Scout Picks: GW29

Two more Gameweeks to go before the season is wrapped up ahead of the holidays. With just 3 points separating first-placed Malmö with fourth-placed Elfsborg, things are heating up considerably in the title race. The fact that Elfsborg now entertain fellow chasers AIK in GW29 as well serves as an early Christmas gift for all fans of the Swedish league Allsvenskan.

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Goalkeeper
Carljohan Eriksson 5.2m

Mjällby kept another clean sheet in GW29 in a chaotic away fixture to Östersund that had to be paused multiple times to shovel up massive amounts of snow from the pitch. Carljohan Eriksson remains one of the best goalkeeping options, and a home fixture to Örebro looks enticing on paper.

Defenders 
Eric Larsson 7.1m

The attacking Malmö defender Eric Larsson has seemingly re-established himself as first choice for the right wing back spot (injuries to other players will have played a part in this too). 31 points in his 5 last games, Larsson carries an attacking threat backed up by some bonus points appeal as well (3 OB, 6DB in his last 5 games).

Elohor Godswill Ekpolo 7.1m

Elohor Godswill Ekpolo is averaging 5.4 points per game over his 10 last appearances. A trip to Sirius will test Häcken’s defensive prowess which will likely lead to more defensive bonus points for Ekpolo, and he offers an attacking outlet which could generate points in GW29.

Joel Nilsson 6.2m

Joel Nilsson is in exceptional form, scoring 3 goals, 3 assists and keeping 6 clean sheets in his 10 last games. With an already relegated Örebro side coming to town, Mjällby have the opportunity to both confirm their status as belonging to Allsvenskan next season, but also put on a bit of a show for the home fans.

Midfielders
Paulinho Guerreiro 7.8m

Owned by a measly 63 managers in the game at the time of writing, Paulinho took up a partnership with Astrit Selmani up top for Hammarby in GW28. With Selmani now suspended for the trip to Halmstad, the onus is on Paulinho to provide the spark needed up front, particularly if Ludwigson continues to be needed to cover for the injured Mohanad Jeahze at left wing back. Paulinho will be keen to make an impact in his (potentially) final two games for the club, after a long period of injuries kept him out of contention.

Hosam Aiesh 7.9m

Göteborg are now confirmed to be playing in Allsvenskan next season and the pressure is off completely as already relegated Östersund comes to visit. Hosam Aiesh provided 12 points in GW28 but crucially, he has been delivering a consistent output of bonus points lately, manging 8 offensive and 6 defensive bonus points in his 6 last appearances. Aiesh also has a history with Östersund, where he spent 3 seasons at the club and provided 16 goals and 24 assists in 112 appearances.

Veljko Birmancevic 8.9m

Veljko Birmancevic have been oddly consistent in flattering to deceive this season, as 9 goals, 5 assists, 14 offensive and 8 defensive bonus points still feels like an underachievement given how good he’s looked at times. Now traveling to an attack minded Kalmar side with the title all but confirmed for Malmö - IF they can win the final two games – Birmancevic should be able to get in the points again.

Patrik Wålemark 7.6m

Patrik Wålemark did not let an away fixture to Malmö stop his amazing form as he found the back of the net once more in GW28. 9 goals and 12 assists is an incredible tally for the season, especially given the fact that he was not a nailed regular in the side until the second half of the season. Sirius should provide Wålemark with more opportunities for points in GW29.

Sören Rieks 8.0m

Malmö are going for gold and Sören Rieks is back from suspension, averaging 6,35 points per 90 minutes in an injury ravaged season. 6 goals and 1 assist speak volumes if you look at the very limited minutes that he has been able to feature, and he is always hungry for goals which bodes well for the trip to Kalmar. 

Forwards
Oscar Vilhelmsson 3.9m

Young talent Oscar Vilhelmsson is getting regular minutes for Göteborg at a ridiculously cheap price-tag. Recently managing to turn some of the effort into points as well with 2 goals and 1 assist in his 4 last appearances, Vilhelmsson should be given the chance to shine in front of the home fans who will be celebrating another stint in the top division.

