Varberg go for a fourth consecutive win as they visit cellar-dwellers Falkenberg in the Alssvenskan. Predictions and odds for this Falkenberg vs Varberg match to be played behind closed doors at Falcon Alkoholfri Arena are available.
The Superettan runners-up last season, Varberg picked up a third win in a row following a 3-2 victory at Mjallby. They had two previous home wins before that, 2-1 over Orebro and 2-0over Sirius.
Those three wins came after Joakim Persson’s side suffered back-to-back defeats in their last five league games, 3-1 at home to Hacken, and 2-1 at Hacken.
Their latest run of good form saw Varberg moving up to eighth place after playing 19 games with 26 points, and they trail seventh placers Hammarby (20 games) by three points. Varberg lead ninth placers Ostersunds FK by goal difference.THIRD STRAIGHT LOSS
In contrast, Falkenberg took a third loss in a row after getting swamped 3-0 at home by IFK Goteborg. Prior to that, Hans Eklund’s side lost two away games, 2-1 at Malmo FF and also 2-1 at Ostersunds FK.
They also had another loss in their last five league matches, 4-2 at Elfsborg, whilst they had a lone draw, 1-1 at home against AIK.
Slumping Falkenberg continue to wallow in the pits. After they have played 19 games in Sweden’s top-flight competition, they have 13 points at 16th place and they are two points behind second-to-last squad Kalmar.
Forward Astrit Seljmani will lead Varberg’s offence. He has so far scored eight goals this season. For Falkenberg, they will pin their hope to find goals on forward Edi Sylisufaj, who has so far netted six goals.
In their last league meeting, Varberg won at home over Falkenberg 3-1.
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