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IFK Göteborg will be the visitors at Studenternas IP on Sunday for the Allsvenskan tie with home side IK Sirius.
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IK Sirius will be looking for another win after a 2-3 Allsvenskan victory versus Mjällby AIF.
In that match, IK Sirius managed 66% possession and 18 shots at goal with 7 on target. For IK Sirius, the goalscorers were Adam Ståhl (58', 89') and Edi Sylisufaj (65'). Mjällby AIF got 13 attempts at goal with 5 of them on target. Mamudo Moro (18') and Amin Sarr (52') scored for Mjällby AIF.
Three or more goals per game have been seen in 5 of the last 6 meetings where IK Sirius have participated. Opposition teams scored 13 times in these games while IK Sirius totted up 8. We will find out whether or not that trend will end up being sustained in this game.
Their previous form shows that IK Sirius:
- haven't won against IFK Göteborg in their previous 5 matches in the league.
- have not won at home in their last 2 league games.
After a loss in their previous game against Malmö FF in Allsvenskan competition, IFK Göteborg and their travelling supporters will be hoping that they can get a better result in this one.
In that game, IFK Göteborg had 42% possession and 8 attempts at goal with 3 of them on target. Malmö FF got 21 shots on goal with 6 of them on target. Søren Rieks (27', 70') was the scorer for Malmö FF.
The trend of at least one team not managing to score in games featuring IFK Göteborg has been fairly consistent recently. A glance at their last 6 games shows that it has happened 5 times. In those clashes, opposing sides have hit a goal aggregate of 4 and IFK Göteborg have scored 9.
Looking at their past form shows that IFK Göteborg:
- are undefeated by IK Sirius when having played them away from home in the previous 2 matches in the league.
- haven't been defeated in their previous 2 league matches away from home.
Head to head
Checking on their prior head-to-head meetings going back to 04/05/2019 shows us that IK Sirius have won 0 of these games and IFK Göteborg 3, with the number of drawn games standing at 3.
21 goals were produced between them throughout the course of those matches, with 8 of them for Blåsvart and 13 belonging to Blåvitt. That’s an average goals per game figure of 3.5.
Team News: IK Sirius
The IK Sirius boss Daniel Bäckström has a full complement, with no fitness worries at all ahead of this match thanks to a fully injury-free group to pick from.
Team News: IFK Göteborg
With a completely healthy group to choose from, the IFK Göteborg manager Mikael Stahre does not have any fitness worries at all before this match.
We feel that IFK Göteborg and IK Sirius could well end up finding themselves level here, with both teams capable of netting.
A draw looks like a realistic possibility, but we’ll see what happens. We’re therefore predicting a close game with a 1-1 score draw when all is said and done.
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🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Studenternas IP (10,250)
Captain: Tim Björkström
Chairman: Ulrika Moström Ågren
Manager: Daniel Bäckström
Competitions: Svenska Cupen (Omgång 2), Allsvenskan position 11
🔑 Key Man: Adam Ståhl
Mostly played in the Right Attacking Midfielder position, Adam Ståhl was born in Sweden. After having played his first senior match for Norrby IF in the 2017 season, the goalscoring Midfielder has scored a sum of 3 league goals in the Allsvenskan 2021 campaign to date in a total of 21 appearances.