By Chipp Reid
Helsingborg 3, Gefle 1
GÄVLE – League leaders Helsingborg spotted Gefle a 1-0 lead then scored three times in 10 minutes to claim a 3-1 victory May 10 at Strömvallen in Gävle. Alexander Gerndt put Gefle up 1-0 when he scored in the 50th minute. The goal was his eighth of the season. May Mahlangu tied the game in the 78th minute while Joel Ekstrand put HIF in front five minutes later. Markus Lantz tallied two minutes from time for a 3-1 HIF victory.
Malmö 3, Åtvidabergs 1
MALMÖ – Three different players scored as Malmö continued its winning ways at home, knocking off Åtvidabergs 3-1 May 8 at the Swedbank Arena. Agon Mehmeti put Malmö up 1-0 after 19 minutes. Etuwe Prince Eboagwu tied the game three minutes later for Åtvidaberg but Guillermo Molins put MFF back in front at the 25-minute mark with his fifth goal of the season. Wilton Figueiredo added a late goal for Malmö, which is unbeaten in six matches at home this season.
Örebro 1, Djurgården 0
ÖREBRO – An own goal was all Örebro needed to remain in the top four in the standings as it topped Djurgården 1-0 on May 9 at the Behrn Arena. Örebro capitalized on a DIF gaff in the 49th minute. For Djurgården, the goal was the latest in a series of mistakes that have kept the Stockholm side at or near the bottom of the standings all season.
Mjällby 2, Elfsborg 0
MJÄLLBY – Tobias Grahn scored his first goal in Sweden in six years to help Mjällby to a 2-0 win over Elfsborg May 9 at Strandvallen. Grahn, who left Malmö FF in 2004 to play in Denmark, tallied one minute into the second half to give Mjällby a 1-0 lead. David Löfquist made it 2-0 at the 83-minute mark.
Kalmar 3, Brommapojkarna 2
BROMMA – Ricardo Santos was a one-man wrecking crew May 10 as he scored twice and set up a goal to lead Kalmar to a 3-2 win over Brommapojkarna at Grimsta IP. All the scoring came in the second half as Santos tallied in the 47th and 63rd minutes and set up Stefan Ålander in the 56th minute. Bromma mounted a furious comeback as Ferhat Korkmaz scored at the 74-minute mark and Mauricio Albornoz scored 11 minutes later. The two goals gave Santos seven on the season.
AIK 1, Trelleborg 0
SOLNA – A crowd of just 8,659 came out to Råsunda Stadium May 9 to see a badly slumping AIK finally win its second match of the season as the Gnaget beat Trelleborg. Antonio Flavio scored the only goal of the match in the 34th minute. The win was just the second for the defending Allsvenskan champions.
GAIS 0, Göteborg 0
GÖTEBORG – The Gamla Ullevi derby ended in a scoreless draw May 10 as neither GAIS nor IFK Göteborg could accomplish much on a wet, sloppy pitch. Referee Markus Strömbergsson handed out eight yellow cards, five to IFK Göteborg.