Jacob Bergström 6.1m

Jacob Bergström finally managed to turn some of his xG into actual goals, netting twice in GW29. Still managing just 7 goals from an xG of 14.19 on the season, Bergström looks like an enticing pick at home to relegated Örebro.

Captain Pick

Every week in the Scout Picks, a captain is selected from the 11 chosen players. The Captain Pick is meant to give some guidance into who has the biggest potential for points this Gameweek and who looks relatively safe, according to the Scout.

This Gameweek the Captain Pick is Hosam Aiesh. Göteborg are likely to want to put on a show for the fans with all pressure of them, as they entertain rock bottom Östersund who have conceded 32 goals in 14 games away from home. Östersund will be missing key players Kpozo, Bellman, and potentially Keita as well to make matters even worse.

Intresset för Allsvenskan och Superettan ökar – hög upplevd trygghet på arenorna

20 maj 2022
I en analys gjord av Upplevelseinstitutet, på uppdrag av Svensk Elitfotboll, står det bland annat klart att intresset för Allsvenskan och Superettan ökat under pandemin och att publiken känner en hög upplev trygghet inne på arenan.

Hammarby-duon skänker prispengar till "Samhällsmatchen"

20 maj 2022
Varje månad ger elitfotbollens huvudsponsor Unibet 10 000 kronor till vinnarna för Månadens spelare och tränare i Allsvenskan att skänka till valfritt samhällsengagemang i sin klubb. – Mina 10 000 kr skänker jag till Samhällsmatchen som ser till att Hammarby gör ett stort arbete även utanför fotbollen, säger Williot Swedberg, som blev månadens spelare i Allsvenskan i april.

Överlägset Djurgården slog Malmö FF

16 maj 2022
Djurgården hade en fin kväll på Tele2 Arena och besegrade de regerande mästarna med 4-0.

Målglatt Stockholmsderby slutade oavgjort

15 maj 2022
Händelserikt derby på Tele2 Arena och nya Jeremejeff-mål när den allsvenska söndagen inleddes. Senare på eftermiddagen tog IFK Norrköping och Degerfors tre poäng. För IFK Göteborg och Varbergs BoIS blev det delad pott.

Mjällby räddade sen pinne mot Värnamo

14 maj 2022
Herman Johanssons kvitteringsmål i den 95:e minuten räddade en poäng för Mjällby AIF, efter att Oscar Johansson gett IFK Värnamo ledningen i den första halvleken.

Marti Cifuentes vinner Månadens Tränare

13 maj 2022
Efter Hammarbys rivstart på säsongen med fem segrar på fem matcher i april vinner Martí Cifuentes Månadens Tränare i Allsvenskan i april.

Williot Swedberg är Månadens Spelare i april

13 maj 2022
Hammarby-mittfältaren Williot Swedbergs enastående insatser i april gör att han tar hem säsongens första Månadens Spelare i Allsvenskan.

AIK upp i topp

11 maj 2022
Gnaget säkrade sin femte raka hemmaseger när Malmö FF gästade och är, åtminstone tillfälligt, serieledare.

Saidis tre mål fixade Degerfors första trea

9 maj 2022
Degerfors såg ut att gå mot en sjunde raka förlust, men med sju minuter kvar vaknade Abdelrahman Saidi och vände på matchen mot Sundsvall med tre mål. Samtidigt tog IFK Norrköping och Häcken tre pinnar och på Borås Arena delade Elfsborg och Djurgården på poängen.

Shamoun matchhjälte för Kalmar

8 maj 2022
Noah Shamoun gjorde båda målen i Kalmar FF:s 2–0-seger mot Hammarby. Samtidigt vann IK Sirius med samma siffror borta mot Varbergs BoIS.

AIK tog fjärde raka hemmasegern

7 maj 2022
AIK säkrade sin fjärde raka 1-0–seger på Friends Arena efter att Alexander Milosevic gjort matchens enda mål mot IFK Göteborg. Senare på kvällen plockade Malmö FF tre poäng.

Djurgården kvitterade sent mot Helsingborg

5 maj 2022
Djurgården kom tillbaka från ett 2–0-underläge hemma mot Helsingborgs IF. Isak Hien nickade in 2–2-målet för hemmalaget i den 92:a minuten.