Superliga: Midtjylland tops Silkeborg 4-1

SILKEBORG. Midtjylland had a easy win over Silkeborg.


SILKEBORG. Midtjylland had a comfortable win over Silkeborg. Midtjylland was just to good to grab a decisive 4-0 lead with E. Chilufya (7′), M. Thychosen (49′), M. Thychosen (53′) and Juninho (87′). Silkeborg reduced the distance with a goal (90′ + 3′) by A. F. Klynge, but there was not much to do for them. Silkeborg lost this match even if it was superior in terms of ball possession (59%).

The match was played at the JYSK park stadium in Silkeborg on Monday and it started at 7:00 pm local time. The referee was Michael Tykgaard with the assistance of Victor Skytte and Lars Hummelgaard. The 4th official was Mikkel Redder. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold around 13.7 degrees Celsius or 56.66 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 76%.​

Match Statistics

Silkeborg was in firm control of the ball 59% while Midtjylland was struggling with a 41% ball possession.

Silkeborg was more aggressive with 51 dangerous attacks and 13 shots of which 3 were on target. Notwithstanding, Midtjylland found a way to find the solution to win this match.​

Silkeborg shot 13 times, 3 on target, 10 off target. On the opposite side, Midtjylland shot 12 times, 5 on target, 7 off target.


No yellow cards were issued to Silkeborg. On the opposite side, No yellow cards were issued to Midtjylland.

After playing this match, Silkeborg will stay with 49 points to stay in the 5th place. On the opposite side, Midtjylland will have 59 points to move down in the 3rd place.

Match Events

  • 7'

    E. Chilufya

  • 46'


    H. Dalsgaard

  • 46'

    P. Sisto

    G. Isaksen

  • 49'

    M. Thychosen

  • 53'

    M. Thychosen

    E. Chilufya

  • 64'

    M. Meyer

    R. Onyedika

  • 65'

    S. Tengstedt

    S. Jorgensen

  • 65'

    A. F. Klynge

    R. Gojani

  • 65'

    P. Mattson

    M. Brink

  • 70'

    V. Lind

    E. Sviatchenko

  • 73'

    A. Oggesen

    S. Thordarson

  • 77'


    E. Chilufya

  • 81'

    O. Sonne

    R. Carstensen

  • 87'


  • 90'

    A. F. Klynge

    S. Tengstedt

Next match

In the upcoming Superliga match, Silkeborg will play away against Brøndby on the 22nd of May with a 17-7 head to head in favor of Brøndby (6 draws).

Midtjylland will host Randers on the 22nd of May with a 30-4 head to head in favor of Midtjylland (9 draws).

Silkeborg: Formation and Lineups

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

The manager Kent Nielsen chose to play with the following team: Nicolai Larsen (5.8), Rasmus Carstensen (6.4), Tobias Salquist (6.5), Joel Felix (6.1), Lukas Engel (6.7), Robert Gojani (7.1), Mark Brink (6.2), Stefán Teitur Þórðarson (6.4), Sebastian Jørgensen (6.7), Nicklas Helenius (6.8) and Nicolai Vallys (6.4).


Silkeborg made 5 changes: S. Jorgensen for S. Tengstedt (65′), R. Gojani for A. F. Klynge (65′), M. Brink for P. Mattson (65′), S. Thordarson for A. Oggesen (73′) and R. Carstensen for O. Sonne (81′).

Top player: Robert Gojani

Probably the most impressive player in Silkeborg was Robert Gojani.

His rating is (7.1) with 44 passes (77% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 4 duels out of 5. He performed 2 crosses.

Midtjylland: Formation and Lineups

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

On the opposite side, Bo Henriksen played with: David Ousted (6.8), Henrik Dalsgaard (6.8), Erik Sviatchenko (6.9), Daniel Høegh (7.1), Joel Andersson (6.4), Raphael Onyedika (6.7), Evander (8.0), Mads Thychosen (8.3), Edward Chilufya (8.2), Anders Dreyer (7.3) and Gustav Isaksen (6.6).


Midtjylland made 5 changes: H. Dalsgaard for Juninho (46′), G. Isaksen for P. Sisto (46′), R. Onyedika for M. Meyer (64′), E. Sviatchenko for V. Lind (70′) and E. Chilufya for Charles (77′).

Top player: Mads Thychosen

The player who no doubt impressed Midtjylland the most was Mads Thychosen.

His rating is (8.3) with 2 goals, 27 passes (77% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 4 duels out of 7.

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