Possible nail-biting contest in Elfsborg - Djurgården game

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Competition: Sweden Allsvenskan
Competition: Sun 11.April
Match begins: 15:30 (UTC)
Venue: Borås Arena (17800 seats)

This match has been long awaited by fans of both sides, as it's the first Allsvenskan game of the season. Both Elfsborg and Djurgården are looking for a positive start to their campaigns.

Elfsborg and Djurgården should both be in good shape for this meeting, as there's been enough days for both of them to train and rest since their last matches.

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Elfsborg form and stats

This is expected to be a close game, with Elfsborg perhaps considered small favourites due to their home advantage. Looking back at earlier matches similar to this one (expected to be close with Elfsborg as a small favourite), we find five games. Elfsborg has won three of these, drawn two and lost zero.

Elfsborg have spent many days and weeks preparing for this match, with countless hours on the training pitches and nine practice matches played. These training games have ended with 4 wins, 1 draw and 4 defeats. Some might be interested in the goal production stats for these matches; Elfsborg scored 14 goals and let in 10 goals during these nine games.

Last season, Elfsborg's league statistics were 12 wins, 15 draws and 3 losses, resulting in a 2nd position in the Allsvenskan. Over these 30 matches they scored 49 goals and conceded 38. Playing at home last season Elfsborg managed 6-8-1 (win-draw-lost) with 27 goals and 20 conceded.

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Djurgården form and stats

So, this is expected to be a close game, an even contest. Looking at earlier matches with Djurgården playing away and similar expectations, we found two relevant matches. Results were one Djurgården win, one draw and zero defeats.

Djurgården played six friendlies in their break from official games, resulting in 4 victories, 0 draws and 2 defeats. In these six matches Djurgården scored 19 and conceded 7 goals.

Let's have a look at how Djurgården performed last season in the Allsvenskan: They landed a 4th position in the league table after playing out 14 victories, 6 draws and 10 defeats. In total they scored 48 and conceded 33 goals in these matches. The numbers for away games only are: Won 7 - drew 2 and lost 6 with 21/17 goals scored/conceded.

Head 2 Head

H2H stats regardless of arena (last ten matches): Elfsborg one win, five draws and Djurgården four victories. As for goals, six matches ended with three or more goals (over 2,5), four games had two or less.

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Djurgården missing players

Elfsborg Djurgården
Total Home vs top Statistics Stat vs top Away Total
0 0 0 Played P 0 0 0
0 0 0 Won W 0 0 0
0 0 0 Drew D 0 0 0
0 0 0 Lost L 0 0 0
0 0 0 Scored S 0 0 0
0 0 0 Conceded C 0 0 0
0% 0% 0% Over 0.5 O 0.5 0% 0% 0%
0% 0% 0% Over 1.5 O 1.5 0% 0% 0%
0% 0% 0% Over 2.5 O 2.5 0% 0% 0%
0% 0% 0% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 0% 0%
0% 0% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 0% 0%
0% 0% 0% BTTS BTTS 0% 0% 0%
0% 0% 0% Clean Sheets C S 0% 0% 0%
0% 0% 0% Failed to Score F T 0% 0% 0%
 
0 0 0 Corners for (avg) C F 0 0 0
0 0 0 Corners against (avg) C A 0 0 0
0 0 0 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 0 0 0
0 0 0 Red cards R C 0 0 0
 
0 0 0 Shots (avg) S ( 0 0 0
0 0 0 Shots on Target (avg) S O 0 0 0
0% 0% 0% Goal Efficiency G E 0% 0% 0%
Elfsborg Last season Djurgården
Total Home   Statistics Stat   Away Total
30 15   Played P   15 30
12 6   Won W   7 14
15 8   Drew D   2 6
3 1   Lost L   6 10
49 27   Scored S   21 48
38 20   Conceded C   17 33
90% 93%   Over 0.5 O 0.5   100% 97%
73% 73%   Over 1.5 O 1.5   80% 77%
53% 60%   Over 2.5 O 2.5   53% 60%
40% 47%   Over 3.5 O 3.5   13% 27%
20% 20%   Over 4.5 O 4.5   7% 10%
67% 73%   BTTS BTTS   47% 53%
27% 20%   Clean Sheets C S   33% 33%
17% 13%   Failed to Score F T   20% 17%
 
0 0   Corners for (avg) C F   0 0
0 0   Corners against (avg) C A   0 0
2.1 1.9   Yellow cards (avg) Y C   1.7 1.7
5 2   Red cards R C   0 1
 
14.6 15.6   Shots (avg) S (   14 14
4.7 5.3   Shots on Target (avg) S O   3.8 4.4
35% 34%   Goal Efficiency G E   37% 37%

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 AIK 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 Degerfors 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 Djurgården 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 Elfsborg 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 Häcken 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6 Halmstad 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7 Hammarby 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8 IFK Göteborg 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9 Kalmar 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10 Malmö FF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
11 Mjallby 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
12 Norrköping 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
13 Örebro 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
14 Östersunds FK 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
15 Sirius 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
16 Varberg 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Last season Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Malmö FF 30 17 9 4 64 30 15 11 4 0 34 9 15 6 5 4 30 21 34 60
2 Elfsborg 30 12 15 3 49 38 15 6 8 1 27 20 15 6 7 2 22 18 11 51
3 Häcken 30 12 13 5 45 29 15 9 4 2 30 11 15 3 9 3 15 18 16 49
4 Djurgården 30 14 6 10 48 33 15 7 4 4 27 16 15 7 2 6 21 17 15 48
5 Mjallby 30 13 8 9 48 44 15 8 4 3 27 21 15 5 4 6 21 23 4 47
6 Norrköping 30 13 7 10 60 46 15 6 5 4 28 19 15 7 2 6 32 27 14 46
7 Örebro 30 12 6 12 37 41 15 8 3 4 23 21 15 4 3 8 14 20 -4 42
8 Hammarby 30 10 11 9 47 47 15 4 9 2 23 18 15 6 2 7 24 29 0 41
9 AIK 30 10 9 11 30 33 15 6 2 7 15 15 15 4 7 4 15 18 -3 39
10 Sirius 30 9 11 10 43 51 15 5 6 4 28 27 15 4 5 6 15 24 -8 38
11 Varberg 30 10 7 13 45 44 15 7 3 5 25 22 15 3 4 8 20 22 1 37
12 IFK Göteborg 30 7 13 10 35 41 15 3 5 7 15 24 15 4 8 3 20 17 -6 34
13 Östersunds FK 30 8 9 13 27 46 15 2 4 9 12 27 15 6 5 4 15 19 -19 33
14 Kalmar 30 6 10 14 30 49 15 1 6 8 11 25 15 5 4 6 19 24 -19 28
15 Helsingborg 30 5 11 14 33 48 15 3 6 6 12 15 15 2 5 8 21 33 -15 26
16 Falkenberg 30 5 9 16 33 54 15 3 4 8 19 28 15 2 5 8 14 26 -21 24

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Allsvenskan (meaning All Swedish in English) is the top level division in Swedish football. Seasons run from late March or early April to November, with 16 teams playing a total of 240 fixtures. The best placed team in the league table after this is called the Swedish champion.