Örebro SK make the trip to PlatinumCars Arena on Sunday for the Allsvenskan tie with home team IFK Norrköping.
Our predictions, user poll and statistics for IFK Norrköping v Örebro SK can be found here - plus the latest betting odds.
IFK Norrköping go into this fixture following a 1-1 Allsvenskan drawn match versus Malmö FF.
In that game, IFK Norrköping managed 39% possession and 12 attempts on goal with 3 on target. The scorer for IFK Norrköping was Samuel Adegbenro (95'). On the other side, Malmö FF got 16 attempts on goal with 4 on target. Adi Nalić (59') was the scorer for Malmö FF.
IFK Norrköping haven’t had any problems with scoring, netting every time they’ve gone out to play in their last 6 games.
They have claimed a sum of 12 during that time while seeing the number of goals scored against them stand at 6. With no two games being the same, we’ll just have to find out if that trend might be maintained in this upcoming game.
Since tasting defeat last time out to Varbergs BoIS in Allsvenskan competition, Örebro SK will be hoping to turn things around here.
In that game, Örebro SK managed 66% possession and 12 shots at goal with 2 of them on target. Varbergs BoIS got 10 shots on goal with 6 on target. Simon Karlsson Adjei (53'), Oliver Stanisic (73') and Alexander Johansson (94') scored for Varbergs BoIS.
The stats don’t lie, and Örebro SK have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 games, seeing opposing sides hit 9 goals in total. Defensively, Örebro SK seem to have a bit of a soft underbelly.
Looking at the pre-match facts, Örebro SK:
- have not won against IFK Norrköping when they've played them away from home in the last 8 league matches. Very poor away form.
- have not won away from home in their last 2 matches in the league.
Head to head
A review of their most recent head-to-head meetings going back to 04/11/2018 shows that IFK Norrköping have won 5 of these and Örebro SK 1, with the tally of drawn results being 0.
There were also goals galore in those games, with 23 in total at an average of 3.83 goals per meeting.
Team News: IFK Norrköping
The IFK Norrköping manager Rikard Norling will be grateful to have no fitness concerns at all before this clash thanks to a fully healthy squad available to choose from.
Team News: Örebro SK
Örebro SK manager Vítor Gazimba has to contend with a number of unavailable players. Patrick Luan (Unknown Injury) and Ahmed Yasin (Cruciate Ligament Rupture) will miss out on this game.
We envisage that Örebro SK will likely create enough chances to breach the defence of this IFK Norrköping side, but it isn’t expected to prevent them from conceding a couple at the other end.
We can see both teams to score in a 2-1 advantage for IFK Norrköping after 90 minutes. It should be a decent one.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: PlatinumCars Arena (16,000)
Captain: Christoffer Nyman
Chairman: Sakarias Mårdh
Manager: Rikard Norling
Competitions: Svenska Cupen (Omgång 2), Allsvenskan position 5
🔑 Key Player: Christoffer Nyman
Generally used in the Striker position, Christoffer Nyman was born in Norrköping, Sweden. Having made his senior debut playing for IFK Norrköping in the 2010 season, the dangerous Forward has got 3 league goals in this Allsvenskan 2021 season so far coming from a total of 8 appearances.