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Malmö will be the visitors at Tele2 Arena on Sunday for the Allsvenskan showdown with home team Hammarby IF.
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Hammarby IF, following on from their previous result, will be hoping for more of the same after a 0-5 Svenska Cupen triumph versus FC Gute.
For Hammarby IF, goals were scored by Jeppe Andersen (4'), Akinkunmi Amoo (32', 71'), Dennis Widgren (45') and Gustav Ludwigson (67').
It has been all too rare in recent games where Hammarby IF have managed to hold out for a full 90 minutes. The reality is that Bajen have failed to prevent opponents from scoring in 5 of their previous 6 games, shipping 10 goals during that time. We will have to see whether or not that trend can be sustained in this game.
Ahead of this clash, Hammarby IF have not been beaten in their last 11 league matches at home. They have been so resilient here.
Malmö come into this meeting after a 4-0 Allsvenskan win as they beat IK Sirius in their previous match.
In that game, Malmö FF managed 54% possession and 25 shots on goal with 10 on target. For Malmö FF, the goalscorers were Isaac Kiese Thelin (3'), Anders Christiansen (8'), Ola Toivonen (15') and Eric Larsson (76'). On the other side, IK Sirius got 7 attempts at goal with 2 of them on target.
In as many as 5 out of the previous 6 clashes involving Malmö FF, three or more goals have gone in. The average goals scored per match during that time is 3.67, with the average number of goals for Malmö FF standing at 2.5.
Coming into this contest, Malmö FF have not registered a win against Hammarby IF when having played them away from home in the previous 3 matches in the league.
Head to head
An examination of their past head to head meetings dating back to 17/09/2017 shows us that Hammarby IF have won 2 of these games and Malmö 4, with the number of drawn matches standing at 0.
There were also plenty of goals scored in those games, 22 in all at an average of 3.67 goals per match.
The last league contest between these clubs was Allsvenskan match day 10 on 23/07/2020 and the score finished Malmö FF 3-0 Hammarby IF.
On that day, Malmö FF managed 56% possession and 18 attempts at goal with 8 on target. The scorers were Jo Inge Berget (28'), Isaac Kiese Thelin (36') and Marcus Antonsson (46').
Hammarby IF got 9 attempts on goal with 1 of them on target.
The match was refereed by Andreas Ekberg.
Team News: Hammarby IF
Hammarby IF manager Stefan Billborn doesn’t have any fitness worries to speak of coming into this match with a completely injury-free squad ready to go.
Team News: Malmö
Malmö manager Jon Tomasson has to choose from a squad that has some fitness concerns. Rasmus Bengtsson (Knee Injury), Johan Dahlin (Arm Injury) and Dusan Melicharek (Knee Problems) are not ready for selection.
Looking at these two teams, we feel that Malmö have it in them to get a goal against this Hammarby IF lineup, but that may not quite be enough to avoid defeat.
We’re going for a 2-1 victory for Hammarby IF after 90 minutes. There looks to be little in this one.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Tele2 Arena (30,000)
Captain: Jeppe Andersen
Chairman: Richard von Yxkull
Manager: Stefan Billborn
Competitions: Svenska Cupen (Omgång 2), Allsvenskan position 6
⭐ Key Man: Aron Jóhannsson
Regularly played in the Striker position, Aron Jóhannsson was born in USA. After having played his first senior match for AGF Aarhus in the 2011 - 2012 season, the accomplished Forward has scored 11 league goals in this Allsvenskan 2020 campaign so far in a total of 21 appearances.