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Hammarby IF meet Västerås SK in Saturday’s upcoming Svenska Cupen meeting.
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Hammarby IF enter this match after a 2-2 Allsvenskan drawn result vs Halmstads BK.
In that match, Hammarby IF managed 59% possession and 22 shots on goal with 8 of them on target. For Hammarby IF, the goalscorers were Nahir Besara (44') and Viktor Đukanović (65'). On the other side, Halmstads BK had 12 attempts at goal with 4 on target. Viktor Granath (10') and Naeem Mohammed (69') scored for Halmstads BK.
Kim Hellberg's Hammarby IF have netted a sum total of 7 times in their past 6 outings. The comparative tally of goals that have been scored against them in those fixtures stands at 7.
Following on from a loss in their previous game against Östersunds FK in Superettan competition, Västerås SK will be aiming to make amends here.
In that game, Västerås SK had 60% possession and 14 attempts at goal with 4 on target. On the other side, Östersunds FK had 8 attempts on goal with 3 on target. Calvin Kabuye (14') and Malcolm Stolt (30') scored for Östersunds FK.
During their six most recent matches, Kalle Karlsson's Västerås SK have found the back of the net 9 times - giving them the goals per game average of 1.5.
Head to head
The previous league contest featuring these clubs was Superettan match day 26 on 26/09/2011 which finished with the scoreline of Västerås SK 1-2 Hammarby IF.
The match was refereed by Magnus Ahlsén.
Team News: Hammarby IF
Availability isn’t a big problem, with just a single fitness concern for the Hammarby IF manager Kim Hellberg to be concerned with from a near full-strength group. Dennis Collander (Knee injury) won’t play.
Team News: Västerås SK
Thanks to a fully healthy group available to choose from, the Västerås SK manager Kalle Karlsson has no fitness concerns whatsoever ahead of this game.
We’re of the opinion that Västerås SK would be disappointed if they were not to score a goal against this Hammarby IF side, although it might not prevent them from conceding a couple at the other end.
We think that it’s going to be a 2-1 advantage for Hammarby IF by the time that the referee blows the final whistle. Expecting it to be very competitive.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Tele2 Arena (30,000)
Captain: Nahir Besara
Chairman: Mattias Fri
Manager: Kim Hellberg
Competitions: Svenska Cupen (Group 7)