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The Allsvenskan match at Strandvallen on Saturday will see home side Mjällby AIF facing opposition in the form of Malmö.
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Mjällby AIF will be hoping for a better result after the 3-2 Allsvenskan loss in their previous game against IFK Göteborg.
In that game, Mjällby AIF had 44% possession and 10 attempts at goal with 5 on target. The only player on the scoresheet for Mjällby AIF was Amin Sarr (20', 60'). For their opponents, IFK Göteborg got 12 shots on goal with 4 on target. Kolbeinn Sigþórsson (39'), Marcus Berg (51') and Alexander Jallow (83') scored for IFK Göteborg.
Mjällby have been conceding pretty frequently lately, although they’ve also done enough to convert their own chances into goals. Over their last 6 matches, Mjällby have seen their goal breached in 6 of them in addition to getting on the scoresheet in 5 of those matches.
A look at their previous results shows us that Mjällby AIF:
- have not beaten Malmö FF in their previous 11 league games.
- are without a home win in the past 2 league games.
Malmö come into this clash following on from a 2-1 UCL Qualifiers win against HJK in their most recent match.
Proving their penchant for eventful matches, goals have been scored 20 times in the last 6 games in which Malmö FF have taken to the field, yielding an average of 3.33 goals for each clash. Their opponents have hit 5 from this total. That sort of trend won’t necessarily follow through into this next game, of course.
Going into this contest, Malmö FF remain undefeated by Mjällby AIF in away games against them for the last 5 league games. Away fans have certainly had plenty to cheer about.
Head to head
Looking at past results between these clubs stretching back to 30/09/2013 tells us that these fixtures have been a source of anguish for Mjällby AIF. They’ve not managed to get themselves any victories whatsoever while Malmö have just been stronger than them, getting wins in 67 per cent of those matches played.
A combined total of 13 goals were scored between them throughout the course of those matches, with 3 of them for Mjällby and 10 coming from Himmelsblått. The average goals per game has been 2.17.
The previous league match featuring the two was Allsvenskan match day 16 on 16/08/2020 which finished with the scoreline of Mjällby AIF 2-2 Malmö FF.
In that game, Mjällby AIF managed 30% possession and 11 attempts on goal with 2 on target. The scorer was Besard Sabović (66').
For their opponents, Malmö FF had 21 shots at goal with 6 of them on target. Jonas Knudsen (24' Own goal), Søren Rieks (54') and Anders Christiansen (72') scored.
The match was refereed by Adam Ladebäck.
Team News: Mjällby AIF
Mjällby AIF boss Christian Järdler will be happy not to have any fitness concerns to speak of before this match thanks to a completely healthy group available to select from.
Team News: Malmö
Thanks to a mainly full-strength squad, there is only the lone fitness problem for the Malmö boss Jon Tomasson to be concerned with. Ola Toivonen (Knee Injury) won’t be in action.
We’re inclined to think that Mjällby AIF will have to play well to score goals against this Malmö outfit who should just have the edge.
We’re going for a hard-fought 0-1 victory for Malmö at the conclusion of the game.
Hopefully it’s a good one.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Strandvallen (7,000)
Captain: David Löfquist
Chairman: Magnus Emeus
Manager: Christian Järdler
Competitions: Allsvenskan position 13
⭐ Key Man: Mamudo Moro
Mostly played in the Striker position, Mamudo Moro was born in Ghana. Having played his first senior match for Helsingborgs IF in the 2019 season, the skilful Forward has scored 2 league goals in this Allsvenskan 2021 campaign so far coming from a total of 9 appearances.