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The Allsvenskan fixture at Behrn Arena on Sunday will see home team Örebro SK facing opposition in the form of IFK Göteborg.
Our full set of predictions, statistics and match poll for Örebro SK v IFK Göteborg can be seen below - as well as the best betting odds.
Örebro SK will be hoping for a repeat of their last result, following the 0-3 Allsvenskan success against Kalmar FF.
In that match, Örebro SK had 61% possession and 14 shots on goal with 6 on target. For Örebro SK, the goals were scored by Nahir Besara (45', 61') and David Seger (71'). Kalmar FF had 18 attempts at goal with 6 on target.
It has not been often in recent games where Örebro SK have managed to hold out for a full 90 minutes. In fact, Örebro have seen their defence breached in 5 of their previous 6 clashes, leaking 9 goals during that time.
Going into this one, Örebro SK haven't lost in the league to IFK Göteborg in their last 2 matches.
In their last fixture, IFK Göteborg drew 2-2 in the Allsvenskan tie with Östersunds FK.
In that game, IFK Göteborg managed 60% possession and 15 attempts on goal with 7 on target. For IFK Göteborg, goals were scored by August Erlingmark (3', 85') and Jakob Johansson (27' Own goal). Östersunds FK got 11 shots on goal with 6 of them on target. Noah Sonko Sundberg (31') was the scorer for Östersunds FK.
Looking at their form, and IFK Göteborg have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 matches, seeing opposing sides hit 9 goals in all. At the back, Blåvitt have some weaknesses to address. That sort of pattern isn’t assured to be sustained into this next game, though.
Going into this game, the form guide shows that IFK Göteborg:
- have not been beaten by Örebro SK in games played away from home for the previous 2 matches in the league.
- are unbeaten in their last 2 league matches away from home.
- have not won away from home in their last 4 matches in the league.
Head to head
Inspecting their past head-to-head clashes stretching back to 23/07/2017 shows that Örebro SK have won 1 of these games & IFK Göteborg 2, with the number of draws standing at 3.
An aggregate of 21 goals were produced between them during those clashes, with 9 for Örebro and 12 being from Blåvitt. The average goals per game has been 3.5.
The last league contest featuring these clubs was Allsvenskan match day 18 on 05/08/2019 when it finished Örebro SK 2-2 IFK Göteborg.
In that game, Örebro SK had 53% possession and 17 attempts at goal with 8 of them on target. The goals were scored by Jake Larsson (82') and Kevin Wright (94').
At the other end, IFK Göteborg had 12 attempts at goal with 4 of them on target. Robin Söder (41', 63') was the scorer.
The match was refereed by Bojan Pandžić.
Team News: Örebro SK
Örebro SK boss Axel Kjäll has a full complement, with no fitness concerns to speak of coming into this match thanks to a completely healthy group to pick from.
Team News: IFK Göteborg
Thanks to a fully healthy group available for selection, IFK Göteborg boss Poya Asbaghi has zero fitness worries whatsoever coming into this game.
When taking everything into account, Örebro SK will need to push hard to get anything against this IFK Göteborg team who we think might win and very possibly keep a clean sheet.
We’ve gone for a very even contest with a 0-1 winning score for IFK Göteborg when the full-time whistle blows.
We’re expecting it to be that close.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Behrn Arena (12,300)
Captain: Nordin Gerzić
Chairman: Carl Pauly
Manager: Axel Kjäll
Competitions: Allsvenskan position 10
🔑 Key Man: Erik Björndahl
Mostly played in the Striker position, Erik Björndahl was born in Örebro, Sweden. After making a first senior appearance for Örebro SK in the 2020 season, the talented Forward has netted 2 league goals in this Allsvenskan 2020 season so far in a total of 11 appearances.