Ettan: North match prediction: Little separates IF Karlstad Fotboll and Sandviken in quality

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Competition: Sweden Ettan: North
Competition: Sun 18.October
Match begins: 12:00 (UTC)
Venue: Tingvalla IP

IF Karlstad Fotboll and Sandviken have both delivered a "par" performance so far, to use a golfing expression. Both hold mid-table positions in the Ettan: North.

Both teams should be fairly well rested for this game, as they have had some quiet days to prepare. Hopefully this will translate into lots of action on the pitch.

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IF Karlstad Fotboll form and stats

IF Karlstad Fotboll have played 11 Ettan: North games at their own stadium so far this season, resulting in 4-3-4 (wins-draws-losses).

A nice win for Karlstad last time playing, versus Haninge. That was also a home game and the match ended 5-2 with D. Johannesson, O. Kåhed, L. Felicia (2) and A. Beqiri scoring for the victors. The spoils were shared after 90 minutes before that, a home game that ended 2-2 versus Brommapojkarna.

A goal frenzy last time out for Karlstad, with a total of 7 goals in the match against Haninge. Fun stuff to watch!

Goals decide football matches and Karlstad are scoring many of them at home; 22 on target from 11 league matches. It's worth mentioning that 11 of these goals has been scored in their last three home matches. Defensively it’s touch-and-go for the home team as 19 goals have been conceded.

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Sandviken form and stats

3 wins, 4 draws and 3 losses. That’s the product of Sandviken playing as the away team in the Ettan: North this season. The fact that Sandviken have won four matches in a row should scare the hosts and makes this contest more interesting.

The supporters enjoyed Sandviken's previous game versus Berga (placed 15th), a Ettan: North 3-0 win played at home. A home win before that, celebrating 4-1 vs Vasalund.

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

Sandviken has displayed an ability to score goals in away matches in the league this season, 16 goals from 10 games. Sandviken have conceded 12 goals in these away matches.

Head 2 Head

The dueling parties have met before this season: Sandviken - Karlstad 3-1.

IF Karlstad Fotboll missing players

Sandviken missing players

IF Karlstad Fotboll Sandviken
Total Home vs mid Statistics Stat vs mid Away Total
23 11 2 Played P 2 10 22
7 4 0 Won W 0 3 10
5 3 0 Drew D 2 4 8
11 4 2 Lost L 0 3 4
35 22 2 Scored S 1 16 45
44 19 5 Conceded C 1 12 26
100% 100% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 50% 90% 95%
91% 91% 100% Over 1.5 O 1.5 50% 80% 86%
74% 73% 100% Over 2.5 O 2.5 0% 60% 68%
43% 45% 50% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 50% 50%
17% 27% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 0% 14%
74% 82% 100% BTTS BTTS 50% 60% 73%
9% 9% 0% Clean Sheets C S 50% 30% 23%
17% 9% 0% Failed to Score F T 50% 20% 9%
 
0 0 0 Corners for (avg) C F 0 0 0
0 0 0 Corners against (avg) C A 0 0 0
1.1 0.5 0 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 0.5 1 1.2
0 0 0 Red cards R C 0 0 0
 
60 23 0 Total Shots T S 16 54 128
25 11 0 Shots on Target S O 10 23 55
32% 45% 0% Goal Efficiency G E 10% 22% 40%
Key stats in Ettan: North this season:
  • IF Karlstad Fotboll haven’t played a single 0-0 game.

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Vasalund 24 18 3 3 73 28 13 11 2 0 45 8 11 7 1 3 28 20 45 57
2 Brommapojkarna 24 13 8 3 43 18 12 7 4 1 30 11 12 6 4 2 13 7 25 47
3 Haninge 24 14 4 6 57 38 12 8 2 2 31 14 12 6 2 4 26 24 19 46
4 Sylvia 24 13 7 4 43 31 11 7 3 1 24 12 13 6 4 3 19 19 12 46
5 Sollentuna 24 12 6 6 43 38 12 9 1 2 24 11 12 3 5 4 19 27 5 42
6 Sandviken 22 10 8 4 45 26 12 7 4 1 29 14 10 3 4 3 16 12 19 38
7 Gefle 22 9 7 6 38 31 10 4 2 4 17 19 12 5 5 2 21 12 7 34
8 Frej 23 10 3 10 40 39 12 5 3 4 23 18 11 5 0 6 17 21 1 33
9 Taby 24 9 5 10 39 38 12 5 3 4 19 17 12 4 2 6 20 21 1 32
10 IF Karlstad Fotboll 23 7 5 11 35 44 11 4 3 4 22 19 12 3 2 7 13 25 -9 26
11 IFK Luleå 22 8 2 12 32 41 11 5 1 5 16 16 11 3 1 7 16 25 -9 26
12 Karlslund 24 7 4 13 34 39 12 4 2 6 17 16 12 3 2 7 17 23 -5 25
13 Örebro Syrianska 24 6 7 11 29 41 12 5 3 4 14 13 12 1 4 7 15 28 -12 25
14 Tegs SK 21 6 2 13 29 59 11 5 1 5 22 27 10 1 1 8 7 32 -30 20
15 Berga 24 3 3 18 26 57 12 1 3 8 14 25 12 2 0 10 12 32 -31 12
16 Nyköping 23 2 4 17 28 66 11 1 2 8 15 32 12 1 2 9 13 34 -38 10

Read more about Ettan: North

Division 1 is the third level of football in Sweden. It is divided into two sections, Northern (“Norra”) and Southern (“Sodra”). Each holding 16 teams playing 30 fixtures each to decide a final league table. The top team of each is promoted, the bottom three relegated. Further moves up/down can occur through playoff.