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The Allsvenskan fixture at Strandvallen on Saturday sees home side Mjällby AIF do battle with IFK Värnamo.
View all of the Mjällby AIF v IFK Värnamo predictions, poll and stats below - plus the latest betting odds.
Mjällby AIF will be looking for an improved result here after the 2-0 Allsvenskan losing effort in their last game against Malmö FF.
In that game, Mjällby AIF managed 40% possession and 8 shots on goal with 2 on target. Malmö FF got 24 attempts on goal with 12 of them on target. Malik Abubakari (36') and Veljko Birmančević (38') scored for Malmö FF.
A common aspect of recent Mjällby AIF games is the number of results with a nil in them.
From their prior 6 clashes before this one, in as many as 5 of them a bet on "Both Teams to Score" would have been a losing one. We will find out if that trend will end up being continued on here.
Going into this contest, Mjällby AIF are undefeated in their previous 4 league matches at home.
Since being defeated in their last game at the hands of BK Häcken in Allsvenskan action, IFK Värnamo will be aiming to make amends here.
In that game, IFK Värnamo had 51% possession and 13 attempts on goal with 5 on target. The only player on the scoresheet for IFK Värnamo was Marcus Antonsson (45'). On the other side, BK Häcken got 17 shots on goal with 9 of them on target. Mikkel Rygaard (38') and Alexander Jeremejeff (47') scored for BK Häcken.
It has become apparent that IFK Värnamo have failed to get amongst the goals over their last 6 games, netting the unsatisfactory return of only 4. In those matches, Värnamo have also seen the overall goal tally against them equal 8.
Heading into this fixture, IFK Värnamo are without a win away from home in their last 4 matches in the league.
Head to head
The previous league encounter featuring these clubs was Superettan match day 29 on 25/10/2015 and the score finished IFK Värnamo 4-0 Mjällby AIF.
The match was refereed by Antti Kanerva.
Team News: Mjällby AIF
The Mjällby AIF manager Andreas Brännström has zero fitness worries whatsoever coming into this game with a fully injury-free squad ready to go.
It looks as if Mjällby AIF should go for a 3-5-2 system for the game with Samuel Brolin, Noah Eile, Carlos Moros, Jetmir Haliti, Adam Stahl, Jesper Gustavsson, Magnus Wörts, Otto Rosengren, Noah Persson, Albin Mörfelt and R. Wiedesheim-Paul.
Team News: IFK Värnamo
With a fully injury-free squad available to select from, the IFK Värnamo boss Kim Hellberg has no fitness worries at all before this clash.
We believe IFK Värnamo might play in a 4-3-3 formation, starting the game with Filipp Voytekhovich, Netinho, Victor Eriksson, Robin Tihi, Francis de Vries, Hampus Näsström, William Kenndal, Abdussalam Magashy, Oscar Johansson, Marcus Antonsson and Wenderson.
In this match, IFK Värnamo have the capability to break down this Mjällby AIF lineup, however that might not be as many as the goals that they could concede.
We’re tipping a tight encounter finishing with a 2-1 win for Mjällby AIF at the end of the 90 minutes. It’s a very tough call.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Strandvallen (7,000)
Captain: David Löfquist
Chairman: Magnus Emeus
Manager: Andreas Brännström
Competitions: Allsvenskan position 4
⭐ Key Player: Mamudo Moro
Regularly taking up the Striker position, Mamudo Moro was born in Ghana. After having played his first senior match for Helsingborgs IF in the 2019 season, the skilful Forward has bagged 2 league goals in the Allsvenskan 2022 season so far in a total of 5 appearances.