Gefle goalkeeper Mattias Hugosson ran his shutout streak to 463 minutes as the Gävle side beat Elfsborg in Round 12.
Malmö 2, Kalmar 0
MALMÖ – Head coach Rikard Norling earned his first win as Malmö topped Kalmar 2-0 June 20 at Swedbank Arena. Norling took over for Roland Nilsson, who left to manage FC Copenhagen in Denmark. Daniel Larsson scored in the first half for MFF and Pontus Jansson tallied in the second.
Djurgården 3, Syrianska 0
STOCKHOLM – Djurgården climbed out of the cellar with a 3-0 win June 19 over Syrianska at Stockholm Stadium. Christer Youssef opened the sheet for DIF in the 17th minute. The score stood until Omar Jawo received a red card in the 65th minute, giving DIF a man advantage. Joona Marko Aleksi Toivio and Petter Gustafsson made Syrianska pay with goals at the 70- and 74-minute marks. The win moved Djurgården into the relegation playoff spot.
GAIS 2, AIK 0
GÖTEBORG – Alvaro Santos scored twice to lead GIAS to a 2-0 win over AIK June 19 at Gamla Ullevi Stadium. The Brazilian struck in the 68th and 82nd minute. It was the first multi-goal game for the former Örgryte star in three years.
Göteborg 2, Mjällby 0
SÖLVESBORG – Göteborg got goals from two departing players to beat Mjallby 2-0 June 20 at Strandvallen. Ragnar Sigurdsson, set to join FC Copenhagen, fired Göteborg in front after seven minutes. Tobias Hysen, set to join Brugge in Belgium, scored three minutes later.
Gelfe 1, Elfsborg 0
GÄVLE – Goalkeeper Mattias Hugosson registered his fifth-straight shutout and ran his goalless streak to 463 minutes as Gefle knocked off Elfsborg 1-0 June 18 at Strömvallen. Jakob Orlov scored the lone goal of the match in the 58th minute. Hugosson has seven shutouts this season, tied for the league lead with Helsingborg net minder Par Hansson.
Häcken 4, Trelleborg 1
TRELLEBORG – Matthias Ranegie had a hat trick to lead BK Hacken to a 4-1 win over Trelleborg June 18 at Vångavallen. Ranegie scored twice in the first half and once in the second. Björn Anklev also tallied for Hacken. Joakim Nilsson scored for Trelleborg. Ranegie leads the Allsvenskan with 12 goals.
Norrköping 0, Helsingborg 0
NORRKÖPING – Helsingborg held onto first place in the standings with a scoreless draw with Norrköping June 20 at Nya Parken. HIF goalkeeper Pär Hansson lowered his league-leading goals against average to 0.50. The shutout was his seventh of the season.
Halmstad 0, Örebro 0
HALMSTAD – Örebro outplayed and outshot Halmstad but could not score and settled for a scoreless draw June 19 with Halmstad at Örjans vall. Orebro took 11 shots on goal. ÖSK netminder John Alvbåge and HBK goalkeeper Karl-Johan Johnsson each registered the shutout.