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The Allsvenskan tie at Gamla Ullevi on Thursday will see home team IFK Göteborg ready themselves for the challenge from opponents Östersunds FK.
All IFK Göteborg v Östersunds FK match predictions, user poll and stats are shown below - along with the latest match odds.
IFK Göteborg will be hoping to return to winning ways here following the 0-3 Allsvenskan loss in their previous game against Malmö FF.
In that match, IFK Göteborg had 61% possession and 10 shots on goal with 2 on target. For their opponents, Malmö FF had 13 attempts on goal with 5 of them on target. Anders Christiansen (5') and Jo Inge Berget (83') scored for Malmö FF.
It has been seldom in recent games where IFK Göteborg have kept a clean sheet. The facts show that Blåvitt have failed to prevent opponents from scoring in 5 of their previous 6 games, giving up 8 goals in the process.
Looking at the pre-match facts, IFK Göteborg:
- are unbeaten in the league by Östersunds FK in their previous 3 matches.
- are without a win at home for the past 4 matches in the league. Their supporters are understandably frustrated.
In their previous game, Östersunds FK drew 1-1 in the Allsvenskan tie with Varbergs BoIS.
In that match, Östersunds FK managed 61% possession and 8 shots on goal with 1 on target. The only player on the scoresheet for Östersunds FK was Ludvig Fritzson (90'). Varbergs BoIS got 12 shots at goal with 4 on target. Daniel Krezic (47') scored for Varbergs BoIS.
Ian Burchnall's Östersunds FK have converted 5 times throughout their previous six matches. The overall goals that they have conceded during those same clashes equals 5.
Looking at the pre-match facts, Östersunds FK:
- haven't beaten IFK Göteborg in away games against them for the last 2 league matches.
- are unbeaten in their last 5 league matches away from home.
- haven’t won away from home in the past 2 league matches.
Head to head
Checking out their prior head to head meetings dating back to 23/04/2017, neither club has come out on top overall with IFK Göteborg winning 2 of those games, Östersunds FK 2 and 2 being drawn after 90 minutes of play.
A total of 17 goals were produced between them in this period, with 11 from Blåvitt and 6 being from Östersunds. That’s an average goals per game of 2.83.
The previous league match between these clubs was Allsvenskan match day 30 on 02/11/2019 which ended up with the score at IFK Göteborg 7-1 Östersunds FK.
In that match, IFK Göteborg managed 60% possession and 27 attempts at goal with 14 on target. Goals were scored by Robin Söder (34', 82'), Lasse Vibe (53'), Sebastian Eriksson (69') and Alhassan Yusuf (85', 90').
For their opponents, Östersunds FK had 9 shots at goal with 4 on target. Thomas Isherwood (15' Own goal) and Jordan Attah Kadiri (24') scored.
The referee was Stefan Johannesson.
Team News: IFK Göteborg
IFK Göteborg manager Poya Asbaghi will be happy not to have any fitness worries at all ahead of this clash thanks to a fully healthy group ready to go.
Team News: Östersunds FK
With a fully healthy squad ready to go, Östersunds FK boss Ian Burchnall does not have any fitness concerns at all coming into this match.
In our opinion, IFK Göteborg can get amongst the goals against Östersunds FK, who won’t find it easy to find the back of the net.
We’re tipping a fairly comfortable 2-0 margin for IFK Göteborg when the full-time whistle blows.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Gamla Ullevi (18,416)
Captain: Robin Söder
Chairman: Mats Engström
Manager: Poya Asbaghi
Competitions: Allsvenskan position 11
🔑 Key Player: Patrik Karlsson Lagemyr
Mostly used in the Striker position, Patrik Karlsson Lagemyr was born in Gothenburg, Sweden. Having made a first senior appearance for IFK Göteborg in the 2016 season, the dangerous Forward has scored a sum of 3 league goals in this Allsvenskan 2020 season so far in 11 appearances.