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The Superliga game at Energi Viborg Arena on Friday sees home team Viborg FF playing Silkeborg IF.
Our full set of predictions, statistics and match poll for Viborg FF v Silkeborg IF can be seen below (including the best match odds).
Viborg FF go into this match following on from a 1-1 Superliga tied result against FC Copenhagen.
In that match, Viborg FF managed 42% possession and 10 attempts at goal with 1 of them on target. FC København had 13 attempts on goal with 6 on target. Jens Stage (77', 95' Own goal) was the scorer for FC Copenhagen.
It has been all too rare in recent times that Viborg FF haven’t conceded. In fact, Viborg FF have been scored against in 6 of their previous 6 clashes, letting in 9 goals during that time.
Their past results show that Viborg FF:
- are winless against Silkeborg IF in their previous 3 matches in the league.
- haven’t won at home in the past 2 league games.
Silkeborg IF will go into this encounter following a 4-1 Superliga win in the defeat of FC Nordsjælland in their previous outing.
In that match, Silkeborg IF had 51% possession and 13 attempts on goal with 6 on target. For Silkeborg IF, the scorers were Nicklas Helenius (1', 8'), Stefán Teitur Þórðarson (68') and Sebastian Jørgensen (87'). FC Nordsjælland got 15 shots at goal with 7 of them on target. Oliver Villadsen (23') was the scorer for FC Nordsjælland.
The stats tell the story, and Silkeborg IF have been scored against in 6 of their last 6 matches, letting opponents get 10 goals in total. At the back, Silkeborg IF just haven’t been too solid at all. We will just have to see if that trend will end up being sustained into this next match.
Their previous form shows that Silkeborg IF:
- have not emerged victorious against Viborg FF in games played away from home for the previous 3 league games.
- are unbeaten in their last 2 league matches away from home.
Head to head
If we look at their past head to head meetings going back to 14/05/2019, both clubs have shared the honours with Viborg FF winning 2 of those games, Silkeborg IF 2 and 2 being draws after 90 minutes of play.
A combined sum of 21 goals were shared by the two clubs throughout the course of those matches, with 9 from De Grønne and 12 being from De røde. That’s an average goals per game figure of 3.5.
The previous league fixture featuring these sides was Superliga match day 4 on 06/08/2021 which ended up with the score at Silkeborg IF 4-1 Viborg FF.
On that day, Silkeborg IF managed 51% possession and 14 attempts on goal with 10 of them on target. The goalscorers were Sebastian Jørgensen (43', 69'), Nicolai Vallys (78') and Alexander Lind (94').
At the other end, Viborg FF had 17 shots at goal with 4 on target. Christian Sørensen (84') scored.
The referee was Jens Grabski Maae.
Team News: Viborg FF
The Viborg FF manager Lars Friis has no fitness concerns at all coming into this game with a completely injury-free group available to select from.
Team News: Silkeborg IF
Silkeborg IF manager Kent Nielsen has to currently contend with reduced team options. Milan Massop (Unknown Injury), Oscar Hedvall (Unknown Injury) and André Calisir (Unknown Injury) are not able to play.
In this match, Viborg FF should see a lot of the ball and convert quite a few goal-scoring opportunities.
Conversely, Silkeborg IF are also probably going to find it difficult to score although we do reckon that they could well end up getting enough chances to score, too.
Our selection here is for a comfortable 3-1 win for Viborg FF at the conclusion of the game.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Energi Viborg Arena (10,000)
Captain: Jeppe Grønning
Chairman: Kim Nielsen
Manager: Lars Friis
Competitions: Superliga position 10
⭐ Star Man: Jakob Bonde
Regularly taking to the field in the Central Defensive Midfielder position, Jakob Bonde was born in Denmark. Having made a first senior appearance for Viborg FF in the 2021 - 2022 season, the goalscoring Midfielder has scored 2 league goals in this Superliga 2021 - 2022 season to date in a total of 11 appearances.