2013 Allsvenskan

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Allsvenskan
Season 2013
Champions Malmö FF
20th Allsvenskan title
17th Swedish title
Relegated Östers IF
Syrianska FC
Champions League Malmö FF
Europa League AIK
IF Elfsborg
IFK Göteborg
IF Brommapojkarna
Matches played 240
Goals scored 659 (2.75 per match)
Top goalscorer Imad Khalili (15 goals)
Best goalkeeper Etrit Berisha (81 save %)
Biggest home win IF Elfsborg 6–0 IF Brommapojkarna
(23 May 2013)[1]
Biggest away win IF Brommapojkarna 0–6 AIK
(26 October 2013)[1]
Highest scoring Mjällby AIF 4–3 Helsingborgs IF
(19 August 2013)
IFK Norrköping 6–1 Syrianska FC
(1 September 2013)[1]
Longest winning run 6 games[2]
Helsingborgs IF
Longest unbeaten run 10 games[2]
AIK
Longest winless run 22 games[2]
Syrianska FC
Longest losing run 6 games[2]
Syrianska FC
Östers IF
Highest attendance 43,466[1]
AIK 0–0 Syrianska FC
(7 April 2013)
Lowest attendance 513[1]
Syrianska FC 1–3 IF Elfsborg (6 October 2013)
Total attendance 1,830,374[3]
Average attendance 7,627[3]
2012
2014

The 2013 Allsvenskan, part of the 2013 Swedish football season, was the 89th season of Allsvenskan since its establishment in 1924. The 2013 fixtures were released on 14 December 2012.[4] The season started on 31 March 2013 and ended on 3 November 2013.[5] IF Elfsborg were the defending champions, having won their sixth title the previous season.

Malmö FF won the Swedish championship this season, their 20th Allsvenskan title and 17th Swedish championship overall, in the 29th round on 28 October 2013 when they won 2–0 in the away fixture against reigning champions IF Elfsborg at Borås Arena. This was Malmö FF's third Swedish championship of the 21st century having won their last title in the 2010 Allsvenskan season.

A total of 16 teams contested the league: 13 returning from the 2012 season and three that were promoted from Superettan.

Summary[edit]

Background[edit]

The annual pre-season kick-off meeting was held in Stockholm on 25 March 2013. All managers accompanied with a key player for their team were interviewed by the two hosts Petter Johansson and Jens Fjellström about the upcoming season and their expectations as well as what team they held as favourites to win the title. Hans Backe acted as a commentator and did a short analysis after each of the teams presentation. Only Malmö FFs Rikard Norling held his own team as the title favourite. Eight managers out of 16 believed that IF Elfsborg would win the title. The remaining managers placed their bets on AIK (three votes), Malmö FF (two votes), IFK Göteborg (two votes) and BK Häcken (one vote). The entire attendance consisted of the clubs managers, key players and media experts. When asked about Elfsborg's chances to defend their title, only 36.5% of the audience believed that they could. The attendance voted IF Elfsborg as the title favourites (29.7% of the votes) with Malmö FF (22,4% of the votes) and AIK (14.5% of the votes) closely after. The attendance also predicted that Syrianska FC (33.4% of the votes) and IF Brommapojkarna (30.1% of the votes) were the two favourites to be relegated. When asked about the top goalscorer, a majority of the audience voted for Djurgårdens IF's Erton Fejzullahu. For the top assisting player the audience placed their bets on BK Häcken's Martin Ericsson.[6]

Season overview[edit]

The season started on 31 March 2013 with three fixtures. The first match to be played was the Gothenburg derby between BK Häcken and IFK Göteborg which was moved to Ullevi for this specific match, the match ended in a 3–0 win for last years 7th positioned IFK Göteborg. The remaining five fixtures of the first week were played on 1 April 2013 with the match between the reigning champions IF Elfsborg against one of the title favourites AIK at Borås Arena as the most prominent fixture that day, the matched in a 2–2 draw.

