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The Superettan meeting at Borlänge Energi Arena on Saturday sees hosts IK Brage take to the field against opponents Trelleborgs FF.
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IK Brage prepare for this game after a 0-0 Superettan drawn match vs Västerås SK.
In that match, IK Brage managed 43% possession and 6 attempts at goal with 3 of them on target. On the other side, Västerås SK had 15 shots on goal with 2 on target.
IK Brage have been quite ineffective in attack of late. Their ‘goals for’ figure equals just 3 against opposing sides over the course of their last six matches. In those games, IK Brage have also seen the number of goals against them total 9. We shall soon find out whether or not that trend will end up being sustained here.
Ahead of this clash, IK Brage have not won against Trelleborgs FF in their last 5 league games.
Trelleborgs FF will go into this match after a 2-0 Superettan win to defeat AFC Eskilstuna in their previous outing.
In that match, Trelleborgs FF managed 49% possession and 11 attempts on goal with 7 on target. For Trelleborgs FF, the goals were scored by Haris Brkić (67') and Henry Offia (88'). For their opponents, AFC Eskilstuna got 15 attempts on goal with 1 on target.
In their last half-dozen outings, Trelleborgs FF have helped themselves to a tally of 10 goals. Trelleborgs FF have also managed to score in every single one of those games. During that period, they have had 8 goals go against them.
Looking at their past form shows that Trelleborgs FF:
- are undefeated by IK Brage in games played away from home for the previous 2 matches in the league.
- have not been beaten in their last 4 league matches away from home.
- are without an away win for the past 2 league matches.
Head to head
Looking at their past head to head meetings stretching back to 11/09/2020 tells us that IK Brage have won 1 of them and Trelleborgs FF 4, with the tally of drawn games being 1.
An aggregate of 14 goals were scored between them in these games, with 5 for IK Brage and 9 netted by Trelleborg. The average goals per game has been 2.33.
The last league contest featuring the two was Superettan match day 11 on 05/06/2023 when it finished Trelleborgs FF 1-0 IK Brage.
In that match, Trelleborgs FF had 53% possession and 3 shots on goal with 1 of them on target. Their only player on the scoresheet was Haris Brkić (45').
At the other end, IK Brage had 9 attempts at goal with 4 of them on target.
The match was refereed by Erik Mattsson.
Team News: IK Brage
Regarding absentees, there’s just a single fitness concern for the IK Brage boss Klebér Saarenpää to be concerned with from of an almost fully healthy group. 11 (Brage) misses out.
Team News: Trelleborgs FF
Thanks to a largely full-strength group of players, there’s only the sole fitness worry for the Trelleborgs FF boss Stefan Jacobsson to be concerned about. 8 (Trelleborg) won’t be in action.
Our feeling is that Trelleborgs FF have enough to put one past this IK Brage team, but that probably shouldn’t be enough to avoid a loss.
We’re tipping a close game with a 2-1 winning score for IK Brage at full-time. Should be an interesting one.
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⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Borlänge Energi Arena (6,500)
Captain: Alexander Zetterström
Chairman: Ulf Aronsson
Manager: Klebér Saarenpää
Competitions: Svenska Cupen (Omgång 2), Superettan position 12
🔑 Key Man: Ieltsin Camões
Typically playing in the Striker position, Ieltsin Camões was born in Luanda, Angola. After having played his first senior match for IK Brage in the 2023 season, the accomplished Forward has contributed 7 league goals in this Superettan 2023 season to date in 21 appearances.