Allsvenskan: Elfsborg overcomes Sirius 3-0

BORåS. Elfsborg was in the end too good for Sirius.


BORåS. Elfsborg was in the end too strong for Sirius with the goal of J. Voelkerling Persson (25′ own), A. Bernhardsson (45′) and S. Guðjohnsen (75′). Sirius was vastly superior in terms of ball possession (63%).​

The match was played at the Borås Arena stadium in Borås on Sunday and it started at 3:00 pm local time. In the presence of 5,021 spectators.​ The referee was Granit Maqedonci who was helped by Mark Josef and Daniel Gustavsson. The 4th official was Jovan Krsmanovic. The weather was rainy. The temperature was cold around 11.8 degrees Celsius or 53.2 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 84%.​

Match Statistics

Sirius was in firm control of the ball 63% while Elfsborg was struggling with a 37% ball possession.

Sirius was more aggressive with 53 dangerous attacks and 9 shots of which 2 were on target. Anyhow, Elfsborg was capable to find the solution to win this encounter.​

Elfsborg shot 16 times, 9 on target, 7 off target. On the other side, Sirius shot 9 times, 2 on target, 7 off target.


Elfsborg received 1 yellow card (N. Söderberg). On the other side, Sirius received 2 yellow cards (F. Rogić and A. Hellborg).

After playing this contest, Elfsborg will have 30 points to stay in the 9th place. On the other side, Sirius will stay with 25 points like Norrköping to stay in the 12th place.

Match Events

  • 25'

    J. Voelkerling Persson (OG)

  • 38'

    S. Guðjohnsen

    P. Frick

  • 39'

    F. Rogić

  • 45'

    A. Bernhardsson

    M. Baidoo

  • 50'

    N. Söderberg

  • 61'

    E. Sylisufaj

    Ó. Ómarsson

  • 61'

    A. Bjarnason

    D. Stensson

  • 67'

    J. Ondrejka

    A. Bernhardsson

  • 75'

    S. Guðjohnsen

    R. Alm

  • 81'

    J. Okkels

    R. Alm

  • 81'

    A. Hellborg

    D. Widgren

  • 81'

    K. Larson

    Y. Sugita

  • 90'

    A. Hellborg

Next match

In the upcoming Allsvenskan match, Elfsborg will play away with IFK Göteborg on the 3rd of October with a 10-9 head to head in favor of Elfsborg (16 draws).

Sirius will host AIK on the 2nd of October with a 9-0 head to head stats in favor of AIK (2 draws).

Elfsborg: Formation and Lineups

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

The manager Jimmy Thelin chose to play with the following team: Hákon Rafn Valdimarsson (6.2), Johan Larsson (7.6), Leo Väisänen (7.0), Sebastian Holmén (6.9), Simon Strand (6.8), Noah Söderberg (7.8), Michael Baidoo (6.8), André Rømer (7.3), Alexander Bernhardsson (8.3), Per Frick (6.4) and Rasmus Alm (6.5).

Elfsborg could not rely on the presence of S. Guðjohnsen (injured).


Elfsborg made 3 changes: P. Frick for S. Guðjohnsen (38′), A. Bernhardsson for J. Ondrejka (67′) and R. Alm for J. Okkels (81′).

Top player: Alexander Bernhardsson

Probably the most impressive player in Elfsborg was Alexander Bernhardsson.

His rating is (8.3) with 1 goal, 20 passes (65% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 7 duels out of 10. He performed 2 crosses.

Sirius: Formation and Lineups

Sirius started with an extremely aggressive line-up (3-4-3).

On the opposite side, Daniel Bäckström played with: David Mitov Nilsson (6.4), Kevin Wright, Dennis Widgren (6.2), Jakob Voelkerling Persson (6.4), Marcus Mathisen (7.0), Óli Valur Ómarsson (6.6), Daniel Stensson (6.3), Jamie Roche (6.8), Tashreeq Matthews (6.7), Filip Rogić (7.4) and Christian Kouakou (6.5), Yukiya Sugita (6.7).


Sirius made 4 changes: Ó. Ómarsson for E. Sylisufaj (61′), D. Stensson for A. Bjarnason (61′), D. Widgren for A. Hellborg (81′) and Y. Sugita for K. Larson (81′).

Top player: Filip Rogić

Probably the most impressive player in Sirius was Filip Rogić.

His rating is (7.4) with 79 passes (86% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 4 duels out of 9.

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