(Swedish champions after play-offs)
|European Cup||IFK Göteborg|
|Top goalscorer||Lars Larsson, Malmö FF (19)|
|Swedish Football 1987|
|Allsvenskan (Tier 1)|
|Division 2 (Tier 2)|
|Division 3 (Tier 3)|
|Svenska Cupen 1986–87 - Final|
Statistics of Allsvenskan in season 1987.
Allsvenskan 1987 was played between 12 April and 4 October 1987 and was won by Malmö FF. The championship play-off finals were played from 10 to 31 October 1987 and was won by IFK Göteborg, who defeated Malmö FF in the final and thus became Swedish champions.
||Qualification or relegation
|1||Malmö FF (AC)||22||14||6||2||50||21||+29||34||1987 Allsvenskan play-offs, 1988–89 UEFA Cup First round|
|2||IFK Norrköping||22||11||7||4||33||19||+14||29||1987 Allsvenskan play-offs, 1988–89 European Cup Winners' Cup First round 1|
|3||IFK Göteborg (SC)||22||9||8||5||39||24||+15||26||1987 Allsvenskan play-offs, 1988–89 European Cup First round|
|4||Östers IF||22||10||4||8||25||26||−1||24||1987 Allsvenskan play-offs, 1988–89 UEFA Cup First round|
|5||IK Brage||22||7||10||5||21||23||−2||24||1988–89 UEFA Cup First round|
|11||Halmstads BK (R)||22||4||9||9||22||39||−17||17||Relegation to Division 1|
|12||IF Elfsborg (R)||22||3||4||15||18||49||−31||10|
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.
1IFK Norrköping qualified for the European Cup Winners' Cup as Svenska Cupen champions 1987–88.
(AC) = Allsvenskan Champion; (SC) = Swedish Champion; (R) = Relegated; (P) = Promoted; (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; (DQ) = Disqualified from tournament.
1987 Allsvenskan play-offs
The 1987 Allsvenskan play-offs was the sixth edition of the competition. The four best placed teams from Allsvenskan qualified to the competition. IFK Göteborg who finished third in the league won the competition and the Swedish championship after defeating Allsvenskan champions Malmö FF.
|Öster v Malmö FF 10 October 1987||Öster||1–2||Malmö FF||Värendsvallen, Växjö|
|IFK Göteborg v IFK Norrköping 10 October 1987||IFK Göteborg||3–0||IFK Norrköping||Ullevi, Gothenburg|
|Malmö FF v Öster 17 October 1987||Malmö FF||2–1
|Öster||Malmö Stadion, Malmö|
|IFK Norrköping v IFK Göteborg 17 October 1987||IFK Norrköping||2–2
|IFK Göteborg||Idrottsparken, Norrköping|
|IFK Göteborg v Malmö FF 24 October 1987||IFK Göteborg||1–0||Malmö FF||Ullevi, Gothenburg|
|Malmö FF v IFK Göteborg 31 October 1987||Malmö FF||2–1 (ag)
|IFK Göteborg||Malmö Stadion, Malmö|
- "Swedish Football Tables - List of final tables". RSSSF. 2011. Retrieved 2011-11-14.