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Halmstads BK will do battle with visiting opponents Kalmar FF at Örjans Vall in the Allsvenskan game on Sunday.
Our Halmstads BK v Kalmar FF tips, poll and stats can be seen in full below (inc. the best betting odds).
Halmstads BK will be hoping to bounce back here following the 2-0 Allsvenskan defeat last time out to IFK Göteborg.
In that game, Halmstads BK managed 41% possession and 6 shots on goal with 1 on target. For their opponents, IFK Göteborg got 12 attempts on goal with 7 of them on target. Tobias Sana (45') and Marcus Berg (63') scored for IFK Göteborg.
In their prior 6 fixtures, Magnus Haglund's Halmstads BK have found the net a total of 6 times, with that being an average number of goals scored per match equal to 1.
Their past results show that Halmstads BK:
- haven't been beaten in the league by Kalmar FF in their previous 2 games.
- have not registered a win against Kalmar FF in their previous 4 matches in the league.
- have not been beaten in their last 14 home league matches. An amazing run.
Kalmar FF come into this match after a 4-1 Allsvenskan win to beat Degerfors IF in their previous outing.
In that game, Kalmar FF managed 56% possession and 25 shots on goal with 7 on target. For Kalmar FF, the goals were scored by Oliver Berg (20', 75'), Isak Jansson (73') and Sebastian Ring (83'). For their opponents, Degerfors IF had 11 attempts at goal with 2 on target. Victor Edvardsen (82') scored for Degerfors IF.
Looking at their form, and Kalmar FF have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 games, seeing their opponents hit 7 goals overall. At the back, Kalmar FF have been far from perfect. Putting that to one side, it remains to be seen if that pattern will be maintained in this next match.
Their prior results show that Kalmar FF:
- have not won against Halmstads BK in away games against them for the last 3 league games.
- are undefeated in their previous 2 league matches away from home.
Head to head
Looking at the statistics for their head to head duels dating back to 18/10/2014, there has been little to separate the clubs with Halmstads BK winning 2 of those games, Kalmar FF 2 and 2 being drawn in regulation time.
In all, 12 goals were shared by the two clubs in these games, with 6 from HBK and 6 for Röda bröder. This gives an average number of goals per game equal to 2.
The previous league contest featuring these clubs was Allsvenskan match day 15 on 14/08/2021 which ended up with the score at Kalmar FF 1-1 Halmstads BK.
That time, Kalmar FF managed 67% possession and 9 attempts on goal with 2 on target. Their only player on the scoresheet was Jonathan Ring (9').
For their opponents, Halmstads BK got 15 attempts on goal with 8 on target. Mikael Boman (42') scored.
The match was refereed by Fredrik Klitte.
Team News: Halmstads BK
Jonathan Svedberg (Unknown Injury) and Viktor Ljung (Cruciate Ligament Rupture) will be missing for Halmstads BK manager Magnus Haglund.
Team News: Kalmar FF
From a largely healthy squad, there’s just a single fitness problem for the Kalmar FF boss Henrik Rydström to contend with. Erik Israelsson (Groin Injury) misses out for this game.
We’re of the view that Kalmar FF will have to play well to score against this Halmstads BK outfit who we think will do enough to score at the other end and edge ahead.
That’s why our selection here is for a highly competitive game with a 1-0 victory for Halmstads BK at the end of the match.
Let’s see how this one goes.
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🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Örjans Vall (15,500)
Captain: Andreas Johansson
Chairman: Pelle Nilsson
Manager: Magnus Haglund
Competitions: Svenska Cupen (Omgång 2), Allsvenskan position 12
⭐ Key Man: Mikael Boman
Mostly used in the Striker position, Mikael Boman was born in Kungsbacka, Sweden. Having made a first senior appearance for Falkenbergs FF in the 2009 season, the goalscoring Forward has scored 2 league goals in this Allsvenskan 2021 campaign to date in a total of 16 appearances.