Early on IFK Göteborg established themselves in first position after a win in the second round and didn't lose a match until in the seventh round in the away game against AIK, this match was also the first league match AIK won at their new home ground Friends Arena. Helsingborgs IF overtook Göteborg as leaders in the same round. Until the seventh round the main top teams had been Malmö FF who had held onto second position from the third round, Helsingborg, and surprisingly Mjällby AIF. The reigning champions and title favourites Elfsborg started the season with four drawn matches in a row before finally managing a win in the fifth round against Djurgårdens IF. The remaining title favourites AIK and Häcken were positioned 9th and 7th respectively after seven rounds. The teams that were voted most likely to be relegated Syrianska FC and IF Brommapojkarna were positioned 14th and 15th respectively after seven rounds with under-performing Djurgårdens IF occupying 16th and last place.

After the seventh round Helsingborg continued their streak of wins which ensured them to stay in pole position after ten matches had been played. A draw in the Scanian derby against Malmö FF on 29 May ended their winning run of six matches, this was also Malmö's fifth match without winning since their win against Östers IF in the fifth round. This streak of matches made Malmö FF drop to fourth place in the league after ten rounds. In the same time IFK Göteborg had continued to collect points despite their loss against AIK and were two points after leaders Helsingborg in second place. Elfsborg had also overtaken Malmö FF after four straight wins after their four initial draws in the start of the league. AIK and Häcken were still stuck in no man's land in the middle of the table after ten rounds, positioning themselves 10th and 9th respectively. In the other end of the table Syrianska and Brommapojkarna had managed to improve their form and were positioned 13th and 12th respectively. The two last teams after ten rounds were Öster and Djurgården.

In the coming ten rounds a quartet of teams would establish themselves as favourites for the league title. The positions in the top started to change around the 16th round of games when AIK managed to gain contact with the top teams and cling on to a third position in the table, passing IFK Göteborg in the process. Malmö FF gained momentum in the top and rose to a second place while Helsingborg where still top of the table. Elfsborg dropped to a fifth place. After the 20th round the same four teams still topped the table. Malmö FF passed Helsinborg in the same round and took the lead for the first time this season, three points ahead of Helsingborg. IFK Göteborg and AIK were placed third and fourth respectively on the same amount of points as Helsingborg, 38 points, although with lesser goal difference. Elfsborg followed in fifth place, seven points after Helsingborg, IFK Göteborg and AIK and ten points after Malmö FF. One of the biggest upsets this far in the season was last years runners up and one of the title favourites, Häcken. Häcken was twenty points behind Malmö FF at this point of the season and in 12th position with only three points ahead of the relegation zone. In the battle to avoid relegation Syrianska and Brommapojkarna were placed 15th and 16th respectively in the relegation positions with Halmstad in 14th place. Syrianska had only managed to collect ten points at this point and were eight points behind Brommapojkarna and Halmstad who both had 18 points. Djurgården who had started the season in the relegation zone managed to escape upwards in the table in the 11th week of games and were placed 10th after 20 rounds.

During the last ten rounds of the league Malmö FF, Helsingborg, IFK Göteborg and AIK continued to battle for the title. The most important developments happened in the 24th and 25th round when IFK Göteborg first defeated AIK at home and in the next week Malmö FF proceeded to win against Helsingborg away. Malmö had also defeated IFK Göteborg at home in the 21st round. At this point Malmö was one point ahead of IFK Göteborg, six points ahead of Helsingborg and eight points ahead of AIK. Although it seemed obvious that Malmö FF and IFK Göteborg were the only title contender left at this point, AIK would continue to chase the two teams while Helsingborg would continue to drop. In the other end of the table Syrianska was confirmed for relegation after a loss against fellow relegation competitor Brommapojkarna in the 26th round. Östers IF was dragged into the relegation battle as Brommapojkarna rose up the table. In the last round Halmstad drew against Brommapojkarna to confirm the relegation of Öster, Halmstad qualified for the relegation play-offs against GIF Sundsvall who finished third in 2013 Superettan and Brommapojkarna managed to stay in the league.

