Olympia: Helsingborg vs Västerås SK Superettan full preview

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Competition: Sweden Superettan
Competition: Sat 27.November
Match begins: 14:00 (UTC)
Venue: Olympia (16500 seats)

Helsingborg have played better than Västerås SK this season, but every fixture opens at 0-0. Here's all the facts you require before kickoff:

Insights:
  • Helsingborg have the most clean sheets (13) in Superettan

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.

8 - 9 - 18 with 44-51. What does this mean? Well, these are the statistics for Västerås SK when playing on grass like they will do today. Wins - draws- losses and goals scored-conceded. Västerås SK play their home games on artifical turf so that's why we provide these numbers.

Västerås are fighting to avoid relegation and will work hard for points.

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Helsingborg form and stats

The story so far in the Superettan for Helsingborg at their home stadium (Olympia) is 7 wins, 2 draws and 5 defeats.

Helsingborg travelled for their previous game, a trip to Örgryte that ended 1-1.

Heartbreak before that as Helsingborg lost 1-3 at Värnamo's place.

The Helsingborg fans have had their share of opportunities to cheer home goals this season, having seen 22 goals in 14 league matches. Helsingborg are not conceding a lot of goals here at Olympia in the league, averaging less than one per game. The total is 12 from 14 matches.

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Västerås SK form and stats

Playing away, Västerås SK have won 4 games, drawn 4 and suffered 6 defeats in the Superettan this season. The last three matches for Västerås SK have all ended in a draw.

Västerås delivered a 1-1 draw playing at home against Trelleborg (placed 7th) in their previous match; a Superettan game.

Ahead of that match was the away draw versus Jonkopings Sodra that ended 0-0.

Scoring goals is the main ingredient in creating success in football, and not only at home. So far Västerås have scored 14 goals in 14 league games away. Västerås SK have conceded 17 goals in these away matches. There's been improvement defensively lately, as only 0 of these goals has been conceded in their last 3 away matches.

Head 2 Head

This isn't the first time these teams get together this campaign, as the history books show this recent match: Västerås SK - Helsingborg 0-4. Statistics for the preceeding two meetings between these two teams are: two wins for Helsingborg, zero draws and zero wins for Västerås SK. Over 2,5 goals: two times; under 2,5 goals: zero games.

Top Goalscorers

HelsingborgA. van den Hurk
A. van den Hurk
15 goals
Västerås SKS. Johansson
S. Johansson
7 goals

Helsingborg missing players

Västerås SK missing players

Helsingborg Västerås SK
Total Home vs mid Statistics Stat vs top Away Total
29 14 4 Played P 4 14 29
13 7 2 Won W 0 4 8
8 2 1 Drew D 0 4 11
8 5 1 Lost L 4 6 10
45 22 8 Scored S 3 14 34
27 12 3 Conceded C 9 17 38
90% 93% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 93% 86%
66% 64% 75% Over 1.5 O 1.5 50% 50% 66%
52% 50% 50% Over 2.5 O 2.5 50% 29% 48%
31% 21% 25% Over 3.5 O 3.5 50% 21% 31%
10% 14% 25% Over 4.5 O 4.5 50% 21% 14%
41% 36% 50% BTTS BTTS 50% 43% 55%
45% 43% 25% Clean Sheets C S 0% 36% 31%
24% 29% 25% Failed to Score F T 50% 29% 28%
 
5.3 5.4 3.5 Corners for (avg) C F 6.2 6 5.9
5.7 4.9 2.5 Corners against (avg) C A 6.5 5.6 5.2
1.9 1.9 2.2 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 1 1.6 1.7
2 1 0 Red cards R C 0 2 3
 
10.8 11.7 11.2 Shots (avg) S ( 10.5 9.7 11.1
4.7 5.6 5.5 Shots on Target (avg) S O 2.8 3.6 4.2
33% 28% 36% Goal Efficiency G E 27% 28% 28%
 
9.3 7.6 7.8 Shots against (avg) S A 11.5 10.8 9.9
3.6 2.8 3.5 Shots on Target against (avg) S O 4.8 4.7 4.4
Key stats in Superettan this season:
  • Helsingborg have the most clean sheets (13) in Superettan

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Värnamo 29 18 5 6 43 27 14 11 2 1 23 9 15 7 3 5 20 18 16 59
2 GIF Sundsvall 29 15 8 6 45 27 15 9 4 2 27 13 14 6 4 4 18 14 18 53
3 Helsingborg 29 13 8 8 45 27 14 7 2 5 22 12 15 6 6 3 23 15 18 47
4 Norrby 29 12 9 8 39 32 15 6 5 4 20 17 14 6 4 4 19 15 7 45
5 Landskrona 29 13 5 11 41 36 15 11 2 2 25 13 14 2 3 9 16 23 5 44
6 Oster 29 11 10 8 31 25 14 7 5 2 16 10 15 4 5 6 15 15 6 43
7 Trelleborg 29 11 10 8 41 36 14 8 3 3 23 13 15 3 7 5 18 23 5 43
8 Örgryte 29 8 14 7 37 38 15 4 9 2 20 17 14 4 5 5 17 21 -1 38
9 Brage 29 9 9 11 38 41 15 6 4 5 21 19 14 3 5 6 17 22 -3 36
10 Västerås SK 29 8 11 10 34 38 15 4 7 4 20 21 14 4 4 6 14 17 -4 35
11 Jonkopings Sodra 28 9 8 11 30 34 14 6 5 3 19 13 14 3 3 8 11 21 -4 35
12 AFC Eskilstuna 28 9 7 12 38 40 14 7 4 3 24 13 14 2 3 9 14 27 -2 34
13 Akropolis 28 9 7 12 27 42 14 6 3 5 14 17 14 3 4 7 13 25 -15 34
14 GAIS 28 9 3 16 29 39 14 4 2 8 16 23 14 5 1 8 13 16 -10 30
15 Vasalund 29 7 5 17 34 50 14 4 3 7 17 20 15 3 2 10 17 30 -16 26
16 Falkenberg 29 6 7 16 33 53 14 4 3 7 19 29 15 2 4 9 14 24 -20 25

Read more about Superettan

Superettan (meaning “the super one” in English) is the second highest league in the Swedish football league pyramid. It runs from April to October and has 16 teams. After a total of 240 fixtures the top two teams in the league table are promoted, while another can promote through a playoff.