 on target. Romain Gall (10') and Danielsson (91') scored.
The referee was Mohammed Al-Hakim.
Team News: Jönköpings Södra IF
There aren’t many personnel worries, with just one fitness concern for the Jönköpings Södra IF manager Andreas Brännström to contend with thanks to an otherwise robust group of players. Marcus Degerlund (Concussion) will miss out.
Team News: GIF Sundsvall
Thanks to a fully injury-free squad available to choose from, GIF Sundsvall manager Henrik Åhnstrand does not have any fitness concerns at all before this match.
In our opinion, GIF Sundsvall and Jönköpings Södra IF should both get enough opportunities to score, although it’s hard to separate the two.
Will be interesting to see how this one goes, with a good chance of a draw. With that in mind, we reckon that it will be a very even match with a 1-1 scoreline at the end of the match.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Jönköpings Södra IF
Stadium: Stadsparksvallen (5,500)
Captain: Fredrik Fendrich
Chairman: Mats Tidstrand
Manager: Andreas Brännström
Competitions: Superettan position 8
⭐ Star Player: Edin Hamidovic
Mostly taking up the Striker position, Edin Hamidovic was born in Sweden. Having played his first senior match for Jönköpings Södra IF in the 2013 season, the accomplished Forward has contributed 2 league goals in this Superettan 2020 campaign to date from a total of 7 appearances.