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IFK Göteborg face off with visiting club Varbergs BoIS at Gamla Ullevi in the Allsvenskan clash on Sunday.
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IFK Göteborg enter this game following on from a 1-1 Allsvenskan drawn match versus Varbergs BoIS.
In that game, IFK Göteborg managed 55% possession and 15 attempts at goal with 7 of them on target. The only player on the scoresheet for IFK Göteborg was Hosam Aiesh (31'). Varbergs BoIS had 12 shots at goal with 3 of them on target. Alexander Johansson (70') was the scorer for Varbergs BoIS.
Fewer than three goals per match were recorded in 5 of the last 6 meetings where IFK Göteborg have been participants. Regarding the goal distribution in that period, their opponents scored a total of 5 while IFK Göteborg managed the sum of 5.
Looking at their past form shows that IFK Göteborg:
- haven't beaten Varbergs BoIS in their last 2 matches in the league.
- are without a win at home for the past 2 matches in the league.
It is worth noting that Varbergs BoIS have suffered from a shortage of goals in their past six encounters, contributing the poor return of just 3. In those matches, Varbergs have also seen the overall goal aggregate against them equal 9. Such a pattern isn’t assured to be continued here, though.
Coming into this meeting, Varbergs BoIS are without an away win for the past 2 matches in the league.
Head to head
A look at their prior head-to-head clashes dating back to 17/02/2018 shows us that IFK Göteborg have won 3 of these and Varbergs BoIS 2, with the tally of drawn results standing at 1.
An aggregate of 12 goals were scored between the two sides during those clashes, with 6 of them from Blåvitt and 6 belonging to Varbergs. The average goals per game has been 2.
The previous league contest between the two was Allsvenskan match day 16 on 23/08/2021 when it ended IFK Göteborg 1-2 Varbergs BoIS.
On that day, IFK Göteborg managed 63% possession and 12 attempts on goal with 3 on target. The scorer was Robin Söder (92').
For their opponents, Varbergs BoIS had 5 shots at goal with 2 of them on target. Robin Tranberg (6') and Ryan Moon (49') scored.
The match was refereed by Kaspar Sjöberg.
Team News: IFK Göteborg
The IFK Göteborg boss Mikael Stahre will be grateful not to have any fitness concerns at all coming into this match thanks to a fully injury-free squad available for selection.
Team News: Varbergs BoIS
With a fully healthy group available to select from, the Varbergs BoIS boss Joakim Persson does not have any fitness concerns to report coming into this match.
We’ve got the feeling that Varbergs BoIS certainly have the ability to score against this IFK Göteborg team, although it is unlikely to be enough to avoid defeat.
Our selection here is for a narrow 2-1 winning score for IFK Göteborg at the end of the 90 minutes. Let’s just see how this one goes.
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⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Gamla Ullevi (18,100)
Captain: Marcus Berg
Chairman: Richard Berkling
Manager: Mikael Stahre
Competitions: Allsvenskan position 9
⭐ Star Player: Oscar Vilhelmsson
Usually playing in the Striker position, Oscar Vilhelmsson was born in Sweden. Having played his first senior match for IFK Göteborg in the 2020 season, the accomplished Forward has managed to score 2 league goals in this Allsvenskan 2022 season so far in 7 appearances.