Evenly matched teams: Hudiksvall vs Gamla Upsala match preview

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Competition: Sweden Division 2: Norra Svealand
Competition: Sun 18.October
Match begins: 12:00 (UTC)
Venue: Glysis Sparbanken Arena (1500 seats)

A key match in Division 2: Norra Svealand as both teams are battling for the top positions. With Hudiksvall in 1st position and Gamla Upsala placed 4th, this promises to be an exciting meeting. Read on to find out more!

Hudiksvall and Gamla Upsala 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.

It should be mentioned that Gamla Upsala play their home matches on grass, so they have to adjust for this one as it's played on artifical turf. Does it matter? Recent statistics for Gamla Upsala on artifical turf are 3 victories, 4 draws and 7 defeats from 14 games. In these matches they have a goal statistics scored/conceded: 16-23. You can compare this with overall results below.

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Hudiksvall form and stats

The home supporters can't complain about results here at Glysis Sparbanken Arena as Hudiksvall, who have the the best goal difference (+10) at home in Division 2: Norra Svealand, have scored 17 goals to get 14 points from 6 games. The overall stats in the Division 2: Norra Svealand are 4-2-0 (wins-draws-losses).

Ahead of that match, Hudiksvall lost 0-3 at home to GIF Sundsvall.

The bookmakers consider this a fairly even contest. One could say only the home advantage separates the teams. It could be relevant to look at how Hudiksvall have performed in matches similar to this (as small favourites). Our database has found three matches with the results: Won one, drawn one and lost one.

Hudiksvall are an "over 2,5 goals" team alone here at Glysis Sparbanken Arena in their league games, having scored an impressive 17 goals in 6 matches. 7 goals have been conceded.

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Gamla Upsala form and stats

2 wins, 2 draws and 1 loss. That’s the product of Gamla Upsala playing as the away team in the Division 2: Norra Svealand this season.

Gamla Upsala had fun at their own home (Glysis Sparbanken Arena) last time out, beating Fagersta Södra IK 6-2. That result followed a home victory 5-3 versus IFK Österåker.

As mentioned above, Gamla Upsala was the only team on the pitch versus Fagersta Södra IK in their previous game, winning 6-2. This could be a tougher task.

So, this is expected to be a close game, an even contest. Looking at earlier matches with Gamla Upsala playing away and similar expectations, we found four relevant matches. Results were two Upsala wins, one draw and one defeat.

Upsala has displayed an ability to score goals in away matches in the league this season, 9 goals from 5 games. In the opposite end, Upsala have conceded 8 goals in their away games.

Head 2 Head

Hudiksvall-Gamla Upsala H2H statistics last four meetings regardless of arena: Hudiksvall two wins, Gamla Upsala two wins, zero draws. three of these four matches had three or more goals (over 2,5).

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Hudiksvall Gamla Upsala
Total Home vs top Statistics Stat vs top Away Total
12 6 1 Played P 1 5 12
9 4 0 Won W 0 2 7
2 2 1 Drew D 1 2 2
1 0 0 Lost L 0 1 3
30 17 0 Scored S 1 9 27
14 7 0 Conceded C 1 8 19
92% 83% 0% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 100% 100%
83% 67% 0% Over 1.5 O 1.5 100% 80% 75%
75% 67% 0% Over 2.5 O 2.5 0% 40% 58%
50% 67% 0% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 40% 42%
33% 50% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 40% 42%
67% 50% 0% BTTS BTTS 100% 80% 75%
25% 50% 100% Clean Sheets C S 0% 20% 17%
17% 17% 100% Failed to Score F T 0% 0% 8%
 
0 0 0 Corners for (avg) C F 0 0 0
0 0 0 Corners against (avg) C A 0 0 0
0.8 0.8 1 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 4 1.5 0.9
0 0 0 Red cards R C 0 0 0
 
57 23 8 Total Shots T S 1 8 41
20 6 1 Shots on Target S O 1 3 25
80% 133% 0% Goal Efficiency G E 100% 267% 100%
Key stats in Division 2: Norra Svealand this season:
  • Gamla Upsala have scored in all their away matches so far.
  • Gamla Upsala haven’t played a single 0-0 game.
  • Hudiksvall has the the best goal difference (+10) at home in Division 2: Norra Svealand
  • Hudiksvall have not yet lost a game at home.
  • Hudiksvall have scored at least twice as many goals as they have conceded.

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Hudiksvall 12 9 2 1 30 14 6 4 2 0 17 7 6 5 0 1 13 7 16 29
2 Skiljebo 12 8 0 4 28 18 6 4 0 2 17 10 6 4 0 2 11 8 10 24
3 Karlberg 12 6 5 1 21 5 6 3 2 1 14 5 6 3 3 0 7 0 16 23
4 Gamla Upsala 12 7 2 3 27 19 7 5 0 2 18 11 5 2 2 1 9 8 8 23
5 Enkoping 12 7 1 4 23 14 6 4 1 1 14 5 6 3 0 3 9 9 9 22
6 Enskede 12 7 1 4 28 24 5 3 0 2 13 10 7 4 1 2 15 14 4 22
7 Lidingö 12 7 0 5 33 26 6 3 0 3 16 15 6 4 0 2 17 11 7 21
8 Stockholm Internazionale 12 5 4 3 22 15 6 1 2 3 5 9 6 4 2 0 17 6 7 19
9 IFK Österåker 12 5 1 6 21 26 6 2 1 3 6 11 6 3 0 3 15 15 -5 16
10 Stocksund 12 4 3 5 16 17 6 2 2 2 7 6 6 2 1 3 9 11 -1 15
11 Kvarnsveden 12 2 2 8 13 19 6 1 1 4 9 11 6 1 1 4 4 8 -6 8
12 Kungsängen 12 2 1 9 17 31 6 1 0 5 6 16 6 1 1 4 11 15 -14 7
13 Fanna BK 12 2 1 9 16 31 6 1 0 5 8 16 6 1 1 4 8 15 -15 7
14 Fagersta Södra IK 12 1 1 10 10 46 6 1 1 4 6 17 6 0 0 6 4 29 -36 4

Read more about Division 2: Norra Svealand

Division 2 is the fourth tier of Swedish football. It is divided into six divisions based on the location of the teams. Each section has 14 teams playing 26 fixtures each to decide the final league table of the division, with the two lowest teams being relegated and the top teams being promoted. There are also promotion/relegation playoffs.