Helsingborg vs Häcken: Match guide and preview

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Competition: Sweden Allsvenskan
Competition: Mon 19.October
Match begins: 17:00 (UTC)
Venue: Olympia (16500 seats)

The visiting Häcken side should be favourites in this visit to Helsingborg, as the away team holds a 17 point advantage from their 22 league games this season.

We should expect both teams to be fresh and ready for this match, as there is some time since both teams last played. Let's have a look at how the teams are doing!

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Helsingborg form and stats

Helsingborg have collected 13 points from their Allsvenskan home games so far after 3-4-4.

Helsingborg faced defeat in their previous match, away at Mjällby (2-3). In the preceding match a 3-0 victory visiting Halmia.

The defeat against Mjällby was especially painful as the deciding goal against was scored two minutes into stoppage time (by D. Löfquist).

Helsingborg are certainly not overdoing their scoring at home in league matches, having created 12 goals in 11 games. Helsingborg have conceded 13 in these home matches.

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Häcken form and stats

Playing away, Häcken have won 3 games, drawn 5 and suffered 3 defeats in the Allsvenskan this season.

Häcken won their last game, 3-0 versus Falkenberg played at home.

Häcken delivered their win in the match against Falkenberg already in the first half, and could slow the play down in the final 45 minutes to ensure the glorious victory. A solid performance!

The visiting Häcken have scored more than one goal per away game in the league so far. The grand total is 13 goals from 11 games. As opposed to that, Häcken have seen the ball go into their own net 16 times on the road.

Head 2 Head

The teams have played each other before this season, with the result Häcken - Helsingborg 1-0 entered in the official records. As for the last ten games between these two teams, there's one Helsingborg victory, two draws and seven Häcken wins. Over/under statistics; five of these games ended with three goals or more, five matches with two goals or less.

Top Goalscorers

HelsingborgA. van den Hurk
A. van den Hurk
8 goals
HäckenA. Toft Søderlund
A. Toft Søderlund
7 goals
HäckenL. Bengtsson
L. Bengtsson
6 goals

Helsingborg missing players

Häcken missing players

Helsingborg Häcken
Total Home vs top Statistics Stat vs low Away Total
23 11 3 Played P 3 11 22
4 3 1 Won W 2 3 10
9 4 1 Drew D 1 5 8
10 4 1 Lost L 0 3 4
26 12 4 Scored S 5 13 36
38 13 4 Conceded C 2 16 22
91% 91% 67% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 91% 91%
78% 73% 67% Over 1.5 O 1.5 67% 73% 77%
52% 36% 67% Over 2.5 O 2.5 33% 55% 55%
43% 18% 33% Over 3.5 O 3.5 33% 45% 32%
13% 9% 33% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 0% 5%
61% 55% 67% BTTS BTTS 67% 64% 50%
13% 18% 33% Clean Sheets C S 33% 27% 41%
35% 36% 33% Failed to Score F T 0% 18% 18%
 
0 0 0 Corners for (avg) C F 0 0 0
0 0 0 Corners against (avg) C A 0 0 0
2.3 3 4.7 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 1.3 1.6 1.4
1 1 1 Red cards R C 0 0 1
 
294 131 25 Total Shots T S 31 132 323
83 40 9 Shots on Target S O 12 49 123
31% 30% 44% Goal Efficiency G E 42% 27% 29%
Key stats in Allsvenskan this season:
  • Häcken has the fewest dropped points from leading position (4) in Allsvenskan

  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 23 13 8 2 46 21 12 8 4 0 23 8 11 5 4 2 23 13 25 47
2 Häcken 22 10 8 4 36 22 11 7 3 1 23 6 11 3 5 3 13 16 14 38
3 Norrköping 23 10 6 7 46 34 12 5 4 3 19 12 11 5 2 4 27 22 12 36
4 Elfsborg 23 8 12 3 36 31 11 3 7 1 18 15 12 5 5 2 18 16 5 36
5 Sirius 22 9 8 5 38 34 10 5 3 2 23 20 12 4 5 3 15 14 4 35
6 Djurgården 22 9 6 7 32 25 11 4 4 3 19 13 11 5 2 4 13 12 7 33
7 Hammarby 23 8 9 6 34 33 11 3 7 1 16 12 12 5 2 5 18 21 1 33
8 Mjällby 23 8 7 8 33 35 12 5 4 3 20 20 11 3 3 5 13 15 -2 31
9 Östersunds FK 23 7 9 7 22 24 12 2 4 6 11 16 11 5 5 1 11 8 -2 30
10 Örebro 23 8 6 9 28 32 12 6 3 3 18 17 11 2 3 6 10 15 -4 30
11 Varberg 23 7 6 10 32 35 11 5 2 4 16 15 12 2 4 6 16 20 -3 27
12 AIK 22 7 6 9 22 26 11 4 2 5 12 12 11 3 4 4 10 14 -4 27
13 IFK Göteborg 23 4 12 7 26 34 12 2 4 6 12 22 11 2 8 1 14 12 -8 24
14 Helsingborg 23 4 9 10 26 38 11 3 4 4 12 13 12 1 5 6 14 25 -12 21
15 Kalmar 23 4 7 12 25 41 12 1 4 7 11 22 11 3 3 5 14 19 -16 19
16 Falkenberg 23 3 7 13 24 41 11 1 4 6 11 19 12 2 3 7 13 22 -17 16

Read more about Allsvenskan

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.