Both Malmö FF and IFK Göteborg lost their matches in the 27th round while Helsingborg and AIK won their matches, making the title race live into the last rounds. However as Malmö FF still held the lead they had a chance to secure the title with two wins in the last three rounds. After winning at home against Brommapojkarna in the 28th round after a late goal Malmö travelled to reigning champions Elfsborg in Borås to clinch the title in the 29th round. Up until this point AIK had continued to win while Helsingborg and IFK Göteborg had staggered making AIK the only title contender left. It was highly uncertain if the match in Borås would be played as the St Jude storm had made weather conditions in the south west of Sweden unfit for football. However the match was played and Malmö FF won the match and thus the league title with a 2–0 result after two goals by Guillermo Molins. This result also confirmed AIK as runners-up and the last round of the league would only determine which of IFK Göteborg, Helsingborg and Kalmar FF would take the third and final European qualifier position in the table. IFK Göteborg managed to finished third by winning for the first time in five rounds. Kalmar passed Helsingborg in the last round to claim the bronze medal.

Reigning champions Elfsborg finished sixth and BK Häcken, previously one of the favourites for the title prior to the season, finished 10th. Helsingborgs Imad Khalili, who had belonged to IFK Norrköping for half of the season, became top scorer with 15 goals as he scored on a penalty in the 90th minute of the last match. The favourite to become top scorer prior to the season, Djurgårdens Erton Fejzullahu, scored seven goals. Malmö FF's Magnus Eriksson made the most amount of assists with 14, Eriksson also made the most amount of points with 25, this included 11 goals and 14 assists. BK Häckens's Martin Ericsson, who was the favourite prior to the season to make the most assists, finished the season with four assists.

Allsvenskans stora pris[edit]

For the first time in the league's history, the broadcaster of Allsvenskan, C More Entertainment, hosted an award ceremony where they presented seven awards and two special awards to the players and staff of the 16 Allsvenskan clubs, the award ceremony was held on 8 November 2013.[7] Usually some of the awards from the annual "Fotbollsgalan" hosted by the Swedish Football Association included Allsvenskan players. "Fotbollsgalan" also introduced an "Allsvenskan player of the year" award in recent years, however that award will no longer be awarded due to the introduction of Allsvenskans stora pris. The nominations for the 2013 season were officially announced on 6 November 2013. Nominees are displayed below, the winners are marked in bold text.[7]

Teams[edit]

A total of sixteen teams contested the league, including thirteen sides from the 2012 season and three promoted teams from the 2012 Superettan. One of the two promoted teams for the 2012 season managed to stay in the league, Åtvidabergs FF.

Örebro SK and GAIS were relegated at the end of the 2012 season after finishing in the bottom two places of the table. They were replaced by 2012 Superettan champions Östers IF and runners-up IF Brommapojkarna. Öster returned to Allsvenskan after five seasons after their relegation in 2006, two which were spent in the third tier. Brommapojkarna participated in their fourth Allsvenskan season, they last played in Allsvenskan during the 2010 season. This was notably the first time Brommapojkarna were promoted directly without play-offs.

GIF Sundsvall as 14th-placed team lost their Allsvenskan spot after losing to third-placed Superettan team Halmstads BK 6–4 on aggregate in a relegation/promotion playoff. This was the first time since 2008 that the Superettan team beat the Allsvenskan team and only the fourth time since the play-offs between Allsvenskan and Superettan was introduced in 2000. Halmstad made their Allsvenskan return after only one season in Superettan, having being relegated at the end of the 2011 season.

