HALMSTAD. Elfsborg snatched a late win Halmstad 1-0 after J. Ondrejka scored just 1 goal (90′).
S. Kroon missed a decisive penalty (63′). That would have allowed Halmstad to draw the match.
The match was held at the Örjans Vall Stadium in Halmstad on Sunday and this began at 2:00 pm local time. The referee was Lars Christian Andreas Ekberg who had the assistance of Stefan Hallberg and Fredrik Klyver. The 4th official was Robert Daradic. The weather was clear. The temperature was quite cold around 3.1 degrees Celsius or 37.63 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 88%.
The ball possession was identical with both team possessing the ball for 50% of the time.
There wasn’t much of a difference in ball possession. Halmstad was in possession of the ball for 50% of the time vs. Elfsborg that controlled the ball for 50% of the time.
Elfsborg was more aggressive with 68 dangerous attacks and 16 shots of which 3 were on target. Which is one of the reasons Elfsborg won the match.
Halmstad shot 11 times, 3 on target, 8 off target. On the other side, Elfsborg shot 16 times, 3 on target, 13 off target.
No yellow cards were issued to Halmstad. On the opposite side, Elfsborg received 2 yellow cards (P. Frick and L. Väisänen).
After this contest, Halmstad will stay with 30 points to stay in the 13th place. On the other side, Elfsborg will have 49 points to stay in the 4th place.
Elfsborg will host AIK on the 29th of November with a 10-9 head to head statistic in favor of AIK (12 draws).
Halmstad: Formation and Lineups
Halmstad started with a conservative line-up (4-4-2).
The manager Magnus Haglund chose to play with the following team: Malkolm Nilsson , Edvin Kurtulus , Andreas Johansson , Joseph Baffo , Andreas Bengtsson , Thomas Boakye , Joel Allansson , Amir Al Ammari , Samuel Kroon , Sadat Karim and Mikael Boman .
Halmstad made 3 changes: M. Boman for Alexander Johansson (66′), T. Boakye for E. Ahlstrand (83′) and S. Kroon for E. Wikström (83′).
Top player: Andreas Bengtsson
Probably the most impressive player in Halmstad was Andreas Bengtsson.
His rating iswith 29 passes (75% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 8 duels out of 11. He performed 4 crosses.
Elfsborg: Formation and Lineups
Elfsborg started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).
On the other side, Jimmy Thelin played with: Tim Rönning , Johan Larsson , Leo Väisänen , Christopher McVey , Oliver Zandén , André Rømer , Frederik Holst , Simon Olsson , Jeppe Okkels , Per Frick and Alexander Bernhardsson .
Elfsborg could not rely on the presence of R. Alm (injured).
Elfsborg made 3 changes: J. Okkels for J. Ondrejka (68′), A. Bernhardsson for R. Alm (72′) and P. Frick for S. Guðjohnsen (81′).
Best player: Tim Rönning
The player that probably impressed the most for Elfsborg was the goalkeeper: Tim Rönning. His rating is 8.00. He saved 1 penalty. He performed 3 saves.
Results of the day
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