AIK and Degerfors will face each other in the 23rd round of the Swedish League on Monday, September 18, 2023. The match will be played at the Friends Arena in Stockholm, with kick-off at 6:30 PM IST. Here is a preview of the match, along with the AIK vs Degerfors Dream11 team prediction.
AIK vs Degerfors: Match Details
AIK are currently third in the table, with 40 points from 22 matches. They have won 12, drawn four and lost six games so far. They are six points behind leaders Malmo, who have a game in hand. AIK have been in good form lately, winning four of their last five matches, including a 3-0 victory over Ostersunds in their previous game.
Degerfors are ninth in the standings, with 29 points from 22 matches. They have won eight, drawn five and lost nine games so far. They are 11 points behind the top four, which qualifies for the Europa Conference League. Degerfors have been inconsistent lately, winning two, drawing one and losing two of their last five matches, including a 2-1 defeat to Hammarby in their previous game.
AIK vs Degerfors: Head-to-Head
AIK and Degerfors have met 28 times in the past, with AIK winning 16, Degerfors winning six and six matches ending in draws. The last time they met was in April this year, when AIK won 2-0 away from home.
AIK vs Degerfors: Team News
AIK have no major injury or suspension concerns ahead of the match. They are likely to field a similar lineup that beat Ostersunds last week. Nabil Bahoui, who scored a brace in that game, will be the key player for them.
Degerfors have a few injury problems to deal with. Gustav Granath, Christos Gravius and Erik Lindell are all ruled out of the match. Victor Edvardsen, who is their top scorer with nine goals, is doubtful for the game due to a knock. Sargon Abraham and Johan Bertilsson will be the main threats for them.
AIK vs Degerfors: Dream11 Team Prediction
Based on the recent form and performance of both teams, here is the AIK vs Degerfors Dream11 team prediction:
Goalkeeper: Budimir Janosevic (AIK)
Defenders: Mikael Lustig (AIK), Per Karlsson (AIK), Daniel Jarl (DEG), Oliver Ekroth (DEG)
Midfielders: Sebastian Larsson (AIK), Bilal Hussein (AIK), Nabil Bahoui (AIK), Johan Bertilsson (DEG)
Forwards: Sargon Abraham (DEG), Henok Goitom (AIK)
Captain: Nabil Bahoui (AIK)
Vice-Captain: Sargon Abraham (DEG)