Stadia and locations[edit]

Team Location Stadium Turf1 Stadium capacity1
AIK Stockholm Friends Arena Natural 54,000
BK Häcken Gothenburg Rambergsvallen Natural 7,000
Djurgårdens IF Stockholm Stockholm Stadion (Until 30 June 2013) Natural 14,417
Tele2 Arena (From 21 July 2013) Artificial 30,001
Gefle IF Gävle Strömvallen Artificial 7,200
Halmstads BK Halmstad Örjans Vall Natural 15,500
Helsingborgs IF Helsingborg Olympia Natural 16,500
IF Brommapojkarna Stockholm Grimsta IP Artificial 8,000
IF Elfsborg Borås Borås Arena Artificial 16,899
IFK Göteborg Gothenburg Gamla Ullevi Natural 18,900
IFK Norrköping Norrköping Idrottsparken Artificial 17,234
Kalmar FF Kalmar Guldfågeln Arena Natural 12,182
Malmö FF Malmö Swedbank Stadion Natural 24,000
Mjällby AIF Mjällby Strandvallen Natural 7,500
Syrianska FC Södertälje Södertälje Fotbollsarena Artificial 6,400
Åtvidabergs FF Åtvidaberg Kopparvallen Artificial 8,000
Östers IF Växjö Myresjöhus Arena Natural 12,000
  • 1 According to each club information page at the Swedish Football Association website for Allsvenskan.[8]

Personnel and kits[edit]

Note: Flags indicate national team as has been defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players and Managers may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

Team Head coach1 Captain Kit manufacturer Shirt sponsor
AIK Sweden Alm, AndreasAndreas Alm Sweden Nils-Eric Johansson Adidas Åbro
BK Häcken Sweden Gerhardsson, PeterPeter Gerhardsson Lebanon Mohammed Ali Khan Nike BRA Bygg
Djurgårdens IF Norway Per-Mathias Høgmo Sweden Andreas Johansson Adidas None
Gefle IF Sweden Olsson, PerPer Olsson Sweden Daniel Bernhardsson Umbro Sandvik
Halmstads BK Sweden Gustafsson, JensJens Gustafsson Sweden Stefan Selaković Puma Various
Helsingborgs IF Sweden Hansen, RoarRoar Hansen Sweden Pär Hansson Puma Resurs Bank
IF Brommapojkarna Sweden Roberth Björknesjö Sweden Pontus Segerström Adidas Dustin
IF Elfsborg Sweden Ingesson, KlasKlas Ingesson Sweden Anders Svensson Umbro Various
IFK Göteborg Sweden Stahre, MikaelMikael Stahre Sweden Tobias Hysén Adidas Prioritet Finans
IFK Norrköping Sweden Andersson, JanneJanne Andersson Sweden Mathias Florén Puma Holmen
Kalmar FF Sweden Bergstrand, NanneNanne Bergstrand Sweden Henrik Rydström Puma Småländska Hjältevadshus
Malmö FF Sweden Norling, RikardRikard Norling Sweden Jiloan Hamad Puma Rörläggaren
Mjällby AIF Sweden Jacobsson, LarsLars Jacobsson Sweden Mattias Asper Umbro Stål & Rörmontage Sölvesborg
Syrianska FC Sweden Melkemichel, ÖzcanÖzcan Melkemichel2 Sweden Suleyman Sleyman Nike Telge
Åtvidabergs FF Sweden Swärdh, PeterPeter Swärdh Sweden Daniel Hallingström Uhlsport Klädhuset Falerum
Östers IF Sweden Thomsson, AndreasAndreas Thomsson Sweden Denis Velić Puma IST
  • 1 According to each club information page at the Swedish Football Association website for Allsvenskan.[8]
  • 2 Syrianska FC's Özcan Melkemichel had the title Manager while Klebér Saarenpää had the title Head coach, the team selection was done by Melkemichel.[9]

Managerial changes[edit]

