Allsvenskan: Sirius defeats Elfsborg 2-0 on Saturday

UPPSALA. Sirius beats Elfsborg with a 2-0 win with a goal from C. Kouakou (56') and a goal from A. Bjarnason (63').


UPPSALA. Sirius overcomes Elfsborg with a 2-0 win with a goal from C. Kouakou (56′) and a goal from A. Bjarnason (63′). Elfsborg lost this match even if it was superior in terms of ball possession (57%).

The match was played at the Studenternas IP stadium in Uppsala on Saturday and it started at 5:30 pm local time. In the presence of 5,389 spectators.​ The referee was Fredrik Klitte who had the assistance of Daniel Yng and Marcus Lundgren. The 4th official was Enzo Vesprini. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold around 12.7 degrees Celsius or 54.84 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 62%.​

Match Statistics

Elfsborg was in firm control of the ball 57% while Sirius was struggling with a 43% ball possession.

Elfsborg was more aggressive with 53 dangerous attacks and 13 shots of which 3 were on target. Anyhow, Sirius found a way to find the solution to win this match.​

Sirius shot 10 times, 3 on target, 7 off target. On the opposite side, Elfsborg shot 13 times, 3 on target, 10 off target.


Sirius received 2 yellow cards (M. Zeidan and J. Roche). On the opposite side, Elfsborg received 2 yellow cards (G. Lagerbielke and A. Rømer).

After this match, Sirius will have 10 points like IFK Göteborg and Norrköping to stay in the 11th place. On the other side, Elfsborg will stay with 11 points to stay in the 8th place.

Match Events

  • 56'

    C. Kouakou

    A. Hellborg

  • 57'

    G. Lagerbielke

  • 59'

    R. Alm

    J. Ondrejka

  • 59'

    A. Bernhardsson

    J. Okkels

  • 61'

    A. Rømer

  • 63'

    A. Bjarnason

    L. Shabani

  • 64'

    M. Zeidan

  • 66'

    J. Roche

  • 67'

    Y. Sugita

    P. Karlsson Lagemyr

  • 68'

    M. Baidoo

    N. Söderberg

  • 68'

    O. Zandén

    J. Larsson

  • 73'

    O. Aga

    S. Guðjohnsen

  • 81'

    F. Olsson

    M. Zeidan

  • 88'

    J. Karlsson

    A. Bjarnason

  • 88'

    E. Sylisufaj

    C. Kouakou

  • 88'

    T. Björkström

    J. Roche

Next match

In the upcoming Allsvenskan match, Sirius will play away against AIK on the 21st of May with a 9-0 head to head record in favor of AIK (1 draw).

Elfsborg will host IFK Göteborg on the 22nd of May with a 9-9 head to head stats.

Sirius: Formation and Lineups

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

The manager Daniel Bäckström chose to play with the following team: Tommi Vaiho (6.9), Kristopher Da Graca (7.1), Isak Ssewankambo (7.2), Marcus Mathisen (7.4), Aron Bjarnason (8.0), Jamie Roche (6.9), Adam Hellborg (7.4), Laorent Shabani (7.1), Moustafa Zeidan (7.4), Patrik Karlsson Lagemyr (6.7) and Christian Kouakou (6.9).


Sirius made 2 changes: P. Karlsson Lagemyr for Y. Sugita (67′) and M. Zeidan for F. Olsson (81′).

Top player: Aron Bjarnason

The player who no doubt impressed Sirius the most was Aron Bjarnason.

His rating is (8.0) with 1 goal, 32 passes (93% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 9 duels out of 14. He performed 2 crosses.

Elfsborg: Formation and Lineups

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

On the other side, Jimmy Thelin played with: Tim Rönning (6.2), Johan Larsson (7.0), Leo Väisänen (7.4), Gustaf Lagerbielke (6.6), Simon Strand (6.8), Noah Söderberg (7.4), André Rømer (6.4), Jacob Ondrejka (6.4), Simon Olsson (6.8), Jeppe Okkels (6.1) and Sveinn Aron Guðjohnsen (6.8).


Elfsborg made 5 changes: J. Ondrejka for R. Alm (59′), J. Okkels for A. Bernhardsson (59′), N. Söderberg for M. Baidoo (68′), J. Larsson for O. Zandén (68′) and S. Guðjohnsen for O. Aga (73′).

Top player: Leo Väisänen

The player who no doubt impressed Elfsborg the most was Leo Väisänen.

His rating is (7.4) with 82 passes (90% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 4 duels out of 5.

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