Allsvenskan: Norrköping overcomes Kalmar 2-1

KALMAR. Norrköping beat Kalmar to win 2-1.


KALMAR. Norrköping beat Kalmar to win 2-1. It was Norrköping to strike first with an early goal of E. Marković at the 6′. Then J. Levi scored again for Norrköping in the 42′ minute with a goal. Eventually, I. Jansson reduced the distance for Kalmar with a goal. However, that was it, and the result remained 2-1.​ Kalmar was vastly superior in terms of ball possession (70%).​

The match was played at the Guldfågeln Arena stadium in Kalmar on Tuesday and it started at 7:00 pm local time. The referee was Victor Wolf who had the assistance of Peter Allheim and Pär Leek. The 4th official was Jovan Krsmanovic. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was quite cold around 6.3 degrees Celsius or 43.32 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 85%.​

Match Statistics

Kalmar was in firm control of the ball 70% while Norrköping was struggling with a 30% ball possession.

Kalmar was more aggressive with 79 dangerous attacks and 15 shots of which 4 were on target. Nonetheless, Norrköping managed to find the solution to win this match.​

Kalmar shot 15 times, 4 on target, 11 off target. On the other side, Norrköping shot 10 times, 4 on target, 6 off target.


Kalmar received 1 yellow card (K. Jensen). On the other side, Norrköping received 3 yellow cards (L. Wahlqvist, D. Eid and O. Jansson).

After playing this encounter, Kalmar will stay with 6 points to stay in the 11th place. On the other side, Norrköping will have 1 points to stay in the 15th place.

Match Events

  • 6'

    E. Marković

  • 42'

    J. Levi

    D. Eid

  • 46'

    I. Jansson

    D. Ólafsson

  • 66'

    N. Shamoun

    A. Lindahl

  • 67'

    I. Jansson


  • 67'

    K. Jensen

    N. Girmai

  • 68'

    L. Wahlqvist

  • 76'

    A. Skúlason

    J. Levi

  • 89'

    K. Jensen

  • 90'

    D. Eid

  • 90'

    O. Jansson

Next match

In the upcoming Allsvenskan match, Kalmar will play away with IFK Göteborg on the 2nd of May with a 14-10 head to head record in favor of IFK Göteborg (10 draws).

Norrköping will host Värnamo on the 2nd of May with a 0-0 head to head record.

Kalmar: Formation and Lineups

Kalmar adopted the extremely aggressive line-up (3-4-3).

The manager Henrik Rydström chose to play with the following team: Ricardo Friedrich (6.0), Lars Saetra (7.1), Rasmus Sjostedt (7.2), Douglas Bergqvist (7.1), Axel Lindahl (6.2), Romarinho (6.9), Carl Gustafsson (7.0), Davíð Kristján Ólafsson (6.4), Simon Skrabb (6.9), Oliver Berg (7.2) and Nahom Girmai (7.1).


Kalmar made 3 changes: D. Ólafsson for I. Jansson (46′), A. Lindahl for N. Shamoun (66′) and N. Girmai for K. Jensen (67′).

Top player: Isak Jansson

Probably the most impressive player in Kalmar was Isak Jansson.

His rating is (7.4) with 1 goal, 20 passes (80% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 1 duel out of 1. He performed 5 crosses.

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

Norrköping: Formation and Lineups

Also Norrköping adopted the extremely aggressive line-up (3-4-3).

On the other side, Rikard Norling played with: Oscar Jansson (6.2), Godswill Ekpolo (7.4), Linus Wahlqvist (6.8), Filip Dagerstål (7.3), Daniel Eid (7.1), Jacob Ortmark (6.4), Ishaq Abdulrazak (7.0), Jean Carlos (6.6), Jonathan Levi (7.7), Christoffer Nyman (7.1) and Eman Marković (7.4).


Norrköping made only 1 change substituting J. Levi for A. Skúlason (76′)​.

Top player: Jonathan Levi

Probably the most impressive player in Norrköping was Jonathan Levi.

His rating is (7.7) with 1 goal, 12 passes (75% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 3 duels out of 6. He performed 7 crosses.

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