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IF Elfsborg will be facing away team Kalmar FF at Borås Arena in the Allsvenskan fixture on Sunday.
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IF Elfsborg will be looking for an improved result here following a 3-2 Allsvenskan losing effort in their last game against Örebro SK.
In that match, IF Elfsborg managed 56% possession and 19 attempts at goal with 4 on target. For IF Elfsborg, the goals were scored by Per Frick (4') and Rasmus Alm (41'). On the other side, Örebro SK had 12 shots at goal with 4 of them on target. Nahir Besara (18') and Rasmus Karjalainen (21', 83') scored for Örebro SK.
In their preceding 6 fixtures, Jimmy Thelin's IF Elfsborg have celebrated scoring a combined total of 9 times, with that being an average number of goals per match equal to 1.5.
A look at their previous results shows us that IF Elfsborg:
- have not been beaten in the league by Kalmar FF in their last 4 matches.
- are undefeated in their last 3 home league matches.
- are without a win at home for the past 4 league games. That's never good.
Since suffering a loss in their previous game against Malmö FF in Allsvenskan competition, Kalmar FF and their travelling supporters will be hoping that they can get a better result in this one.
Malmö FF had 19 shots on goal with 9 on target. Arnór Ingvi Traustason (6'), Anders Christiansen (41'), Ola Toivonen (61') and Anel Ahmedhodžić (74') scored for Malmö FF.
The stats tell the story, and Kalmar FF have been scored against in 6 of their last 6 games, conceding 10 goals in all. At the back, Röda bröder have clearly had some problems. It will be interesting to find out if that trend can be sustained here.
Leading up to this clash, Kalmar FF:
- have not won against IF Elfsborg when they have played them away from home in the previous 15 matches in the league. A shocking away run it has been.
- are undefeated in their last 3 away league matches.
Head to head
An examination of their past head-to-head meetings going back to 10/09/2017 shows that IF Elfsborg have won 2 of these games and Kalmar FF 1, with the tally of drawn results standing at 3.
A combined total of 15 goals were yielded between them in these games, with 8 from Di Gule and 7 coming from Röda bröder. That’s an average goals per game of 2.5.
Team News: IF Elfsborg
IF Elfsborg boss Jimmy Thelin will be happy not to have any fitness worries at all before this game thanks to a completely injury-free group to pick from.
Team News: Kalmar FF
Due to a mostly available group, there’s just the one fitness problem for the Kalmar FF gaffer Nanne Bergstrand to contend with. Emin Nouri (Hip Injury) misses out for this game.
In our view, Kalmar FF have the capability to put a goal past this IF Elfsborg team, however it may not quite be enough to prevent defeat.
We can see a close game with a 2-1 winning margin for IF Elfsborg at the end of the match. Let’s see what eventuates.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Borås Arena (16,200)
Captain: Sivert Nilsen
Chairman: Sune Lundqvist
Manager: Jimmy Thelin
Competitions: Svenska Cupen (Omgång 2), Allsvenskan position 4
⭐ Key Player: Per Frick
Customarily taking to the field in the Striker position, Per Frick was born in Kil, Sweden. After having made a senior debut playing for IF Elfsborg in the 2012 season, the goalscoring Forward has got 7 league goals in the Allsvenskan 2020 season so far coming from a total of 21 appearances.