Team Outgoing manager Manner of departure Date of vacancy Table Incoming manager Date of appointment
Helsingborgs IF Norway Åge Hareide End of tenure as caretaker 4 November 2012[10] Pre-season Sweden Roar Hansen 3 December 2012[11]
Åtvidabergs FF Sweden Andreas Thomsson Sacked 4 November 2012[12] Pre-season Sweden Peter Swärdh 9 November 2012[13]
Mjällby AIF Sweden Peter Swärdh Signed by Åtvidabergs FF 5 November 2012[14] Pre-season Sweden Anders Torstensson 7 December 2012[15]
Östers IF Sweden Roar Hansen Signed by Helsingborgs IF 3 December 2012[16] Pre-season Sweden Andreas Thomsson 3 December 2012[17]
Djurgårdens IF Sweden Magnus Pehrsson Resigned 26 April 2013[18] 16th Sweden Anders Johansson
Sweden Martin Sundgren (as caretakers)
26 April 2013[18]
Djurgårdens IF Sweden Anders Johansson
Sweden Martin Sundgren
End of tenure as caretakers 15 May 2013[19] 16th Norway Per-Mathias Høgmo 15 May 2013[19]
IF Elfsborg Sweden Jörgen Lennartsson Sacked 30 September 2013[20] 6th Sweden Klas Ingesson (as caretaker) 30 September 2013[20]
Mjällby AIF Sweden Anders Torstensson Resigned 16 October 2013[21] 11th Sweden Lars Jacobsson 16 October 2013[21]

Suspended matches[edit]

The 2013 Allsvenskan season encountered one incident involving thrown items and supporter violence, with that match needing to be suspended. This was the first time an Allsvenskan match was suspended since the troublesome 2011 Allsvenskan season when three matches had to be suspended.

Djurgårdens IF vs. Mjällby AIF[edit]

The match on 8 April 2013 at Stockholms Stadion between Djurgårdens IF and Mjällby AIF was suspended after 37 minutes of play, after Mjällby had scored the first goal of the match. Following the goal, several supporters started throwing items on the pitch. Mjällby defender Gbenga Arokoyo was hit in the stomach by a pear thrown by a supporter while celebrating Mjällby's goal.[22] On 12 April 2013 the Swedish Football Association (SvFF) announced that the match would continue at a later date and that play would resume at the specific minute and with the standing result when the original match was suspended. No attendance would have been allowed. Djurgården was also given a 15,000 SEK fine. Mjällby filed an appeal for a 3–0 fixed result in their favour on 26 April 2013,[23][24][25] and on 7 May 2013 the SvFF decided to award Mjällby a 3–0 fixed-result victory for the match.[26]

League table[edit]

Pos
Team Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 Malmö FF (C) 30 19 6 5 56 30 +26 63 2014–15 UEFA Champions League Second qualifying round
2 AIK 30 17 7 6 54 32 +22 58 2014–15 UEFA Europa League Second qualifying round
3 IFK Göteborg 30 16 6 8 49 31 +18 54 2014–15 UEFA Europa League First qualifying round
4 Kalmar FF 30 14 10 6 35 26 +9 52
5 Helsingborgs IF 30 14 7 9 61 41 +20 49
6 IF Elfsborg 30 12 10 8 49 34 +15 46 2014–15 UEFA Europa League Second qualifying round 1
7 Djurgårdens IF 30 12 8 10 38 44 −6 44
8 Åtvidabergs FF 30 11 7 12 37 37 0 40
9 IFK Norrköping 30 11 6 13 45 47 −2 39
10 BK Häcken 30 10 7 13 37 41 −4 37
11 Mjällby AIF 30 10 6 14 46 47 −1 36
12 Gefle IF 30 7 13 10 34 42 −8 34
13 IF Brommapojkarna 30 8 8 14 33 54 −21 32 2014–15 UEFA Europa League First qualifying round 2
14 Halmstads BK (O) 30 7 10 13 32 46 −14 31 Relegation Playoffs
15 Östers IF (R) 30 6 10 14 27 43 −16 28 Relegation to Superettan
16 Syrianska FC (R) 30 3 5 22 26 63 −37 14

