Allsvenskan: AIK beats Malmö FF 2-0 on Wednesday

SOLNA. AIK tops Malmö FF with a 2-0 win with a goal from J. Mendes (17').


SOLNA. AIK prevails over Malmö FF with a 2-0 win with a goal from J. Mendes (17′). Malmö FF lost this match even if it was superior in terms of ball possession (57%).

The match was played at the Friends Arena stadium in Solna on Wednesday and it started at 7:00 pm local time. The referee was Glenn Nyberg who had the assistance of Mahbod Beigi and Andreas Söderkvist. The 4th official was Farouk Ben Ahmed Nehdi. The weather was clear. The temperature was pleasant around 22.8 degrees Celsius or 72.99 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 40%.​

Match Statistics

Malmö FF was in firm control of the ball 57% while AIK was struggling with a 43% ball possession.

Malmö FF was more aggressive with 61 dangerous attacks and 15 shots of which 2 were on target. Anyhow, AIK managed to find the solution to win this match.​

AIK shot 13 times, 8 on target, 5 off target. On the other side, Malmö FF shot 15 times, 2 on target, 13 off target.


AIK received 1 yellow card (N. Bahoui). On the other side, Malmö FF received 1 yellow card (D. Hadžikadunić).

After this contest, AIK will have 15 points like Malmö FF to stay in the 3rd place. On the other side, Malmö FF will stay with 15 points like AIK to stay in the 2nd place.

Match Events

  • 13'

    N. Bahoui

  • 17'

    J. Mendes

    J. Larsson

  • 46'

    I. Diawara

    J. Dahlin

  • 63'

    S. Nanasi

    M. Abubakari

  • 63'

    J. Berget

    O. Toivonen

  • 63'

    M. Olsson

    H. Larsson

  • 65'

    D. Hadžikadunić

  • 67'

    B. Mbunga-Kimpioka

    N. Bahoui

  • 67'

    A. Björnström

    N. Stefanelli

  • 75'

    P. Sejdiu

    V. Birmančević

  • 76'

    M. Lustig

    Z. Elbouzedi

  • 87'

    S. Larsson (Penalty)

  • 87'

    S. Papagiannopoulos

  • 87'

    S. Peña

  • 90'

    B. Hussein

Next match

In the upcoming Allsvenskan match, AIK will play away against Hammarby on the 15th of May with a 12-6 head to head in favor of AIK (4 draws).

Malmö FF will play away with Djurgården on the 16th of May with a 14-14 head to head record.

AIK: Formation and Lineups

AIK started with a conservative line-up (4-4-2).

The manager Bartosz Grzelak chose to play with the following team: Kristoffer Nordfeldt, Budimir Janošević (7.0), Joe Mendes (7.7), Alexander Milošević (7.1), Sotirios Papagiannopoulos (7.5), Erick Otieno (7.6), Zachary Elbouzedi (6.8), Sebastian Larsson (6.8), Bilal Hussein (7.1), Nicolás Stefanelli (6.4), Jordan Larsson (7.2) and Nabil Bahoui (6.2).


AIK made 2 changes: N. Bahoui for B. Mbunga-Kimpioka (67′) and N. Stefanelli for A. Björnström (67′).

Top player: Joe Mendes

The player who no doubt impressed AIK the most was Joe Mendes.

His rating is (7.7) with 1 goal, 28 passes (85% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 5 duels out of 7. He performed 1 cross.

Malmö FF: Formation and Lineups

Malmö FF started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).

On the other side, Milos Milojevic played with: Johan Dahlin (6.4), Felix Beijmo (7.4), Matěj Chaluš (6.7), Dennis Hadžikadunić (7.5), Eric Larsson (7.4), Erdal Rakip (7.3), Sergio Peña (7.3), Hugo Larsson (6.4), Ola Toivonen (7.0), Veljko Birmančević (6.5), Malik Abubakari (7.0).


Malmö FF made 4 changes: J. Dahlin for I. Diawara (46′), M. Abubakari for S. Nanasi (63′), O. Toivonen for J. Berget (63′) and H. Larsson for M. Olsson (63′).

Best player: Ismael Diawara

The player that probably impressed the most for Malmö FF was the goalkeeper: Ismael Diawara. His rating is 7.83. He performed 6 saves.

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