IFK Göteborg vs Varberg BoIS preview

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Competition: Sweden Allsvenskan
Competition: Sun 15.May
Match begins: 15:30 (UTC)
Venue: Nya Ullevi (18800 seats)

The home advantage belongs to IFK Göteborg in this game vs Varberg BoIS, but the visitors will battle to the finish. Here's our match preview!

Insights:
  • All of IFK Göteborg's home-matches have had more than 1,5 goals.
  • Varberg BoIS have conceded at least twice as many goals as they have scored.

Both teams have had sufficient rest since their last match. Let's aim for an animated game!

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IFK Göteborg form and stats

IFK Göteborg have collected 4 points from their Allsvenskan home games so far after 1-1-1. With three straight defeats the pressure is piling up on IFK Göteborg to get some points in this home game.

IFK Göteborg are hoping to put things right at home after a defeat in their previous match, the score 0-1 away versus AIK. Defender Jallow got the top score of the team in the match with a rating of 7.62/10. Jallow hit one key pass and won 6 of 11 duels.

Before that game, the home loss against Kalmar with the scoreline 1-2.

The hosts are favourites to win this game, with an estimated chance of about 55-60% of that outcome. Earlier IFK Göteborg matches with similar probabilities have ended with five wins, one draw and one defeat (from seven games).

Göteborg has scored 4 league goals at home this season, in 3 matches. On the other hand, IFK Göteborg have conceded 4 goals.

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Varberg BoIS form and stats

Things could have gone better for Varberg BoIS in their Allsvenskan away matches, but 3 points from 3 games is all right. Varberg seem to be suffering from homesickness with two consecutive losses away. Third time lucky?

This match can not go any worse than the last one, the home loss versus Sirius with 0-2 on the scoreboard. Midfield player Roux was the top player of the team with a match rating of 7.82/10. Roux hit one key pass and had 32 successful passes (of 40 total).

Preceding that game, the 1-3 loss visiting Häcken's place.

The visitors have scored 2 goals from 3 away games in the league, an average of less than one per game. 4 goals have been conceded by Varberg BoIS in these games.

Head 2 Head

Numbers for the prior six meetings featuring these two squads are: three wins for IFK Göteborg, one draw and two wins for Varberg BoIS. Over 2,5 goals: two times; under 2,5 goals: four games.

Top Goalscorers

GöteborgO. Vilhelmsson
O. Vilhelmsson
2 goals
IFK GöteborgM. Berg
M. Berg
2 goals
IFK GöteborgH. Aiesh
H. Aiesh
1 goals

IFK Göteborg missing players

Varberg BoIS missing players

IFK Göteborg Varberg BoIS
Total Home vs low Statistics Stat vs mid Away Total
7 3 1 Played P 1 3 7
3 1 1 Won W 0 1 2
1 1 0 Drew D 0 0 1
3 1 0 Lost L 1 2 4
7 4 2 Scored S 1 2 4
6 4 1 Conceded C 3 4 9
100% 100% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 100% 86%
57% 100% 100% Over 1.5 O 1.5 100% 33% 57%
29% 67% 100% Over 2.5 O 2.5 100% 33% 29%
0% 0% 0% Over 3.5 O 3.5 100% 33% 14%
0% 0% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 0% 0%
43% 100% 100% BTTS BTTS 100% 33% 14%
29% 0% 0% Clean Sheets C S 0% 33% 43%
29% 0% 0% Failed to Score F T 0% 33% 57%
 
6 7.7 6 Corners for (avg) C F 1 1.3 3.6
6.7 6.7 5 Corners against (avg) C A 11 9.3 5.7
2.6 3.3 4 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 3 3 2.9
0 0 0 Red cards R C 0 0 0
 
10.3 11.3 7 Shots (avg) S ( 10 7.3 9.6
3.1 3.3 5 Shots on Target (avg) S O 4 2.3 2.7
32% 40% 40% Goal Efficiency G E 25% 29% 21%
 
14 10 9 Shots against (avg) S A 21 17.3 14.1
3.6 4.7 3 Shots on Target against (avg) S O 11 6.7 5.3
Key stats in Allsvenskan this season:
  • All of IFK Göteborg's home-matches have had more than 1,5 goals.
  • IFK Göteborg have won significantly more corners at home than away.
  • IFK Göteborg haven’t played a single 0-0 game.
  • Varberg BoIS have conceded at least twice as many corners as they have won away.
  • Varberg BoIS have conceded at least twice as many goals as they have scored.
  • Varberg BoIS have won significantly less corners away then at home.

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Hammarby 7 5 1 1 13 4 3 2 1 0 4 1 4 3 0 1 9 3 9 16
2 Malmö FF 7 4 3 0 8 1 4 3 1 0 7 1 3 1 2 0 1 0 7 15
3 AIK 7 5 0 2 8 7 4 4 0 0 4 0 3 1 0 2 4 7 1 15
4 Mjallby 7 4 1 2 8 5 3 3 0 0 6 1 4 1 1 2 2 4 3 13
5 Kalmar 7 4 0 3 10 5 4 2 0 2 5 3 3 2 0 1 5 2 5 12
6 Djurgården 7 3 2 2 12 7 4 3 1 0 11 4 3 0 1 2 1 3 5 11
7 Häcken 6 3 2 1 11 8 3 2 0 1 7 5 3 1 2 0 4 3 3 11
8 Elfsborg 6 3 1 2 14 6 3 2 0 1 7 4 3 1 1 1 7 2 8 10
9 IFK Göteborg 7 3 1 3 7 6 3 1 1 1 4 4 4 2 0 2 3 2 1 10
10 Sirius 7 3 1 3 5 11 3 2 0 1 3 4 4 1 1 2 2 7 -6 10
11 Norrköping 6 2 1 3 6 6 3 1 1 1 3 2 3 1 0 2 3 4 0 7
12 Varberg BoIS 7 2 1 4 4 9 4 1 1 2 2 5 3 1 0 2 2 4 -5 7
13 Helsingborg 7 1 2 4 6 9 3 1 1 1 2 2 4 0 1 3 4 7 -3 5
14 Varnamo 6 1 2 3 4 8 3 1 2 0 2 0 3 0 0 3 2 8 -4 5
15 GIF Sundsvall 6 1 0 5 4 14 3 1 0 2 2 7 3 0 0 3 2 7 -10 3
16 Degerfors 6 0 0 6 2 16 3 0 0 3 1 9 3 0 0 3 1 7 -14 0

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.