15:30 GMT 02 July 2017
As most of Europe is preparing for next season, the Allsvenskan is well underway with 12 games already played. International competitions going on this summer haven’t disrupted the Swedish league and at this early stage, it is clear which sides are pushing for the title. Two of these sides face off in match week 13 as Ostersunds make the trip to AIK. Both sides have picked up 21 points after 12 games but it is the visitors who sit higher in 3rd on goal difference.
AIK have won the two previous meetings between the two sides as they ran out 2-0 winners in both fixtures last season. Ostersungs will be hoping to score their first goal against AIK in this one as they are yet to hit the back of the net against the Swedish champions.
It is vital that AIK get the win in this one so they can move up the table. They can leapfrog their opponents if they pick up all three points. However, they are missing Haukur Heidar Hauksson, Henok Goitom and Ahmed Yasin for the match and this could affect their chances of winning the game.
Latest matches: AIK
|22.06.2017||Club||FC Flora Tallinn||AIK||2:0||L|
Ostersunds can extend their lead in the table over AIK with a win and they are certainly up against it against a side with a stronger team and home advantage. However, they have shown this season that they are good enough to compete with the big boys. They’ve only got one absence: Douglas Bergvist and his position at centre-back should be filled.
Latest matches: Ostersunds FK
|26.06.2017||Club||Hammarby IF||Ostersunds FK||0:3||W|
|03.06.2017||Alls||Ostersunds FK||GIF Sundsvall||3:1||W|
|29.05.2017||Alls||BK Hacken||Ostersunds FK||0:1||W|
|20.05.2017||Alls||Ostersunds FK||Kalmar FF||2:1||W|
|17.05.2017||Alls||Ostersunds FK||IK Sirius FK||0:0||D|
With home advantage and a superior team, AIK should come out with the three points but Ostersunds have proven that they are better than AIK at this stage of the season. It could easily as a draw and the visitors look to end their losing streak against AIK.
02 July 2017 - 15:30 GMT
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