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The Allsvenskan meeting at Studenternas IP on Monday sees home side IK Sirius go into battle with opponents Mjällby AIF.
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IK Sirius are hoping to win again following a 1-3 Svenska Cupen success vs IF Brommapojkarna.
For IK Sirius, the goalscorers were Laorent Shabani (37') and Yukiya Sugita (86'). Linnér (81') was the scorer for IF Brommapojkarna.
It has been all too rare in recent games that IK Sirius have shown defensive steel. It will be a concern for them that Blåsvart have failed to prevent opponents from scoring in 5 of their previous 6 clashes, giving up 14 goals during that time.
Looking at the pre-match facts, IK Sirius:
- have not been beaten in the league by Mjällby AIF in their previous 3 matches.
- are unbeaten in their last 2 league matches at home.
- have not won at home in their last 3 matches in the league.
Mjällby AIF come into this meeting after a 2-0 Allsvenskan win versus IFK Norrköping in their previous match.
In that match, Mjällby AIF had 38% possession and 14 shots on goal with 4 on target. For Mjällby AIF, the goalscorers were Moses Ogbu (37') and Jacob Bergström (90'). IFK Norrköping had 17 attempts on goal with 5 of them on target.
Over the course of their previous six clashes, Mjällby AIF have helped themselves to a tally of 17 goals. Mjällby have also scored on each one of those occasions. During that period, their defenders have seen 8 goals go into their own net. That being said, time will tell whether such a trend will be sustained here in this match.
Coming into this fixture, Mjällby AIF are without a win away from home in their last 4 matches in the league.
Head to head
The previous league meeting between these clubs was Allsvenskan match day 13 on 06/08/2020 when it finished Mjällby AIF 1-1 IK Sirius.
That day, Mjällby AIF had 40% possession and 14 attempts on goal with 5 of them on target. The scorer was Moses Ogbu (87').
For their opponents, IK Sirius got 10 shots at goal with 3 on target. Mohammed Saeid (20') scored.
The referee was Granit Maqedonci.
Team News: IK Sirius
IK Sirius boss Henrik Rydström will be grateful not to have any fitness concerns to speak of ahead of this match with a completely healthy group ready to go.
Team News: Mjällby AIF
Thanks to a completely healthy squad available for selection, Mjällby AIF boss Marcus Lantz doesn’t have any fitness worries whatsoever before this clash.
We’ve got the feeling that IK Sirius will probably dominate possession and create several successful chances.
At the same time, Mjällby AIF will be up against it to find the back of the net although we do reckon that they could well end up managing to get on the scoresheet, too.
Our tip is for a fairly comfortable 3-1 winning margin for IK Sirius come full-time.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Studenternas IP (6,300)
Captain: Niklas Thor
Chairman: Ove Sjöblom
Manager: Henrik Rydström
Competitions: Svenska Cupen (Omgång 2), Allsvenskan position 9
⭐ Star Player: Stefano Vecchia
Generally deployed in the Central Attacking Midfielder position, Stefano Vecchia was born in Sweden. After making a first senior appearance for IF Brommapojkarna in the 2013 season, the goalscoring Midfielder has managed 11 league goals in the Allsvenskan 2020 season to date in 25 appearances.