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Varbergs BoIS journey to Örjans Vall on Monday for the Allsvenskan clash with home side Halmstads BK.
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Halmstads BK enter this game coming off the back of a 0-0 Allsvenskan drawn match versus Djurgårdens IF.
In that game, Halmstads BK had 41% possession and 8 shots on goal with 2 on target. At the other end, Djurgårdens IF had 9 shots at goal with 0 on target.
Under three goals per game were seen in 5 of the past 6 fixtures where Halmstads BK have taken part. Breaking down the goal attribution in that period, their opponents scored an aggregate of 5 while HBK totted up 5. Let’s find out if that trend will be continued on here.
Looking at their past form shows that Halmstads BK:
- are unbeaten in their previous 11 league matches at home. A very good run at home.
- are without a win at home for the past 4 league games. Their fans aren't happy.
Since a losing effort in their last game against AIK in Allsvenskan action, Varbergs BoIS will be aiming to make amends here.
In that game, Varbergs BoIS had 31% possession and 6 shots at goal with 1 on target. The only player on the scoresheet for Varbergs BoIS was Tashreeq Matthews (23'). At the other end, AIK had 23 attempts on goal with 7 of them on target. Bojan Radulovic (37') and Filip Rogić (77') scored for AIK.
In their previous six clashes, Varbergs BoIS have amassed a tally of 8 goals. Varbergs have additionally got on the scoresheet on each one of those occasions. During that period, they’ve seen 13 goals go against them.
Heading into this fixture, Varbergs BoIS are without an away win for the past 3 matches in the league.
Head to head
A review of their past head-to-head clashes stretching back to 12/05/2016 tells us that Halmstads BK have won 4 of these & Varbergs BoIS 1, with the tally of drawn matches being 1.
A total of 17 goals were scored between them throughout the course of those matches, with 11 for HBK and 6 for Varbergs. This gives an average number of goals per game equal to 2.83.
The last league contest featuring these sides was Superettan match day 26 on 29/09/2019 which ended up with the score at Halmstads BK 3-2 Varbergs BoIS.
The match was refereed by Robert Daradic.
Team News: Halmstads BK
Jonathan Svedberg (Unknown Injury) and Viktor Ljung (Cruciate Ligament Rupture) will be missing for Halmstad boss Magnus Haglund.
Team News: Varbergs BoIS
Due to a mostly healthy squad, there’s only the one fitness problem for the Varbergs BoIS manager Joakim Persson to be concerned with. Daniel Krezic (Cruciate Ligament Injury) misses out for this game.
We envisage that Varbergs BoIS should get enough chances to put a goal past this Halmstads BK team, but that isn’t expected to be enough to prevent defeat.
Our tip is for a narrow 2-1 win for Halmstads BK at the end of the match. Should be an interesting one.
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🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Örjans Vall (15,500)
Captain: Andreas Johansson
Chairman: Pelle Nilsson
Manager: Magnus Haglund
Competitions: Allsvenskan position 12
🔑 Key Player: Marcus Antonsson
Mostly taking up the Striker position, Marcus Antonsson was born in Unnaryd, Sweden. Having played his first senior match for Halmstads BK in the 2010 season, the dangerous Forward has struck 5 league goals in this Allsvenskan 2021 campaign to date in a total of 10 appearances.