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The Allsvenskan tie at Tele2 Arena on Sunday will see home side Hammarby IF facing opposition in the form of Mjällby AIF.
Our Hammarby IF v Mjällby AIF predictions, statistics and match poll can be seen below - plus the latest match odds.
Hammarby IF will play in this match following on from a 1-1 Allsvenskan drawn game vs Djurgårdens IF.
In that game, Hammarby IF managed 45% possession and 9 shots on goal with 4 of them on target. The only player on the scoresheet for Hammarby IF was Muamer Tanković (25'). At the other end, Djurgårdens IF got 12 attempts at goal with 3 on target. Jesper Nyholm (94') scored for Djurgårdens IF.
Three or more goals per match were seen in 5 of the last 6 meetings where Hammarby IF have participated. Opposition teams scored 10 of them in this period whereas Bajen bagged a total of 10.
Analysis of their past results shows that Hammarby IF:
- haven't been defeated in their previous 9 home league matches. A very good run at home.
- are without a win at home for the past 5 league games. Fans are getting restless.
Mjällby AIF head into the encounter following on from a 3-2 Allsvenskan win against Helsingborgs IF in their most recent game.
In that game, Mjällby AIF managed 52% possession and 16 shots on goal with 5 of them on target. For Mjällby AIF, the goals were scored by Moses Ogbu (11'), Besard Sabović (72') and David Löfquist (92'). At the other end, Helsingborgs IF got 19 shots at goal with 9 of them on target. Brandur Hendriksson (35') and Anthony van den Hurk (50') scored for Helsingborgs IF.
Illustrating their involvement in fruitful matches, goals have been seen as many as 21 times in the previous 6 matches in which Mjällby AIF have taken to the pitch, giving a mean average of 3.5 goals for each clash. Their opponents have managed 8 from this total. That kind of pattern might not be carried forward into this next game, of course.
Going into this encounter, Mjällby AIF are without an away win for the past 2 league games.
Team News: Hammarby IF
Hammarby IF manager Stefan Billborn has zero fitness concerns at all ahead of this clash owing to a completely injury-free group to choose from.
Team News: Mjällby AIF
With a completely injury-free group to pick from, Mjällby AIF manager Marcus Lantz has zero fitness worries to speak of ahead of this clash.
It looks to us that Hammarby IF can and should be able to create a high number of chances and successful shots on target.
Conversely, Mjällby AIF could well struggle to get shooting opportunities but we do fancy them being dangerous at times, too.
Therefore, we are anticipating a comfortable 3-1 win for Hammarby IF by the time that the referee blows the final whistle.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Tele2 Arena (30,000)
Captain: Jeppe Andersen
Chairman: Richard von Yxkull
Manager: Stefan Billborn
Competitions: Svenska Cupen (Omgång 2), Allsvenskan position 7
🔑 Key Player: Imad Khalili
Mostly played in the Central Attacking Midfielder position, Imad Khalili was born in Dubai, UAE. Having made his senior debut playing for Helsingborgs IF in the 2005 season, the goalscoring Midfielder has managed 4 league goals in the Allsvenskan 2020 campaign to date from a total of 19 appearances.