Hobro fights Kolding IF in First Division battle

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Competition: Denmark First Division
Competition: Fri 09.April
Match begins: 16:30 (UTC)
Venue: DS Arena (7500 seats)

With their 10 point advantage in the league table, Hobro fans are hoping to see their team collect maximum points from this game against Kolding IF.

Insights:
  • Hobro have the fewest clean sheets (1) in First Division
  • Kolding IF have the most dropped points from leading position (13) in First Division

Both teams have had enough rest since their last competitive action. Let's hope for an energetic game!

Hobro have had a bad season and will be relegated from First Division. For Kolding it's their last days at this level as relegation is a fact.

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Hobro form and stats

When playing at home in the First Division, Hobro, who have the fewest clean sheets (1) in First Division, have managed 4 wins, 2 draws and suffered 5 defeats from 11 games. Hobro has three losses from their three previous games and the tension is increasing in the dressing room for both the manager P. Sørensen and the players. Two defeats in a row at home hurts for Hobro, their manager P. Sørensen and the supporters. There are certain expectations for improvement.

Times are rough for the home team, having gone 316 minutes without scoring a league goal. M. Hvilsom was the last player to find the net.

The fans are hoping that Hobro will strike back in this match, putting things right after the 0-1 away loss in the First Division game against Skive. A defeat was the result before that one, 0-1 away at Esbjerg.

Hobro have proved capable of finding the net in their games here at DS Arena with 17 goals in 11 league matches. It's been trouble in front of goal recently, as only 1 of these goals has been scored in their last three home matches. With more than 1,5 conceded goals on average, the Hobro defense is not exactly impregnable. 21 goals conceded from 11 games. You can find more goal stats on the Statistics tab above.

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Kolding IF form and stats

There's been little loot from Kolding IF's travels as they have only collected 5 points from 11 away games in the First Division. Kolding IF, who have the fewest scored goals (6) away in First Division, only have 0 wins to counter their 6 defeats and 5 draws. Travelling has not been lucrative for the away team as they have returned home without a win in eleven away games in a row. Kolding are desperate to end a ten-game winless run, as they haven't won a game since the Vendsyssel fixture.

Kolding played 1-1 against Hvidovre in their previous match. Ahead of that match was the away draw versus HB Køge that ended 1-1.

Many goals are not expected from the visiting Kolding as they have only managed to score 6 times from 11 away games in the league. As for defending, Kolding rarely keep clean sheets as they have conceded 17 goals from these away matches.

Head 2 Head

This is the result when the teams met earlier this season; Hobro - Kolding IF 1-1. H2H stats regardless of arena (last three matches): Hobro one win, one draw and Kolding IF one victory. As for goals, one match ended with three or more goals (over 2,5), two games had two or less.

Top Goalscorers

HobroM. Hvilsom
M. Hvilsom
11 goals
Kolding IFO. Drost
O. Drost
8 goals
HobroE. Babayan
E. Babayan
5 goals

Hobro missing players

Kolding IF missing players

Hobro Kolding IF
Total Home vs low Statistics Stat vs mid Away Total
23 11 3 Played P 3 11 23
6 4 2 Won W 0 0 2
6 2 0 Drew D 2 5 9
11 5 1 Lost L 1 6 12
30 17 8 Scored S 2 6 20
41 21 6 Conceded C 3 17 41
100% 100% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 67% 82% 91%
83% 91% 100% Over 1.5 O 1.5 67% 73% 83%
65% 73% 100% Over 2.5 O 2.5 33% 27% 39%
35% 45% 67% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 9% 22%
13% 18% 33% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 9% 17%
70% 73% 100% BTTS BTTS 67% 45% 61%
4% 0% 0% Clean Sheets C S 33% 18% 9%
26% 27% 0% Failed to Score F T 33% 55% 39%
 
0 0 0 Corners for (avg) C F 0 0 0
0 0 0 Corners against (avg) C A 0 0 0
1.8 1.7 2.7 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 1.3 2.1 2.3
1 0 0 Red cards R C 1 1 4
 
10.8 12.2 14.3 Shots (avg) S ( 8.7 8.1 7.7
4.4 4.9 7.3 Shots on Target (avg) S O 3.3 3.4 3.3
29% 31% 36% Goal Efficiency G E 20% 16% 27%
Key stats in First Division this season:
  • Hobro have failed to keep a clean sheet in all their home matches.
  • Hobro have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • Hobro have scored at least twice as many goals at home as Kolding IF have scored away.
  • Hobro have the fewest clean sheets (1) in First Division
  • Hobro have the fewest matches under the total-line (8) in First Division
  • Hobro have the most conceded goals in the second half (27) in First Division
  • Hobro have the most matches over the total-line (15) in First Division
  • Hobro haven’t played a single 0-0 game.
  • Kolding IF have conceded at least twice as many goals as they have scored.
  • Kolding IF have the fewest scored goals (6) away in First Division
  • Kolding IF have the fewest scored goals in the second half (7) in First Division
  • Kolding IF have the most dropped points from leading position (13) in First Division
  • Kolding IF have yet to win a game away.

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Viborg 22 17 5 0 45 14 11 10 1 0 27 7 11 7 4 0 18 7 31 56
2 Silkeborg 22 16 1 5 53 19 11 9 1 1 28 9 11 7 0 4 25 10 34 49
3 Esbjerg 22 15 3 4 33 20 11 7 2 2 16 9 11 8 1 2 17 11 13 48
4 FC Helsingør 22 11 3 8 31 27 11 6 1 4 15 10 11 5 2 4 16 17 4 36
5 Fredericia 22 9 5 8 29 27 11 4 4 3 13 11 11 5 1 5 16 16 2 32
6 HB Køge 22 8 6 8 23 25 11 3 3 5 9 14 11 5 3 3 14 11 -2 30
7 Fremad Amager 22 8 4 10 40 29 11 4 3 4 25 13 11 4 1 6 15 16 11 28
8 Hobro 22 6 6 10 30 40 11 4 2 5 17 21 11 2 4 5 13 19 -10 24
9 Hvidovre 22 7 2 13 23 38 11 2 1 8 9 20 11 5 1 5 14 18 -15 23
10 Vendsyssel 22 4 4 14 19 40 11 4 1 6 12 11 11 0 3 8 7 29 -21 16
11 Kolding IF 22 2 8 12 19 40 11 2 3 6 13 23 11 0 5 6 6 17 -21 14
12 Skive 22 3 5 14 19 45 11 0 4 7 7 25 11 3 1 7 12 20 -26 14

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The 1. Division in Denmark is the second highest football league in Danish football. It has twelve teams playing each other three times. After these 33 fixtures the top team is promoted while number two and three play a promotion playoff. The two weakest teams are relegated.