As a result, he will be expected to continue his flying form on Tuesday. The 34-year-old former Sunderland star scored a brace last time out. The experienced midfielder Sebastien Larsson is the one to watch with the hosts.
The 34-year-old veteran forward bagged 12 goals for Gnaget last season and he is certainly capable of exploiting the aforementioned defensive holes of Norrkopings. This is definitely not the kind of form you want to have coming face to face with defending champions. AIKs main force lies at the back, but they do have a predator in the final third in the like of Henok Goitom.
They also managed two or more goals in their last four away ties, and importantly, the last these two locked horns at the Friends Arena, the result was a six-goal thriller, with each team getting three apiece. They won four of their last five games and was unbeaten in 11 of their last 12. Regarding goals, take into account Norrkoping recent form. The team scored two or more goals in their last five match-ups, and on the road, they avoided a loss in the last seven trips, and in 20 of their last 22.
The head-to-head encounters between the two Swedish rivals usually produce plenty of excitement. One thing is certain, however, the Mighty Tips experts do not see this as a high-scoring affair. Therefore, we widely expect a similar match this time out. When it comes to H2H records, its worth noting that the Comrades have remained unbeaten in the last three meetings with the Gnadet.
AIK vs Norrkoping Prediction & Match Preview
The draw thus looks to be the closest of three outcomes. The safest of betting bets would be Under 2.5 goals FT at the odds of 1.61 if we know that just one of last four H2H games saw three or more goals scored.
The derby of the Matchday is scheduled for Monday evening at Ostogotaporten where Beijing will be highly motivated to fix a dreadful impression rom the opening round. Top two teams from the previous term of Swedish Allsvenskan are set to lock horns as early as in the second round of the new campaign.
Both teams are actively on unbeaten runs. AIK particularly so, as along with topper, Malmo, they are the only ones to avoid a defeat in the last five match-days in the whole league.
He scored in each of his last four appearances, thus taking his tally to eight in the league. Therefore, Jens Gustafsson will hope his men can maintain the fine form on Tuesday. The visiting side put five past Katrineholms in a friendly match last week. All eyes will be on the 22-year-old forward Jordan Larsson whos been in flying form of late.
As a result, they are expected to pose a great threat to the Stockholm-based club. They currently sit third in the standings and cant afford any more slip-ups if they want to keep pace behind league leaders Malmo. Admittedly, Rikard Norlings men have yet to lose any of their seven matches. On the other side, the Comrades have upped their form of late. The H2H records indicate visitors have every reason to feel confident ahead of their trip to the Friends Arena. Consequently, the Mighty Tips experts are prone to back them not to lose on Tuesday. The Gnadet have experienced a slight dip in form of late. However, they drew two out of the last three games and will have to be warned against complacency.
AIK vs Norrkping odds
Despite the visitors trying hard to reduce the lead, the home defense did their job in protecting the two-goal lead. The last day, Stockholm took advantage of their home status against Hammarby and scored two quick-fire goals in the 17th and 19th minutes to put early pressure on the opponent.
AIK vs Norrkoping prediction arrives ahead of the Tuesday clash at the Friends Arena in Stockholm. Two of Allsvenskan top-half teams lock horns in what is expected to be an entertaining match. Therefore, make sure to read on through our match preview to get the best betting tips and correct score predictions.