Nilsen, Sivert Heltne
Elfsborg and Sirius face at Boras Arena, in Boras, in a match counting for the 12th round of the Swedish championship. In the last match at this stadium, there was a 1-1 draw.
The team of Elfsborg starts for this game with an equality, in 3x3, receiving Varberg, adding in this way the third consecutive meeting without losing in this competition: the goals of the team were signed by Karlsson (2) and Aim. At this moment, the home team occupies the 3rd position of the championship, with 20 points, the result of 5 wins and 5 draws.
In this match against Sirius, the commander Jimmy Thelin should play in 4-3-3 favoring the maintenance of ball possession and organized attacks. Rasmus Alm midfielder is one of the great values of this Elfsborg team, which is very important in the creation of the offensive process. On the other hand, Karlsson is the best scorer of this team with 4 points added. The entire cast is available for this game.
Sirius' team starts for this round with a 2-5 defeat, receiving
Malmo, adding in this way the second straight game without winning in
this Swedish championship: the team's goals were signed by Vecchia and
Saeid. Away from home, the visiting club won 2 triumphs in 5 games
played. At this moment, the visiting team occupies the 6th position of
the championship with 16 points won.
On this trip to the Elfsborg arena, commander Henrik Rydström must choose a more defensive strategy, exploring only the counterattack. Sugita, a player who acts on the attacking front, is Sirius' highlight with 5 goals scored. For this game the coach can count on all his players.
This game places two teams that are experiencing similar moments in this phase of the season, however, it is visible that the home team enters this more confident round. In this way, Elfsborg can be expected to dominate part of the game, creating the best chances to score goals, making risking in favor of the ‘Elfsborg Zero Draw’ market being of great value.
IF Elfsborg's home record this season: 2-3-0.
Jesper Karlsson is IF Elfsborg's top scorer with 4 goals. Yukiya Sugita has scored 5 times for IK Sirius FK.
IF Elfsborg wins 1st half in 41% of their matches, IK Sirius FK in 16% of their matches.
IF Elfsborg wins 41% of halftimes, IK Sirius FK wins 16%.
Both teams haven't won their last match in Allsvenskan.
IF Elfsborg's performance of the last 5 matches is better than IK Sirius FK's.
In Allsvenskan, IF Elfsborg has better performance than IK Sirius FK.
IK Sirius FK have lost just 1 of their last 5 Allsvenskan games against IF Elfsborg.
IF Elfsborg have won just 1 of their last 5 Allsvenskan games against IK Sirius FK.
IK Sirius FK have lost just 1 of their last 5 games against IF Elfsborg (in all competitions).
In the last 5 meetings IF Elfsborg won 1, IK Sirius FK won 3, 1 draws.
Their last meeting was a draw. (1-1)
IF Elfsborg scores 1.4 goals in a match against IK Sirius FK and IK Sirius FK scores 2 goals against IF Elfsborg (on average).
IF Elfsborg scores 1.71 goals when playing at home and IK Sirius FK scores 1.31 goals when playing away (on average).
Average number of goals in meetings between IF Elfsborg and IK Sirius FK is 3.4.
When IF Elfsborg leads 1-0 at home, they win in 81% of their matches.
When IK Sirius FK leads 0-1 away, they win in 60% of their matches.
When IF Elfsborg is down 0-1 home, they win 0% of their matches.
When IK Sirius FK is down 1-0 away, they win 12% of their matches.
Average number of goals in the first half in meetings between IF Elfsborg and IK Sirius FK is 2.
IF Elfsborg's last home win against IK Sirius FK was in 2015.
Last season's matches: 1-1 (IF Elfsborg at home) and 2-4 (IK Sirius FK at home).
IF Elfsborg haven't scored in 0 of their 5 home matches in Allsvenskan this season.
IK Sirius FK haven't scored in 2 of their 5 away matches in Allsvenskan this season.
During the last 9 meetings, IF Elfsborg have won 3 times, there have been 1 draws while IK Sirius FK have won 5 times. The goal difference is 17-17 in favour of IF Elfsborg.
Did you know that IF Elfsborg scores 35% of their goals between the minutes 31-45?
Did you know that IK Sirius FK scores 41% of their goals between the minutes 61-75?