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Häcken vs. Kalmar 7/12/2021 Allsvenskan Soccer Picks, Prediction, and Preview

Häcken takes on Kalmar on 7/12/2021.

Kalmar challenges Häcken in a Allsvenskan match. Häcken with a record of 3.0-5.0-1.0 this season comes into this game with a 1.0-3.0-1.0 record on the road. Kalmar is 3.0-5.0-1.0 this season and is 2.0-2.0-0.0 at home.

It has been a mixed bag in the past five matches for Häcken and it is an opportunity to get rolling. An opportunity presents itself in this road match. In their last match, Kalmar played to a draw. While it is not a loss, Kalmar is itching for an opportunity to take advantage of their home pitch and gain a victory over Häcken.

It has been a mixed bag in the past five games for Kalmar and it is an opportunity to get rolling. In their previous match, Kalmar came out with a draw and will look to chalk up a tally in the win column. Their home crowd or lack thereof (in person, but there will be virtual fans “present”) due to ongoing pandemic is hungry for a win.

The Häcken Roster

The Players to Watch for the Häcken

Godswill Ekpolo DF

Godswill Ekpolo has 4.0 shots fired this season. He is not considered a threat to score, but he takes a share of shots. Godswill Ekpolo has 1.0 shots on target this season. He does not have enough shots on goal to really be respected.

Godswill Ekpolo has 9 goals scored this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Häcken teammates, Godswill Ekpolo had 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Godswill Ekpolo has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Godswill Ekpolo has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 13 fouls this season. He has drawn 10 fouls this season in Allsvenskan action.

Tobias Heintz MF,FW

Tobias Heintz has 23.0 shots fired this season. He is a persistent threat to score, at least by his efforts to try to take shots. Tobias Heintz has 5.0 shots on target this season. He is capable of taking shots that can turn into goals.

As a scorer, Tobias Heintz had 8 goals this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Tobias Heintz has 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Tobias Heintz has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Tobias Heintz has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 20 fouls this season. He has drawn 12 fouls this season in Allsvenskan action.

Gustav Berggren MF

As a shooter, Gustav Berggren had 6.0 shots fired this season. He is not considered a threat to score, but he takes a share of shots. Gustav Berggren has 2.0 shots on target this season. He is capable of taking shots that can turn into goals.

Gustav Berggren has 8 goals scored this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Gustav Berggren has 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Gustav Berggren has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Gustav Berggren has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 20 fouls this season. He has drawn 12 fouls this season in Allsvenskan action.

Alexander Jeremejeff FW

As a shooter, Alexander Jeremejeff had 32.0 shots fired this season. He is a persistent threat to score, at least by his efforts to try to take shots. Alexander Jeremejeff has 16.0 shots on target this season. He is a sharpshooter, his ability to constantly threaten to score makes him a top focus for defenses.

Alexander Jeremejeff has 7 goals scored this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Häcken teammates, Alexander Jeremejeff had 5 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Alexander Jeremejeff has 3 Yellow Cards this season. Alexander Jeremejeff has 3 Red Cards this season. He has committed 13 fouls this season. He has drawn 11 fouls this season in Allsvenskan action.

Joona Toivio DF

As a shooter, Joona Toivio had 2.0 shots fired this season. He is not considered a threat to score, but he takes a share of shots. Joona Toivio has 1.0 shots on target this season. He does not have enough shots on goal to really be respected.

Joona Toivio has 7 goals scored this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Joona Toivio has 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Joona Toivio has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Joona Toivio has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 6 fouls this season. He has drawn 2 fouls this season in Allsvenskan action.

The Kalmar Roster

The Players to Watch for the Kalmar

Carl Gustafsson MF

As a shooter, Carl Gustafsson had 5.0 shots fired this season. He is not considered a threat to score, but he takes a share of shots. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Carl Gustafsson had 2.0 shots on target this season. He is capable of taking shots that can turn into goals.

As a scorer, Carl Gustafsson had 8 goals this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Kalmar teammates, Carl Gustafsson had 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Carl Gustafsson has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Carl Gustafsson has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 14 fouls this season. He has drawn 10 fouls this season in Allsvenskan action.

Piotr Johansson MF,DF

As a shooter, Piotr Johansson had 3.0 shots fired this season. He is not considered a threat to score, but he takes a share of shots. Piotr Johansson has 0.0 shots on target this season. Shots on target are a rarity for him, maybe he will fare better with his number of shots, shot selection or shot accuracy.

Piotr Johansson has 9 goals scored this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Piotr Johansson has 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Piotr Johansson has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Piotr Johansson has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 10 fouls this season. He has drawn 10 fouls this season in Allsvenskan action.

Sebastian Ring MF,DF

Sebastian Ring has 7.0 shots fired this season. He is a threat to score, but should not be considered a main threat. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Sebastian Ring had 3.0 shots on target this season. He is capable of taking shots that can turn into goals.

As a scorer, Sebastian Ring had 8 goals this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Sebastian Ring has 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Sebastian Ring has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Sebastian Ring has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 14 fouls this season. He has drawn 21 fouls this season in Allsvenskan action.

Romário MF

As a shooter, Romário had 13.0 shots fired this season. He is a threat to score, but should not be considered a main threat. Romário has 3.0 shots on target this season. He is capable of taking shots that can turn into goals.

