17:00 GMT 01 June 2017
As the Allsvenskan season comes into full swing, the top two sides are very quickly pulling away from the chasing pack. After just 11 games, it’s Norrkoping and Malmo at the top as Norrkoping sit 2nd on 23 points, just one point below Malmo. AIK have been a bit disappointing so far and they sit in 6th, however with a game in hand on the teams above them, they could push themselves into 3rd. A win at this stage will be vital for both sides.
AIK will be hoping to take their recent dominance in this fixture into this game as they’ve won 4 of the last 5 meetings between the two sides. And in the last 4 of these games, they’ve scored 16 goals while keeping two clean sheets in the last 2. The last league meeting ended 6-0 to AIK in October, Norrkoping won’t want a repeat of that!
Head to head matchess in Allsvenskan: IFK Norrkoping - AIK
A win for Norrkoping in this fixture could see them go top of the table if Malmo don’t win. That’d give them a great chance to be on top of the table going into the halfway stage of the season. They’ve got a few potential absentees for this fixture though as Andreas Blomqvist, Simon Skrabb, Henrik Castegren, Adin Bukva and Marwan Baze are all set to miss the game through injury, which will hurt their chance of injury.
Latest matches: IFK Norrkoping
|27.05.2017||Alls||IFK Norrkoping||Halmstads BK||3:2||W|
|21.05.2017||Alls||Malmo FF||IFK Norrkoping||1:2||W|
|16.05.2017||Alls||IFK Norrkoping||Kalmar FF||2:0||W|
|12.05.2017||Alls||Athletic United||IFK Norrkoping||1:2||W|
|08.05.2017||Alls||IFK Norrkoping||GIF Sundsvall||0:0||D|
AIK need a win to get their form back on track and they could do with scoring a few goals in the process. A win could put them in a great position as a win in this game and a win in their game in hand could see them go into 2nd. They are set to be without Haukur Heidar Hauksson and Henok Goitom, who are both injured but their replacements should be able to do the job.
Latest matches: AIK
With home advantage and a better run in the league this season, Norrkoping are favourites to take all 3 points but AIK certainly know how to win and will be desperate to get their form back in line with a big win. The games between these two sides are rarely boring and it could quite easily be a high scorer, even with AIK in poor goal scoring form. The match could easily go either way but a draw is also very likely. AIK need a few goals so that should open the game up.
01 June 2017 - 17:00 GMT
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