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IFK Göteborg face off with visiting club Östersunds FK at Gamla Ullevi in the Allsvenskan game on Sunday.
View all IFK Göteborg v Östersunds FK tips, stats and our pre-match poll below (inc. the best betting odds).
IFK Göteborg go into this game coming off the back of a 3-3 Allsvenskan draw versus IK Sirius.
In that match, IFK Göteborg had 35% possession and 8 attempts on goal with 5 on target. For IFK Göteborg, the scorers were Hosam Aiesh (20'), Oscar Vilhelmsson (38') and Mattias Bjärsmyr (91'). IK Sirius got 27 shots on goal with 9 on target. Edi Sylisufaj (33') and Adam Hellborg (45', 85') scored for IK Sirius.
Mikael Stahre's IFK Göteborg have netted 12 times in their past 6 outings. At the other end, the number of goals that they have conceded in those same games stands at 6.
Since suffering a loss in their previous game against Mjällby AIF in Allsvenskan action, Östersunds FK will be aiming to make amends here.
In that match, Östersunds FK managed 29% possession and 6 attempts on goal with 2 of them on target. On the other side, Mjällby AIF had 24 shots at goal with 7 of them on target. Jacob Bergström (63', 69') scored for Mjällby AIF.
Demonstrating their appetite for productive matches, we’ve seen goals 20 times in the previous 6 matches in which Östersunds FK have taken to the field, giving a mean average of 3.33 goals for each meeting. Opposition teams have got 16 from this total. Such a trend won’t necessarily be sustained into this next game, of course.
Their past results show that Östersunds FK:
- have not registered a win against IFK Göteborg in away games against them for the last 3 league matches.
- haven’t won away from home in the past 17 matches in the league. They clearly need to do something about it.
Head to head
Looking over past results between these clubs going back to 20/08/2018 tells us that these fixtures have been disappointments for Östersunds FK. They have not managed to come away with any wins whatsoever whereas IFK Göteborg have just been too good for them, beating them in 67% of those ties.
Loads of goals were seen in those games, too - 24 overall which averages out at 4 goals per match.
The last league fixture between these clubs was Allsvenskan match day 10 on 11/07/2021 when it ended Östersunds FK 2-3 IFK Göteborg.
That time, Östersunds FK managed 54% possession and 12 shots on goal with 5 on target. Goals were scored by Francis Jno-Baptiste (57') and Simon Kroon (88').
At the other end, IFK Göteborg got 17 attempts on goal with 10 on target. Kolbeinn Sigþórsson (12'), Sebastian Eriksson (45') and Robin Söder (78') scored.
The match was refereed by Glenn Nyberg.
Team News: IFK Göteborg
The IFK Göteborg manager Mikael Stahre has zero fitness concerns whatsoever ahead of this game thanks to a fully healthy squad to choose from.
Team News: Östersunds FK
With a completely healthy group available for selection, the Östersunds FK manager Per-Joar Hansen has zero fitness worries to report ahead of this game.
It seems to us that Östersunds FK could really find it hard to break down a IFK Göteborg team who should own this match if all goes as we expect it to.
Our tip is for a very comprehensive 3-0 win for IFK Göteborg at full-time.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Gamla Ullevi (18,100)
Captain: Robin Söder
Chairman: Richard Berkling
Manager: Mikael Stahre
Competitions: Svenska Cupen (Omgång 2), Allsvenskan position 9
⭐ Star Man: Kolbeinn Sigþórsson
Generally used in the Striker position, Kolbeinn Sigþórsson was born in Reykjavik, Iceland. After having played his first senior match for AZ in the 2010 - 2011 season, the gifted Forward has hit 4 league goals in this Allsvenskan 2021 campaign so far in 17 appearances.