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IFK Värnamo will be visiting Domnarvsvallen on Saturday for the Superettan meeting with home team IK Brage.
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IK Brage will want to continue from where they left off last time out with the 2-0 Superettan success versus Akropolis IF.
In that match, IK Brage had 51% possession and 6 attempts on goal with 4 on target. For IK Brage, the goals were scored by Niklas Söderberg (29') and Shkodran Maholli (97'). Akropolis IF got 6 attempts on goal with 4 on target.
Over their prior 6 fixtures, Klebér Saarenpää's IK Brage have seen rewards for their attempts on goal 10 times, with that being an average number of goals per match of 1.67.
Their past results show that IK Brage:
- have not won against IFK Värnamo in their previous 2 league games.
- have not been beaten in their last 4 league matches at home.
IFK Värnamo come into this encounter following a 3-1 Superettan win against Helsingborgs IF in their most recent fixture.
For IFK Värnamo, goals were scored by Christian Moses (50'), Robin Dzabic (66') and Joel Stevens (86'). Wilhelm Loeper (22') was the scorer for Helsingborgs IF.
Over the course of their previous six clashes, IFK Värnamo have bagged a tally of 14 goals. IFK Värnamo have also managed to score on each one of those occasions. During those fixtures, they have seen 7 goals go against them. That sort of trend won’t necessarily be carried forward into this next game, of course.
Going into this one, IFK Värnamo are undefeated in their previous 4 away league matches.
Head to head
An examination of their most recent head-to-head clashes going back to 23/07/2012 tells us that IK Brage have won 1 of these games & IFK Värnamo 3, with the tally of draws standing at 2.
A sum of 14 goals were shared by the two clubs throughout the course of those matches, with 6 of them for IK Brage and 8 belonging to Värnamo. The average number of goals per game works out to 2.33.
The last league contest between the two was Superettan match day 3 on 24/04/2021 when the final score was IFK Värnamo 1-0 IK Brage.
The referee was Andreas Jönsson.
Team News: IK Brage
The IK Brage boss Klebér Saarenpää has no fitness worries to speak of coming into this match owing to a completely healthy squad available to choose from.
Team News: IFK Värnamo
Due to a fully injury-free group available for selection, the IFK Värnamo boss Robin Asterhed doesn’t have any fitness concerns to report ahead of this game.
In our opinion, IFK Värnamo might need a bit of good fortune to score goals against this IK Brage side who we think should win and very possibly keep a clean sheet.
With that in mind, we reckon that it will be a highly competitive game with a 1-0 advantage for IK Brage when the full-time whistle blows.
Let’s see how this one goes.
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🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Domnarvsvallen (6,500)
Captain: Robbin Sellin
Chairman: Ulf Aronsson
Manager: Klebér Saarenpää
Competitions: Svenska Cupen (Omgång 2), Superettan position 13
⭐ Key Player: Seth Hellberg
Normally taking to the field in the Centre Midfield position, Seth Hellberg was born in Sweden. Having made his senior debut playing for IF Brommapojkarna in the 2014 season, the skilful Midfielder has scored 2 league goals in the Superettan 2021 season so far in a total of 17 appearances.