Kalmar FF will host guests IFK Värnamo at Guldfågeln Arena in this Allsvenskan clash on Monday.
For all of our match predictions, pre-game poll and statistics for Kalmar FF v IFK Värnamo, scroll down - as well as up-to-date odds.
Kalmar FF prepare for this game after a 1-1 Allsvenskan drawn game against Mjällby AIF.
In that match, Kalmar FF managed 70% possession and 14 attempts at goal with 5 of them on target. For their opponents, Mjällby AIF got 6 shots on goal with 3 on target. Silas Nwankwo (26') and Adam Ståhl (73' Own goal) scored for Mjällby AIF.
Kalmar FF haven’t had any problems with scoring, hitting the target every time they’ve gone out to play in their last 6 matches.
They’ve managed to rack up 8 during that period while also conceding a total of 7. We will have to see whether or not that trend will be sustained into this next match.
Going into this encounter, Kalmar FF haven't been defeated in their previous 2 home league matches.
IFK Värnamo will go into the match following a 1-0 Allsvenskan win vs Hammarby IF in their most recent match.
In that game, IFK Värnamo had 35% possession and 9 attempts at goal with 3 of them on target. The only player on the scoresheet for IFK Värnamo was Marcus Antonsson (49'). For their opponents, Hammarby IF had 10 shots on goal with 1 on target.
Throughout their 6 most recent matches, Kim Hellberg's IFK Värnamo have fired home 9 times, yielding them the goals per game average of 1.5.
Going into this encounter, IFK Värnamo are undefeated in their previous 2 away league matches.
Head to head
The previous league meeting between these clubs was Svenska Cupen match day 1 on 20/02/2016 when it ended Kalmar FF 2-1 IFK Värnamo.
The referee was Per Melin.
Team News: Kalmar FF
The Kalmar FF manager Henrik Rydström will be grateful not to have any fitness concerns whatsoever coming into this match with a completely injury-free group available to select from.
Team News: IFK Värnamo
Thanks to a fully healthy group available for selection, the IFK Värnamo boss Kim Hellberg doesn’t have any fitness worries to report coming into this clash.
Our feeling is that IFK Värnamo will really need to work well to register a score against this Kalmar FF lineup who we think should end up scoring and possibly keep a clean sheet as well.
We’re therefore tipping a hard-fought contest, finishing with a 1-0 winning margin for Kalmar FF at the end of the 90.
There should be little in it.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Guldfågeln Arena (12,500)
Captain: Erik Israelsson
Chairman: Anders Henriksson
Manager: Henrik Rydström
Competitions: Allsvenskan position 6
🔑 Star Player: Oliver Berg
Mostly taking up the Centre Midfield position, Oliver Berg was born in Norway. After making a first senior appearance for ODD Grenland in the 2015 season, the gifted Midfielder has managed 2 league goals in this Allsvenskan 2022 campaign to date in a total of 10 appearances.