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Mjällby AIF will arrive at Östgötaporten on Monday for the Allsvenskan tie with home side IFK Norrköping.
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IFK Norrköping will play in this game following a 3-3 Allsvenskan drawn game against Falkenbergs FF.
In that match, IFK Norrköping managed 60% possession and 17 attempts on goal with 6 of them on target. For IFK Norrköping, the goalscorers were Pontus Almqvist (58'), Jonathan Levi (68') and Sead Hakšabanović (95'). Falkenbergs FF had 16 attempts at goal with 6 of them on target. Christoffer Carlsson (23'), Edi Sylisufaj (31') and Karl Söderström (89') scored for Falkenbergs FF.
Matches featuring IFK Norrköping have proved to be exciting affairs lately with a lot of goalmouth action being the norm. Over their past 6 games, the sum of 22 goals have been recorded for both teams combined (at an average of 3.67 goals per game) with 13 of them coming from Snoka. Putting that to one side, time will tell whether that pattern shall persist in this next game.
Their previous form shows that IFK Norrköping:
- haven't beaten Mjällby AIF in their last 2 matches in the league.
- are undefeated in their last 15 league matches at home. A fantastic home record.
In their last game, Mjällby AIF drew 2-2 in the Allsvenskan match with Kalmar FF.
In that match, Mjällby AIF managed 46% possession and 12 shots at goal with 4 of them on target. For Mjällby AIF, the scorers were Moses Ogbu (39') and Jesper Gustavsson (64'). On the other side, Kalmar FF had 14 shots at goal with 5 of them on target. Edvin Crona (68') and Fidan Aliti (90') scored for Kalmar FF.
The numbers tell their own story, and Mjällby AIF have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 games, seeing their opponents hit 12 goals in total. Defensively, Mjällby have not been doing too well.
Looking at their past form shows that Mjällby AIF:
- have not beaten IFK Norrköping in away games against them for the last 3 league matches.
- are without a win away from home in their last 2 matches in the league.
Head to head
Looking over their past head-to-head meetings stretching back to 30/06/2012 tells us that IFK Norrköping have won 4 of these and Mjällby AIF 1, with the tally of drawn matches standing at 1.
A sum of 19 goals were scored between the two sides during those clashes, with 11 from Snoka and 8 netted by Mjällby. The average goals per game has been 3.17.
The last league fixture between these sides was Allsvenskan match day 19 on 14/08/2014 when it finished Mjällby AIF 3-1 IFK Norrköping.
That time, Mjällby AIF managed 54% possession and 14 attempts at goal with 7 on target. The scorers were Wilhelmsson (6', 34') and Haynes (30').
At the other end, IFK Norrköping got 16 shots at goal with 11 on target. Alexander Fransson (80') was the scorer.
The match was refereed by Markus Strömbergsson.
Team News: IFK Norrköping
IFK Norrköping boss Jens Gustafsson will be thankful to have no fitness worries to speak of coming into this clash with a fully injury-free group to pick from.
Team News: Mjällby AIF
Thanks to a completely healthy squad available to choose from, Mjällby AIF boss Marcus Lantz does not have any fitness worries to speak of coming into this match.
Our thinking is that IFK Norrköping have it within them to get a lot of shots on goal and make them count.
However, Mjällby AIF won’t find it easy to get a goal of their own but do we see them scoring here.
We reckon that it will be a pretty comfortable 3-1 margin for IFK Norrköping by the time that the referee blows the final whistle.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Östgötaporten (17,234)
Captain: Alexander Fransson
Chairman: Peter Hunt
Manager: Jens Gustafsson
Competitions: Allsvenskan position 1
🔑 Star Man: Sead Hakšabanović
Usually taking to the field in the Central Attacking Midfielder position, Sead Hakšabanović was born in Hyltebruk, Sweden. After having made a senior debut playing for Halmstads BK in the 2015 season, the dangerous Midfielder has contributed 4 league goals in this Allsvenskan 2020 campaign so far in a total of 11 appearances.