Romário has 8 goals scored this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Romário has 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Romário has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Romário has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 17 fouls this season. He has drawn 27 fouls this season in Allsvenskan action.

Lars Sætra DF

As a shooter, Lars Sætra had 5.0 shots fired this season. He is not considered a threat to score, but he takes a share of shots. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Lars Sætra had 3.0 shots on target this season. He is capable of taking shots that can turn into goals.

Lars Sætra has 8 goals scored this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Lars Sætra has 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Lars Sætra has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Lars Sætra has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 3 fouls this season. He has drawn 2 fouls this season in Allsvenskan action.

Häcken Team Stats

The Häcken Offensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Häcken was able to score 1.00 goals. This is an inconsistent offense that is capable of showing potency. Häcken scored those goals off assists 89.0% of the time, which in per 90 minutes terms came out to 0.89 assists. This offense does not always score off an assist, but they sometimes have more heroic moments.

Häcken converted on 0.17 of attempted shots on goal. One of two things are happening here, this is a team that is extremely able to take shots on goal or they are just taking poor shots.

Häcken attempted 5.78 shots on goal (penalty kicks excluded) per 90 minutes of regulation and stoppage action. This offense is a persistent threat to score with shots on goal. If you think we have not discussed their ability to get shots on goal enough, you are wrong. Häcken attempts more shots than their shots on target, often they are altered by defenders and from all their shots 34.4% of their shots ended up requiring a goalkeeper challenge. Inconsistency in ensuring that their shot attempts become a true scoring threat has creeped in this season.

Häcken Defensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Häcken was able to hold opponents to 1.22 goals. Häcken plays below-average defense and puts a lot of pressure on their offense to score to make up for it. When it comes to the stress put on goalkeepers, 4.33 shots were saved by Häcken goalkeepers this season on a per 90 minute basis. Fans are holding their breath when the ball crosses over into their defensive territory.

Häcken goalkeepers were able to keep shots on goal from getting into the net 71.8% of the time. This defense and goalkeeper effort can be better when it comes to their ability to prevent shots on target from becoming goals. When it comes to the clean sheet percentage, 0.0% of games resulted in a clean sheet for Häcken. This defense and goalkeeping crew is really struggling, expecting a clean sheet is unreasonable.







Häcken Utility Stats

Kalmar tried 13.0 crosses per 90 minutes of action. This puts Kalmar in the top 89 percentile in the league in crosses per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Kalmar had 9.56 interceptions. This puts Kalmar in the top 92 percentile in the league in interceptions per 90 minutes. Kalmar has committed 12.22 fouls per 90 minutes of action. This puts Kalmar in the top 26 percentile in the league in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Kalmar drew 15.67 fouls per 90 minutes of action. Kalmar is in the top 12 percentile in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Kalmar had opportunities spoiled by offside calls 1.33 times per 90 minutes of action. Kalmar is in the top 20 percentile in offside calls against them.

Kalmar Team Stats

The Kalmar Offensive Stats and Metrics

Kalmar scored 0.89 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. Offensively, they are quite disappointing in their ability to put the ball in the back of the net. Kalmar scored those goals off assists 100.0% of the time, which in per 90 minutes terms came out to 0.89 assists. This offense does not always score off an assist, but they sometimes have more heroic moments.

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Kalmar was able to score on 0.20 of their shots on target. The shots generated from this offense would be deemed below average.

Kalmar attempted 4.56 shots on goal (penalty kicks excluded) per 90 minutes of regulation and stoppage action. This offense falls in the middle when it comes to the number of shots on goal they take per game. If you think we have not discussed their ability to get shots on goal enough, you are wrong. Kalmar attempts more shots than their shots on target, often they are altered by defenders and from all their shots 35.3% of their shots ended up requiring a goalkeeper challenge. They are among the best at ensuring that their shots reach the goalkeeper and striking fear in the hearts of opposing fans.

Kalmar Defensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Kalmar was able to hold opponents to 0.89 goals. This defense and goalkeeper have done a masterful job in preventing opponents from scoring goals. Kalmar goalkeepers fended off 3.11 shots per 90 minutes. Shot prevention is the best first step to goal prevention. Kalmar truly gets it when it comes to this concept.

When it comes to the saves percentage, 71.4% of shots on target were saved by Kalmar goalkeepers. This defense and goalkeeper effort can be better when it comes to their ability to prevent shots on target from becoming goals. Kalmar goalkeepers were able to get a clean sheet 44.4% of the time. Their ability to shut opponents out is extremely strong.

Kalmar Utility Stats

Per 90 minutes of action, Kalmar had 13.0 crosses of the ball on the pitch. Kalmar is in the top 89 percentile in crosses per 90 minutes. Kalmar has successfully intercepted 9.56 passes per 90 minutes of action. This puts Kalmar in the top 92 percentile in the league in interceptions per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Kalmar commits 12.22 fouls. This puts Kalmar in the top 26 percentile in the league in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Kalmar drew 15.67 fouls. This puts Kalmar in the top 12 percentile in the league in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Kalmar committed an offside 1.33 times. Kalmar is in the top 20 percentile in offside calls against them.

Häcken vs. Kalmar Prediction, Picks, and Odds


Prediction: Häcken 1 Kalmar 2

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