MALMö. Malmö FF found a way to turn the tables against Norrköping to win 2-1. It was Norrköping to strike first with an early goal of J. Ortmark at the 3′. Then it was a goal in the 70′ minute to make things even for 1-1. Eventually, I. Kiese Thelin gave the win to Malmö FF in the 73′ minute. Malmö FF was surely better in terms of ball possession (66%) and that was among the factors of its victory.
M. Lund received a red card (90′). This double yellow card was one of the reason why Norrköping lost the match.
I. Kiese Thelin squandered a penalty (63′) for Malmö FF.
The match was played at the Swedbank Stadion stadium in Malmö on Sunday and it started at 5:30 pm local time. The referee was Bojan Pandzic assisted by Niclas Ivarsson and Pär Leek. The 4th official was Kristoffer Karlsson. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was pleasant at 16.6 degrees Celsius or 61.9 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 76%.
Malmö FF was in firm control of the ball 66% while Norrköping was struggling with a 34% ball possession.
Attitude and shots
Malmö FF was more pushing with 73 dangerous attacks and 24 shots of which 13 were on target. This is one of the reasons why Malmö FF won the match.
Malmö FF shot 24 times, 13 on target, 11 off target. Regarding the opposition, Norrköping shot 9 times, 1 on target, 8 off target.
Malmö FF received 2 yellow cards (I. Kiese Thelin and M. Olsson). On the opposite side, Norrköping received 4 yellow cards (J. Levi, M. Lund, J. Ortmark and D. Salihovic).
Also, Norrköping didn’t finish the match with 11 players after M. Lund (Norrköping) was sent off after receiving a second yellow card (90′).
After this match, Malmö FF will have 37 points to remain in the 5th place. Regarding the opposition, Norrköping will stay with 24 points like Varberg BoIS to sit in the 12th place.
In the next match in the Allsvenskan, Malmö FF will host Värnamo on the 9th of October with a 0-0 head to head statistic.
Norrköping will host Mjällby on the 10th of October with a 5-3 head to head record in favor of Norrköping (5 draws).
Malmö FF – Formation
Malmö FF started with an extremely aggressive line-up (3-4-3).
The manager Åge Fridtjof Hareide decided to play with the following team: Ismael Diawara, Lasse Nielsen , Dennis Hadžikadunić , Niklas Moisander , Oscar Lewicki , Sergio Peña , Anders Christiansen , Martin Olsson , Joseph Ceesay , Isaac Kiese Thelin and Jo Inge Berget .
The home team had on the bench: Hugo Larsson, Moustafa Zeidan , Ola Toivonen , Johan Dahlin, Felix Beijmo, Jonas Knudsen and Patriot Sejdiu .
Malmö FF could not rely on the presence of M. Zeidan (injured) and P. Sejdiu (injured).
Malmö FF made 5 changes: A. Christiansen for M. Zeidan (28′), N. Moisander for P. Sejdiu (45′), O. Lewicki for H. Larsson (46′), M. Olsson for J. Knudsen (78′) and S. Peña for O. Toivonen (79′).
Best player: Sergio Peña
The player that probably impressed the most for Malmö FF was Sergio Peña even if he didn’t score any goal.
His rating iswith 71 passes (76% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 3 duels out of 6. He performed 2 crosses.
Norrköping – Formation
Norrköping started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).
Glen Riddersholm played with: Oscar Jansson, Godswill Ekpolo , Marco Lund , Anton Eriksson , Daniel Eid , Jacob Ortmark , Ari Freyr Skúlason , Arnór Traustason , Jonathan Levi , Christoffer Nyman and Arnór Sigurðsson .
They had on the bench: Dino Salihovic, Laorent Shabani, Viktor Agardius , Maic Sema , Wille Jakobsson, Christopher Telo and Andri Guðjohnsen .
Norrköping made 4 changes: C. Nyman for A. Guðjohnsen (58′), D. Eid for M. Sema (78′), A. Skúlason for D. Salihovic (79′) and G. Ekpolo for V. Agardius (79′).
Best player: Oscar Jansson
The player that probably impressed the most for Norrköping was the goalkeeper: Oscar Jansson. His rating is 8.53. He performed 11 saves.
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Allsvenskan.