Allsvenskan: Djurgården conquers Kalmar 3-2

STOCKHOLM. Djurgården bested Kalmar.

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STOCKHOLM. Djurgården conquered Kalmar. Kalmar lost this match even if it was superior in terms of ball possession (60%).

The match was held at the Tele2 Arena Stadium in Stockholm on Saturday and this began at 1:00 pm local time. The referee was Bojan Pandzic who was helped by Mikael Hallin and Niclas Ivarsson. The 4th official was Pontus Olofsson. The weather was clear. The temperature was quite cold around 3.6 degrees Celsius or 38.39 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 70%.​

Match Statistics

Kalmar was in firm control of the ball 60% while Djurgården was struggling with a 40% ball possession.

Djurgården was more aggressive with 39 dangerous attacks and 15 shots of which 4 were on target. Which is one of the reasons Djurgården won the contest.

Djurgården shot 15 times, 4 on target, 11 off target. On the opposite side, Kalmar shot 8 times, 3 on target, 5 off target.


Djurgården received 2 yellow cards (H. Finndell and E. Banda). On the opposite side, Kalmar received 1 yellow card (S. Ring).

After this contest, Djurgården will have 47 points to move down in the 1st place. On the opposite side, Kalmar will stay with 37 points like Hammarby to stay in the 7th place.

Match Events

  • 14'

    E. Chilufya

  • 23'

    H. Ekdal

  • 35'

    E. Banda

  • 40'

    S. Ring

  • 46'

    I. Jansson

    J. Stenmark

  • 49'

    J. Ring

    I. Jansson

  • 60'

    I. Jansson

    S. Ring

  • 65'

    Joel Asoro

    Nicklas Bärkroth

  • 65'

    Jesper Nyholm 

    Haris Radetinac

  • 80'

    L. Cornic

    K. Holmberg

  • 82'

    H. Finndell

  • 86'

    E. Israelsson

    L. Sætra

  • 90'

    E. Banda

Next matche

In the upcoming Allsvenskan match, Djurgården will play away against IFK Göteborg on the 28th of October with a 15-8 head to head in favor of Djurgården (10 draws).

Kalmar will host Varberg BoIS on the 27th of October with a 1-0 head to head in favor of Varberg BoIS (2 draws).

Djurgården: Formation and Lineups

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

The manager Thomas Lagerlöf chose to play with the following team: Jacob Widell Zetterström (6.1), Jesper Lofgren (7.1), Jacob Une Larsson (6.8), Hjalmar Ekdal (7.1), Haris Radetinac (6.6), Emmanuel Banda (6.8), Hampus Finndell (6.9), Magnus Eriksson (8.4), Edward Chilufya (7.4), Karl Holmberg (6.6) and Nicklas Bärkroth (7.4).


Djurgården made 3 changes: H. Radetinac for J. Nyholm (65′), N. Bärkroth for J. Asoro (65′) and K. Holmberg for L. Cornic (80′).

Top player: Magnus Eriksson

The player who no doubt impressed Djurgården the most was Magnus Eriksson even if he didn’t score any goal.

His rating is (8.4) with 39 passes (74% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 9 duels out of 14. He performed 8 crosses.

Kalmar: Formation and Lineups

Kalmar started with a 3-4-1-2 line-up (3-4-1-2).

On the other side, Henrik Rydström played with: Lukas Hägg Johansson (6.0), Lars Saetra (6.2), Johan Stenmark (6.3), Douglas Bergqvist (6.4), Piotr Johansson (6.8), Romarinho (6.7), Carl Gustafsson (6.2), Sebastian Ring (7.1), Oliver Berg (7.2), Jonathan Ring (7.2) and Nils Fröling (6.6).

Kalmar could not rely on the presence of E. Israelsson (injured).


Kalmar made 2 changes: J. Stenmark for I. Jansson (46′) and L. Sætra for E. Israelsson (86′).

Top player: Isak Jansson

The player who no doubt impressed Kalmar the most was Isak Jansson.

His rating is (8.1) with 1 goal, 5 passes (80% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 3 duels out of 6.

His performance was notable also because he began the game from the bench before entering the field in the 46′.

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