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IK Brage line up against away side Östers IF at Domnarvsvallen in this Superettan meeting on Saturday.
Our IK Brage v Östers IF tips, poll and stats can be seen in full below - as well as up-to-date odds.
IK Brage head into this fixture coming off the back of a 1-1 Superettan draw versus Dalkurd FF.
The only player to score from IK Brage was Seth Hellberg (61'). Malkom Moënza (90') was the scorer for Dalkurd FF.
It has not been often in recent games where IK Brage haven’t conceded. It will be a concern for them that IK Brage have been scored against in 5 of their previous 6 clashes, leaking 5 goals along the way.
Since tasting defeat last time out to Jönköpings Södra IF in Superettan competition, Östers IF and their travelling fans will hope for a better result here.
The only player to score from Östers IF was Carl Johansson (41'). Eric Johana Omondi (46'), Edin Hamidovic (73', 85') and Jetmir Haliti (95') scored for Jönköpings Södra IF.
Showing their bias toward high-scoring matches, goals have been seen as many as 20 times in the last 6 matches in which Östers IF have taken to the field, making it a mean average of 3.33 goals per clash. Opposing teams have hit 8 from this total. Putting that to one side, we must now wait to see if that pattern shall be replicated in this next match or not.
Coming into this clash, Östers IF are without a win away from home in their last 2 matches in the league.
Head to head
A glance at their most recent head to head clashes going back to 23/08/2012 shows us that IK Brage have won 2 of these games and Östers IF 3, with the number of draws being 1.
Loads of goals were seen in those games, too - 24 in total which averages out at 4 goals per match.
The last league match between these clubs was Superettan match day 13 on 15/08/2020 when it ended Östers IF 4-2 IK Brage.
The referee was Enzo Vesprini.
Team News: IK Brage
IK Brage boss Klebér Saarenpää has a full complement, with no fitness worries whatsoever coming into this game thanks to a completely healthy group available for selection.
Team News: Östers IF
With a fully injury-free squad available to select from, Östers IF manager Denis Velic has zero fitness worries to speak of before this match.
In our opinion, Östers IF and IK Brage could both well score here although it’s hard to see a clear-cut winner.
A draw is a real possibility, as we are expecting there to be little between them. We’re therefore tipping a very even match with a 1-1 scoreline at the end of this game.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Domnarvsvallen (6,500)
Captain: Robbin Sellin
Chairman: Ulf Aronsson
Manager: Klebér Saarenpää
Competitions: Svenska Cupen (Omgång 2), Superettan position 6
🔑 Key Player: Seth Hellberg
Mostly taking up the Centre Midfield position, Seth Hellberg was born in Sweden. After having played his first senior match for IF Brommapojkarna in the 2014 season, the accomplished Midfielder has hit 5 league goals in the Superettan 2020 campaign to date in a total of 16 appearances.