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Jönköpings Södra IF will be visiting Finnvedsvallen on Thursday for the Superettan fixture with home team IFK Värnamo.
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IFK Värnamo won’t want a repeat of their last result here following a 2-0 Superettan defeat in their last game at the hands of Östers IF.
In that match, IFK Värnamo had 49% possession and 7 shots at goal with 4 of them on target. At the other end, Östers IF had 12 attempts on goal with 9 of them on target. Lucas Lima (16') and Amel Mujanić (86') scored for Östers IF.
Robin Asterhed's IFK Värnamo have scored a sum total of 8 times over their last 6 outings. At the other end, the tally of goals that have been scored against them in those same fixtures amounts to 6.
Taking a look at their past results, IFK Värnamo:
- haven't been beaten in the league by Jönköpings Södra IF in their previous 2 games.
- are undefeated in their last 4 league matches at home.
Jönköpings Södra IF
Jönköpings Södra IF will go into the encounter after a 2-1 Superettan win with the defeat of Falkenbergs FF in their most recent outing.
For Jönköpings Södra IF, the goals were scored by Fredric Fendrich (12') and Robin Book (39'). Godwin Aguda (82') was the scorer for Falkenbergs FF.
In as many as 5 out of the previous 6 games involving Jönköpings Södra IF, at least three goals have been hit. The overall average number of goals per match during that time is 3.17, with the average number of goals for Jönköpings Södra IF standing at 1.33. We shall soon see if that trend will end up being continued on into this next match.
Coming into this contest, Jönköpings Södra IF are undefeated by IFK Värnamo when they've played them away from home in the last 2 league games.
Head to head
Looking over their past head-to-head meetings stretching back to 19/08/2014 shows us that IFK Värnamo have won 3 of them and Jönköpings Södra IF 2, with the tally of draws standing at 1.
An aggregate of 15 goals were scored between them during those clashes, with 10 of them from Värnamo and 5 belonging to J-Södra. The average goals per game has been 2.5.
The last league encounter featuring these sides was Superettan match day 14 on 02/08/2021 which ended up with the score at Jönköpings Södra IF 0-3 IFK Värnamo.
The referee was Joakim Östling.
Team News: IFK Värnamo
The IFK Värnamo boss Robin Asterhed does not have any fitness worries to speak of before this game owing to a completely injury-free group available to choose from.
Team News: Jönköpings Södra IF
With a completely healthy group ready to go, the Jönköpings Södra IF manager Patric Jildefalk does not have any fitness worries at all before this game.
We feel that Jönköpings Södra IF might need a bit of good fortune to get anything against this IFK Värnamo side who we think might well score & stay on top.
We therefore think that it’s going to be a very competitive game with a 1-0 advantage for IFK Värnamo at the end of the 90.
Let’s see what happens.
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🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Finnvedsvallen (5,000)
Captain: Freddy Winsth
Chairman: Fredrik Lingeskog
Manager: Robin Asterhed
Competitions: Svenska Cupen (Omgång 2), Superettan position 1
⭐ Key Player: Abdussalam Magashy
Mostly deployed in the Centre Midfield position, Abdussalam Magashy was born in Nigeria. Having made a first senior appearance for IFK Värnamo in the 2021 season, the accomplished Midfielder has hit 3 league goals in this Superettan 2021 campaign so far in a total of 18 appearances.