Source: svenskfotboll.se (Swedish)
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored
1 IF Elfsborg qualified for the 2014–15 UEFA Europa League second qualifying round by winning the 2013–14 Svenska Cupen.
2 Sweden was among the best three associations in the UEFA Fair Play ranking and thus received an additional spot in the first qualifying round of the Europa League, IF Brommapojkarna received the qualifying spot for their ranking in Allsvenskans Fair Play ranking.[27]
(C) = Champion; (R) = Relegated; (P) = Promoted; (E) = Eliminated; (O) = Play-off winner; (A) = Advances to a further round.
Only applicable when the season is not finished:
(Q) = Qualified to the phase of tournament indicated; (TQ) = Qualified to tournament, but not yet to the particular phase indicated; (RQ) = Qualified to the relegation tournament indicated; (DQ) = Disqualified from tournament.

Relegation play-offs[edit]


6 November 2013
18:30 UTC+1
GIF Sundsvall 1 – 1 Halmstads BK
Sliper Goal 2' Report Baldvinsson Goal 57'
Norrporten Arena, Sundsvall
Attendance: 3,097
Referee: Johan Hamlin (Bro)

10 November 2013
15:30 UTC+1
Halmstads BK 2 – 1 GIF Sundsvall
Boman Goal 53'57' Report Dibba Goal 14'
Örjans Vall, Halmstad
Attendance: 5,135
Referee: Jonas Eriksson (Stockholm)

Halmstads BK won 3–2 on aggregate.


Positions by round[edit]

Note: Some matches were played out of phase with the corresponding round, positions were corrected in hindsight.

Team \ Round 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30
Malmö FF 11 5 2 2 2 2 2 5 5 4 4 5 4 4 3 2 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
AIK 6 10 13 14 11 11 9 10 8 10 7 8 8 5 5 3 3 3 3 4 3 3 4 4 4 4 4 2 2 2
IFK Göteborg 2 1 1 1 1 1 3 2 2 2 3 3 3 2 2 4 4 4 4 3 4 4 3 2 2 2 2 3 3 3
Kalmar FF 3 4 8 8 5 6 6 6 6 5 6 7 7 7 7 6 6 5 6 6 5 5 6 6 5 5 5 5 5 4
Helsingborgs IF 1 3 7 5 3 3 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 2 2 2 3 3 3 3 4 4 5
IF Elfsborg 9 8 11 10 7 5 4 3 4 3 2 2 2 3 4 5 5 6 5 5 6 6 5 5 6 6 6 6 6 6
Djurgårdens IF 15 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 12 12 11 11 10 11 11 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 8 7 7 7 7
Åtvidabergs FF 13 15 12 12 13 13 10 7 9 7 8 6 5 6 6 7 7 7 7 9 7 9 8 8 7 9 9 8 9 8
IFK Norrköping 4 2 5 7 10 7 8 8 7 8 9 10 10 10 11 10 9 9 8 7 8 7 9 9 8 7 8 9 8 9
BK Häcken 14 13 9 11 8 9 7 9 10 9 10 9 9 9 9 9 10 11 12 13 12 12 11 11 11 11 10 10 11 10
Mjällby AIF 12 6 3 3 4 4 5 4 3 6 5 4 6 8 8 8 8 8 9 8 9 8 7 7 9 10 11 11 10 11
Gefle IF 5 7 4 6 9 12 13 14 13 11 13 13 13 12 13 12 12 12 11 11 13 13 12 12 13 13 13 12 12 12
IF Brommapojkarna 8 12 10 9 12 14 15 11 11 12 15 14 14 14 15 15 15 14 14 15 15 15 15 15 12 12 12 13 13 13
Halmstads BK 10 11 14 13 15 15 12 13 15 13 16 16 15 15 14 13 13 15 15 14 14 14 14 14 15 15 15 14 14 14
Östers IF 7 9 6 4 6 8 11 12 12 14 11 11 12 13 12 14 14 13 13 12 11 11 13 13 14 14 14 15 15 15
Syrianska FC 16 14 15 15 14 10 14 15 14 15 14 15 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16

