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GIF Sundsvall make the trip to Iver Arena on Saturday for the Superettan fixture with home team Västerås SK.
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Västerås SK prepare for this fixture following on from a 2-2 Superettan tied result vs Östers IF.
In that game, Västerås SK managed 42% possession and 10 shots on goal with 5 of them on target. For Västerås SK, the goals were scored by Max Larsson (30') and Ibrahim Diabaté (49'). Östers IF had 15 attempts at goal with 6 of them on target. Niklas Söderberg (51') and Miloje Preković (96') scored for Östers IF.
Over their preceding six fixtures, Kalle Karlsson's Västerås SK have managed to score a total of 9 times giving them an average number of goals per match of 1.5.
Coming into this meeting, Västerås SK are unbeaten in their last 16 home league matches. What a fantastic run.
GIF Sundsvall will go into this clash following a 1-0 Superettan win with the eclipse of Utsiktens BK in their most recent match.
In that match, GIF Sundsvall managed 66% possession and 11 shots at goal with 4 on target. The only player to score for GIF Sundsvall was Robert Lundström (58'). At the other end, Utsiktens BK had 8 attempts at goal with 5 of them on target.
During their six previous matches, Douglas Jakobsen's GIF Sundsvall have slotted home a total of 9 times therefore earning them the goals scored per game average of 1.5.
Heading into this contest, GIF Sundsvall haven’t won away from home in the past 6 league matches.
Head to head
Looking over their prior head to head clashes dating back to 22/08/2011 shows us that Västerås SK have won 2 of these & GIF Sundsvall 3, with the number of draws being 1.
A combined total of 21 goals were produced between them in this period, with 10 of them from VSK and 11 for Giffarna. The average number of goals per game works out to 3.5.
The previous league clash between these sides was Superettan match day 13 on 08/07/2023 and the score finished GIF Sundsvall 1-3 Västerås SK.
In that match, GIF Sundsvall managed 51% possession and 9 attempts at goal with 2 of them on target.
On the other side, Västerås SK got 22 shots on goal with 9 on target. Frédéric Nsabiyumva (17' Own goal), Jabir Abdihakim Ali (18', 27') and Simon Johansson (70') scored.
The referee was Martin Strömbergsson.
Team News: Västerås SK
There’s just the lone fitness concern for the Västerås SK boss Kalle Karlsson to be concerned with from a near full-strength squad. 1 (Västerås SK) is sidelined.
Team News: GIF Sundsvall
From a largely available squad, there’s only a single fitness problem for the GIF Sundsvall manager Douglas Jakobsen to be concerned with. 12 (GIF Sundsvall ) won’t be playing here.
In this game, GIF Sundsvall have the capability to get a goal against this Västerås SK team, although that might not be as many as the goals that they could concede.
We’re expecting a 2-1 winning margin for Västerås SK after the 90. Looking forward to this.
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🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Iver Arena (7,044)
Captain: Simon Johansson
Chairman: Stefan Brandberg
Manager: Kalle Karlsson
Competitions: Svenska Cupen (Omgång 2), Superettan position 2
⭐ Key Man: Jabir Abdihakim Ali
Regularly deployed in the Striker position, Jabir Abdihakim Ali was born in Sweden. Having made his senior debut playing for Västerås SK in the 2023 season, the dangerous Forward has scored a sum of 8 league goals in the Superettan 2023 campaign so far in a total of 19 appearances.