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Mjällby AIF will arrive at Studenternas IP on Sunday for the Allsvenskan meeting with home team IK Sirius.
All of our predictions, stats and the user poll for IK Sirius v Mjällby AIF are shown below including the latest game odds.
IK Sirius will be hoping to bounce back here after the 3-1 Allsvenskan defeat last time out to Malmö FF.
In that game, IK Sirius managed 32% possession and 6 shots on goal with 3 of them on target. The only player to score for IK Sirius was Filip Rogić (87'). For their opponents, Malmö FF had 26 attempts at goal with 6 of them on target. Patriot Sejdiu (33', 89') and Moustafa Zeidan (52') scored for Malmö FF.
IK Sirius haven’t been able to stop scoring goals, finding the back of the net every time they’ve gone out to play in their last 6 matches.
They’ve claimed a sum of 9 during that time while also conceding a total of 10. Such a trend might not be sustained into this match, of course.
Mjällby AIF come into this meeting following a 2-1 Allsvenskan win to beat Degerfors IF in their previous fixture.
In that game, Mjällby AIF had 61% possession and 13 attempts on goal with 4 of them on target. For Mjällby AIF, the goals were scored by Silas Nwankwo (85') and Noah Persson (88'). On the other side, Degerfors IF got 7 attempts on goal with 3 on target. Dijan Vukojevic (77') scored for Degerfors IF.
Mjällby AIF have attacked well of late, scoring 7 times in their last 6 matches. Having said that, Mjällby AIF have had their own issues at the back, also conceding in 5 of those same matches.
Coming into this clash, Mjällby AIF are undefeated in their previous 2 away league matches.
Head to head
Checking on their most recent head to head meetings going back to 16/08/2015 shows us that IK Sirius have won 3 of these games and Mjällby AIF 2, with the tally of drawn results being 1.
17 goals were shared by the two clubs in this period, with 8 of them from Blåsvart and 9 being from Mjällby. That’s an average goals per game of 2.83.
The last league contest between the two was Allsvenskan match day 4 on 20/04/2022 when it finished Mjällby AIF 3-0 IK Sirius.
In that game, Mjällby AIF had 47% possession and 11 attempts on goal with 6 of them on target. Goals were scored by David Löfquist (45'), Jesper Gustavsson (62') and Silas Nwankwo (79').
IK Sirius got 10 shots on goal with 5 on target.
The match was refereed by Glenn Nyberg.
Team News: IK Sirius
The IK Sirius boss Daniel Bäckström has a full complement, with no fitness concerns to speak of coming into this game with a fully injury-free group ready to go.
In all likelihood, Blåsvart should use the 3-5-2 system for this game, handing starts to David Mitov Nilsson, Kristopher Da Graca, J. V. Persson, Marcus Mathisen, Aron Bjarnason, Jamie Roche, Daniel Stensson, Filip Rogic, Karl Larsson, P. Karlsson Lagemyr and Christian Kouakou.
Team News: Mjällby AIF
With a fully injury-free squad to choose from, the Mjällby AIF manager Andreas Brännström has no fitness concerns to speak of ahead of this clash.
From our viewpoint, Mjällby AIF seem likely to begin the game with a 3-5-2 lineup with a starting lineup of Samuel Brolin, Noah Eile, Carlos Moros, Ivan Kricak, Adam Stahl, Viktor Gustafsson, Jesper Gustavsson, Otto Rosengren, Noah Persson, Mamudo Moro and Silas Nwankwo.
Mjällby AIF and IK Sirius could find scoring goals difficult here.
At this stage, it appears to have the makings of a possible draw. That is why we are leaning toward a very close game with a 0-0 score at the end of the 90 minutes.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Studenternas IP (10,250)
Captain: Tim Björkström
Chairman: Ulrika Moström Ågren
Manager: Daniel Bäckström
Competitions: Svenska Cupen (Omgång 2), Allsvenskan position 9
🔑 Star Player: Aron Bjarnason
Regularly taking to the field in the Striker position, Aron Bjarnason was born in Iceland. Having made his senior debut playing for Újpest FC in the 2019 - 2020 season, the goalscoring Forward has scored a sum of 3 league goals in this Allsvenskan 2022 campaign to date from a total of 15 appearances.