Source: everysport.com (Swedish)

Leader and 2014–15 UEFA Champions League second qualifying round
2014–15 UEFA Europa League second qualifying round
2014–15 UEFA Europa League first qualifying round
Relegation play-offs
Relegation to Superettan


Results[edit]

Home ╲ Away[1] AIK BKH DIF GIF HBK HIF BP IFE IFKG IFKN KFF MFF MAIF SFC ÅFF ÖIF
AIK 2–0 1–1 3–0 3–3 2–1 4–0 2–1 3–1 1–0 0–0 0–1 0–0 0–0 3–2 2–1
BK Häcken 2–3 4–0 2–2 1–3 3–2 1–0 0–1 0–3 1–0 0–1 2–0 2–0 4–0 0–2 0–2
Djurgårdens IF 2–2 1–1 1–1 1–0 2–1 1–1 1–2 2–1 1–2 1–0 3–2 0–32 0–1 2–0 2–0
Gefle IF 1–2 0–0 1–1 2–0 1–2 1–0 0–2 1–1 2–2 1–1 2–0 2–1 2–0 1–0 0–0
Halmstads BK 1–0 0–2 1–4 2–2 0–1 2–2 1–1 0–1 1–1 1–2 1–3 1–0 1–1 0–0 1–0
Helsingborgs IF 1–2 5–0 3–0 5–1 4–2 4–2 2–1 1–1 0–0 2–3 0–3 1–2 2–2 3–0 3–0
IF Brommapojkarna 0–6 1–0 3–0 4–1 1–1 0–2 1–0 2–1 1–0 0–1 1–3 2–0 1–1 0–0 2–2
IF Elfsborg 2–2 0–0 2–0 0–0 2–2 1–1 6–0 0–0 4–1 1–0 0–2 2–1 5–1 0–1 2–4
IFK Göteborg 3–1 3–1 0–0 3–1 1–0 2–4 2–0 3–1 2–0 2–0 1–1 4–2 2–0 3–0 0–0
IFK Norrköping 0–1 4–2 2–3 2–1 3–2 1–4 2–1 1–2 1–2 0–1 0–2 3–2 6–1 2–1 1–1
Kalmar FF 2–1 0–0 1–2 0–0 1–0 1–1 2–2 1–1 2–1 2–2 1–4 2–1 1–0 0–0 3–1
Malmö FF 1–0 1–3 0–2 3–1 1–1 1–1 2–1 2–1 3–1 1–1 1–0 1–0 3–1 4–0 2–0
Mjällby AIF 2–3 1–1 2–0 1–0 5–1 4–3 4–2 2–2 2–1 1–2 0–2 2–2 4–1 0–1 1–1
Syrianska FC 1–2 0–3 1–3 2–2 1–2 0–1 1–2 1–3 0–2 3–1 0–3 2–3 1–2 4–1 0–1
Åtvidabergs FF 1–0 2–2 5–1 1–1 0–1 3–0 4–1 1–1 1–2 1–3 0–0 1–3 3–0 1–0 4–0
Östers IF 2–3 2–0 1–1 1–4 0–1 1–1 1–1 1–3 2–0 0–2 1–2 1–1 1–1 1–0 0–1

Source: svenskfotboll.se (Swedish)
^ The home team is listed in the left-hand column.
2 The match between Djurgårdens IF and Mjällby AIF was awarded to Mjällby by a score of 3–0.[26] The original contest had to be suspended after 37 minutes and a 1–0 lead for Mjällby when Mjällby defender Gbenga Arokoyo was hit in the stomach by a pear thrown by an unidentified supporter while celebrating Mjällby's goal.[22]
Colours: Purple = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Season statistics[edit]

Top goalkeepers[edit]

(Minimum of 10 games played)

