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Halmstads BK face off with the visiting Hammarby IF at Örjans Vall in this Allsvenskan game on Sunday.
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Halmstads BK will be wanting a better result here after a 0-1 Allsvenskan defeat last time out to IF Elfsborg.
In that match, Halmstads BK managed 50% possession and 11 attempts on goal with 3 on target. IF Elfsborg had 16 attempts at goal with 3 of them on target. Jacob Ondrejka (94') scored for IF Elfsborg.
It’s been all too rare in recent games that Halmstads BK have kept a clean sheet. In fact, Halmstads BK have failed to prevent opponents from scoring in 5 of their previous 6 clashes, leaking 7 goals in the process.
Going into this one, Halmstads BK haven't been beaten in the league by Hammarby IF in their previous 2 games.
Hammarby IF will go into this game after a 1-4 Allsvenskan win with the eclipse of Degerfors IF in their previous game.
In that match, Hammarby IF had 46% possession and 14 shots at goal with 7 of them on target. For Hammarby IF, goals were scored by Bjørn Paulsen (19'), Astrit Selmani (33'), Paulinho (56') and Gustav Ludwigson (77'). On the other side, Degerfors IF got 17 shots on goal with 6 on target. Victor Edvardsen (88') was the scorer for Degerfors IF.
Indicating their appetite for action-packed matches, we’ve had goals 24 times in the previous 6 games in which Hammarby IF have taken to the pitch, giving an average of 4 goals each fixture. Opposing teams have hit 9 of this grand total. In any event, we will just have to wait and see whether that pattern will persist in this next game.
Head to head
A review of their prior head to head clashes stretching back to 29/07/2012 tells us that Halmstads BK have won 3 of these & Hammarby IF 1, with the tally of drawn results standing at 2.
18 goals were produced between them in these games, with 11 of them from HBK and 7 being from Bajen. That’s an average goals per game figure of 3.
The last league meeting between the two was Allsvenskan match day 9 on 04/07/2021 which ended up with the score at Hammarby IF 1-1 Halmstads BK.
That time, Hammarby IF managed 60% possession and 12 shots on goal with 4 of them on target. The scorer was David Accam (72').
At the other end, Halmstads BK got 14 attempts at goal with 4 on target. Marcus Antonsson (91') was the scorer.
The match was refereed by Mohammed Al-Hakim.
Team News: Halmstads BK
The Halmstads BK boss Magnus Haglund has no fitness worries whatsoever before this match thanks to a completely healthy squad available to select from.
Team News: Hammarby IF
Owing to a fully healthy group available to select from, the Hammarby IF boss Miloš Milojević has zero fitness concerns to speak of coming into this match.
It seems to us that Hammarby IF and Halmstads BK could both end up scoring in what appears to be a good match-up, with little separating these two teams.
It could well end in a draw. Therefore, we predict a tight encounter, finishing with a 1-1 draw at the end of this game.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Örjans Vall (15,500)
Captain: Andreas Johansson
Chairman: Pelle Nilsson
Manager: Magnus Haglund
Competitions: Svenska Cupen (Omgång 2), Allsvenskan position 13
🔑 Star Man: Amir Al-Ammari
Customarily taking up the Centre Midfield position, Amir Al-Ammari was born in Sweden. After having made a senior debut playing for Halmstads BK in the 2021 season, the gifted Midfielder has struck 3 league goals in this Allsvenskan 2021 season so far in a total of 27 appearances.