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There is Svenska Cupen action taking place on Sunday when Kalmar FF will be taking on Umeå FC.
Our predictions, user poll and statistics for Kalmar FF v Umeå FC can be found here (plus the best game odds).
Kalmar FF fans will want a repeat of their previous result, being the 1-0 Allsvenskan - Play-Offs triumph versus Jönköpings Södra IF.
In that match, Kalmar FF managed 31% possession and 8 attempts at goal with 2 of them on target. The only player on the scoresheet for Kalmar FF was Nils Froling (80'). Jönköpings Södra IF had 11 shots at goal with 3 on target.
A common trait of more recent Kalmar FF games is the high number of scores with a nil in them.
Taking their prior 6 matches leading up to this one, in 5 of them a bet on "Both Teams to Score" would've been a losing one.
Umeå FC will come into the encounter following on from a 0-5 Svenska Cupen win in the defeat of Newroz FC in their most recent game.
The trend of at least one team not managing to score in games involving Umeå FC has been apparent in recent matches. Checking on their last six meetings shows that it’s occurred 5 times. During these clashes, opposing sides have managed a goal tally of 7 and Umeå have scored 7. It will be interesting to see whether or not that trend will end up being sustained here.
Team News: Kalmar FF
Kalmar FF boss Henrik Rydström will be thankful to have no fitness worries to speak of ahead of this clash with a fully healthy group available for selection.
Team News: Umeå FC
With a completely healthy group ready to go, Umeå FC manager Brian Clarhaut doesn’t have any fitness concerns to speak of coming into this game.
For this match, we think that Kalmar FF have it within them to dominate on the ball and be rewarded with decent chances.
At the other end, Umeå FC won’t find it easy to score themselves but we do think that it’s more than likely that they will be converting at least once as well.
We therefore think that it’s going to be a 3-1 margin for Kalmar FF when the full-time whistle blows.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Guldfågeln Arena (12,500)
Chairman: Anders Henriksson
Manager: Henrik Rydström
Competitions: Svenska Cupen (Group 4)