Rank Goalkeeper Club
GP GA SV%[30] CS
1 Albania Etrit Berisha Kalmar FF 22 19 81 9
2 Sweden John Alvbåge IFK Göteborg 30 31 77 12
3 Sweden Mattias Hugosson Gefle IF 23 33 76 7
4 Sweden David Mitov Nilsson IFK Norrköping 25 39 75 2
5 Sweden Johan Dahlin Malmö FF 22 22 74 7
Denmark Robin Olsen Malmö FF 10 8 4
7 Sweden Ivo Vazgeč IF Brommapojkarna 19 31 73 6

Hat-tricks[edit]

Player For Against Result Date
Sweden Haynes, KristianKristian Haynes Mjällby AIF Syrianska FC 4–1 12 May 2013
Switzerland Prijović, AleksandarAleksandar Prijović Djurgårdens IF IFK Norrköping 3–2 22 August 2013
Sweden Piñones Arce, PabloPablo Piñones Arce4 Östers IF IF Elfsborg 2–4 25 August 2013
  • 4 Player scored 4 goals

Scoring[edit]

  • First goal of the season: Jakob Johansson for IFK Göteborg against BK Häcken (31 March 2013)[31]
  • Fastest goal of the season: 28 seconds, Stefan Selaković for Halmstads BK against Kalmar FF (21 April 2013)[32]
  • Latest goal of the season: 94 minutes and 45 seconds, Kennedy Igboananike for AIK against Gefle IF (22 April 2013)[33]
  • Largest winning margin: 6 goals[1]
    • IF Elfsborg 6–0 IF Brommapojkarna (23 May 2013)
    • IF Brommapojkarna 0–6 AIK (26 October 2013)
  • Highest scoring game: 7 goals[1]
    • Mjällby AIF 4–3 Helsingborgs IF (19 August 2013)
    • IFK Norrköping 6–1 Syrianska FC (1 September 2013)
  • Most goals scored in a match by a single team: 6 goals[1]
    • IF Elfsborg 6–0 IF Brommapojkarna (23 May 2013)
    • IF Brommapojkarna 0–6 AIK (26 October 2013)
  • Most goals scored in a match by a losing team: 3 goals[1]
    • Mjällby AIF 4–3 Helsingborgs IF (19 August 2013)
  • Fewest games failed to score in: 3[34]
    • Helsingborgs IF
    • Malmö FF
  • Most games failed to score in: 12[34]
    • BK Häcken
    • Syrianska FC

Clean sheets[edit]

Discipline[edit]

Attendance[edit]

Club Home Away Total
Average Total Average Total Average Total[3]
AIK 18,900 283,497 9,832 147,487 14,366 430,984
Malmö FF 16,093 241,395 8,158 114,205 12,255 367,639
Djurgårdens IF 12,475 187,132 8,945 134,180 10,710 321,312
IFK Göteborg 11,589 173,831 10,048 150,717 10,818 324,548
Helsingborgs IF 10,284 154,257 8,680 130,200 9,482 284,457
IF Elfsborg 9,077 136,158 7,894 118,408 8,486 254,566
IFK Norrköping 6,269 94,033 7,612 114,186 6,941 208,219
Kalmar FF 5,771 86,563 6,807 102,110 6,289 188,673
Östers IF 5,757 86,353 6,836 95,710 6,174 185,229
Halmstads BK 4,865 72,973 6,896 103,447 5,881 176,420
Åtvidabergs FF 4,287 64,298 6,448 96,714 5,367 161,012
BK Häcken 4,105 61,576 5,935 89,018 5,020 150,594
Mjällby AIF 3,846 57,685 6,325 94,880 5,086 152,565
Gefle IF 3,771 56,561 6,333 94,989 5,052 151,550
IF Brommapojkarna 2,505 37,568 6,664 99,959 4,584 137,527
Syrianska FC 2,433 36,494 8,597 128,959 5,515 165,453
League

7,627

1,830,374

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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