Soccer News – Sundsvall-Halmstad
GIF Sundsvall welcomes Halmstad in a match from the 15th round of the Swedish Allsvenskan elite division.
This is a clash between two teams who are not in a really great position in the league at this moment. Halmstad are currently 14th in the league, which is the relegation play-off spot in the Allsvenskan. They are on three points behind their next opponent Sundsvall, which are 13th at the moment.
We could say that this is a very important game for both teams. If Sundsvall win, they will increase their lead in front of Halmstad and they will keep themselves away from the danger zone. As for Halmstad, only a win could get them away from this very unpleasant position in the league.
Sundsvall are the team in the most terrible form in the Allsvenskan at this very moment. They have lost all of their last five matches in the league. From 14 games playes so far, they managed to win just two of them. And lost seven. In their last game Sundsvall lost against Djurgarden with 1-2 away from home. So far Sundsvall have scored 10 goals in the league and conceded 20.
As for Halmstad, they made three draws and lost twice in their last five matches. So far they remain with just one win from the start of the league – against Ostersunds in April. They have lost eight times since the start of the new campaign. Halmstad scored 10 goals in the league so far and conceded 20 – just like their next opponent.
The battle against relegation in the Swedish league will be really tough this season. That’s why every point could be important for reaching the main goal, which is survival. These two teams are direct opponents in the battle for survival, so they will be highly motivated to win against each other.