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Ljungskile SK come up against away team Jönköpings Södra IF at Skarsjövallen in the Superettan fixture on Saturday.
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Ljungskile SK will be wanting a better result here after a 1-0 Superettan defeat last time out to Trelleborgs FF.
Erik Andersson (58') was the scorer for Trelleborgs FF.
Ljungskile SK have really struggled up front in more recent games. Their sum of goals stands at just 1 vs opponents during their last six fixtures. In those games, LSK have also seen the number of goals scored against them come to 5. That sort of pattern won’t necessarily be sustained into this match, though.
Taking a look at their past results, Ljungskile SK:
- have left without a victory over Jönköpings Södra IF in their previous 4 league matches.
- are unbeaten in their previous 2 home league matches.
- are without a win at home for the past 5 league matches. Fans are getting restless.
Jönköpings Södra IF
Jönköpings Södra IF go into this meeting after a 1-0 Superettan win vs Norrby IF in their previous match.
The only player to score from Jönköpings Södra IF was Amir Al-Ammari (86').
Over the course of their previous half-dozen outings, Jönköpings Södra IF have bagged the sum of 11 goals. J-Södra have also not failed to score in every single one of those games. During that period, they’ve had 6 goals go into their own net.
Coming into this meeting, Jönköpings Södra IF are undefeated in their last 2 away league matches.
Head to head
A glance at their most recent head-to-head clashes going back to 12/09/2013 tells us that Ljungskile SK have won 2 of these & Jönköpings Södra IF 3, with the tally of draws being 1.
A combined total of 19 goals were produced between them in this period, with 9 of them from LSK and 10 created by J-Södra. That’s an average goals per game figure of 3.17.
The last league fixture featuring the two was Superettan match day 2 on 23/06/2020 which ended up with the score at Jönköpings Södra IF 2-1 Ljungskile SK.
The referee was Granit Maqedonci.
Team News: Ljungskile SK
Ljungskile SK boss Jörgen Wålemark will be happy not to have any fitness concerns to speak of coming into this game thanks to a completely injury-free group available to choose from.
Team News: Jönköpings Södra IF
With a completely injury-free group ready to go, Jönköpings Södra IF manager Andreas Brännström has no fitness concerns whatsoever coming into this clash.
When taking all factors into account, Ljungskile SK have it within them to find the back of the net against this Jönköpings Södra IF team, however a single goal may not quite prevent them from conceding a couple at the other end.
Therefore, we’re predicting a narrow 1-2 win for Jönköpings Södra IF when the referee blows the final whistle. We are expecting it to be pretty even.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Skarsjövallen (5,500)
Captain: Erik Lund
Chairman: Erland Holmdahl
Manager: Jörgen Wålemark
Competitions: Svenska Cupen (Omgång 2), Superettan position 16
🔑 Key Player: Perparim Beqaj
Normally played in the Striker position, Perparim Beqaj was born in Sweden. Having made his senior debut playing for Halmstads BK in the 2014 season, the goalscoring Forward has netted 3 league goals in this Superettan 2020 campaign so far in 24 appearances.